Is this normal? - AVS | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Baselworld is only a few weeks away. Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the Watchuseek.com newsletter list. Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more!


Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 Old 01-30-2013, 06:39 AM - Thread Starter
Member
 
rich7sena's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 78
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
Liked: 15
I just purchased my first plasma (PN51E550) and I'm experiencing something strange. From a distance, the picture looks great, but as I was investigating thr screen up close, I could see small flickering red, green, and blue pixels flashing (only in darker scenes). Also, this effect only seems to happen in "flocks" such as the corner of the scene or in a certain area.

Again, I can't notice it from from anywhere beyond 2-3 ft out (when I'm looking for it).

Is this normal? I don't remember if my LCD did this (I never investigates the panel as closely).
rich7sena is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old 01-30-2013, 06:44 AM
Advanced Member
 
Wolowizard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 574
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 271 Post(s)
Liked: 118
Yep, normal. smile.gif
Wolowizard is online now  
post #3 of 5 Old 01-30-2013, 07:09 AM
AVS Special Member
 
muffinmcfluffin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: San Bruno, California
Posts: 1,405
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 77 Post(s)
Liked: 77
Strangely enough, I see flickering green on my CAL-NIGHT settings, but not on my CAL-DAY settings. Hmm...
muffinmcfluffin is online now  
post #4 of 5 Old 01-30-2013, 07:20 AM
Senior Member
 
swizzchard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 294
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)
Liked: 14
I see this too on my new Panasonic plasma and its darker areas, and more so areas of shading of the dark area next to it. I went to bestbuy to look at display models and they all do it too. The closest in terminology I've come across is dithering but I feel like dithering is actually more severe than what you and I are noticing
swizzchard is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 01-30-2013, 01:09 PM
Senior Member
 
BriscoCountyJr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 461
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Liked: 32
Yes thats normal with plasmas, its just normal 'dithering'
Don't watch the TV from too close up, its designed for watching from a normal viewing distance, 5ft or farther.
BriscoCountyJr is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply Plasma Flat Panel Displays

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off