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3D TV....not bad!


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#21 OFFLINE   Beerstalker

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 10:11 AM

Haven't watched it yet but I just got the Avengers yesterday...$37 for a 3D bluray regular bluray DVD and digital copy.


Man, you need to shop around, you got ripped off. I got the same thing for $20 from Amazon. Looks like it's bumped up to $30 now, but still quite a bit less than the $37 you paid. Unless you got some collectors edition that I don't know about.

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#22 OFFLINE   harsh

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 10:26 AM

3D does have a future.

3D may have a future, but if the persistent rumors are true, ESPN 3D doesn't.

Here's a link to a pretty scholarly AP article on the state of 3D:

http://www.washingto...a7bd_story.html

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#23 OFFLINE   HoTat2

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 10:49 AM

If you call DirecTV and tell them you have 3D TV they will provide a 3d capable receiver AND an AM21 OTA box at no charge and with no contract change (at least they have done so in the past). When I got my set last year I watched 1 3D show than sold the 3 free pair of glasses and the 3D Avatar DVD that came with it for almost enough to pay for 1/2 of the TV. :lol:


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Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:59 PM

Man, you need to shop around, you got ripped off. I got the same thing for $20 from Amazon. Looks like it's bumped up to $30 now, but still quite a bit less than the $37 you paid. Unless you got some collectors edition that I don't know about.

http://www.amazon.co...ils_o00_s00_i00


No It's the same thing You got Bluray 3D Bluray DVD & digital copy.
How much did you pay for shipping?

#25 OFFLINE   harsh

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:14 PM

Avengers is $29.99 and ships free (slow).

http://www.amazon.co...gers 3d blu-ray

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:40 PM

Haven't watched it yet but I just got the Avengers yesterday...$37 for a 3D bluray regular bluray DVD and digital copy.


I bought 3d 4 disk version at target with a bonus target extras disk for 19.99
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Posted 05 October 2012 - 03:54 PM

I bought 3d 4 disk version at target with a bonus target extras disk for 19.99


Man Beerstalker was right. I got (*&*^%$^%$*) ripped off!
Bloody Best Buy!

#28 OFFLINE   bong... james bong

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 02:18 PM

3d has never worked on my tv. i have a samsung plasma, are there plans to add tv models?

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 03:32 PM

3d has never worked on my tv. i have a samsung plasma, are there plans to add tv models?


What model TV do you have and how do you have it connected to your receiver? They really don't add models, the TV needs to support the side-by-side 3D format.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 05:04 AM

I originally didn't get the TV I have for the 3D but I have found that I enjoy some of the shows and sports that I've watched in 3D. I just wish there were more movies to watch, besides the 3D PPV movies. I bought The Avengers in 3D and it was very impressive.

I would love HBO and Starz to allow Directv to have the 3D versions of their movies to be on the On Demand channel like cable has.


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#31 OFFLINE   bong... james bong

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 11:51 PM

What model TV do you have and how do you have it connected to your receiver? They really don't add models, the TV needs to support the side-by-side 3D format.


it's a samsung model pn59d550. I've watched 3d movies on it before, but when i put a 3d channels i just get side by side screens of the same thing. as far as how its connected to the receiver i don't know, I've just signed up a month ago. How should it be connected?

edit: nvm i got it to work just have to fiddle with the 3d settings. kuuulll

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 06:57 AM

You think ESPN 3D is something, you should rent Avengers 3D on PPV. All I can say is WOW.

hmm ... I have the 3D blu-ray and all I can say is meh. The picture is dark. Action scenes are hard to follow and 3D doesn't add anything tangible to the movie. We'll probably never put on the 3D glasses again.
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Posted 09 October 2012 - 07:23 AM

hmm ... I have the 3D blu-ray and all I can say is meh. The picture is dark. Action scenes are hard to follow and 3D doesn't add anything tangible to the movie. We'll probably never put on the 3D glasses again.


I didn't think that 3D on avengers was that great either, I have a Panasonic GT30 plasma.
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Posted 09 October 2012 - 11:51 AM

I didn't think that 3D on avengers was that great either, I have a Panasonic GT30 plasma.


I can't stand watching 3D on my Panny plasma. As soon as you put the glasses on, the picture dims and I find the whole experience sickening. I didn't buy it for the 3D feature, I had looked at many Panny plasmas with 3D capability in stores and didn't like what I saw, I bought it for the great 2D PQ.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 12:36 PM

As soon as you put the glasses on, the picture dims and I find the whole experience sickening.


My Samsung automatically adjusts the picture to make it brighter when it detects 3D programming to help compensate for that problem.

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 10:13 AM

My Samsung automatically adjusts the picture to make it brighter when it detects 3D programming to help compensate for that problem.


Is that a plasma or an LCD? Every Panny plasma I looked at in stores did the same thing. Never looked at the Sammy plasmas.

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 10:29 AM

Is that a plasma or an LCD? Every Panny plasma I looked at in stores did the same thing. Never looked at the Sammy plasmas.

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Plasma, PN51D8000.

See post My Setup for configuration info.


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Posted 10 October 2012 - 10:50 AM

I can't stand watching 3D on my Panny plasma. As soon as you put the glasses on, the picture dims and I find the whole experience sickening. I didn't buy it for the 3D feature, I had looked at many Panny plasmas with 3D capability in stores and didn't like what I saw, I bought it for the great 2D PQ.

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Then you need to properly calibrate one of the 3D picture modes.
DTV = Digital Television

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 10:58 AM

Plasma, PN51D8000.


You'd think Panasonic would have done the same thing, wouldn't you?

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 11:04 AM

You'd think Panasonic would have done the same thing, wouldn't you?

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No. There isn't a single display on the market today that comes with properly calibrated picture modes. It varies from panel to panel. The closest you can come to that is the THX modes and even those need some tweaking.
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