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Mitsubishi Announces Seamless 1080p to 4k2k Upscaling

Thanks goes to Akihabara News for the heads up that Mitsubishi has announced seamless HD upscaling to 4k2k resolution. The technology currently supports HDMI 1.4 spec but no direct Blu-ray upscaling according to Mitsubishi — which we don’t entirely understand. If the display is upscaling the signal it’s getting, what does it care of it’s […]

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4 Year Old Mitsubishi WD-65831 Picture Improved With New Lamp

Above is my Mitsubishi WD-65831, the first (and only) HDTV I’ve ever bought. I built my home entertainment system around it after researching HDTVs for months. I looked as plasmas, LCDs and like everyone else, waited for SEDs. Having it contributed to a lot of popular content on this blog over the years for folks […]

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CES: Mitsubishi Laser-Based TVs Looking Beautiful

Giz is reporting that Mitsubishi’s upcoming laser-based RPTVs are looking pretty awesome with some of the most vibrant colors and deepest blacks they’ve seen. Giz also has some good shots of the TV from the side, and it looks about the same depth of some of the thinner RPTVs out there (maybe about 14-16″ deep?) […]

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JD Power HDTV Awards

Winners are: Sony BRAVIA: LCD Category Pioneer: Plasma Category Samsung: DLP Category I’d say my additions to that list are: Sharp AQUOS: LCD Category Panasonic: Plasma Category Mitsubishi/Sony: DLP Category Keeping in mind that the JD Power and Associates award is based on usage and user satisfaction ratings as they responded to the survey. So […]

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Mitsubishi Announces More 1080p DLP Sets

EngadgetHD has the scoop on the new sets Mitsubishi is releases in their 1080p DLP series. Previously the series were: 731 732 831 The new series are: 733 – 6-Color Light Engine, x.v.Color, PerfectColor, three rear HDMI 1.3 ports, and a front component input. 734 – [733 Specs Plus...] Dark Detailer, PerfecTint, DeepField Imager, SharpEdge, […]

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Mitsubishi WD-65831 "Air Flow" Problem

Readers of the blog first started reporting the problem in this thread. I didn’t think too much of it at the time, but now I’m on the 4th day of my TV turning itself off because of “Air Flow”. Following my First Incident with getting a replacement and now this White Blooming issue going on […]

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Mitsubishi WD-65831 White Bloom

Uh oh. A poster here named Andy pointed me to a thread over on AVS where some Mitsubishi WD-XX732/831 owners are reporting “white bleed” or “blooming” problems with the Mits light engine. Some of the users have replaced their light engines multiple times already and our friend Andy already had his replaced once before and […]

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Mitsubishi WD-65831 Personal Tweaks

I’ve been tweaking my WD-65831 for about an hour and I think I’ve come up with a configuration that looks really good to me, no garuntees that you will like it. In fact it’s quite a bit different than some of the other one’s I’ve seen people post. Disclaimer: I always thought the defaults that […]

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Mitsubishi WD-65831 High-Scoring Review at Ultimate AV

A long time reader, Gordon Walter, sent along information that the Mitsubishi WD-65831 has been reviewed over at Ultimate AV (months after it’s been out now) and is still raking in the praise for it’s HD picture. After having this TV for quite a few months (the shot above is of standard-def Dr. Phil) now […]

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Mitsubishi WD-65831 Windex Screen Damage

Don't Clean Your HDTV Screen with Windex / Glass Cleaner

So you’ve heard the techies say to you for years now, but you never understood why (that goes for me to): “Don’t use Windex or anything else to clean your HDTV screen!” I really wish there were a warning somewhere prominent on the box… how’s this for a warning on a $4k TV: What you […]

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Mitsubishi WD-65831, Highest Rated HDTV on CNET

Woot! Looks like the Mitsubishi WD-65831 is the highest rated HDTV on CNET Reviews. That includes comparisons to other sets like LCDs, Plasmas and LCoS sets. I do have to say after owning this TV for a few months now, it’s fantastic. I’m not the biggest fan of the Dark Detailer, but the edge enhancement […]

