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Topic   Anyone know a good free or cheap way to calibrate your TV?

proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
22-Apr
tonymack21 wrote:
> on alot of these modern sets there are a lot of settings and some of them can be
> a little misleading. . sharpness for instance, youd think youd want that up, like
> ya i want a sharp picture, but many sets benefit from having this way down, or at
> 0 even. i dont know many people who know what white balance is, or what to do with
> it, and you can mess your picture up if you go to messing with it too much. def
> before you start tweaking anything take a pic of the current settings or write them
> down, though most sets will reset to defaults. color temperature, etc. while
> my set looks pretty good on warm 1, in a room with different lighting or different
> colors on the walls cool might be better etc.
>
>

Yeah i knew about these things and i always set my TV myself, but i always hear how great it is to calibrate your TV so i want to try it when i get my new TV.
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
22-Apr
tonymack21 wrote:
> www.rtings.com usually has pretty solid setups for many tvs, if they have your model
> might give it a look. these guys know their stuff and nitpick down to every detail.
> i dialed my set in with their settings and it really made a difference
>
>

Thanks
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
21-Apr
i have a PC, ipad, and a blue ray player.

Topic   Random chat night?

proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
16-Apr
Scott wrote:
> I can't imagine ever not having a desktop/laptop for most my computing, I hate typing
> on phones so much.
>
>

lol ikr! plus i prefer web browsers like vivaldi.
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
* 16-Apr
Sam wrote:
> I mean crap, most people are on a phone these days, it's hard to chat with predictive
> text and all that. I feel like the overall decline in internet chat interest is
> because it's pretty hard to do without a keyboard

this. most people use phones. i think im the only person i know that uses a PC web browser lol

Topic   tonymack21's big game sale, lots of Nintendo 3DS rpgs, couple PlayStation 4 games

proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
16-Apr
Man so many cool rpgs, i need to get a 3DS!

Topic   Favorite Console by Gen?

proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
15-Apr
Gypsy wrote:
> Groo wrote:
>> What Gen is NEO GEO?
>
> It cannot be contained to a single game generation imo. There are Neo ports on SNES/GEN
> through Dreamcast/PS2.

man that was like the system every kid wanted,but could never get. i was used to getting every system i wanted when it came out,but when i saw the price for the system and games i didint even bother to ask for it lol
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
15-Apr
Gypsy wrote:
> If the PS4 didn't have exclusives I really want I'd have definitely not bothered.
> Basically I bought a $200 Uncharted, Yakuza and SRW box. I'll buy and play other
> games for it since I have the system but those franchises are the reason I have one.
> Everything else I really want to play is on PC.

lol this^ i got it for the exclusives too, especially for the last of us.
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
15-Apr
NES
Sega Genesis
PS1
Dreamcast
xbox
PS3
PS4? i guess i don't really play consoles anymore. i switched to PC

Dreamcast my all time favorite

Topic   Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer

proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
* 13-Apr
tonymack21 wrote:
> id agree with the most part but this is THE sci fi franchise, this is THE characters.
> this isn't just anything.
>
> I do see Sid's point about sw exhaustion to a point too, its not nearly as special
> when we have a sw film every year.
>
>

not for me i still have 3 to watch lol i'm not a big movie guy. i did enjoy the new film, so i look forward to watching the rest,but i'm not sure about this one.

Topic   Spec Ops: The Line - Steam Key from Humble Bundle

proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
* 11-Apr
i'll take it if it's still available.

Topic   crusader kings 2 Free on Steam

proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
5-Apr
for a limited time

Topic   Looking for a new TV which do you guys think is better?

proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
5-Apr
Admiral wrote:
> I don't play games in the dark, but I watch plenty of movies in very low light, almost
> dark. That's the only way to go IMO.

yeah i also play/ watch TV in low light/very low light. hate bright lights cant stand seeing any reflection on a tv and avoid the dark that's bad for your eyes. hell even anime shows warn you about this before an episode lol

Topic   Sold

proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
4-Apr
Jeff wrote:
> Prices?
>
>
>

Sorry i already sold them online. i didn't think anybody was interested.

Topic   Looking for a new TV which do you guys think is better?

proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
* 3-Apr
dustin11 wrote:
> OLEDs are pretty amazing. Its crazy how much better they look than LCDs. Check eBay
> for good prices, that's where I got mine. I got free shipping and got to avoid paying
> taxes on it which saved a bunch.

