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my issue is with the sound from the tv speakers....its muted.....and only occasionally does the full sound come out for a second.
On all inputs? How are you connected?

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yes, on all inputs, HDMI. I have tried switching ports, sources, same.......
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Well maybe once you replace your board it will get fixed, good luck.

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Cross posting this question with the Samsung F8500 thread.

My Panny 65GT50 died a tragic death by flying toy yesterday. So I'm looking. Has anyone directly compared the Samsung F8500 with this GT50 tv? I was set to keep my Panny for many more years, I just loved it. I can't stand the LED/LCD TVs I see, so it's either buy the Samsung F8500 while I still can, or buy a cheap LCD to tide me over until OLED prices come down.

I just can't imagine owning something other than a plasma right now. They look so much better than everything else available. I feel like it's a no-brainer on the Samsung, just don't want to get my hopes up. I felt spoiled by the GT50.
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If you buy another GT50, buy as long an extended warranty as you can.
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I'd love another GT50, just tell me where. I have a 5-year warranty on mine now. Doesn't help when a kid's toy cracked the screen. But outside of an accident like that, I agree.
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I'd love another GT50, just tell me where. I have a 5-year warranty on mine now. Doesn't help when a kid's toy cracked the screen. But outside of an accident like that, I agree.
That really sucks , it's not the first time I heard that, kids will be kids. Check if you're house insurance covers it, if you own your home. If not the F8500 is your only option unless you can find a used Panasonic.

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I'm having 2 recent new issues with apps. Number 1 is Netflix can't connect, and I see that they're going to be issuing a new Netflix version for the 4K Panasonic TV, but that's not this TV. I tried de authorization and still can't connect. The error message says it can't connect to the backend followed by a long IP address.The other thing is, is that more often than not Amazon comes up error 900. It says to try again and after doing so it usually comes up. These are new things that started going on the past couple days. Panasonic on Twitter suggested recycling my modem which I did. Afterward I could still have the Amazon 900 error. Other couple apps I use a lot seem to be working fine YouTube and Vudu. Any ideas?


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I'm having 2 recent new issues with apps. Number 1 is Netflix can't connect, and I see that they're going to be issuing a new Netflix version for the 4K Panasonic TV, but that's not this TV. I tried de authorization and still can't connect. The error message says it can't connect to the backend followed by a long IP address.The other thing is, is that more often than not Amazon comes up error 900. It says to try again and after doing so it usually comes up. These are new things that started going on the past couple days. Panasonic on Twitter suggested recycling my modem which I did. Afterward I could still have the Amazon 900 error. Other couple apps I use a lot seem to be working fine YouTube and Vudu. Any ideas?


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No ideas on how to solve. But I have been having the same problem of inability to connect to Netflix since Oct. 26 (two days ago). It just suddenly started. I have a workaround of using my DVD player (also Panasonic) to receive Netflix, but would like to get the TV app working again!

Any help would be appreciated.
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Official Panasonic GT50 Series Discussion Thread [No Street Price Talk]

NetFlix started working again late yesterday morning. The Amazon app is intermittent with the 900 error.

Note: My Roku had no issues connecting to either.


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I called Netflix support (which I should have done in the first place, I guess). They told me to power off the TV with the remote, and then unplug it from the power outlet for at least 10 seconds, then fire it back up again. It worked! Apparently the Netflix app gets bogged down after a while, and this clears the cache to enable it to run properly again.
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I still, like many on here think this is a wonderful plasma.. I have th 60" GT50 and Love it.. I feel it blows away all of current LCD/LED eye-bleeders and looks the most natural.. What is the life expectancy of these things? I have had mine since June of 2012.....I have an extended warranty on it until June of 2015.....just curious.. but it has been great.. I too would have to wait until the OLED's come down in price.. although i have heard rumors that the Panny high-end 4k LED's supposedly have plasma like blacks and pics.. i would have to see it to beleiev it.. i love my Panny Plasma. and these people that tell me the LED's are better are crazy IMO.. especially when i have someone over for movies. they are like WOW, and they never want to go back to LED's... LOL!!!!!
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Mike, I totally agree with you. I have the same size GT50 and, like you, hope it lasts until the next generation of TV's come down in price. I love my plasma!
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Ditto, love my 60" GT50.
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I enjoy my plasma 60" GT50 every second (almost 11 000 hours in 2 and a half years) and only waiting for 77" OLED in 2 or 3 years at $5000 to put it in another room
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I still, like many on here think this is a wonderful plasma.. I have th 60" GT50 and Love it.. I feel it blows away all of current LCD/LED eye-bleeders and looks the most natural.. What is the life expectancy of these things? I have had mine since June of 2012.....I have an extended warranty on it until June of 2015.....just curious.. but it has been great.. I too would have to wait until the OLED's come down in price.. although i have heard rumors that the Panny high-end 4k LED's supposedly have plasma like blacks and pics.. i would have to see it to beleiev it.. i love my Panny Plasma. and these people that tell me the LED's are better are crazy IMO.. especially when i have someone over for movies. they are like WOW, and they never want to go back to LED's... LOL!!!!!
I have a GT50 also. Love it as well. I don't think Panasonic or any manufacturer could ever make an LCD good enough to rival a Plasma. FALD sets still have viewing angle issues inherent with LCD's. Your next generation TV purchase should be an OLED if you want anything as good as your GT50.
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I have a GT50 also. Love it as well. I don't think Panasonic or any manufacturer could ever make an LCD good enough to rival a Plasma. FALD sets still have viewing angle issues inherent with LCD's. Your next generation TV purchase should be an OLED if you want anything as good as your GT50.
Completely agree on this. My next tv will be an OLED 4K, no doubt about it. LCD' still have their issues. OLED is the only upgrade worthy enough.

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