Mods Calibrators and reviewers tv's

Discussion in 'What Is The Best TV For You?' started by stegalv, Jul 6, 2016.

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  1. stegalv

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    As the title,I think it would be interesting to know which TV the reviewers calibrators and mods decided to buy.
    Do you all go for the latest TV or waiting for price drops,led or oled or do you still use plasmas.
    Let us mere mortals into your professional world,if you lot struggle to decide which TV to buy then all hope is lost.
     
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    come on it cant be a secret what tv's you own? can it
     
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    Maybe they use projectors.... ;)
     
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    Ha ha - I currently own a Panasonic CZ950 OLED but this is being exchanged Wednesday next week with an LG G6v OLED.
     
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    I will be buying a Panasonic 58DX902B - was going to be a 65DX902B but the difference will be helping to replace my first set of surround sound speakers.
     
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    Well... maybe a 65 and speakers...
    Not expecting anyone here to talk me out of it :D
     
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    LG 55EF950V for me
     
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    Same...well I got the 65" home and it didn't fit on my cabinet :( very happy with the 58" though. Best TV I have owned.
    Waiting for a few more 4K pjs to arrive before making a decision on an upgrade.
     
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    Panny 65" VT65 for me which I have no intention of changing anytime soon
     
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    Have a LG 65EF950v here since December last year, little finicky to calibrate (ASBL+ABL to defeat) but the calibration controls are great and plentiful from previous displays I owned.

    Image quality is superb especially when coupled with the new Panasonic UB900.

    Highly recommended OLED display.
     
  11. stegalv

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    thanks for your responses,interesting insight into the choices of more knowledgeable folk than me.
    most of you are going for the higher end tv's,and are paying above what the average tv buyer would spend,so are you happy spending that amount of money on this tech with all of the reported faults.
    both oled and led?
     
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    OLED is coming along very well even though it will take time to mature and expectations were even higher than for LED/LCD.
    The term "LED TV" is incorrect because they are LCD TVs using LED back lighting instead of CCFL (cold cathode fluorescent light).
    It is important to remember that a lot of the members have very high expectations and some are err... more than enthusiastic about getting new toys.
    Personally, I know that the TVs are not perfect and try to take a balanced view. Also I am a test engineer and can find a fault anything if I try :devil:
     
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    All TVs have weak areas and its is up to you to decide what is more important to you and where to accept compromise.

    I buy TVs every 5 years. Basically when the warranty runs. OR if some important feature/change comes along.

    So I buy the best that I can afford. In this OLED is head and neck above anything else IMO
     
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    I am buying due to relocation and my old plasma is unlikely to survive the move plus it's getting on for seven years old and not quite as good (PWM noise showing up as the panel ages).
     
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    I've tried top end 4K TVs which were garbage then got the VT65 and it was light years better in terms of over all PQ for viewing Sky HD (which is 99% of my viewing) Clean screen, deep blacks with lots of shadow detail, handles colour gradients well unlike some other sets I've had.

    When I change at some point it will probably be to a 4K OLED but sometimes reading the threads is painful, still the same old screen uniformity issues. Things do seem to be getting better though so they may be sorted out for when I do change in a few years time.
     

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