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Very good black levels, not sure how to tell which panel I have
Do you have a U.S. Version with Local Dimming, (Smart LED)? Panel Version is on the spine of the box or sticker on the back of the TV. It will say Version # TS01, TS02, or TD01/TD02 for 65". The H8000 has Samsung Panels but was just curious.
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Okay tso2
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Anyone kniw where to find firmware update info?
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New firmware just hit my tv. Version 1150
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New firmware just hit my tv. Version 1150
I'd love to know what changes (if any) were made to the input lag in game mode with this update. I've been holding out due to reports of it increasing to 47ms with the last update. If they got it back down, I'm all over this set.
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I'd love to know what changes (if any) were made to the input lag in game mode with this update. I've been holding out due to reports of it increasing to 47ms with the last update. If they got it back down, I'm all over this set.
I have the Leo Bodnar tester, I originally tested the 65h8000 on firmware 1121, the tv in pc and game
Mode was in the 48ms range, firmware 1131 it went to 35.5 solid in pc mode and same in game mode.

Then firmware 1141 the input lag went to 47-48 ( it kept changing a bit) in pc and game mode.

I will update the tv tonite and test both modes again and post on here lets hope it went back down :0
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I have the Leo Bodnar tester, I originally tested the 65h8000 on firmware 1121, the tv in pc and game
Mode was in the 48ms range, firmware 1131 it went to 35.5 solid in pc mode and same in game mode.

Then firmware 1141 the input lag went to 47-48 ( it kept changing a bit) in pc and game mode.

I will update the tv tonite and test both modes again and post on here lets hope it went back down :0

Checked with firmware 1151, middle bar is now 42 in pc and game mode, still not close to the 35 for the middle bar I had on firmware 1131... Smh
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Does anyone know if auto depth enhancer is active in dynamic mode ? I reallly liked standard mode, but after these past updates dynamic mode is now much better than standard mode.
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Very good black levels, not sure how to tell which panel I have
Hi sharific,

On the back side of your TV, about mid way up on the right hand side, oposite to the connection inputs, you'll find a label with the Model number,Serial Number etc. between the Model Number and the Serial number it will have "Version: xxxx". My version is TS02, yours will be something similar I expect...
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Hi all form Italy,
i have got a UE48H800SZ tv set and i discovered an issue using component and audio input.
I tried several devices and cables, but the problem still remain.
If i connect a devices like bd / ps3 / setup box tv/ and play this, i have for about a second, an audio drop out
(the picture instead is perfect), about 7 minutes from the time to tv is switched on and then, the same thing for every 3 minutes and 30-35 seconds.
This issue is very regular, so i suspect a firmware bug (the last 1141 is already instelled), but i'm not very sure and could be my tv set defective also.
I already done a tv reset
Someone found the same problem? Or someone can try to use component input?

Thanks a lot
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I do some other tests and this issue involves all the analog input: AV input and RGB input.
So if some other owner can test this can confirm if this issue is not only for me
Thanks
Just to say that last firmware, v.1150 has definitely solved the problem.
Thanks Samsung
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New settings video:




NOTE: Like previous posts, I am NOT endorsing the settings and I am NOT responsible if they don't work for you. I'm just sharing the information for those that might be curious. Do not blame me if they suck!
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Hi all, i have a problem with the web browser, when i open the youtube page does not work and your video player does not load the videos..... Someone will happen?....

I use the firmware 1150.5
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Here's some info that might be useful, I have the H8000 curved 55'' bought it in April. Some time back I noticed the dimming processing seemed to go wacky. On a panoramic movie with the black bars on the top and bottom I was getting sporadic light flashing in the black bars, on bright scenes, a light colored wall in the back ground would have sporadic dark splotches, I tried different Smart led Setting , dynamic contrast settings, cinema black, everything. I thought I had wasted 1900.00 dollars. I don't know why it took me so long but today I hit the picture reset button and it fixed it, no flashing in the black bars, background walls are a solid color it's working like it did when it was new.
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Anyone have that problem with the web browser?.....
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Anyone have that problem with the web browser?.....
Tip
No man play eith Internet tv
It's weak, poor, unskilled, not serious,
Each computer better from this joke

Connect a computer to tv for 4: 4: 4 and Enjoy
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UN55H8000AFXZC on Sale until August 31, 2014 at $900 off at FS

(Back to only $200 off. Have 2 on Reserve for the wife, (Didn't receive e-mail confirmation of the first, so reserved the second, then noticed e-mails don't go out for 20 minutes `when the store is open.').
Wife is currently telling me `No More TVs')
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UN55H8000AFXZC on Sale until August 31, 2014 at $900 off at FS

(Back to only $200 off. Have 2 on Reserve for the wife, (Didn't receive e-mail confirmation of the first, so reserved the second, then noticed e-mails don't go out for 20 minutes `when the store is open.').
Wife is currently telling me `No More TVs')
What is FS? I have heard the 8000 line is discontinued. I want to pick up another 65" or 55"
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What is FS? I have heard the 8000 line is discontinued. I want to pick up another 65" or 55"
FS - Future Shop here in Canada. Owned by Best Buy.
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Thanks for explaining. I hope you get your TVs!
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I've been seeing the commercials on tv. I'm wondering...what is the benefit of a curved screen? Won't that just introduce image distortions of some sort?
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I've read this whole thread and about 70% of the H7150 Thread. I'm torn between the two. Does the U.S. Version of the H8000, with local dimming enabled, exhibit any uniformity issues, (Clouding/Flashlighting)?

