@Tempest261 The 2011 sets have received a lot of complaints about IR-- like the poor bloke above with the VT. Personally, I haven't had an issue on my S30 but, then again, most games don't keep a constant HUD up anymore.
In my experience my S shows more frequent IR that fades quickly. My 46pz800u (post rise) shows IR more slowly and it takes much longer to go away.
One thing to mention is that a lot of the IR complaints come from owners with the GT/VT with the THX picture mode. Keep in mind that, by default, the thx mode keeps the pixel orbiter set to OFF. It's not a HUGE deal but it can make a difference if you're playing in that picture setting. Also, maybe someone else can chime in here but, I believe the S/ST panels are different from the GT/VT panels. Not sure how that will change in 2012 but I've seen far fewer complaints about the S/ST in 2011.
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