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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-21-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 65,048
Posted By markstar
Why are so snarky? Maybe if there was a topic...

Why are so snarky? Maybe if there was a topic area for Hisense, more hisense owners would show but to cram it into on topic they might seek other means since they might be concerned with their model...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-20-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 65,048
Posted By markstar
Why is there only on place for Hsense? Wont it...

Why is there only on place for Hsense? Wont it get all confusing to have a thread for hisense but questions about every model?

Why not a forum section for Hisense where we can then create posts...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-19-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 24,641
Posted By markstar
I see allot of different suggestions here. and...

I see allot of different suggestions here. and then arguments. about 17 and 19 so what is the process to use ? Can someone summarized and most agreed upon method and where should the back light be...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 152,739
Posted By markstar
Sorry I just do not feel doubling the use is an...

Sorry I just do not feel doubling the use is an accurate assumption.

The label on the back of the one I had was accurate. 325W.(peak? or average? Not sure) Of course the wattage goes all over the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-08-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 152,739
Posted By markstar
Darn I did not see the post linking to the UT...

Darn
I did not see the post linking to the UT page and just returned the U50 to Best Buy. I was not on yesterday to see the post about getting into the service menu.
Gee so many post on this web...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 152,739
Posted By markstar
Sorry guy, NEVER said I PICKED this tv OVER...

Sorry guy, NEVER said I PICKED this tv OVER plasma. I am sorry guys I am pointing out the flaws I see with Plasma. YUP another side by side test and just reporting what I see. THe plasma is more...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 152,739
Posted By markstar
Read my other posts if YOU really want to know...

Read my other posts if YOU really want to know the answers to your questions.
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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-05-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 152,739
Posted By markstar
Just playing around to contrast and brightness...

Just playing around to contrast and brightness to reduce the power usage is a laughable. sorry but why would I want to turn everything down? I could use default eco settings if I wanted a dull dark...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 152,739
Posted By markstar
Sorry to disappoint you guys with my Hisense...

Sorry to disappoint you guys with my Hisense story. What can I say I have them both SIDE BY SIDE runninging on DISH NETWORK 211K as well as compared with the movie THE GREY.

Because of the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-03-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 152,739
Posted By markstar
If watching a blue ray you could be seeing film...

If watching a blue ray you could be seeing film grain. I have no idea why people think it is superior and as the director intended when If feel it looks distracting.

I was just watching THE GREY...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 152,739
Posted By markstar
Seems to change. This is odd since at first the...

Seems to change. This is odd since at first the HDMI 2 WAS different. But when trying to change the settings in HDMI2 and checking in it WAS different. But when I went back a second time now both...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-01-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By markstar
Do you know the lines I speak of? That is step...

Do you know the lines I speak of?
That is step one.

I have 3 211K boxes all brand new not refurbs from Dish
Unless a setting, it is not the box All boxes set to 1080i currently. Two TVs are...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-01-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By markstar
I am not sure if what I am seeing is normal and...

I am not sure if what I am seeing is normal and if so correctable or if the TV is a concern

I have a 50U50 and watching Dish Network on a VIP222K connected via HDMI.

Watching Dr.Oz I noticed...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 152,739
Posted By markstar
What about the lines. I am more concerned this...

What about the lines. I am more concerned this tv is not displaying- up converting properly.

I did not notice this in broadcasts on LCD accept for a few commercials. But the network shows this I...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 152,739
Posted By markstar
I am trying out a 50u50 with Dish Network...

I am trying out a 50u50 with Dish Network (VIP211K) and I have been noticing s black horizontal lines appearing in areas of fast motion.
I think they call it interlacing? It looks like black...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-25-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,215
Posted By markstar
If you want to sell something you have to market...

If you want to sell something you have to market it and I thought plasma was old and dead. If it were not for my issues with the garbage Dish Network/networks is putting out as "HD" I would never...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,215
Posted By markstar
We are talking about plasma but always comparing...

We are talking about plasma but always comparing to other technologies since when they start matching, plasma wont have any advantages. MY POINT is the context of the post I made was in reference to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,215
Posted By markstar
We are talking about plasma but always comparing...

We are talking about plasma but always comparing to other technologies since when they start matching, plasma wont have any advantages. MY POINT is the context of the post I made was in reference to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By markstar
What amazing to me is how much HDTVhave been...

What amazing to me is how much HDTVhave been putting up with all these years. I serioulsy think I went DOWNHILL by UPGRADING to HD. In lower resoluton panels you do nto see the blotchy oil-paint...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By markstar
Yeah but my friend has a 42" LED panel with what...

Yeah but my friend has a 42" LED panel with what I think is called IPS and viewing angles are not an issue from what I saw.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By markstar
True Ian but I would like to know what they are...

True Ian but I would like to know what they are claiming to have improved, if anything like deeper blacks, brighter whites, lower power use, less glare, less power use, ect. I want to know if it...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By markstar
Ian, I do have some concerns that Panasonic as...

Ian,
I do have some concerns that Panasonic as not any specs of the set due to ship only in weeks. If it is ready to go, why not publish the specs and features and any improvements?

I saw...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By markstar
Ian, Best Buy had two floor models of a 720...

Ian,

Best Buy had two floor models of a 720 P panasonic running side by side. They told me one was calibrated and the other was not. According to them I I picked the wrong one. I guess we have...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By markstar
Vic, I will take a look at the thread. With the...

Vic, I will take a look at the thread. With the Samung I am using the 43" just to be clear. I do not know if there is a difference in the larger E450 in quality or software adjustments.

I was...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-18-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By markstar
The Samsung E450 they only have 3 modes. So I...

The Samsung E450 they only have 3 modes. So I calibrated with WOW and AVS and then by pesonal preference withhe Panasonic side by side in MOVIE mode.

ON the Panasonic I tried Cinema mode but...
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