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Mitsubishi WD-65831, Take 2

Well the replacement set got here and the delivery guys swapped it out. I played Gears of War on the set for 3 hours then we watched Star Wars IV (from 1977) and I could not believe how GOOD this movie looked with the Deep Field Imager turned on along with the Edge Enhancer turned […]

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Suggested SD/HD Device Input Configuration

I recently found myself in an interesting situation. When I first got the Mitsubishi WD-65831 I thought it had too many inputs, especially HDMI. Now that I’m starting to look at more HD devices I’m running into the problem that my A/V receiver does not have any HDMI switching on it, and I seem to […]

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Mitsubishi WD-65831 Reordered

Ok so I just re-placed another order for a replacement Mits. After talking to 3 different Costco customer service reps (trying to get a different story) I finally accepted their story: Replacements are not treated specially they basically consists of you returning the item then returning it online. You can return it to any warehouse […]

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Mitsubishi WD-65831, Drama

*sigh* I don’t know how closely you guys have been following my ongoing TV drama but after putting in the replacement bulb and realizing that the set is screwed up, not the bulb, I’m pooped. I can’t trouble shoot this stupid thing anymore. To recap, this is what is happening: Watch TV Turn off TV […]

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Son of a Biscuit, Lamp Burned Out

So I fired up the Mitsubishi WD-65831 to try out the TV Guide after a friend asked me to check it out and blammo… no picture. I thought the TV was taking a long time to warm up, turns out the bulb is dead. (Probably 3 hours of TV on it). I called the 800 […]

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Mitsubishi WD-65831 Comparison Shots to WD-57732

A while ago my buddy got a WD-57732 and hasn’t had many good things to say about it when watching standard definition or playing his PS2. After getting my set and hooking it up, I’m amazed how good the SD looks, here are some comparison shots: Mitsubishi WD-57732 SD Mitsubishi WD-65831 SD No idea what […]

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Mitsubishi WD-65831, Harmony 720 and HDMI Input Switching

A quick quirk you Mitsubishi owners out there might be aware of is that your Harmony remotes don’t handle input switching on the new WD sets well for some inputs (namely the HDMI ones), the reason for my set (WD-65831) was that I had to rename my single HDMI input to “HDMI-1″ and add another […]

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HDTV Home Theater, Start to Finish

So my adventure in building a home theater around the perfect HDTV (for me) started over a year ago when I first saw the Sony 50″ XBR1 in Circuit City. Since then I’ve been on a rampage to find the perfect TV, stand and speaker setup for me and it has finally all arrived and […]

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Costco Carrying Mitsubishi WD-65831 (Entire WD Lineup)

Well over the last week I’ve done a search almost every day and noticed that almost each day Costco was adding a new TV from the Mitsubishi WD lineup, low and behold, the last TV to be added was the 65831. NOTE: Yesterday and when the TV was added it was listed for $3899.99, I […]

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Picture of Mitsubishi WD-65831 On with No Glare

Mitsubishi WD-65831 with BDI Deploy Max Stand

‘SupraLB‘ posted some shots recently of his beautiful new WD-65831 on the BDI Deploy Max stand (personally this is the setup I will be gunning for if the XBR2 flops and don’t dazzled consistently across the board, so it was nice to see). The first pictures shows that glare from all the windows in the […]

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Optimal Settings for Mitsubishi WD-57831 & WD-65831

Ok guys, a LOT more feedback pouring in on the Mitsubishi WD-57/65831 and I have to say you might as well just forget that post from a few days back where people were having problems, this thread has turned into nothing but praise for the set. Everything from picture quality, to flexibility of card-read, to […]

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My Impressions of the Mitsubishi WD-65831

Ok so I finally found a place in town that carries the Mitsubishi WD-65831, Roh’s Electronics “Where we charge you retail, because you are a sucker”. Ok that’s not really their tagline, but it should be. I walked into Roh’s, which actually had a very high end layout/setup. Qualias, Pioneer Elites and the WD-65831. Many […]

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Troubles in Mitsubishi WD-65831 Paradise

After what seemed a stream of endless praise some folks getting the new 65831 sets are starting to notice a few things that are not settling well. The most damning is a few folks noticed after some quick testing major jaggies in images when being sent to the set in 1080i. The concern here is […]

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