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progrhythmical's Avatar progrhythmical 03:22 AM 02-03-2012
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htwaits's Avatar htwaits 06:38 PM 02-03-2012
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Collusion's Avatar Collusion 04:37 AM 02-05-2012
I got my hands on a second hand Kuro ( European LX-5090 ) and I wonder if there's something wrong with the set.

Please check this following link: http://www.lagom.nl/lcd-test/black.php

When using Kuro as a computer monitor, instead of uniform dark grey boxes i am getting boxes with significantly brighter edges. Is this normal operation or a fault?
PooperScooper's Avatar PooperScooper 06:16 AM 02-05-2012
Sounds like a calibration issue more than a panel problem. It would be a strange panel malfunction that just added brighter edges. What happens when you lower sharpness?

larry
Collusion's Avatar Collusion 01:24 PM 02-05-2012
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Sounds like a calibration issue more than a panel problem. It would be a strange panel malfunction that just added brighter edges. What happens when you lower sharpness?

larry

Well, I still haven't found a setting which would eliminate this problem. The three top rows do all exhibit the same symptom. Between IRE6 - IRE10 the glowing edges are most pronounced.

Luckily this is something which is hardly visible during normal viewing. Just wondering if there is something wrong with the set. I did as you suggested and lowered the sharpness setting to -10 but this seemed to help only a bit. All the other enchantments are off.
htwaits's Avatar htwaits 01:39 PM 02-05-2012
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I did as you suggested and lowered the sharpness setting to -10 but this seemed to help only a bit. All the other enchantments are off.

A -15 setting for sharpness the same as turning it off on my Kuro. Try that.
Finner's Avatar Finner 02:20 PM 02-05-2012
Pioneer Kuro 5010 issue:

Not sure where I should post this. Hopefully someone can give me direction if I should post this elsewhere. My 5010 is 4 years old. Recently it occasionally shuts off on it's own and the blue power indicator light starts flashing. Owner manual says to wait a minute and turn TV back on. I do that and all is well until it does it again. I have plenty of clearance behind the TV. Owner manual says this happens when internal temp increases. All vents are dust free it seems.
Anyone have this issue and resolve it from happening? Is it a known issue of a certain internal part? Any help appreciated.
Thanks, Finner
Collusion's Avatar Collusion 04:19 PM 02-05-2012
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A -15 setting for sharpness the same as turning it off on my Kuro. Try that.

Yes, it seems that -15 is the correct setting for sharpness. Still, that didn't solve the problem.
However setting the video type to "Colour-4" (RGB 0-255) under HDMI input settings solved the problem I feel kinda stupid
pcdo's Avatar pcdo 06:24 PM 02-05-2012
Just watched Madonna's halftime show on my 5020FD and damn did it look fantastic. There was so much black in that show.
vinnie97's Avatar vinnie97 11:12 AM 02-06-2012
^Eww...glad I skipped the Super Bowel.
baron2's Avatar baron2 06:40 PM 02-06-2012
Looking at a 6020 with just 2000 hours on it. April 09 build. Reciept from sellers original purchase checked out and they are willing to ship it truck freight to my house. What would be a good price to pay for this shipping included. Not looking for the price we wish we could pay but an actual what its worth price. The price he wants includes the shipping from the east coast to washington state
htwaits's Avatar htwaits 07:08 PM 02-06-2012
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Looking at a 6020 with just 2000 hours on it. April 09 build. Reciept from sellers original purchase checked out and they are willing to ship it truck freight to my house. What would be a good price to pay for this shipping included. Not looking for the price we wish we could pay but an actual what its worth price. The price he wants includes the shipping from the east coast to washington state

I would want it to include insurance for shipping damage as well.
baron2's Avatar baron2 07:13 PM 02-06-2012
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I would want it to include insurance for shipping damage as well.

Insurance for shipping damage is included. Do you have an idea on a price with the shipping included?
htwaits's Avatar htwaits 09:08 PM 02-06-2012
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Insurance for shipping damage is included. Do you have an idea on a price with the shipping included?

I don't know the market for 6020s, but I would be willing to pay about $2,000 if my 6010 died. I would also want to have D-Nice calibrate it.

If it was a 151 and I could pick it up myself, after checking out it's performance, I'd go up to $3,000.

Has the owner put a selling price on it?
baron2's Avatar baron2 09:24 PM 02-06-2012
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I don't know the market for 6020s, but I would be willing to pay about $2,000 if my 6010 died. I would also want to have D-Nice calibrate it.

If it was a 151 and I could pick it up myself, after checking out it's performance, I'd go up to $3,000.

Has the owner put a selling price on it?

