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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-30-2015, 09:57 AM
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Posted By taichi4
I knew someone would jump on me for being...

I knew someone would jump on me for being implicit rather than explicit.

Yes, in a technical sense, transmissive in and by itself has no bearing on contrast. In practical terms we all know that...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-30-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 32,950
Posted By taichi4
It seems to me that having any kind of screen...

It seems to me that having any kind of screen over a light source or image (transmissive) can never be as good as seeing the light source or image directly (emissive). This also affects viewing...
Forum: Speakers   06-28-2015, 02:00 PM
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Views: 25,369
Posted By taichi4
I believe he is.

I believe he is.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-28-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 32,950
Posted By taichi4
I just can't help but mention the irony that LG...

I just can't help but mention the irony that LG OLED tech was originally Kodak tech before LG bought the patents. Kodak also invented the digital camera but never exploited it ! Has there ever...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-28-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 32,950
Posted By taichi4
Eye of the Beholder

One thing that needs to be factored in to these kind of comparisons,IMHO, is individual perception. People have different eyes, and their perceptual apparatuses may be different. Some people...
Forum: Speakers   06-24-2015, 03:09 PM
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Views: 25,369
Posted By taichi4
This is a very interesting discussion, which...

This is a very interesting discussion, which makes one appreciate the intricacies of speaker cabinet construction even more.

The one obvious point that comes out of all of this is that there are a...
Forum: Speakers   06-23-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 830
Views: 25,369
Posted By taichi4
What a tough crowd. I meant for a new Ford,...

What a tough crowd.

I meant for a new Ford, not a a rare collector's, cream puff, with no miles on it.

Just like we're talking about a new speaker...
Forum: Speakers   06-23-2015, 12:45 PM
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Views: 25,369
Posted By taichi4
Of course I know that. But in most industries...

Of course I know that. But in most industries the mark up has some rational basis, and then there is the correction from the marketplace and competition.

It's when there is absolutely no relation...
Forum: Speakers   06-23-2015, 11:56 AM
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Views: 25,369
Posted By taichi4
On the heels of that, I would be curious about...

On the heels of that, I would be curious about the approximate value of the materials employed.
Forum: Speakers   06-22-2015, 08:06 PM
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Posted By taichi4
These are excellent questions, the answers to...

These are excellent questions, the answers to which would go a long way toward establishing intent and performance.
Forum: Speakers   06-22-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 25,369
Posted By taichi4
That is a big price jump that I doubt is...

That is a big price jump that I doubt is justified by materials cost increase. Ultimately, Basfeen paid just under 20K for the Perfect Storm, which if your'e correct about an initial $10,000...
Forum: Speakers   06-22-2015, 04:06 AM
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Posted By taichi4
I am not so sure that's true.

I am not so sure that's true.
Forum: Speakers   06-22-2015, 03:54 AM
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Views: 25,369
Posted By taichi4
Three New Year's Resolutions for PaMiller: ...

Three New Year's Resolutions for PaMiller:




Please stop threatening forum members. “Rick Craig - maybe you should be careful with your statements as well.” This is inappropriate on...
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2015, 08:13 PM
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Views: 25,369
Posted By taichi4
This post seems so utterly unresponsive to the...

This post seems so utterly unresponsive to the many serious points that have been raised on this thread that it's stunning. :eek:
Forum: PlayStation Area   06-21-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 69
Posted By taichi4
Coming from PC gaming, I sort of anticipated that...

Coming from PC gaming, I sort of anticipated that option, but couldn't find it.

Guess I'll crank up the TV brightness and look for it again!

Thanks
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2015, 01:26 PM
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Views: 25,369
Posted By taichi4
It's great when companies try to help their...

It's great when companies try to help their customers save money.

At the very least they should sell the customer what they want to buy! :rolleyes:
Forum: PlayStation Area   06-21-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 69
Posted By taichi4
Is there a way to change brightness and contrast...

Is there a way to change brightness and contrast from within the PS3 rather than on the TV?

Red Dead Redemption is pretty cool even at 480, but it is dark.
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 25,369
Posted By taichi4
Pieces in a jig saw puzzle...

Pieces in a jig saw puzzle...
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2015, 10:25 AM
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Posted By taichi4
If that email can be substantiated, it's pretty...

If that email can be substantiated, it's pretty compelling.

Given that, I want to post something that is part of a longer piece I had written and was intending to post, as it seems so apt here:
...
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 25,369
Posted By taichi4
If this is true, and can be...

If this is true, and can be substamtiated....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This doesn't show Ryan's response, but...
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 25,369
Posted By taichi4
The Tritons are superb! They are my go to...

The Tritons are superb! They are my go to recommendation too. Full, expansive, transparent, three dimensional, floating in air, yet precise.

And there's a family resemblance throughout the...
Forum: PlayStation Area   06-20-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 69
Posted By taichi4
Unfortunately, no 720P on my 65813. That's also...

Unfortunately, no 720P on my 65813. That's also why some 3D solutions will not work for my set.
Forum: PlayStation Area   06-20-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 69
Posted By taichi4
Thanks for the reply. I'll hunt around for PS3...

Thanks for the reply. I'll hunt around for PS3 games that run at 1080.

Do you have any idea why YouTube is running at 480, given that the home screen of the PS3 is clearly running at 1080i?

On...
Forum: PlayStation Area   06-20-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 69
Posted By taichi4
New to Consoles-PS3 help

I have a question regarding the use of the PS3 output through component.

I have a retro, 1080i Mitsubishi CRT RPTV where it's single DVI port is occupied with another device., As a result I'm...
Forum: Speakers   06-20-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 25,369
Posted By taichi4
I don't think that is the gist of it. There's...

I don't think that is the gist of it. There's more to the story, which is on this thread, and is given context with the 6 Moons Audio article among others.
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