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  Reply # 498986 28-Jul-2011 15:14
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3D content is still scarce, I returned my 3D plasma for a 2D LCD and don't miss it - I don't think I ever used 3D honestly.




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  Reply # 498987 28-Jul-2011 15:16
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timmmay: 3D content is still scarce, I returned my 3D plasma for a 2D LCD and don't miss it - I don't think I ever used 3D honestly.

How did u return it? I mean do they take them back for a change of mind?

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  Reply # 498992 28-Jul-2011 15:27
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timmmay: 3D content is still scarce, I returned my 3D plasma for a 2D LCD and don't miss it - I don't think I ever used 3D honestly.

How did u return it? I mean do they take them back for a change of mind?


Yes, L V Martin were great. First the replaced the plasma because it buzzed, then they accepted that the plasma does buzz and let me swap it for an LCD.




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  Reply # 499000 28-Jul-2011 15:35
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ankit816:
magu: Got the same TV. No internet features. AllShare is simply DLNA re-branded.

Yes, u r absolutely right.
BTW,Have u tried 3D on it? Hows it?Did you get 3d glasses with it or have you purchased any?


I haven't tried 3D yet because I have no content for it (no Blu-ray) and no glasses came with it (paid $1700 for it).

One thing I found a bit annoying is that the TV chokes a little bit on MKV streams through the network, even on Gigabit.

Other than that, I've finally calibrated it properly and am loving every detail on the screen. Brilliant set. 




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ankit816: 
Damn! I have I think my Hdmi cable isn't 1.4 :(
Will it work with If I download 3D content and play through my USB hard disk directly on the TV? I think it would?

Yeah it should do :)

Best thing to get is some 3D MKVs for testing I think 




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  Reply # 499002 28-Jul-2011 15:37
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magu:
ankit816:
magu: Got the same TV. No internet features. AllShare is simply DLNA re-branded.

Yes, u r absolutely right.
BTW,Have u tried 3D on it? Hows it?Did you get 3d glasses with it or have you purchased any?


I haven't tried 3D yet because I have no content for it (no Blu-ray) and no glasses came with it (paid $1700 for it).

One thing I found a bit annoying is that the TV chokes a little bit on MKV streams through the network, even on Gigabit.

Other than that, I've finally calibrated it properly and am loving every detail on the screen. Brilliant set. 


Calliberations for what?

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  Reply # 499005 28-Jul-2011 15:44
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ankit816:
magu:
ankit816:
magu: Got the same TV. No internet features. AllShare is simply DLNA re-branded.

Yes, u r absolutely right.
BTW,Have u tried 3D on it? Hows it?Did you get 3d glasses with it or have you purchased any?


I haven't tried 3D yet because I have no content for it (no Blu-ray) and no glasses came with it (paid $1700 for it).

One thing I found a bit annoying is that the TV chokes a little bit on MKV streams through the network, even on Gigabit.

Other than that, I've finally calibrated it properly and am loving every detail on the screen. Brilliant set. 


Calliberations for what?


Colour, contrast and brightness. To get the best possible picture, closest to what the directors of the movies/shows intended.




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  Reply # 499015 28-Jul-2011 16:04
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magu:
One thing I found a bit annoying is that the TV chokes a little bit on MKV streams through the network, even on Gigabit.



Think that might be to do with the onboard TV processor?

 




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  Reply # 499016 28-Jul-2011 16:04
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magu:
ankit816:
magu:
ankit816:
magu: Got the same TV. No internet features. AllShare is simply DLNA re-branded.

Yes, u r absolutely right.
BTW,Have u tried 3D on it? Hows it?Did you get 3d glasses with it or have you purchased any?


I haven't tried 3D yet because I have no content for it (no Blu-ray) and no glasses came with it (paid $1700 for it).

One thing I found a bit annoying is that the TV chokes a little bit on MKV streams through the network, even on Gigabit.

Other than that, I've finally calibrated it properly and am loving every detail on the screen. Brilliant set. 


Calliberations for what?


Colour, contrast and brightness. To get the best possible picture, closest to what the directors of the movies/shows intended.

How did u achieve it? :)

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  Reply # 499017 28-Jul-2011 16:08
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ankit816:
magu:
ankit816:
magu:
ankit816:
magu: Got the same TV. No internet features. AllShare is simply DLNA re-branded.

Yes, u r absolutely right.
BTW,Have u tried 3D on it? Hows it?Did you get 3d glasses with it or have you purchased any?


I haven't tried 3D yet because I have no content for it (no Blu-ray) and no glasses came with it (paid $1700 for it).

One thing I found a bit annoying is that the TV chokes a little bit on MKV streams through the network, even on Gigabit.

Other than that, I've finally calibrated it properly and am loving every detail on the screen. Brilliant set. 


Calliberations for what?


Colour, contrast and brightness. To get the best possible picture, closest to what the directors of the movies/shows intended.

How did u achieve it? :)


Using AVS-709 HD and the TV's built-in blue-only mode (Picture > Advanced Settings > RGB only).




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  Reply # 499018 28-Jul-2011 16:08
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magu:
One thing I found a bit annoying is that the TV chokes a little bit on MKV streams through the network, even on Gigabit.



Think that might be to do with the onboard TV processor?

 


Possibly. I'm also doing transcoding on the fly from my NAS, but I don't see any CPU spikes on the NAS while doing it.




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  Reply # 499025 28-Jul-2011 16:32
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magu:

Possibly. I'm also doing transcoding on the fly from my NAS, but I don't see any CPU spikes on the NAS while doing it.


Yeah i transcode through my NAS too, but don't usually see any issues, however initially the files do take a while to load, but once loaded I can fast forward and rewind pretty fast 




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  Reply # 499153 28-Jul-2011 22:22
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This thread is making me dumber... I'm sure of it.

Okay, first up - don't worry about 'internet TV' functionality. It is a marketing gimick at this stage - wait for version 2 or 3, then it should be quite usable. Hopefully...
Right now the features are next to useless for almost everything you'll want to do. Heck, have you tried surfing the web on a TV? It's one of the most painful computer experiences you will ever have to endure. DLNA is 'okay', but ultimately, plugging in a HDD or streaming via a dedicated media box will give you far better results. Enjoy your TV, as... well... a TV. It's all about the picture, not about the horrendously slow loading web browser / limited apps and useless interface ;-)



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  Reply # 499235 29-Jul-2011 08:56
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Dunnersfella: This thread is making me dumber... I'm sure of it.

Okay, first up - don't worry about 'internet TV' functionality. It is a marketing gimick at this stage - wait for version 2 or 3, then it should be quite usable. Hopefully...
Right now the features are next to useless for almost everything you'll want to do. Heck, have you tried surfing the web on a TV? It's one of the most painful computer experiences you will ever have to endure. DLNA is 'okay', but ultimately, plugging in a HDD or streaming via a dedicated media box will give you far better results. Enjoy your TV, as... well... a TV. It's all about the picture, not about the horrendously slow loading web browser / limited apps and useless interface ;-)


U r quite right mate! These r all at nascenet stages and need to mature a lot, full HD n a bigger screen is all that's worth the buck....

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  Reply # 499468 29-Jul-2011 15:17
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I wish you could get a simple TV display these days without all these "smart tv" features.




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