Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
484 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 425564 9-Jan-2011 22:07 Send private message

Sadly - its not.

Most questions that should be asked - aren't...



498 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 425569 9-Jan-2011 22:13 Send private message

i was considering sharp new led along with the LG model i bought. I felt sharp more glossy (more black frame than LG) and LG looked better and went with it. though it was my decision and sales person did not aware of glossy issues.



498 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 425570 9-Jan-2011 22:17 Send private message

wmoore:
sqlpro:
wmoore: One thing you could try at night is put the light behind the TV. So the light is directed at the ceiling and not directly at the screen.

yes wmoore that would work. but many times you watch tv while doing something else at home feeding a baby,wife cooking etc., and this makes non-practical light behind tv.

looks like i dont have choice but to look for alternative tvs ! hopefully store would take this tv back


How about placing some floor standing lamps by your seats and other  work areas. So the light is directed on the seats and not the TV. If the light behind the TV is bright enough and is focused on the ceiling. It should be bright enough.
Have a play around.


thats what i ended up doing today. with only floor standing lamp switched on, wow ! the picture looks amazing! its pity that i needed to buy extra stuff to watch TV but you learn new things.

you guys are great help, thank you.

1520 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 126

Subscriber

  Reply # 425716 10-Jan-2011 12:27 Send private message

I bought a new Sony LED TV on boxing day to replace my 4 (or is it 5?) year old Bravia LCD.  I did all my research and narrowed my selection down to Sony and Samsung.

When I went into the store, I thought I'd humour myself by asking what the difference between the two panels was.  He simply pointed to the Samsungs on the shop wall and asked me to look at the glare from the shiny screens.  Then pointed to the Sony with its matte screen.  He asked if the room I was going to put it in was bright.  There was my decision...

We didn't go into any technical differences, but I knew them anyway from my research.



498 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 425727 10-Jan-2011 12:45 Send private message

Satch: I bought a new Sony LED TV on boxing day to replace my 4 (or is it 5?) year old Bravia LCD.  I did all my research and narrowed my selection down to Sony and Samsung.

When I went into the store, I thought I'd humour myself by asking what the difference between the two panels was.  He simply pointed to the Samsungs on the shop wall and asked me to look at the glare from the shiny screens.  Then pointed to the Sony with its matte screen.  He asked if the room I was going to put it in was bright.  There was my decision...

We didn't go into any technical differences, but I knew them anyway from my research.


i mentioned that its bright room but sales person was not fully aware of reflections issues as discussion did not take same route as yours. i did not realize relections will be so strong.

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Am I going down? App for the fearful of flying.
Created by networkn, last reply by Sideface on 29-Jan-2015 23:07 (47 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Police Speed Campaign - Summer 2014/2015
Created by nzkiwiman, last reply by scuwp on 31-Jan-2015 22:18 (179 replies)
Pages... 10 11 12


Post your Boat
Created by TimA, last reply by Beccara on 31-Jan-2015 20:40 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Which canon flash?
Created by esawers, last reply by timmmay on 30-Jan-2015 16:15 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Bad lower back.
Created by TimA, last reply by jimbob79 on 30-Jan-2015 16:01 (77 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


New to VDSL and wondering if I can change where the modem connects in the house
Created by Valcor, last reply by quickymart on 29-Jan-2015 20:59 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


AdBlockers on Geekzone
Created by freitasm, last reply by wally22 on 29-Jan-2015 09:55 (69 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Help recognize big black spider nope
Created by solival, last reply by heylinb4nz on 30-Jan-2015 13:34 (16 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.