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post #1 of 5 Old 05-07-2012, 12:32 PM - Thread Starter
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Just got a Panasonic VIERA TC-P50ST50 50-Inch 1080p Full HD 3D Plasma TV and want to know what the settings should be for the first 100 hours to break it in properly.
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post #2 of 5 Old 05-07-2012, 05:55 PM
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There is no need to break it in - just adjust it to your liking and watch it normally and it will "break itself in" all by itself

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post #3 of 5 Old 05-07-2012, 06:26 PM
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I thought it was a good idea to keep the contrast turned down when the phosphors are new. Is that not necessary anymore?
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^^

It's a good idea to turn the contrast down anyway.

With all due respect to those who prefer the breakin period with slides, I do not see the benefit with regard to aging phosphors evenly (although if there is a reference I am more than happy to learn). That said, I do believe that any electronics we buy are going to fail within the first few days or be reliable for a much longer period, and constantly running the set (whether slides or tv/cable broadcast) is a good idea. So what the heck - run the slides and 'presume' that the placebo effect kicks in. Regardless, you'll benefit.

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post #5 of 5 Old 05-07-2012, 07:30 PM
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The good ol' placebo effect.
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