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The 46HM84 46-inch DLP HDTV

Nos T
02-01-2005, 11:37 AM
I am very close to buying a lcd/dlp/plasma. Toshibas 46" 46HM84 dlp has caught my attention. My concerns are lagging while playing xbox and rainbow effect, but I've found it for $1998 onsale. Anybody else have one of these?

mathjak
02-01-2005, 05:42 PM
i loooooove mine...excellent hd picture

bigjdotcom01
02-04-2005, 10:19 PM
I love mine. No problems here!

paul11
02-04-2005, 10:59 PM
I have the 52HM84 and it is excellent.

lienly
03-10-2005, 08:10 AM
don't play game to give comment.
other than that, really vivid PQ!!! :D
but don't know why it shows ghosting?
http://funimg.pchome.com.tw/img_upload/PRODUCT/l/i/20050226_lienly_080302.jpg

I am very close to buying a lcd/dlp/plasma. Toshibas 46" 46HM84 dlp has caught my attention. My concerns are lagging while playing xbox and rainbow effect, but I've found it for $1998 onsale. Anybody else have one of these?

RSawdey
03-10-2005, 10:39 AM
lienly - you need to adjust your sharpness to zero. Digital signals don't need sharpening the way analog does. You might also consider turning off the DNIe & other 'enhancements'.

lagging is caused by video format conversion in the TV. Feed the TV it's native res and you won't have any lag.

delyan
03-14-2005, 06:55 AM
Correct me if I am wrong, but the manual says not to hook up any PCs to the TV............

RSawdey
03-14-2005, 05:06 PM
A PC is flexible enough that it can create a signal exactly fitting the ATSC spec. When done right, the TV can't tell it's not an STB or something...

On the other hand, when the manufacturer says 'not supported' you're not going to see the little bells & whistles that make use with a PC easy... things like VGA inputs & overscan management in particular. Samsung & Panasonic advertise their 'multimedia' features & support.

I STINK
03-14-2005, 11:33 PM
Wow RSawdey nice pointer on the sharpness. It helped alot with pic on my Toshiba 52HMX84 . Check out Video Only they will bend on price I got my tv for $2400.00 with tax , 5 year warranty, and the stand. Best price I could find :)

RSawdey
03-15-2005, 03:58 PM
wonder how lienly is doing with all his edge ringing... that cute young thing should look a lot better than that!

jims123
03-15-2005, 07:37 PM
What is Video Only? That price is cheaper than I have seen on line at pricegrabber and other sites. I type video only in my search engine and nothing comes up.

I STINK
03-15-2005, 10:49 PM
http://www.videoonly.com/
I purchased in San Mateo

lienly
03-20-2005, 10:30 PM
so far, I still leave sharpness at factory default setting. don't know how to turn it off completely. have tried 0 sharpness, but still see ghosting.

DNIe is Sammy, not Tosh.

lienly - you need to adjust your sharpness to zero. Digital signals don't need sharpening the way analog does. You might also consider turning off the DNIe & other 'enhancements'.

lagging is caused by video format conversion in the TV. Feed the TV it's native res and you won't have any lag.

kdog044
03-21-2005, 09:02 AM
DNIe is Sammy, not Tosh.It's called CableClear DNR on the Toshiba.

barakas
03-23-2005, 10:58 AM
There's a setting on this tv specifically for gamers, you can turn it on(game mode) & the lag between the vid & joystick are completely gone. (in theory) never tried it.

delyan
05-22-2005, 11:07 AM
This is for the owners of 46hm84. When you go to the menu-->picture-->cinema mode, you have a choice of film or video? What is the difference because I don't see any changes when I choose either of them. It is supposed to improve the picture of either source and I understand that some programs are film based and others are video based, but when I flip from film to video I don't see any changes in the picture. My TV is hooked up the VOOM receiver and I am wondering if the receiver is converting the signal first. The same with DVDs! Some DVDs are film based and others are video based, but when I flip from film to video I don't see any changes in the picture.

RSawdey
05-22-2005, 11:53 AM
"film mode' enables 3:2 pulldown...

delyan
05-23-2005, 10:53 AM
"film mode' enables 3:2 pulldown...
...which converts the 24 frames per second of film to NTSC video standards used by television. But when I flip through film or video modes I don't see a difference from any source of signal.

RSawdey
05-23-2005, 02:47 PM
Probably because 3:2 pulldown is usually done in the source device (like DVD player), or by the broadcast station.