Tag: TV

Ambient backlighting for Samsung LED TV Jun 12, 2016

Being quite happy with my 75 inch whopper Samsung UE75HU7500, the only thing I wanted to do about it was giving it ambient backlighting. When watching TV in complete darkness your eyes get quickly tired because of the stark contrast between the bright screen and its dark surroundings. Even though this device features an ambient light sensor, which is used to automatically adjust the screen brightness, the contrast is still all too harsh.

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4K UHD TV Samsung UE75HU7500: a complete review ‣ Part 6. Location, conclusions May 25, 2015

This TV can be either attached to the stand or mounted on the wall.

The first option seems arguable to me: because of its huge size (and the related windage), the panel will sway at any breath. And it won't survive its falling down (neither will its owner).

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4K UHD TV Samsung UE75HU7500: a complete review ‣ Part 5. AV format support May 24, 2015

The built-in video player features an impressive list of codecs and containers. It includes modern formats such as FLV and MKV, and even the recently introduced H.265 and VP8 (WebM):

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4K UHD TV Samsung UE75HU7500: a complete review ‣ Part 4. Smart Hub and applications May 23, 2015

This TV has an interactive mode, the so-called Smart Hub, which offers the following four panels.

Smart Hub: Applications.

You can install free and paid application, for which a Samsung account is required. Out-of-the-box the TV has YouTube, NetFlix, Spotify and a bunch of others. Applications can be installed on an external USB drive. And, of course, you can update and uninstall them.

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4K UHD TV Samsung UE75HU7500: a complete review ‣ Part 3. Accessories May 16, 2015

Even though this TV is a pricey, it doesn't stop Samsung from trying to earn even more on their customers. Selling accessories with a five hundred percent margin is a popular way to make money among vendors.

An HDMI cable isn't the only thing Samsung saved on. The TV is also lacking a camera out-of-the-box, which I definitely don't appreciate, considering numerous functions it's required for, like Skype or Motion Control.

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4K UHD TV Samsung UE75HU7500: a complete review ‣ Part 2. Connect and control May 15, 2015

All available connectors in this TV are located at its rear side: Connector panel.

Namely they are:

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