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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-11-2017, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
At least one can opt out of "Samba TV." Where the...

At least one can opt out of "Samba TV." Where the heck did they come up with a name like that anyway? :confused:
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-11-2017, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
What was interesting or odd in my case is that my...

What was interesting or odd in my case is that my OPPO 203 HDR player performed perfectly after the software update, but not my TiVo Bolt.

Ah, Computers:(
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-11-2017, 07:23 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
Since my Z9D is connected to the internet via...

Since my Z9D is connected to the internet via Ethernet cable, it gave an onscreen prompt asking me if I wanted to install the software now or wait until later. I selected ok for now and my Z9D...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-11-2017, 12:01 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
Z9D Software update problem

Last night I did the software update. The Android and my OPPO 203 worked as expected after the update, but I could not get a signal for my TiVo. In my setup all my sources, TiVo Bolt and OPPO...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-10-2017, 08:14 AM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
No smearing seen on my 75" Z9D, but I did see a...

No smearing seen on my 75" Z9D, but I did see a little smearing on my previous 940D. The Z9D is the best TV that I've ever owned including my beloved Pioneer Kuro Elite Plasma.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-07-2017, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
Boy, I sure got in a peck of trouble for starting...

Boy, I sure got in a peck of trouble for starting this :eek: "Junk?" :confused: Gosh no, The Z9D is one heck of a piece of gear IMO :)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-07-2017, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
I'm a little late to this discussion , but like...

I'm a little late to this discussion , but like you, I have my OPPO set to "Auto." I was using Source Direct, but found that OPPO does a slightly (only slightly) better job at doing the upsampling...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-05-2017, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
"Just use my eyes." That's the best advice that...

"Just use my eyes." That's the best advice that I've heard in a long time.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-05-2017, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
I never said I "believed" that--- I was merely...

I never said I "believed" that--- I was merely questioning Sony’s current QC practices in response to someone else's post and that is why my sentence ends with a question mark. I don’t have a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-04-2017, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
I am using the glasses that came with the Z9D. ...

I am using the glasses that came with the Z9D.

Next time that I watch a 3D I will do a reboot. Thanks for the suggestion. i did have an issue once where 3D was unwatable and I blamed it on...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-04-2017, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
It appears that there is little or no QC checking...

It appears that there is little or no QC checking with these TVs now?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-03-2017, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
I found that the Z9D is a great 3D TV and it was...

I found that the Z9D is a great 3D TV and it was with this TV that turned me on to 3D. As for pairing of the 3D glasses, I have never had a problem and they paired right away with the display.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-03-2017, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
Wow, Photo-Vivid :eek: Well, the next time that...

Wow, Photo-Vivid :eek: Well, the next time that I watch a 3D movie I will give it a shot, but no local dimming? However, can't judge something until its tried. Thanks for the suggestions. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-03-2017, 06:44 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
Regarding 3D, if you haven't tried it yet, do a...

Regarding 3D, if you haven't tried it yet, do a "soft reboot" on your TV by holding down the power button for about 5 seconds. I had a similar problem occur with my Z9D with 3D and I found that...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-02-2017, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
And to think that these are called "Smart TVs."...

And to think that these are called "Smart TVs." :rolleyes:
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-02-2017, 05:26 AM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
This happened to us once. Netflix would not load...

This happened to us once. Netflix would not load completely or play. All other Apps worked however. My wife got on the phone with Netflix and they suggested to unplug the TV for 5 minutes or so. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-29-2017, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
As I recall, this was how the Netflix rental...

As I recall, this was how the Netflix rental BluRay of M7 looked on my Z9D via my OPPO 203. Of course, I don't have the disk anymore to check my visual memory of the movie.

I've also been...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-24-2017, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
:( Even though my LG OLED...

:(







Even though my LG OLED is a 2015 model, I do appreciate it's "OLED Black"' but, in my opinion I find that it and Sony ZD9 are both great TVs in my light controlled rooms. While...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-24-2017, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
I resisted using ACE for the longest time, but...

I resisted using ACE for the longest time, but after reading about other owner's positive experiences with it here on AVS, I decided to try it and I'm now using it too---usually at the low setting.
Forum: Video Processors   04-12-2017, 05:32 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
That has been my guess too.

That has been my guess too.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2017, 02:20 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
Good luck in getting everything setup and let us...

Good luck in getting everything setup and let us know how you like it.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2017, 09:44 AM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
I'll second that recommendation for Passengers....

I'll second that recommendation for Passengers. We recently watched the 3D version which gives a different perspective than the HDR version.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2017, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
The Life of Pi was filmed in 3D which is my...

The Life of Pi was filmed in 3D which is my favorite. Also Hugo and The Martian are good. Even though it was not filmed in 3D, Titantic is also great in 3D.

Edit: I forgot to mention Gravity. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2017, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
FWIW, there is an onscreen definition as to what...

FWIW, there is an onscreen definition as to what these things are "supposed" to do.

I normally have left all this stuff off in the past, but due to reported positive findings from other Z9D...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2017, 02:40 PM
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Posted By Bob Fosse
Oh yeah, as I've posted on this thread before, I...

Oh yeah, as I've posted on this thread before, I am now using both of these features judiciously with less-than-stellar source material to good effect. IMO, Sony has done a great job with...
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