Get Free, Friendly, Expert Advice
Call 1-888-352-9466 or email

Designed and Manufactured in Canada Since 1980

Solarrdadd's 7.1 Apartment HT!
A promise is A promise... Axiom's second home
AxiomAudio Blog

Insider’s Sneak Peek: AxiomAeris

Axiom’s New Computer Speakers

Blind Listening Tests

Who's Online
3 registered (guillermo123, Ken.C, Spoiler), 33 Guests and 7 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
13,385 Registered Members
11 Forums
23,236 Topics
411,638 Posts

Most users ever online: 378 @ 02/24/13 04:33 PM
Top Posters
Ken.C 17936
pmbuko 16359
SirQuack 13357
CV 11476
MarkSJohnson 11218
Meanwhile On Facebook
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#399877 - 01/10/14 01:23 PM Bendable TVs...
sonicfox Offline

Registered: 05/01/02
Posts: 906
Loc: Davenport, Iowa, USA
I wonder who's gonna be the first here to buy one.

Are they trying to go for a home IMAX experience or what?
Marantz SR6003
Samsung LN52B550
Oppo DV-980H
Insignia NS-WBRDVD

#399878 - 01/10/14 01:37 PM Re: Bendable TVs... [Re: sonicfox]
nickbuol Offline

Registered: 09/16/04
Posts: 4761
Loc: Marion, IA
No silly, this is your home IMAX experience:

IMAX Private Theatre

As for the OLED TV that you linked, the OLED panel itself is inherently flexible until a frame is put around it.

Not sure why anyone would want to curve one of these screens until you get into the super large size (say like in the 150" range) since at smaller size, you end up with a distorted image.

I wish I could find the article I read about all of these curved OLED displays and how they are much better "flat" but that it was more of a marketing "gimick" at this point to make them seem more unique and "cool" to the un(der)-educated consumer with the cash to blow on a new TV.

Don't get me wrong, I've been wanting OLED to come to the market in a big way, and I think that the technology is finally the major breakthrough that people have been wanting for a long time. I mean, they essentially "print" out the OLED panels, and can in theory make them any size that you want. Imagine OLED "wallpaper", if you will. You could get the best of all display technologies, in any size that you want. If the price point hits something reasonable, you could almost eliminate the projector system at some point.

Still dreaming for me at this point since it is so pricey, but OLED is pretty awesome stuff, but I will take it flat please.
2-M60s, VP180, VP150, 4-QS8s, 4-M3s, SVS 20-39PCi, DIY Sub, 8-Shakers, JVC RS45

#399879 - 01/10/14 01:38 PM Re: Bendable TVs... [Re: sonicfox]
brwsaw Offline

Registered: 10/12/12
Posts: 1287
Loc: Canada
I like the concept but would hate to see the price.
Life is good.

#399885 - 01/10/14 01:56 PM Re: Bendable TVs... [Re: sonicfox]
Socketman Offline

Registered: 07/12/09
Posts: 1405
Loc: Whitehorse YT
I really don't think we will see affordable OLED until they are sure they cant sell one more LED or Plasma. These manufacturers are in the business of making money ,they cant move too fast you never know how long it will be until the next big thing. I hope OLED is all they purport it to be , I am going to miss plasma. The real reason originally to curve a screen was to eliminate pincushion from projectors which use a lense which obviously a OLED etc do not. Its just another gimmick. IMHO smile

DOG is GOD spelled backwards.
I blame my terseness on my keyboard. smile

#399894 - 01/10/14 04:18 PM Re: Bendable TVs... [Re: sonicfox]
Adrian Offline

Registered: 12/27/08
Posts: 6695
Loc: It's all about the location.
Hmmm....might solve the problem of getting a big screen around the corner downstairs...
Half of communication is listening. You can't listen with your mouth.

#399908 - 01/10/14 06:08 PM Re: Bendable TVs... [Re: sonicfox]
BBIBH Offline

Registered: 01/10/02
Posts: 1117
Loc: Canada
That technology is making the retail industry salivate, as well as many others I am sure.


#399912 - 01/10/14 09:11 PM Re: Bendable TVs... [Re: sonicfox]
chesseroo Offline

Registered: 05/13/02
Posts: 5051
Loc: western canada
A curved screen will reduce some of that glare from the window opposing my present flat screen unit.
Damn mirrors these things.
"Those who preach the myths of audio are ignorant of truth."

#399923 - 01/11/14 12:05 AM Re: Bendable TVs... [Re: sonicfox]
ClubNeon Offline

Registered: 02/06/09
Posts: 3453
Loc: Western Maryland, USA
Curved glass is more likely to glare, at least at some point along its surface. A flat piece of glass will only glare when the angle to the light source is the same as the viewing position (the curve will have some tangent that satisfies this equation (and if you move your seating position there will be another)).
Pioneer VSX-1018AH-K, PDP-5020FD, DV-79AVi
Axiom M22s, VP150, QS8s
Sony PS3, surround backs

#399998 - 01/12/14 03:49 PM Re: Bendable TVs... [Re: sonicfox]
Hansang Offline

Registered: 02/07/07
Posts: 593
Loc: New York
Yes...curved OLED....uhmmm,, sorry. (walks off stage)


Sorry, couldn't resist.
Denon 4520, EPIC80/500/VP180 Speakers


Moderator:  alan, Amie, Andrew, axiomadmin, Brent, Debbie, Ian, Jc 

Home  |  Corporate Info  |  Products  |  Message Board  |  FAQs  |  Warranty  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Statement   |  Contact Us

©2015 Colquhoun Audio Laboratories Limited
All Rights Reserved.