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Old 08-07-2019, 02:51 PM   #581
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You need to have your oled calibrated man. With all motion effects turned off there is 0 soap opera effect. You are completely wrong.
It could also be issues with HDMI cables and settings. When I initially upgraded, I had all sorts of problems like ghosting during high motion scenes, audio lip sync issues, excessively dark video for certain discs, etc. It came down to replacing HDMI cables and changing settings on the TV and receiver. It's really annoying how some receivers require you to enable "Enhanced" 4K to get HDR passthrough to work (why?!), yet other receivers passthrough HDR without changing any settings.

Even now, I still have issues with certain devices. Tried to watch a video file on my Western Digital media player and it has really annoying audio lip sync issues that I never experienced on my old Panny Plasma.
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Old 08-07-2019, 07:11 PM   #582
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I'll say this about my LG B8 OLED...coming from a plasma, I was very concerned that changing to a different screen technology would result in an artificial looking picture and motion handling issues, but that hasn't proven to be the case. Skin tones look spot on, there's more detail in the picture but it doesn't look artificially sharpened or processed, and the colours all look natural, at least to my eyes. The only negative so far is mild banding issues.
Looks like your LG is one of the nicer, upper level models from them... how do you find the motion is presented on it??
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Old 08-11-2019, 10:27 AM   #583
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You need to have your oled calibrated man. With all motion effects turned off there is 0 soap opera effect. You are completely wrong.
I went back and re-looked at it apparently I was unaware that on the Sony you calibrate each individual input which is kinda cool. HDX, HDR, HDMI 1/2/3/4 now that I have done this you are correct there is no longer any soap opera effect. Now yes I can say how smooth and lifelike it is. The picture no longer looks fake which is what i wanted. 1 week later I still love this TV. the picture is smooth colors are crisp and watching tv its almost like you were there at the game if its sports. Tested it out with Ghostbusters My god the movie never looked so good. Intended grains from the film show up but my god does the picture behind the grains pop after the remaster.

Amending my original review after re calibration of each input and option, definitely OLED is the way to go after your plasma's die but make sure you understand how the TV works before posting initial reviews lol.

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Old 08-12-2019, 06:21 AM   #584
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Looks like your LG is one of the nicer, upper level models from them... how do you find the motion is presented on it??
Excellent. It handles all content beautifully, even DVDs which I was expecting to look like mud. I am very sensitive to motion issues and have seen absolutely none so far. I have Real Cinema enabled and pretty much everything else switched off.

The one thing I am unhappy about is the vertical banding which was never an issue with the plasma. I am actually going back to the store to discuss an exchange or refund tomorrow morning as my set has some very obvious banding which is far too distracting when viewing scenes with low lighting. First noticed it recently while watching BLAIR WITCH.

Other than that, I am really happy with OLED. If you can get a set without the banding problems, you're on to a winner.
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Excellent. It handles all content beautifully, even DVDs which I was expecting to look like mud. I am very sensitive to motion issues and have seen absolutely none so far. I have Real Cinema enabled and pretty much everything else switched off.

The one thing I am unhappy about is the vertical banding which was never an issue with the plasma. I am actually going back to the store to discuss an exchange or refund tomorrow morning as my set has some very obvious banding which is far too distracting when viewing scenes with low lighting. First noticed it recently while watching BLAIR WITCH.

Other than that, I am really happy with OLED. If you can get a set without the banding problems, you're on to a winner.
Hmmm... interesting. I still haven't ever personally seen a TV with motion as good as my plasma, but I suppose maybe with some of these newer upper level OLED, calibrated and settings tuned in properly, they may come pretty close.

I think I will still check local classified ads for another Panny plasma when mine dies... but if that doesn't work out I may just give a nice juicy OLED a try, haha
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Hmmm... interesting. I still haven't ever personally seen a TV with motion as good as my plasma, but I suppose maybe with some of these newer upper level OLED, calibrated and settings tuned in properly, they may come pretty close.

I think I will still check local classified ads for another Panny plasma when mine dies... but if that doesn't work out I may just give a nice juicy OLED a try, haha
Once you turn off all the motion flow crap it is just as good as a plasma. Granted it is not the 600hz refresh rate but the higher end OLED are awesome.
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