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Old 12-05-2018, 07:16 PM   #281
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"Plasmas would never have been able to manage 4K"

Well, except for the MSRP US$500,000 152" plasma Panasonic sold to places like football stadiums, high end hotel lobbies, etc.

I'm sure had the average person wanted an 85" TV, plasma 4K would have been a thing.
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Old 12-07-2018, 02:32 AM   #282
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"Plasmas would never have been able to manage 4K"

Well, except for the MSRP US$500,000 152" plasma Panasonic sold to places like football stadiums, high end hotel lobbies, etc.

I'm sure had the average person wanted an 85" TV, plasma 4K would have been a thing.
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I wonder why that would be the case, why no 4K plasmas.
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Old 12-07-2018, 08:17 PM   #283
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I wonder why that would be the case, why no 4K plasmas.
It was my understanding that it had something to do with energy consumption compliance. They just cannot make plasmas at 4K that can comply with the stringent energy policies that some areas have.
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Old 12-07-2018, 08:20 PM   #284
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It's common knowledge that it's highly recommended to brand new TV professionally calibrated to achieve its optimal picture by a certified ISF Technician, regardless of what kind of TV you get. You just don't take it out of the box, plug it in, and start watching it. That's with every TV, not only an OLED! It has to be calibrated from its factory settings. If you don't want to pay the price to have it professionally calibrated, you can buy one of those calibrate discs, and try to do it yourself.
And my argument is, why can't manufacturers ship these TV's out already ****ing calibrated! To me it's stupid to pay thousands of dollars for a new TV and then have to spend more on top of that just to calibrate it properly!
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Old 12-08-2018, 04:04 AM   #285
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And my argument is, why can't manufacturers ship these TV's out already ****ing calibrated! To me it's stupid to pay thousands of dollars for a new TV and then have to spend more on top of that just to calibrate it properly!
It's an option to the buyer whether if they want to calibrate their TV or not, but it's recommended that you do. It's a choice!. If the buyer doesn't want to spend approximately $300.00 to have their TV calibrated professionally by a certified ISF technician, there are calibration discs available for HDTVs that you can buy, and try to do it yourself. A technician not only calibrate a TV externally, but internally as well by using a computer that's used specifically for that profession. All brand new TVs use the standard pre-settings at the manufacturer, but they're not calibrated, which is the buyer's responsibility.

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Old 12-08-2018, 04:09 AM   #286
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Some are THX certified, and come with a calibrated mode.
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Old 12-08-2018, 09:01 PM   #287
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I have a 4K in the living room and a Pioneer Kuro in my HT...like the Kuro better even at 1080p
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Old 12-10-2018, 06:15 AM   #288
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My Kuro Elite is 10 years old with almost 60,000 hours on it. Never had Burn In or Image Retention & have had times of using it powered up for 3 straight days. Here is a pic from regular Cable TV at 720p & 1080i.
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Old 12-10-2018, 07:02 AM   #289
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Here are a Couple More Pics that Show Off the Blacks.
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