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  Reply # 1204311 27-Dec-2014 00:13
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my last lcd tv i could change aspect ratio during a movie, i dont see why thats a feature you wouldnt want.

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  Reply # 1204312 27-Dec-2014 00:13
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my last lcd tv i could change aspect ratio during a movie, i dont see why thats a feature you wouldnt want.

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  Reply # 1204317 27-Dec-2014 00:53
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Sony made an executive decision. There's nothing you can do unless your source can be manipulated.

That's why I use a PC to output pictures via VLC

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  Reply # 1204331 27-Dec-2014 01:00
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TeaLeaf: my last lcd tv i could change aspect ratio during a movie, i dont see why thats a feature you wouldnt want.


That 'feature' lops off parts of the movie footage. Like viewing a movie with horse blinkers on!

Freeview and animated movies are usually 16x9 / 1.85:1 aspect ratio, but most movies are wider at up to 2.40:1 aspect ratio. Ie they were intentionally shot and intended to be view that way.

Black bars top and bottom are your friend, relax and welcome them into your life.

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  Reply # 1204434 27-Dec-2014 10:55
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NO, they steal my pixels and i want to ban them.

actually i have found a way to do it, just not in movie.

either way damn this tv is sharp, im glad i didnt spend another $400 on a cheap 4k, im sure its better but i didnt notice much diff in store. although the 65" 4k sony for $4k looked PHENOMENAL 

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  Reply # 1204442 27-Dec-2014 11:06
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I'm still brooding over missing the last of the Panasonic 65" VT Plasmas so I haven't bought a new TV since 5-6 years now ... still got my trusty old burnt out Samsung 50" Plasma

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  Reply # 1204445 27-Dec-2014 11:19
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plasma, great blacks but oled is where my money would be if i had lots of it haha.

i see the 50" sony has jumped from $692 to $699 at JB today rofl.

suprised how good the $49 blue ray player goes, has its on in built web browser etc. i think rrp is $149, so clearly not high end, but certainly for $49 was a bargain imo.

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  Reply # 1204471 27-Dec-2014 12:41
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Did anyone here get the Sony 55" UHD for $1499 at Noel Leeming? How are you finding it?

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  Reply # 1204519 27-Dec-2014 15:24
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Anyone know how to tune one of these tvs (50" sony), when I plug it into the aerial its just snow. Cant find tuning in the option

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  Reply # 1204520 27-Dec-2014 15:24
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Anyone know how to tune one of these tvs (50" sony), when I plug it into the aerial its just snow. Cant find tuning in the option

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  Reply # 1204522 27-Dec-2014 15:33
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TeaLeaf: Anyone know how to tune one of these tvs (50" sony), when I plug it into the aerial its just snow. Cant find tuning in the option


sorry to point out the obvious but download/read the manual im sure it has the instructions in there.

is it the right kind of aerial for the type of tv tuner it is? ie terrestrial tuner for a UHF aerial or a sat tuner for a sat dish? i see you were asking about a extension cable earlier were you going from satellite connection to UHF connection?

is there any reason you keep double posting the same info?

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  Reply # 1204523 27-Dec-2014 15:35
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im starting to think we cant get the uhf signal even though the freeview map said yes. going to be PISSED if so.

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  Reply # 1204526 27-Dec-2014 15:36
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you need a uhf aerial. are you urban or rural.

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  Reply # 1204527 27-Dec-2014 15:36
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if you could get maori tv or prime before you HAVE a uhf aerial already

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  Reply # 1204528 27-Dec-2014 15:40
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joker97: if you could get maori tv or prime before you HAVE a uhf aerial already


Hmm, is that really true sorry? I don't know much about this stuff but I can get Prime & Maori channel even though we only have a satellite dish (old Sky dish). We don't have a Sky subscription any more though. Old UHF antenna came down a few years ago during a storm and we just threw it out.

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