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^ There is NO 2014 UNxxF8000 model. 2014 models replace the F with an H. My understanding with the panels is that the F series did not have this halo problem (although some of the larger panels are more prone to 'flashlighting') it was the E series of 2012 that suffered with them. In my work I've encountered many f8000s and quite a few h8000s. Overall I prefer and own an F8000.
From what I have learned, the unxxf8000 received an update in early 2014 or late 2013. The changes are the that the flat panel is actually manufactrued by Samsung instead of one of their suppliers and the Smart Evolution kit has a 2014 date on it. The firmware is the latest update and the unit ships with 2 remotes.

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The same was said to me today when I called about the 60 in model. Very strange since Samsung Live Chat confirmed that there are no other versions. SCAM!
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Question Need some advice

Just picked up a UN65F8000 from buydig. Very happy with the TV and the picture quality, good uniformity, no flashlighting or banding. UD03 panel version.

BUT

I found I was delivered a Canadian version when I went to register on Samsung's site.

Buydig will refund or has offered to make up with a 3-year Square Trade warranty.

I'm torn...am I really losing anything by forgoing the 1-year Samsung US warranty for the ST warranty?

Advice?
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How is the color and tint stability across different channels and sources , if it really looks good , then you should be all set.

The reason I say that is because I had instability all over the place , channels and inputs , and streaming.

Turns out the "main board" was defective , after the replacement the tv is much more stable.

I am still not a huge Samsung fan , because of the off-shore support.

However it still maybe one of the better tv`s out there.

Looks good , take it home !!

Later ,

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Yesterday I purchased the 60 inch for $1800 with a 5 year warranty (TV was $1539 + tax & warranty) - any suggestions on calibrating an advice to optimize this TV is welcomed.
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Yesterday I purchased the 60 inch for $1800 with a 5 year warranty (TV was $1539 + tax & warranty) - any suggestions on calibrating an advice to optimize this TV is welcomed.

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Internet seller in NYC, but I picked it up at their warehouse.
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How is the color and tint stability across different channels and sources , if it really looks good , then you should be all set.

The reason I say that is because I had instability all over the place , channels and inputs , and streaming.

Turns out the "main board" was defective , after the replacement the tv is much more stable.

I am still not a huge Samsung fan , because of the off-shore support.

However it still maybe one of the better tv`s out there.

Looks good , take it home !!

Later ,

Gary 
Can you elaborate a little on the instability you were experiencing?
I'm experiencing differing PQ from channel to channel as well. Some channels are beautiful and others are extremely washed out, as if the backlight/brightness is cranked up...
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