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Old 04-02-20, 12:41 PM
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Re: 4K TV Recommendations

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I just picked up a 65Ē LG OLED C9 for $1799 great time to grab a 2019 model!

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Re: 4K TV Recommendations

Here’s a good review pairing off the Vizio M Series and TCL Series 6, both quantum dot. These are for 2019 models, but it’s a good in-depth comparison.

https://www.reviewed.com/televisions...should-you-buy
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Re: 4K TV Recommendations

Thanks, E Unit. Looks like it's the TCL, when it's on sale again.
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Re: 4K TV Recommendations

Originally Posted by E Unit View Post
Hereís a good review pairing off the Vizio M Series and TCL Series 6, both quantum dot. These are for 2019 models, but itís a good in-depth comparison.

https://www.reviewed.com/televisions...should-you-buy
I recently ordered the Vizio M-Series (M658-G1). My first 4K TV & set of this size!

Looking forward to setting it up next week!
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Re: 4K TV Recommendations

For Calibration Settings, do you all recommend any particular sites?
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Re: 4K TV Recommendations

rtings.com is always a good place to start:
https://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/vi...-2019/settings

Then tweak it to your own preferences from there.
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Re: 4K TV Recommendations

Originally Posted by Dan View Post
rtings.com is always a good place to start:
https://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/vi...-2019/settings

Then tweak it to your own preferences from there.
Thank you!

Bookmarking that link for next week!
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Old 04-14-20, 09:31 PM
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Thanks again Dan for linking those Calibration Settings.

The TV I ordered was delivered today and I'm getting a chance to tinker with it now.

So far everything looks good and I'm exploring a lot of the different Menus/Sub-Menus to make sure I have various functions on/off.

This is by far the largest TV I have ever owned, upgrading from a Vizio 39" LCD previous to this. It is pretty large for my current living room, so I am glad I didn't go with a 75" as I originally intended.
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Old 04-14-20, 09:41 PM
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Re: 4K TV Recommendations

^^ Iím sure itíll look smaller and smaller as days pass and the more youíre used to it but congrats!
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Old 04-15-20, 09:26 AM
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Originally Posted by asianxcore View Post
Thanks again Dan for linking those Calibration Settings.

The TV I ordered was delivered today and I'm getting a chance to tinker with it now.

So far everything looks good and I'm exploring a lot of the different Menus/Sub-Menus to make sure I have various functions on/off.

This is by far the largest TV I have ever owned, upgrading from a Vizio 39" LCD previous to this. It is pretty large for my current living room, so I am glad I didn't go with a 75" as I originally intended.
Glad to hear it! Adjusting to the size of the set may take a little time, but you'll get used to it. Enjoy your new TV and remember to set aside some time to watch something you really love. It can be almost like watching it again for the first time.
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Glad to hear it! Adjusting to the size of the set may take a little time, but you'll get used to it. Enjoy your new TV and remember to set aside some time to watch something you really love. It can be almost like watching it again for the first time.
I definitely appreciate all the help that was provided in this thread.

Been looking at different Calibration Settings. While I know they vary from set to set as well as household, they are a good starting point to tinker with.

I've only (fully) watched Gretel & Hansel on it so far, which I rented last night.

Once I tinker some more with the settings, I'll probably watch a lot of my favorite films on the set over the weekend!
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And keep in mind it takes about a month or so to fully "break-in" a set. I thought it was horseshit but after having my set for 2 months now, it's true.
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And keep in mind it takes about a month or so to fully "break-in" a set. I thought it was horseshit but after having my set for 2 months now, it's true.
Thanks for the heads up! Will definitely be keeping that in mind!
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^^ return it and get the 75 incher if budget isnít an issue.
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^^ return it and get the 75 incher if budget isn’t an issue.
It kind of is

I'm fortunate to have work as a Middle School/High School Teacher right now but the Summer is a big question mark and I just bought a house.

I normally teach at various Summer Programs after the normal school year ends but the one I had lined up isn't sure what they are going to do right now.
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Re: 4K TV Recommendations

Originally Posted by asianxcore View Post
I recently ordered the Vizio M-Series (M658-G1). My first 4K TV & set of this size!

