I replaced my 14 year old Pioneer Elite Pro-1000 HD 50" plasma with a new 55" LG C7 OLED. In the same place, over the mantle. Thing is, the 55" had to be placed about 4" higher and tilts down a few degrees. Of course it is effectively frameless while the old Pioneer had a heavy gloss black frame and was mounted dead flush. We sit on a couch against the wall 12' away.
The result was that with sources heavy to center channel - movies, TV - it markedly changed the ratio of direct to reflected sound. So much so that the reverberations were creating the dreaded "soap opera" effect. Luckily I was able to rearrange some furniture etc. enough to more or less increase the direct sound to restore the balance. I hate to admit it but it took me a day to figure it out. These large frameless TVs can be an acoustic nightmare. Now I'm glad my wife didn't let me buy a 65".
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Topic - who knew? - Jim Pearce 15:51:44 06/11/17 (12)
- RE: who knew? - fantja 01:18:01 06/15/17 (2)
- it was a great tv fantja... - Jim Pearce 10:15:08 06/15/17 (0)
- I have one too, don't look forward to - oldmkvi 06:50:31 06/15/17 (0)
- I don't like looking up at a TV screen- - oldmkvi 21:05:13 06/14/17 (0)
- RE: who knew? - mrdavis842 07:12:47 06/12/17 (2)
- by the way, I'm not the only one... - Jim Pearce 06:53:43 06/13/17 (0)
- can't take the tilt out... - Jim Pearce 08:12:28 06/12/17 (0)
- RE: who knew? - Jack G 04:22:02 06/12/17 (4)