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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-02-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By johnfull
Good luck! Try the User setting if the Dynamic...

Good luck! Try the User setting if the Dynamic is too bright.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/166-lcd-flat-panel-displays/1568122-sharp-uq17u-calibrations.html

:cool:
Forum: Surround Music Formats   09-02-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,440
Posted By johnfull
http://www.ebay.com/ctg/Pioneer-Elite-DV-49AV-DVD-...

http://www.ebay.com/ctg/Pioneer-Elite-DV-49AV-DVD-Player-/72498794?_pcatid=72

$53:eek:
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-02-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,983
Posted By johnfull
The magenta is the last thing I have been working...

The magenta is the last thing I have been working on.
Just yesterday, I tried lowering the 'Value' (brightness) to make it not turn pink.
Just before that, I reduced the Saturation to keep the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-01-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,983
Posted By johnfull
It's as if these sets were 'born to run', as The...

It's as if these sets were 'born to run', as The Boss would put it.
It is nice to see the full dynamic range, from black to blinding, handled so well.
Glad you like it, too!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-01-2014, 12:26 PM
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Views: 313,006
Posted By johnfull
Here's some interesting info: ...

Here's some interesting info:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defective_pixel
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-01-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,983
Posted By johnfull
Anyone tried the new Dynamic setting I posted? ...

Anyone tried the new Dynamic setting I posted?
It is surprisingly versatile -- I've used it for YouTube as well as satellite and BluRay films.
I have been modifying it with minor tweaks in the CMS...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-01-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By johnfull
Did you do a google search?

Did you do a google search?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-01-2014, 11:56 AM
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Views: 313,006
Posted By johnfull
Sharp has good customer relations. It might be...

Sharp has good customer relations.
It might be a good idea to send them a picture, if you can.
They would probably send out a service rep before going further.
I've heard of discs that can be...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-30-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By johnfull
In any case, let Sharp know and let them replace...

In any case, let Sharp know and let them replace it right away. They are very good to do so.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By johnfull
Does anything show when the set is off? More...

Does anything show when the set is off? More with one color than another?
That would be very annoying on a brand new set, for sure!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By johnfull
Here's a brand new review of the top of the line...

Here's a brand new review of the top of the line HDTV (not 4K) from Sharp:

http://www.digitaltrends.com/tv-reviews/sharp-lc-60uq17u-review/#!bMp3hG
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By johnfull
I've only used active glasses, but I've used them...

I've only used active glasses, but I've used them on 2 different 70" sets.
The first one, 2 years ago, had rechargable batteries that were kind of heavy and a nuisance.
The new one uses replaceable...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,838
Views: 313,006
Posted By johnfull
Just a few posts back, someone posted info about...

Just a few posts back, someone posted info about a media box that you can use to get it:

Nuvola NP-1

http://ntek.com/np1.php

Here's a good review of the good and the bad of the UQ:
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By johnfull
3D is a neat effect. Titles can be found on sale...

3D is a neat effect. Titles can be found on sale with little or no additional cost.
It seems to be here to stay. You should try to watch some before deciding if it's for you.
Most movies are just...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By johnfull
The UQ17U model has excellent backlight dimming...

The UQ17U model has excellent backlight dimming characteristics that give it a very high contrast.
Im not sure about the rest of the Q+ line, since they call the UQ 'contrast engine' unique.
I had...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3,838
Views: 313,006
Posted By johnfull
Hope it helps -- they share a lot of features in...

Hope it helps -- they share a lot of features in common.
Did you try a forum search for the guy who posted the settings for your model?
It should still be there in the archives somewhere...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-28-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,440
Posted By johnfull
That Denon looks a lot like mine -- must be the...

That Denon looks a lot like mine -- must be the successor model, with WiFi capability.
I'm pretty sure I got mine so cheap because it was a closeout model...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3,838
Views: 313,006
Posted By johnfull
Cool -- thanks! (Google spell-corrected it to...

Cool -- thanks! (Google spell-corrected it to Nuvola.)
Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-28-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,440
Posted By johnfull
I guess that ship has sailed. I got mine for...

I guess that ship has sailed. I got mine for $250 a couple of years ago from an online seller.
They might have a new model and you would have to hunt for the best price -- good luck!...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-27-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,440
Posted By johnfull
I was pleasantly surprised to find such a rare...

I was pleasantly surprised to find such a rare bargain as well!
Here is a link to a discussion thread about it and a similar other Denon model:
...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-27-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,440
Posted By johnfull
OK -- I didn't realize that the absence of...

OK -- I didn't realize that the absence of features would be a plus.
The Denon BDP-1611UD is a great BluRay 3D player with DVD-A for not a lot of money.
The DVD-A section handles up to 32 bits at...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By johnfull
Reading up a bit and putting 2+2 together, I...

Reading up a bit and putting 2+2 together, I think Sharp is now using a green and red
phosphor combination with the blue LED to make a wider gamut. It was tried on high-end
laptops to give them...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By johnfull
Thanks for that update! I'd been wondering about...

Thanks for that update! I'd been wondering about the 'Spectros' color -- this gives further detail
of deeper reds and greens to make the 21% gamut expansion claim. I wonder if it can make a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By johnfull
Your eyes do not deceive. LCD TVs have the...

Your eyes do not deceive. LCD TVs have the advantage of bright pictures over plasma. That's it.
For darkened rooms, a plasma is going to be a better experience. Manufacturers go to great lengths...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,838
Views: 313,006
Posted By johnfull
The Sharp UQ sets are a big step forward from the...

The Sharp UQ sets are a big step forward from the earlier models, even if you don't use the 3D.
The native panel rate for the LCD screen is now 240, which the true 4K sets don't offer yet.
I had a...
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