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post #391 of 397 Old 08-05-2014, 08:38 AM
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I bought a 60ga6400 form amazon, the bezel is alot thicker than i was hoping, the Pic is pretty good for a 120hz, I still have the 3.2 and dont plan on updating even though I keep getting the popup to do so, my question is this, can xbmc be loaded on this model, I tried but for some reason it wont install, any advice?
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Well I got this tv last night for 500, its the 47ga6400...it was a best buy display model which if that takes lets say 2-3 years off its life so be it...I figured I will at least get a good 8-10 years out of this set. I am really impressed with it and I am sad it didnt sell better then it did. I have not tried the 3d yet. One problem I did have was it did not come with qwerty remote...but Logitech k400 keyboard solved that so I could get through the setup. I love the picture quality. thanks for this thread and what you guys have done, it really helped get my tv setup nice and easy....I understand I can just use the theater glasses with this tv for 3D is that correct?
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Yes, you can theater 3d glasses. I have about 10 of them and they work perfectly.
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Good to know thank you...How satisfied with this tv are you? So far I have liked what I have seen and to be honest, dont think I will find anything near its quality in the 500 price range!
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On a 1-10 scale with 1 being "I hate it, this is a terrible TV" and 10 being "I am in love with this TV, it's awesome!" I am at a 4.


It lacks the ability to tweak settings for the streaming products, so you can't turn off Trumotion or any of the other crap, for Netflix, etc. Plus, the picture quality, while easily customizable, seems difficult to make "perfect". I know that is a poor word to use, but I have never been able to get this TV to a picture quality level that I am happy with. I find myself constantly tweaking this or that, which is troubling. Also, the apps available are sparse, it is no longer supported from LG (and presumably Google), and it lacks some streaming services which should be no brainers. Also, while I haven't used them in some time, the speakers on the TV are among the worst I have ever heard.


The WORST thing about the set though is the moronic decision by LG to make it so that the auto-dimming cannot be turned off or adjusted, by the TV's owner, without a special service remote control. Watch a dark film like Fright Night and count how many times the screen brightens and darkens. I (embarrassingly) have had to tell people that this is a "feature", apologizing for their stupid decision.


That said, the WIFI is strong, it has lots of inputs, and the 3D is outstanding, so not everything is bad. I'm just so disappointed considering what this TV was supposed to be.

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well then I am sitting pretty lol...I dont care for the smart features as my xbox one will handle that...and the picture quality I am happy with as its better then the 2007 toshiba its replacing 3D my projector does, but its a nice bonus to have this one as well!!!
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well then I am sitting pretty lol...I dont care for the smart features as my xbox one will handle that...and the picture quality I am happy with as its better then the 2007 toshiba its replacing 3D my projector does, but its a nice bonus to have this one as well!!!

Glad you are pleased. Enjoy it!

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