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Oh and the v2 gizmo fits nicely inside of the set...and I successfully replaced the cover.
Received #32 and installed it in my 50G15 today. I can pretty much mirror your statements, but I would hesitantly say that the blacks are definitely darker for me. Hard to give a definite answer since I can't see before and after at the same time

As I remember from when I bought it, the G15 is the same panel as the G10, but in a thinner package. It took some careful maneuvering to get it inside the case since the back sheet metal is so close to the PCB, but it's definitely possible. I ended up looping the cable up and to the left, so the PMCv2 is sitting just to the side of the service door inside. Cover went back on easily afterwards

Thanks dane!
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Got my PMCv2 today. Plugged it into a G25 with around 900 hours on time and nothing happened. Couldn't trigger a reset / black levels didn't change. Green light comes on and stays on. Setting the UNDO switch just shows a constant red light. Not a big deal. Took a gamble on it as I didn't see any other reports with the G25. Appreciate the hard work either way. One note, be extra careful removing the default cable if you have to swap. The plastic housing is really fragile. Part of the top clip thing caved in. (not sure why, but I can't enter line breaks in my message. Normally format better than this)
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Got my PMCv2 today. Plugged it into a G25 with around 900 hours on time and nothing happened. Couldn't trigger a reset / black levels didn't change. Green light comes on and stays on. Setting the UNDO switch just shows a constant red light. Not a big deal. Took a gamble on it as I didn't see any other reports with the G25. Appreciate the hard work either way. One note, be extra careful removing the default cable if you have to swap. The plastic housing is really fragile. Part of the top clip thing caved in. (not sure why, but I can't enter line breaks in my message. Normally format better than this)
I'm not sure if you're he or not (your username doesn't match the email address), but I am currently working with one customer who is having trouble with their GT25. I just finished scanning the thread and there is one other user who reported using mironto's DIY method on a GT25 and couldn't read any bytes.

I will likely end up sending them one with a logging device attached for temporary use so that I can see (slightly more) what's going on. Not the same as having the set hooked up to my oscilloscope and actually monitoring I2C bus traffic, but it's a start.

I will make a note on the model list portion of the ordering page that the GT25 is still under investigation. I will run this by mironto too and see if he's had any emails from users of his DIY method on a GT25..

Strange...

..dane
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I'm a different customer. Might confirm there's an issue with the G25. Darn you panasonic.

Keep me updated, definitely interested in what shakes out!

Appreciate it.
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I'm a different customer. Might confirm there's an issue with the G25. Darn you panasonic.

Keep me updated, definitely interested in what shakes out!

Appreciate it.
Oh I see that now, he has a GT25, you have a G25.. Contact me at the address in your instructions and we'll see where to go from here. I've also sent out a ping to mironto to see if he's had any customers with G/T25 feedback that he can offer us. The PMCv1/v2 uses the same method as his DIY approach, so we share feedback pretty regularly.

..dane
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Part 2-006 came in today.

Rather than alter the before/after shots in any way, I'll just upload them as taken from an iPad Mini. The TV is a 42" G10.

The difference is pretty clear on the blank screen. It's a bit more subtle on screens with content. The TV has a pre-existing bar of burn-in along the top. Had nothing to do with the PMCv2.

Dane, feel free to use them if you wish. Thanks!

Blank Screen: Before | After

Cityscape: Before | After
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What a difference. I got mine in the first batch but never installed it as my 54V10 is setting in a room and not being used. But that will change soon when it becomes my office TV. Looking forward to the change.
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Woo hoo - my PMCv2 showed up today! Waiting until tonight to try it out so I can take some before and after pics.
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I got mine in the first batch but never installed it as my 54V10 is setting in a room and not being used.


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Woo hoo - my PMCv2 showed up today! Waiting until tonight to try it out so I can take some before and after pics.

This thread is getting anti-climactic.
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This thread is getting anti-climactic.
Ha ha! For you maybe , but not for those of us who recently received, or recently installed, our PMCv1/2 devices. Watched Batman Begins tonight with the family and we were all amazed at how much better the picture is and that the "gray bars are now black"! I knew it was good when my wife said "I can't believe how much better the picture looks. Not just the blacks, the colors too!" So, a big thumbs up and a big thanks to Dane for my PMCv2! I'm attaching a couple of pics of my TC-P50V10 before and after the reset. BTW, installation and reset was a breeze.
Attached: 50V10 Before 1.jpg (61.7 KB)  50V10 After 1.jpg (39.4 KB) 
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No sign of mine yet. I will wait until Monday's post, and then bother Dane. Don't want to waste his time too soon.

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