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post #151 of 155 Old 01-05-2014, 11:52 PM
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Originally Posted by **OptimusPrime** View Post

Try raising your brightness a notch or two. That helped elimintate the problem for me. I forget what it's called exactly (auto dim or something), but you can calibrate it out.

Thanks, I'll try it out.
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I picked up what I believe is this set at Costco in the 60" pentile display.  Model number is slightly different, mine says PN60F5350 running software version 1026.0  My manufactured date was Dec 2013 so I was hoping all of the software kinks were worked out.  No buzzing that I can detect.  Great picture, at night, which is main time I watch it.  Super reflective during the daytime.  I was concerned about the pentile display, wondering if less subpixels meant a softer, less than 1080P level of resolution.  The math with the subpixels doesn't add up to full 1080P HD but I was watching this set side by side with a 60 in VIZIO M series and the resolution certainly looked the same from a sweet spot of about 7 - 9 feet.  Overall, very pleased, especially at this price point  ($750 after a temporary manufacturers rebate).  Plus Costco offered a 3 year warranty for just $70.  Tremendous bang for the buck here. 

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That's the dynamic contrast that you're seeing, listed under advanced options in the picture menu. Of course, you probably figured this out within the 5 months since you posted.
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Sorry for bumping this thread but I have a question. I bought my set in may, 2013 and the firmware update is 1022.0 that probably is the last Sony bothered to release for this set.

From what I read here theres no buzzing detected from you that have FW: 1018.1 and later. I am asking because I experience som buzzing.

Except from that I am still very happy with this plasma and I will enjoy it till I can buy a 70" + OLED. But i can't admit the buzzing ain't bugging me a bit

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My parents have the PN60E530A3F. Purchased about 3 years ago.

It will no longer turn on 75% of the time. Using both the remote and button on the TV. They say the power indicator stays on when you turn it on, and blinks when you turn it off.

Any idea what is going on with it?
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