After reading most of the H7150 posts it seems it's hit or miss with uniformity problems. Even among Samsung Panels, (TS01/TH01). I think a lot of the 7150 owners who claim their set is relatively blemish free are not sure what uniformity is or aren't obsessing over it because there are quite a few reports of Flashlighting and clouding on the S-PVA Panels.
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I've read this whole thread and about 70% of the H7150 Thread. I'm torn between the two. Does the U.S. Version of the H8000, with local dimming enabled, exhibit any uniformity issues, (Clouding/Flashlighting)?

After reading most of the H7150 posts it seems it's hit or miss with uniformity problems. Even among Samsung Panels, (TS01/TH01). I think a lot of the 7150 owners who claim their set is relatively blemish free are not sure what uniformity is or aren't obsessing over it because there are quite a few reports of Flashlighting and clouding on the S-PVA Panels.
I own both. I love the 7150. I think all of the sets are going to have some screen uniformity issues etc but overall it is a great tv. Way much better than last years 7100 series. No comparison. That being said, I think the 8000 curve blows the 7150 away. The smart tv / web browser is much snappier as well as better screen uniformity, flash lighting and black levels. So much so that I am planning on selling mine and picking up another one if I can get a good deal. Both are winners in my book but if you have the extra money, the 8000 would be the way to go. The curve is just sexy.
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I'll probably end up with the 8000. Thank you for the info.
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I've been seeing the commercials on tv. I'm wondering...what is the benefit of a curved screen? Won't that just introduce image distortions of some sort?
This will be in the wife's bedroom, with only a straight on viewing, and no worries about off to the side observations.
Wife says NO, other priorities, I can't stand not picking up on the deal - $900 Off! Will sleep on it!
DOA when she comes home next weekend and I bought it! (30 Day return policy?)

Cancelled Reserved Units and purchased the 4k UN55HU7000 instead. Same price special until this week with UDTV Package included # CYJUC10SH/ZA

http://www.samsung.com/us/video/tvs-.../CY-SUC10SH/ZA
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I've read this whole thread and about 70% of the H7150 Thread. I'm torn between the two. Does the U.S. Version of the H8000, with local dimming enabled, exhibit any uniformity issues, (Clouding/Flashlighting)?

After reading most of the H7150 posts it seems it's hit or miss with uniformity problems. Even among Samsung Panels, (TS01/TH01). I think a lot of the 7150 owners who claim their set is relatively blemish free are not sure what uniformity is or aren't obsessing over it because there are quite a few reports of Flashlighting and clouding on the S-PVA Panels.
I own both. I love the 7150. I think all of the sets are going to have some screen uniformity issues etc but overall it is a great tv. Way much better than last years 7100 series. No comparison. That being said, I think the 8000 curve blows the 7150 away. The smart tv / web browser is much snappier as well as better screen uniformity, flash lighting and black levels. So much so that I am planning on selling mine and picking up another one if I can get a good deal. Both are winners in my book but if you have the extra money, the 8000 would be the way to go. The curve is just sexy.
How is the Flashlighting on the 8000 in a dark room?
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How is the Flashlighting on the 8000 in a dark room?
After you mess with the settings, not bad at all. World of difference between the 7150 and 8000. It's a lot better straight on, on the sides, you see a bit more.
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How is the Flashlighting on the 8000 in a dark room?
After you mess with the settings, not bad at all. World of difference between the 7150 and 8000. It's a lot better straight on, on the sides, you see a bit more.
Are you talking about dialing the brightness down? Do you have a U.S. Version?
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Are you talking about dialing the brightness down? Do you have a U.S. Version?
Yes, the brightness, backlight, picture settings and advanced settings. Yes, US version.

Here's Mine:
Mode: Standard
Backlight: 15
Contrast: 90
Brightness: 38
Sharpness: 35
Color: 55

That is what works for me.
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Yes, the brightness, backlight, picture settings and advanced settings. Yes, US version.

Here's Mine:
Mode: Standard
Backlight: 15
Contrast: 90
Brightness: 38
Sharpness: 35
Color: 55

That is what works for me.[/QUOTE]

Very similar to my current Samsung tv settings. Does the Backlight go to 20?
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This will be in the wife's bedroom, with only a straight on viewing, and no worries about off to the side observations.
...but what is the benefit to the curve, itself?

Is it something to do with how it affects screen reflections?...de-correlating and de-focusing the reflection to make it less distracting from the actual material showing on the screen?

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