Looking forward to setting it up next week!
This is for all as well, but the next model up is now $898 on Amazon. Down from $1399.

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Oh, and the one on sale is the P model, not the M. And sorry asianxcore, you got a 55", not 65". I read your comments after. Still, these seem like solid models.
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Oh, and the one on sale is the P model, not the M.
Ah, damn. That's a great price for that model.

I paid around $650 for the M.
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Ah, damn. That's a great price for that model.

I paid around $650 for the M.
The Vizio M658-G1 is $599.99 at BB.com.
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Re: 4K TV Recommendations

Do any new TVs have the Movies Anywhere app built in? I am being told by my electrician that the new TVs hanging in my newly built Waiting Rooms will not be able to run HDMI cables through the walls due to the metal frames they are using. That kind of bums me out. I know that all Smart TVs will have VUDU, and I assume Disney + but it would be nice if I could stream MA on at least one of them.
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Do any new TVs have the Movies Anywhere app built in? I am being told by my electrician that the new TVs hanging in my newly built Waiting Rooms will not be able to run HDMI cables through the walls due to the metal frames they are using. That kind of bums me out. I know that all Smart TVs will have VUDU, and I assume Disney + but it would be nice if I could stream MA on at least one of them.
Any Smart TV with a built-in Fire TV or Roku would have it available, also I believe there is a native app for LG TVs. But beyond that, since MA basically just makes your content available to multiple platforms, any MA content should be available in the Apple TV, Vudu, Google Play or Amazon apps that are available on a lot of TVs.

You could also shop Wireless HDMI solutions.
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Any Smart TV with a built-in Fire TV or Roku would have it available, also I believe there is a native app for LG TVs. But beyond that, since MA basically just makes your content available to multiple platforms, any MA content should be available in the Apple TV, Vudu, Google Play or Amazon apps that are available on a lot of TVs.
I know the Content is the same, but the interface means using Amazon Prime for my office waiting room is essentially a non-starter. I need to have it so my staff can easily select from the hundreds of kid-friendly titles I own without scrolling past the mature content I also own so nobody accidentally selects John Wick 3 or American Pie. I find that only VUDU and Movies Anywhere fit the bill. And the limitations on authorized VUDU accounts makes getting two more TVs difficult. Does an Amazon Fire Stick have a dedicated Movies Anywhere app available for it?

You could also shop Wireless HDMI solutions.
Was unaware this was a "thing". Does it work well? Ideally, I would use my current 4K Roku at the check in counter to select one movie to play, split the signal with an HDMI splitter, send that signal to two TVs simultaneously via wifi and have two identical simultaneous 4K movie images in the two waiting rooms. If everything works perfectly, that is probably the best way for me to go. If I just ran HDMI cables through the walls, I would have to run conduits, apparently. Though I suppose I could just run them above the ceiling tiles too, right?
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My Fire Stick has MA in the apps section under the Movies and Television section to download.
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I know the Content is the same, but the interface means using Amazon Prime for my office waiting room is essentially a non-starter. I need to have it so my staff can easily select from the hundreds of kid-friendly titles I own without scrolling past the mature content I also own so nobody accidentally selects John Wick 3 or American Pie. I find that only VUDU and Movies Anywhere fit the bill. And the limitations on authorized VUDU accounts makes getting two more TVs difficult. Does an Amazon Fire Stick have a dedicated Movies Anywhere app available for it?


Was unaware this was a "thing". Does it work well? Ideally, I would use my current 4K Roku at the check in counter to select one movie to play, split the signal with an HDMI splitter, send that signal to two TVs simultaneously via wifi and have two identical simultaneous 4K movie images in the two waiting rooms. If everything works perfectly, that is probably the best way for me to go. If I just ran HDMI cables through the walls, I would have to run conduits, apparently. Though I suppose I could just run them above the ceiling tiles too, right?
Makes sense.

Yeah, Fire Sticks have a dedicated app. I haven't used Wireless HDMI onto two screens at the same time but I can't imagine it being an issue, it works fine to a single destination though (the solution I have is like a decade old too), it can be a fairly pricey solution though. And yeah you should still be able to go through the ceiling tiles, HDMI cables can run fairly long as long as you don't have to have 4K.

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