Lol dude when I saw the space demo I said holy crap. Made the other TVs look washed out after that. I was expecting more from quantum dot, but that crap looks pretty much the same as my 4k tv. Actually looking at all the TVs I noticed the cheaper TVs looked pretty much the same as long as they 4k hdr only difference some handle motion better then others.
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
* 3-Apr
SirConnery wrote:
> I'm looking for a living room set. I have two sofas and a chair spread out all looking
> at it so wide viewing angle is a must. I'm willing to suffer a little in quality
> if the angle is wider.

just got back from best buy other than the OLED tvs i think Sony had the best angles.
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
3-Apr
man i wish there was a micro center in orlando, i went to best buy, and the only monitors they had were small and kind of sucked. at least i got to check out the Tv's. and holy crap man OLED looks amazing it made the Sony i was going to buy and all the other TV'S look like crap. im either going to buy the monitor online or save up and wait for a OLED sale.
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
* 3-Apr
SirConnery wrote:
> I'm looking for a living room set. I have two sofas and a chair spread out all looking
> at it so wide viewing angle is a must. I'm willing to suffer a little in quality
> if the angle is wider.

check this out, seems i was right unless they are OLED or an IPS display LCD's have bad angles.

https://www.rtings.com/tv/tests/picture-quality/vi...

i'm going to best buy later, i'll let you know which i think are good.
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
* 3-Apr
SirConnery wrote:
> How are the viewing angles on those fancy schmancy Sony sets?

not that good, but to be honest i think that's the case for all LCD'S unless they are ips or OLED.
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
* 3-Apr
Admiral wrote:
> tonymack21 wrote:
>> Admiral wrote:
> |>> That Sony 900 is a TOP. NOTCH. TV.
> |>>
> |>> That being said, I'd say go no smaller than a 65" unless you have limited space.
> |>> Eventually, a 55" isn't going to be big enough.
> |>>
> |>> Trust.
>> That's what you have isn't it?
>>
>>
>>
>
> I have the Sony 850 (no local dimming for the HDR)...but it's 75".

ever think of getting a 4k projector? 150+ inch? why stop at 75'' bro. i might actually do this i could turn a room into a movie theater lol

and grab one of these https://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&lo...
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
* 3-Apr
I think I'm going to get the TV instead and wait for the new monitors. I thought about this last night no matter which I get I'm going to end up wanting to upgrade soon because I want an OLED TV, or the new monitor and both these things lose a ton of value when they are used and new models come out.

I rather have a good extra TV that I can put in another room than an inferior monitor that I'm never going to use. I could use two monitors, but at 34 inches and that resolution it would take two beasts GPU's and I don't think SLI is worth it anymore. Now I just have to be strong and stick to my decision, which is hard because I got a taste of ultrawide gaming and I want more lol
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
* 3-Apr
just saw this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBwdwgVjbvI&index=... man it's amazing the difference a few extra inches make lol for me that's more immersive than better graphics,higher res,hdr or whatever. plus watching movies in their original format would be cool and i bet it would be great with strategy games, i play a lot of those. bet it would be hard to go back to 16:9 after getting used to that lol
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
3-Apr
SirConnery wrote:
> Those of you sitting within 6 feet of a display of 50" or bigger: are you also wearing
> glasses?
>
> I can't sit too close to big tv's (over 43") or my eyes hurt.

Nope, sometimes they bother me if it's late and i been on it for a long period of time.
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
* 3-Apr
going to the store tomorrow, still not sure what i'm going to get lol what do you think i should get? i think since the tv has hdr,4k and 120hz it would be a better upgrade,but i would miss out on ultrawide i think it would be pretty immersive to play on that, has anybody tried it? is it over rated?
proudtobelatino
Quadruple Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
2-Apr
tonymack21 wrote:
> for that price and no 4k/hdr hurts, as its not very future proof. but im not that
> up on monitors so that price may be a good deal, but for a little more you get that
> sony 900, so the 900 seems the better deal overall, unless that monitor is some insane
> deal i dont know about...
>
> i know horizon zero dawn on a 4k hdr was a site to behold.
>
>

The price is alright nothing special, it's about half the price of the top ultrawides and has better picture quality. the thing that kind of bugs me about buying the tv is paying so much for a TV that is not OLED.