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Old April 7, 2009, 03:58 PM
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You seem to be a very opinionated person around here with a very small status around here. I suggest if you want to get along with the locals you keep those types of attitude out.

If you don't want to say your opinion than don't say stuff like that.. its not needed.

Plasmas are good for movies and areas that don't see much light.
LCD is good for bright areas and are better for faster movement.. and 120hz LCDs are overrated.
I suggest you dont say that 120hz lcds are overated then, because there not if you have one thats actually 120hz. And like I said ill be quiet
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Old April 7, 2009, 04:00 PM
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I suggest you dont say that 120hz lcds are overated then, because there not if you have one thats actually 120hz. And like I said ill be quiet
Again your closed opinions.

I've sat and watched a 120hz tv and I didn't like it I found it had a tendency to be more blurry during certain situations and scenes where I've seen the same movie on a 60hz and it looked fine.
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Old April 7, 2009, 04:17 PM
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So, back to HT setups!



I have a Sony Bravia 52" LCD KDL-52W3000
Denon AVR 3300
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Motorola DTC 6200 HDTV Cable box
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I find that the HDTV feeds so variable that it is a shame there is no real standard. Blu-Ray discs and upconverts look absolutely stunning on my TV though.
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Old April 7, 2009, 04:37 PM
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So, back to HT setups!



I have a Sony Bravia 52" LCD KDL-52W3000
Denon AVR 3300
Sony BDP-S300 Blu-Ray
Motorola DTC 6200 HDTV Cable box
Paradigm Reference speakers (Fronts, centre and sub) and Pioneer rears.

I find that the HDTV feeds so variable that it is a shame there is no real standard. Blu-Ray discs and upconverts look absolutely stunning on my TV though.
u have the same cable box as me!
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Old April 7, 2009, 04:40 PM
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u have the same cable box as me!
Another Shaw customer no doubt :) The only thing I regret so far is not getting the HDPVR they were flogging at a discount a while back. I did pick up one of the Motorola PVRs they were selling for $150 last year, they had them for a very short while and then they were gone. I may pick up an HDPVR at a later date and use the current box on my 26" HDTV in the excercise room!
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Old April 7, 2009, 04:49 PM
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Again your closed opinions.

I've sat and watched a 120hz tv and I didn't like it I found it had a tendency to be more blurry during certain situations and scenes where I've seen the same movie on a 60hz and it looked fine.
This is something i am sick of people getting wrong.

The ONLY reason anyone should buy a 120hz TV in North America is for Blu-ray. Using 120hz to watch normal HD tv is pointless since it is not needed since no one, and i mean NO ONE broadcasts in a full 24fps, 1080p signal. The highest i have ever seen is 1080i and it's normally 29.97 FPS.

The reason you want 120hz for blu-ray is quite simple. Blu-ray movies are directly ripped from the source material when the movie is shot so they are encoded at the 24fps. Unfortunately you can't divide 60hz into 24 evenly so there is something called a pulldown that fakes it and as a result some people can find it blurry on a 60hz TV. in comes the 120 and yes 240Hz tv's. both of these refresh rates are divisble by 24 without a remainder so they use a 1:1 with no pulldown. This results in a smoother picture.

120Hz is also called 24p. So unless you have a blu-ray player / ps3 then getting a 120Hz is nothing more than future proof once the broadcasters start broadcasting in 24FPS 1080p.

Having said that my projecter which does support a 120Hz / 24p looks just fine displaying OTA HD signals.

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Anyway onto the pics. Unfortunately my camera sucks at low light so there are some artifacts which don't represent the quality.














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Old April 7, 2009, 08:07 PM
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So, back to HT setups!



I have a Sony Bravia 52" LCD KDL-52W3000
Denon AVR 3300
Sony BDP-S300 Blu-Ray
Motorola DTC 6200 HDTV Cable box
Paradigm Reference speakers (Fronts, centre and sub) and Pioneer rears.

I find that the HDTV feeds so variable that it is a shame there is no real standard. Blu-Ray discs and upconverts look absolutely stunning on my TV though.
AWESOME, exact same TV as mine! I love mine, it just sucks that since I'm not much of a TV watching guy, it gets very little use. I LOVE the brushed metal look of it, too bad Sony doesn't make more TV's with the brushed metal look like our W series and the current Z series.
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Old April 7, 2009, 08:22 PM
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AWESOME, exact same TV as mine! I love mine, it just sucks that since I'm not much of a TV watching guy, it gets very little use. I LOVE the brushed metal look of it, too bad Sony doesn't make more TV's with the brushed metal look like our W series and the current Z series.
Good taste you have there

I am a hockey watching kinda guy, well, all sports actually. The sports HD feeds are pretty well done. I can tell when they are trying to upconvert something though, it looks pretty much like crap! But for the most part the big networks use the best cameras and stuff to produce the sports. I can't wait to see the Masters in HD, golf really looks great in HD, as well as hockey, football, baseball etc!
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Have this somewhere on here already but here's an update (360), by the way my wife asked me to block the photos out .

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Is your TV your computer as well Top? I hope not, how would you watch hockey and browse the delights of the internet at the same time, checking your hockey pool, reading the HWC forums, etc? ;)
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