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2018 LG OLED65C8 & XG1v4

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2018 LG OLED65C8 & XG1v4

There have been numerous posts regarding the quality of picture offered from the XG1v4, as compared to the previous XG1 versions. I too have fallen in that rabbit hole. I received a brand new OLED TV and connected it to my XG1 with no issues. I read about Comcast’s offering of the new v4, so gave that a whirl. I have been pulling my hair out for 3 days trying to figure why the picture looks so disappointing compared to last week. 

 

From what I’ve read, it’s truly not the cables, the TV settings, etc., but a box that doesn’t/can’t deliver what it was designed to. 

 

Im heading to my local Comcast office tomorrow to swap out the “latest in technology” for the X1 which provided a much better picture.

 

I’ll let you all know how it goes for peace of mind. 

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Re: 2018 LG OLED65C8 & XG1v4

We hear you. There have been a number of versions coming from this one supplier. It's new technology for them, and not quite ready for primetime.

 

I have had my Samsung 3D UHD 65" curved television since the second week of 2016. Since I use DSL (different Internet provider than Comcast) I cannot use X1 boxes or the 4k DVR without dropping DSL (not going to happen).

 

Since all the built-in apps on our "smart televisions" include the few Comcast currently offers, it is a non-problem for me. My Cisco RNG150N (HD cable-box) is less of a problem than the 4KDVR for up-scaling to 2160p through my television.

 

If, and when they come out with 4K version of a cable-box for linear cable only, then I will get one. Some people do like some of the features of the Comcast voice remote for finding programs, but I don't use a DVR and linear version of ON DEMAND has always been fine with me.


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Re: 2018 LG OLED65C8 & XG1v4

@MCollins1

 

I'm not sure if you received my private message from last week or not, but if you are still wishing to have a 4K DVR sent to you, please reply at your earliest convenience so I can get it sent. Chat with you soon. 


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