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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-25-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 49,410
Posted By [Irishman]
Hobbyists aren't guaranteed to have $10,000 to...

Hobbyists aren't guaranteed to have $10,000 to spend on cutting-edge TVs. Wealthy hobbyists are.

Those are a subset of a subset, a comparatively tiny portion of the overall wealthy population (who...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-25-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 49,410
Posted By [Irishman]
I think the safe takeaway here is that...

I think the safe takeaway here is that perfectionists shouldn't be early adopters.

Too much agita!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-23-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19,890
Views: 1,254,244
Posted By [Irishman]
And the only cure is more SVS subs!!

And the only cure is more SVS subs!!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 287,899
Posted By [Irishman]
Fellas. Fellas. Take it out into the...

Fellas.

Fellas.

Take it out into the hall.
Forum: Speakers   01-20-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 20,335
Views: 2,027,219
Posted By [Irishman]
I'm surprised that none of the brain trust has...

I'm surprised that none of the brain trust has answered your question!

I've only heard the CM10, which is the flagship of the CM line. I was left very impressed by it.

The Venere 3.0 is the top...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-17-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,838
Posted By [Irishman]
I think your fears will be unfounded. If PDP...

I think your fears will be unfounded.

If PDP was pronounced DOA in the 1960's and 1970's because prices were prohibitively high, then we wouldn't have had them to enjoy.

Take it easy. It will...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-17-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,838
Posted By [Irishman]
Then wait. 😉

Then wait. 😉
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,035
Posted By [Irishman]
Well, it's bullcrap, according to reality. ...

Well, it's bullcrap, according to reality.

Do the give the actual freq resp of the speakers? Or do they pull a Bose and refuse to?
Forum: Speakers   01-13-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20,335
Views: 2,027,219
Posted By [Irishman]
The data isn't incorrect. It's not measuring the...

The data isn't incorrect. It's not measuring the physical distance from the calibration mic to your speakers.

What it's doing is measuring the time delay in milliseconds between the signal sent...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,035
Posted By [Irishman]
Um, you expect LFE output at useful levels coming...

Um, you expect LFE output at useful levels coming out of a 3.5" driver?!?!?

Please explain the physics of this.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-12-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 96,675
Posted By [Irishman]
De-interlacing, to be precise.

De-interlacing, to be precise.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-11-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,035
Posted By [Irishman]
Nope. Hockey got it right.

Nope. Hockey got it right.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-09-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,838
Posted By [Irishman]
Swanlee, I'm always interested in learning...

Swanlee,

I'm always interested in learning how people plan to use their 4K/UHD TVs/Monitors. What about you? What are you planning on doing with it once you get it home?
Forum: Community News & Polls   01-08-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,224
Posted By [Irishman]
I would agree with that characterization. At...

I would agree with that characterization.

At least standards are being put in place!
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-08-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 30,810
Views: 2,842,793
Posted By [Irishman]
:Turning to audience: "Ladies and gentlemen,...

:Turning to audience:

"Ladies and gentlemen, pixel peeping is a serious condition..."
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-08-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,035
Posted By [Irishman]
How large is the screen they're viewing 4K on in...

How large is the screen they're viewing 4K on in your room?

At 12', unless you're close to projector screen sizes - 90" plus - i would take stellar vision to see the difference between 1080p and...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-08-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 14,465
Posted By [Irishman]
From what you saw, Mark, did the uniformity...

From what you saw, Mark, did the uniformity change at all going between flat and curved?

If so, how?
Forum: Community News & Polls   01-06-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,400
Posted By [Irishman]
HDR is definitely going to be in the spec! Nice!...

HDR is definitely going to be in the spec! Nice! This was, to me, probably the most unlikely to get picked up. I'm pleased to be wrong in my pessimism.

Now we gotta make sure 120fps and Rec 2020...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-05-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,142
Posted By [Irishman]
If LG's pre-CES announcement is any indication,...

If LG's pre-CES announcement is any indication, they're changing direction based on poor positive reactions to the curved OLED sets that were released. The curve was a prohibitive factor for many...
Forum: Community News & Polls   01-05-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,400
Posted By [Irishman]
You also say in Texas "May it be on Earth, as it...

You also say in Texas "May it be on Earth, as it is in Texas"

I read that in a Rudy's barbecue place last month. :)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-04-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,142
Posted By [Irishman]
It's why PDPs were the choice of picture quality...

It's why PDPs were the choice of picture quality fans. OLED stands poised - if they do it right - to take over where PDP left off.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-02-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,142
Posted By [Irishman]
Oh my God, this is so true!! We saw The Battle of...

Oh my God, this is so true!! We saw The Battle of the Five Armies in a Cinemark location in DFW, and the black level was so bright and grey that it was distracting. If I hadn't come with family on...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-01-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19,890
Views: 1,254,244
Posted By [Irishman]
Your explanation sounds confusing to me, as it...

Your explanation sounds confusing to me, as it sounds like you've installed your sub on a Subdude and on an 18" stand.

If true, this explains why you're less than impressed by the sound you're...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-31-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,142
Posted By [Irishman]
I agree with you! There is so much that could be...

I agree with you! There is so much that could be done, but us being out of the development loop makes it look like nothing is happening.

At least LG gave us true flat panels in their LCD line for...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-26-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 96,675
Posted By [Irishman]
This is my strategy, as well. 😀

This is my strategy, as well. 😀
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