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  1. Samsung UN65KU6491 65" Curved

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I picked this up for $1500 Cdn , $500 off Boxing Day sale at Costco. I haven't run through a calibration yet but the picture looks much better in the black level than by my 7 yr old 47" Vizio. I thought a curved screen was a Samsung gimmick but it really does improve upon the viewing angle...
  2. Latest Flat or Curved 4K OLED Production on sale

    Great Deals and Specials
    65" EF95000 & EG9600 Promotions Take one of the following promotions: 65" EF9500 or EG9600 $4,998 Deal #1 10% store credit $500 Deal #2 Free LG's 4K 49UF6400 Offers end 11/21/15 These are the latest production LG OLED TVs, manufactured the last week of October 2015. 511 s/n...
  3. LG Unveils First Curved Soundbar (LGS855)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Electronics manufacturers have aggressively attacked the soundbar market space for a number of years, hoping to get into the pockets of consumers looking for better sound without sacrificing floor space and running wires. For a non-primary system, soundbars can offer a significantly improved...
  4. When are curved screen recommended?

    General Screen Discussion
    I finally decided to build a new screen for myself (XD material is on the way). I now need to choose if going curved is right for me. The screen will be a 2.35:1 and will be 115" wide. The screen is almost as wide as my room (about 6" on each side remaining). There is a chance I'll be making an...
  5. Trouble for the 21" curved box build

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I've been enjoying my 21" DIY sub for 4 years now, but I've hit a problem. The other day I was doing some rewiring in my audio rack and I think I accidentally turned up the gain on the ep4000 powering my sub. I was taking a shower with the system turned to the maximum I would normally turn...
  6. Dtsdig's Curved Elusive (Tux) 1099 LCR Build!

    DIY Speakers
    Hello there HTS'ers, It's been a while since I've built anything aside from a quick and easy DIYsoundgroup Volt-10 surround build using flat packs. Those have been in place as my temporary front speakers since I sold my entire Polk Audio setup earlier this year. I want my entire system to be...
  7. Jamestown curved screen

    Manufactured Screens
    I ordered one this morning! 105" wide 2.35 acoustically transparent. I was told 4 weeks and I will have it. I will share my impressions since it was this forum that led me to Jamestown
  8. LG's first Curved OLED TV arrives at GITEX Shopper in Dubai

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    GITEX Shopper ( Gulf Information Technology Exhibition Shopper), which takes pace every year in Dubai World Trade Center, is one of the most important tech exhibitions in the Arab world. This year, it opened on Saturday October 5th, with LG unveiling the world's first Curved OLED TV. LG shows...
  9. Zaph ZA5 Curved Build

    DIY Speakers
    I have a small home with just a corner for stereo and television. I built Fried Transmission Line speakers in my youth and now that I'm retired wanted to build an "entertainment cabinet" and speakers again. I have about a 42" corner and that's all I can allocate for space. I got some good...
  10. Curved baffle centre channel - help with design

    DIY Speakers
    Hi All, I'm thinking outside the box a little for my next project, a curved baffle centre channel. After searching this forum for curved baffle speakers, the only thread that came anywhere near to what I want to do is the wine barrel subwoofer by Mark DN, but it's the barrel that's the common...
  11. Stereo Integrity 18" D2 Curved build!

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Well, I suppose I will finally start posting my build that I've been working on for a while. I was planning to hold out until it is completed but the HTS site has started to give me "words of encouragement" at the top of the page every time I log on. I had originally set out to build two sealed...
  12. Curved screen OLED TVs coming to U.K. later this year

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    This past January, LG and Samsung put some curved OLED TVs on display at the 2013 CES. Now, LG has announced that their curved screen TVs will, later this year, hit the U.K. market. Does curved OLED provide an immersive viewing experience? Because of the smaller screen size of the TVs, in...
  13. LG also exhibits curved OLED-TV

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: FlatPanelsHD
  14. Samsung exhibits curved OLED-TV at CES

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: FlatPanelsHD
  15. curved or flat screen ?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi everyone !! been reading alot of threads on here and still can't get this in my head. i'm thinking this will boil down to a taste thing as well as a budget thing. here me out; i've seen a curved screen a while ago.. and just love the looks of it. looks and feels like an imax... just loved...
  16. any curved 16:9 success stories?

    DIY Screens
    Anyone ever built a curved 16:9 with success? Wondering what could be done to offset the edge flare, or if I'm out of luck.
  17. Diy curved screen, BW?

    DIY Screens
    Planning on constructing a DIY, curved screen. Frame will be wood, substrate will be sintra or other foamcore board, with canvas adhered to that. Will be a 5x8' size. Any reason BW wouldn't be a good choice for a rolled on paint?
  18. Curved Cabinet Volume Calculation ??

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    How do you Calculate a curved cabinet. 18W x 19H x 19D similar to "Warpdrv's Custom" build ??
  19. Trompie`s Curved "Statement Family" Building thread.

    DIY Speakers
    My speaker building project. About 12 years back a bought some Blue Gum tree planks that was cut from huge old trees (older then a 100 years according to town folks that know some of their history). The piece of land was bought for the development of an church so some of them were cut down and...
  20. 15" TC Sounds curved MDF box build

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Nothing to exciting my first "real" sub enclosure build, wanted to do something a little different. :D Some my have seen it over on the AVS forum, thought I'd post it here as well since this section seems a little dead for the last while. (been lurking for years) Found a TC sounds 15" LMS...