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Thanks for starting this thread.


Is a 10pt white balance adjustment possilbe with the S9C? Scott Wilkinson's video shows a 2pt calibration, with offset and gain controls for the low end and high end only.
 

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Thanks! Just got mine, I'm very pleased with it. Haven't gotten it calibrated yet but am using the settings described on the Calibration done here on the Leo Laporte TV. The image has lived up to my high expectations. Super darks, good color accuracy, and as bright as I need it to be in a daylight lit room. It really excels and shows off good source material.


Most pleasant discovery: 3D. Have watched a few movies and an event, both on BluRay and Comcast cable, and I am getting more out of it than I expected. Disappointment: The Smart features are not living up to my expectations. Voice command especially has been almost unusable. I puzzled because I found voice command on one of the other Samsung Smart TVs to be fairly accurate and effective. I'm hoping a firmware update improves this.
 

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Originally Posted by SeattleStarGazer  /t/1493149/samsung-kn55s9c-55-inch-oled-owners-thread#post_23794694


Thanks! Just got mine, I'm very pleased with it. Haven't gotten it calibrated yet but am using the settings described on the Calibration done here on the Leo Laporte TV. The image has lived up to my high expectations. Super darks, good color accuracy, and as bright as I need it to be in a daylight lit room. It really excels and shows off good source material.


Most pleasant discovery: 3D. Have watched a few movies and an event, both on BluRay and Comcast cable, and I am getting more out of it than I expected. Disappointment: The Smart features are not living up to my expectations. Voice command especially has been almost unusable. I puzzled because I found voice command on one of the other Samsung Smart TVs to be fairly accurate and effective. I'm hoping a firmware update improves this.

Congrats! Mine should be in next week. I'll see if I have the same issue with voice feature.


JWhip reported some blooming while watching a bright image against a black background. Have you noticed this on your new set? It might be easier to spot at the end credits of a movie. See if the black area around the letters glow as well. JWhip said some areas looked gray.
 

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I will check that out, I may have noticed some on The Hobbit. However, it was far less noticeable than I had on my full LED backlit 51" Samsung.


If you try the voice commands, please let me know how or if that works for ya!
 

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From the Crutchfield site...check out the free calibration offer


TV Features:

54.6" screen (measured diagonally)

gently curved glossy screen, curved floating frame

tuner receives over-the-air HDTV broadcasts (antenna required)

QAM cable TV tuner (subscription required to receive cable channels — contact your local service provider for details)

OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) display panel with 1080p screen resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels)

self-illuminating OLED panel produces infinite picture contrast and absolute black

Samsung's "Real OLED" direct-emission architecture uses red, green, and blue sub-pixels, with no color filters needed, for pure colors

displays 3D images when you wear Samsung's active 3D glasses (2 pairs of Multi View glasses are included)

2D-to-3D conversion adds 3D-like depth to non-3D video sources

Multi View lets two people watch different shows on the same screen at the same time (requires use of included 3D glasses)

Super Resolution Engine video upconversion

Internet-ready Smart TV — plays Netflix® video and more (subscription required for some services)

supports up to 5.1-channel audio with streaming movie services like Netflix and Vudu™ (audio quality depends on your connection speed)

you can find a complete list of Internet apps for this TV at Samsung's guide for apps

built-in Wi-Fi® to link to a wireless network

Smart Interaction 2.0 voice and gesture control

Smart Evolution upgradable design

top-mounted camera

quad-core processor for improved web browsing and app multitasking

AllShare™ video and music streaming from a DLNA-compatible Windows® PC

MHL-compatible HDMI input for viewing photos/videos from a compatible smartphone on the TV's screen

2-way screen mirroring via Wi-Fi — send content wirelessly from device-to-TV or TV-to-device with compatible Samsung smartphones and tablets

Skype™ Internet calling (subscription required)

built-in stereo speakers (10 watts x 2 plus 20 watts for woofer)

illuminated touchpad remote with built-in microphone for voice control

free downloadable Android app lets you use a compatible smartphone or tablet as a remote control

Anynet+ simplifies control of compatible Samsung components via the HDMI connection (HDMI-CEC)

meets ENERGY STAR® requirements

TV is not wall-mountable

55-13/16"W x 30-5/8"H x 7-1/2"D (14-1/2"D on stand)

weight: 68.1 lbs. with stand; 60 lbs. without stand
free Samsung VIP Service includes in-home TV calibration by a Samsung Field Engineer

warranty: 1 year parts & labor (15 months with Samsung VIP setup service)

Our 60-day money-back guarantee

One Connect Box Features:

6 A/V inputs, including:

4 HDMI

1 component video (selectable component/composite)

1 composite video

RF input for antenna/cable signals

optical digital audio output (may only pass 2-channel audio from HDMI-connected sources)

stereo minijack output for connecting a sound bar or home stereo system

Ethernet port for a wired connection to a home network

2 USB inputs for connecting a camera or thumb drive

includes 3-meter proprietary cable to connect box to TV

14-3/16"W x 1-1/16"H x 5-1/8"D
 

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Originally Posted by Pres2play  /t/1493149/samsung-kn55s9c-55-inch-oled-owners-thread#post_23795598


Congrats! Mine should be in next week. I'll see if I have the same issue with voice feature.


