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Offline Vincent

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Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« on: 22 May 2007, 03:41:02 AM »

Please discuss our Samsung PS50Q97HDX review in this thread.

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Re: Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« Reply #1 on: 24 May 2007, 07:02:31 PM »
 ???
Maybe i lt's just my laptop - but dont think so !! - I can't get past page 7 of this review,very frustrating,lots of clicking as the page tries to load but eventually it just fails and stays on page 7 - anyone else tried it ?
have just ordered this set on the basis of some great reviews from
http://www.hdtvorg.co.uk/reviews/plasma/samsung_ps50q97hdx.htm
so I was hoping to have my now biased opinion confirmed as Richer Sounds are bringing this in specially for me !
great shop by the way,no better place to buy your home cinema and hifi gear,nothing is too much trouble 4 them !!
perhaps someone who can access the conclusion to this review could copy and paste it here 4 me 2 read ??
R

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Re: Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« Reply #2 on: 25 May 2007, 08:12:11 PM »
Thank you for the review.
If you don't mind, I would like to request the calibrated settings you used! :)

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Re: Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« Reply #3 on: 25 May 2007, 10:08:35 PM »
Hello Vincent!

Thanks for the review but I hope you can help me with some questions  :)

First off, would you mind sharing your settings with us (incl. colour settings etc.)?

And then about the judder of the football in front of crowds. For one, have you had any news from Samsung or have you tried different firmwares? Is this likely to be fixed?

And more importantly, on the Us forums people deny there being such a problem whereas on german and uk forums i have read about it.
is it possible, that ntsc does not have this problem, i.e. 60Hz works better than 50Hz? Or are the US models somehow equipped with slightly different firmware?

Thank you and I hope you can help me.

Kind regards,

Alex

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Re: Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« Reply #4 on: 29 May 2007, 08:04:26 AM »
As usual, another great review.

Just wondering, do you have any idea comparing to its brother, C9 would it be so much different in terms of PQ ? (Both having same resolution, 16bit)

As far as I can tell the difference is only in HDMI amount and Q series using the Ultra Filter Bright (which is not an advantage) while C9 using Filter Bright.

If there is not much different then I will opt for the C series as the price different quite substantial (around Usd 550, in my country).

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« Reply #5 on: 09 June 2007, 10:25:27 AM »
 Vincent it would be nice if you could give us the post calibration settings.

 Also a comparison against PX70 would be handy.

 Thanks

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Re: Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« Reply #6 on: 11 June 2007, 02:50:08 PM »
Hmmm.
This forum isn't worth much if we cannot get any comments of the tester/reviewer here.

What were the settings?

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Re: Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« Reply #7 on: 11 June 2007, 03:24:01 PM »


   I   havent  had one  reply  from any of my posts  yet  mocca  ::) ??? ???

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Re: Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« Reply #8 on: 11 June 2007, 04:26:49 PM »
Great forum !

Not even one reply or a simply explanation why there are no replies.

Great work.

Makes the reviews kind of useless if you cannot ask any serious questions.

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Re: Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« Reply #9 on: 11 June 2007, 04:42:39 PM »
  Mocca  are you from Australia

  If  so  you might get answers hear 

   

    http://www.dtvforum.info/

« Last Edit: 11 June 2007, 04:52:35 PM by renocasino »

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Re: Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« Reply #10 on: 11 June 2007, 10:20:16 PM »
Sorry guys, been tied up with other things... reviewing HDTVs the way we do takes a lot of time and effort.

@mocca: You may be right, but there's no way I can verify the 50hz vs 60hz issue as I'm not going to receive 60hz broadcast anytime soon. And I haven't heard anything further from Samsung.

@Yannis, mocca, renocasino: settings may be released later.

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Re: Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« Reply #11 on: 12 June 2007, 06:26:22 AM »
may be released, or will be released ?!!!

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Re: Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« Reply #12 on: 12 June 2007, 06:44:45 AM »
Thank you for finally getting back to us.

Like many, I would love to see your settings.
Did you notice any problems with NTSC DVDs? These would be 60Hz. Maybe not football but something comparable?

I'm on the verge of finally pulling the trigger and buying one but the reflection moire is putting me off. There is a cheaper C96 version which only has FilterBright and not UltraFilterBright and apparently there will be the P-series soon with UltraFilterBright 2. Do you have any recommendations?

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Re: Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« Reply #13 on: 12 June 2007, 09:58:32 AM »
Mocca,
Do you have any link regarding P-series?

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Re: Samsung PS50Q97HDX Review
« Reply #14 on: 12 June 2007, 10:22:06 AM »
No usefull ones. I have some to dealers that are offering them as preorders. But no confirmed info.

Samsung Germany won't give me any info either :(

But it has become clear that there will be a P9 series and I expect it to be out soon.