Originally Posted by Al Leong
I know its head and shoulders because I own them all.
Then it's your opinion I would like to have. I'm currently using the 79XBR-X900B in my family room where the viewing is 50/50 day/night. It's really washed out with lots of room reflections in the day. When I upgrade, I want to improve on daytime contrast. I saw the A1E at Magnolia and it's got terific contrast and colors. But the lighting in the showroom is less than my daytime family room. The conventional wisdom says that I should go for the Z9D because of it's potentially greater daytime brightness. But, I wonder if the greater contrast of the A1E can overcome this. Is your experience with the two of these in a bright room such that you can comment from experience on this comparison?
JVC RS600 Chad-callibrated, 120" 1.3g in Batcave HT, Denon X8500 Polk LSiM703 fronts,
RTi-12 rears, LSiM 706 center, Monitor 40 Heights, Monitor 60 FW, FXiA4 Bi-pole sides,
LSiC top front, Infinity 6" VOG. 4X 12" subs w/mini DSP on sub 1 and nearfield 18" from sub 2.