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Does the eve kit lower lag in the F8500 without PC mode?
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Just my .02 regarding the EvoKit that I purchased over a year ago for my Samsung ES8000: I haven't had any of the problems mentioned in this thread, it works fine. The new remote quit working and I opted for a Harmony which seems to control everyting except I can't get to the Smarthub. But I think I can fix that. But the bottom line is this: THE TV DOESN'T LOOK ANY BETTER AND DOESN'T WORK ANY BETTER. The menus for the Apps look snazzier, but they work exactly the same. If I had it to do over I wouldn't have spent the $180 or whatever it was. If it ain't broke don't fix it. It's the same panel.

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Does the eve kit lower lag in the F8500 without PC mode?
Anybody know?
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Samsung F8500s just did a FW update. The Kit may have one coming as well.
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Anybody know?
no it only makes it more lag

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so far the sek-2000 isn't all that.. no more bluetooth power-on, no more remote-control over the network with 3rd party apps only with samsungs app, skype playing samsung background music while in call (fixed by reinstalling skype) , tv using onboard lan instead of the one of the evokit while doing firmware upgrade first time. seating of the sek-2000 seems worse then the sek-1000. if sek-2000 doesnt respond/ get recognized by tv, unplug it and put it back (take powercord out !) it should snap easily into place. then give a firm tap on it at the side where the connector is after u put it back in place.

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Some advice.

Will the SEK-2000/ZA work on Australian Samsung Models such as UA60ES8000?

I have the SEK-1000/XY installed and works well but in reading the forums there still appears to many issues.

I can't get the local Samsung people to make any sense re the availability or support in Australia.

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Get the Au one from these spots.
http://www.therealdeal.com.au/index....k-2000-xy.html
http://www.zylax.com.au/tv-accessori...-xy-10414.html
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no it only makes it more lag
Anyone else can confirm this? What were the measurement?
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Anyone else can confirm this? What were the measurement?
putting a i7 core laptop with DP>HMDI adapter on HMDI port 1 of the tv and moving the mouse.. PS3 hooked up to HMDI port 2.. lag has never been so worse as with this sek-2000.. if you really want the lowest input lag then do not use a evokit at all.

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putting a i7 core laptop with DP>HMDI adapter on HMDI port 1 of the tv and moving the mouse.. PS3 hooked up to HMDI port 2.. lag has never been so worse as with this sek-2000.. if you really want the lowest input lag then do not use a evokit at all.
i7 desktop on hdmi to hdmi with a good pcie graphics card and no noticable lag for me -- I'm not using it for gaming so I can only speak to using it as a monitor. The evo kit has been rock solid for my purposes since the middle of june updates.
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i7 desktop on hdmi to hdmi with a good pcie graphics card and no noticable lag for me -- I'm not using it for gaming so I can only speak to using it as a monitor. The evo kit has been rock solid for my purposes since the middle of june updates.
well, on my es8000s the lag is above 32ms, which is too much for me.

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