$2850 including the shipping. I thought it was high but want to get some opinions here.
baron2's Avatar baron2 09:29 PM 02-06-2012
You mentioned you have a 6010, I have a 5010 and a 111, that 5010 is a nice display. The last ones made with parts manufactures in Japan.
akopperl's Avatar akopperl 09:43 PM 02-06-2012
I am thinking about selling my 6020 and wanted to know how to check the number of hours on the set. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Also, I do not have the original box. Therefore, if I were to ship the display can anyone recommend a service or company that will pack the display properly and also a reliable shipper.

Thanks
baron2's Avatar baron2 09:45 PM 02-06-2012
You want to make sure the shipping company puts the display on a pallet
progrhythmical's Avatar progrhythmical 10:38 PM 02-06-2012
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You want to make sure the shipping company puts the display on a pallet

Haha yeah, and one that keeps it upright. Good luck with that. HIGHLY inadvisable. My monitor came on Pilot air freight. The first one didn't even make it to my region's terminal....DOA super smash!! The next one came delivered to my door without a scratch. Go figure. Don't know if that helps or not haha. I work with freight companies daily. It's a crap shoot with ANY and ALL of them. I'd pick a top tier and go for it (UPS Freight, FED EX "your plasma ex", ect...). But it all depends on your points A and B. Different companies specialize in different routes just like airlines. You'll have to do some research and quoting if you don't want to get robbed.
progrhythmical's Avatar progrhythmical 10:43 PM 02-06-2012
If it were me I'd have too much anxiety over it. I recommend selling in your area. Also, if you do decide to ship it, get the details on the "insurance" and what it "is" not "implies". You might not get the check you want if it gets smashed. Then you'll be real happy lol. Just saying cause I've had it happen to me before.
tkbryant's Avatar tkbryant 03:11 PM 02-08-2012
I'm finally toying with the idea of mounting my Kuro 6020, any ideas or suggestions for a good wall mount? The reason I ask is it seems that alot of the standard brackets won't fit the Kuro's mounts on the back as they are spaced farther apart than most sets.
bakerzdosen's Avatar bakerzdosen 03:50 PM 02-08-2012
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I'm finally toying with the idea of mounting my Kuro 6020, any ideas or suggestions for a good wall mount? The reason I ask is it seems that alot of the standard brackets won't fit the Kuro's mounts on the back as they are spaced farther apart than most sets.

I believe this one will work with the 850x500 pattern that a 6020 evidently requires.

Also:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1250340
tkbryant's Avatar tkbryant 04:49 PM 02-08-2012
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I believe this one will work with the 850x500 pattern that a 6020 evidently requires.

Also:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1250340

Thanks dude!!!
kamenoff's Avatar kamenoff 12:54 PM 02-15-2012
Guys,
I recently bought Lumagen with Chromapure. I am trying to do some basic calibration to my Kuro but I am not sure how to do the white balance calibration. I understand I should use the Kuro's settings. For the rest I'll use the autocalibration on Chromapure.
Any help will be appreciated.
tkbryant's Avatar tkbryant 08:49 PM 02-19-2012
Got the mount Friday & the TV mounted by Saturday evening! WHEW!!



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Wiscoguy's Avatar Wiscoguy 08:30 PM 02-21-2012
That looks really good. I want to wall mount my Kuro 5020. Monoprice is such a great site for cables/mounts.
progrhythmical's Avatar progrhythmical 10:17 PM 02-21-2012
Right on man! That looks slick! Well done!
Ngerstman's Avatar Ngerstman 11:51 AM 02-25-2012
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Settings: http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1053444

Hi D-NICE. Hope all is well with you. I have not been on the forum for quite some time. After Pioneer left the business there didn't seem to be much point and my 7th and 8th generation Pioneers are still as good as it gets it seems to me. I'm not sure if you are still up on what goes on in the flat panel world but if you are I could use some advice. You were always one of the most knowledgable individuals on the forum. I need a 50-60 inch flat panel and was wondering what you would recommend. I would assume that the Panasonic and Samsungs are the current best plasmas but saw some disturbing comments about both on cnet. How about LED's at this point? Thanks. Ned.
tkbryant's Avatar tkbryant 04:50 PM 02-25-2012
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That looks really good. I want to wall mount my Kuro 5020. Monoprice is such a great site for cables/mounts.

Thanks, appreciate the feedback!! Yeah, I've been recommending Monoprice to all my friends now. You can't beat their price or selection! I got the mount, 2 wall plates for cord drops, & 2 6 ft HDMI cables for $152 with shipping. The style of mount I used goes for $300-$600 alone on other sites.
mike kaw's Avatar mike kaw 09:50 PM 03-15-2012
Remember my older post about my black levels not looking black. Well Here's an image that I found which showing exactly what i notice with my krp500A. MY krp500A blacks looks more like the TV on the left.


i really dont know what to do? should i send a tech over?
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