JWhip reported some blooming while watching a bright image against a black background. Have you noticed this on your new set? It might be easier to spot at the end credits of a movie. See if the black area around the letters glow as well. JWhip said some areas looked gray.

I tried looking at white text in the credits of The Hobbit in a dark room. Frankly, I couldn't tell if the pixels around the text were gray or not. I did 'see' marginally lighter areas around the text, but couldn't tell if it was the TV or the bright text causing flare in my own eyes (I have mild cataract onset), or slight refraction in the glass covering the actual display. In any case it was pretty minor.
 

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Thanks for checking. Sounds good.


The Hobbit must look awesome. Can't wait to see it on this set in 3D.


Post some pix if you can.
 

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Stopped into Value Electronics today and they were showing the Hobbit on the OLED. Looks stunning. After about 1/2 hour we switched to Dark Night and then 3D with Hugo. Wow this TV has an exceptional picture quality. The blacks are pure black with every little detail in the very dark scenes and the same goes for whites, pure as a fresh show with every tiny detail. Looks better than the 4k TVs.


In 3D the image brightness increased significantly and the 3D picture was brighter (but not too bright) than I had ever seen before. Very dynamic and kind of a new looking 3D experience.


I'm not bothered by the slight curve and actually like the look. It's so minimal that the pin-cushioning is hard to see and once the image comes on the screen who can even see it or complain about, well..... anything. This is video heaven, and now it's available on Earth.
 

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I don't have any experience with 3D TV except with the new set, so I have no basis for comparison, but am really enjoying it. Watched the first half hour or so of the Wizard of Oz, I'm enjoying it but the 3D is not like it was shot in native 3D, but still immersive.
 

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Congrats to all the owners on your purchase, hopefully these sets last you a long time. If any of you have a chance to watch some sports, what are your impressions? especially football and hockey. Also, would love to see some pics of your set up, if you guys don't mind posting.
 

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My set arrives next week. I will watch all sorts of programming, and try the game mode for those who might be interested. The word is, lag is too long for serious gaming. Pix to follow.
 

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Originally Posted by SeattleStarGazer  /t/1493149/samsung-kn55s9c-55-inch-oled-owners-thread#post_23799595


I don't have any experience with 3D TV except with the new set, so I have no basis for comparison, but am really enjoying it. Watched the first half hour or so of the Wizard of Oz, I'm enjoying it but the 3D is not like it was shot in native 3D, but still immersive.

I might pick it up. I have the 70th Anniversary Collector's Edition and I like the restore.
 

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More 3D viewing last night - finished the Wizard of Oz and the first half of Rise of the Guardians - stayed up way past my bedtime for even that. Yawn!


As someone new to 3D, and reading of the generally low adoption and interest in 3D, I was surprised that I would enjoy it so much. Now when viewing normal 2D programming, it just seems 'flat', to make a play on words. Again I haven't seen 3D extensively on other TVs, but I am blown away by the quality of the 3D on this set. Plenty bright (cell light at 15), good saturated colors, and very sharp. Especially RotG. Of The Hobbit, Wizard of Oz, and RotG, the first two were enhanced for me by 3D but Guardians is a whole different level - the snowflakes and tooth fairies hovering in front of the screen and the multiple layers of depth really drew me in. I viewed it in a dark room, which enhanced the immersion I think - no distractions. Anxious to get some more viewing in over the weekend, sandwiched between family activities and errands.
 

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More 3D viewing last night - finished the Wizard of Oz and the first half of Rise of the Guardians - stayed up way past my bedtime for even that. Yawn!

Forgot to mention - The voice and picture in Oz did get 'out of sync' near the end of the movie, when they are talking with the Wizard.
 

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Curious about the sync issue. Are you playing audio through a receiver, or are you going straight from the player to the TV?
 

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Curious about the sync issue. Are you playing audio through a receiver, or are you going straight from the player to the TV?

Through a receiver, Oppo BDP-103 to Pioneer SC-71 to television. I have been reading that others found sync issues wit the earlier Oz re-release.
 
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