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The Oled does look better, but not without it's own issues.
Screen uniformity, some image retention and motion issues, is curved, and is 55".
The 65" is $9,000.

Also, it's o it's own loop. Ask them to put something other than that loop on when you look at it.

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Personally I couldn't justify a OLED right now due to what dsskid points out. The F8500 is a great set until OLED matures a bit.
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@Halimali From your picture and posted information, your 64" TV is in a cabinet that does not provide Samsung's minimum ventilation requirements.

The most common cause of capacitor failure is environmental heat. The plague of bad capacitors have not be used in electronics for several years before your set was built. The components in electronic equipment need a flow of cool air while operating. In your TV, air enters the vents along the bottom of the back of the set, the air picks up heat from the electronics, then exits the vents at the back top. If there is not adequate air flow in and out of the cabinet then the temperature of the air entering the set will increase to above the maximum recommended operation temperature of 104 degrees F.

I can not advise you what must be done to bring the cabinet's ventilation up to the minimum ventilation level. There are ways that air flow can be increased in a cabinet such as:

o adding fans to push cool air in and other fans to blow hot air out (providing flow both in and out is important), and/or
o cutting vent holes in the sides and/or shelves above and/or below the set, while maintaining structural integrity.

Others on this forum are invited post their views to help Halimali.
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After several attempts to get good 4K tv i just gave up on it and decided to wait for technology to correct LED / Edge lid problems.
Any of you can tell me on black levels and picture quality differences between Samsung PN60F8500 and Samsung PN60F5300 B version panel.
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Any of you can tell me on black levels and picture quality differences between Samsung PN60F8500 and Samsung PN60F5300 B version panel.
Black levels are pretty much the same in a dark room. F5300 may measure a little lower if you have a newer F8500 with updated firmware.
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Can anyone tell me where the Eco Sensor is on the 60" F8500? I don't want to block it inadvertently. I like having it on (you can set the minimum cell light that it will go to), so you can have one setting that works for day and night.
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The sensor is in the same small area where the IR receiver and LED on/off light is in the lower left.
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@Halimali From your picture and posted information, your 64" TV is in a cabinet that does not provide Samsung's minimum ventilation requirements.

The most common cause of capacitor failure is environmental heat. The plague of bad capacitors have not be used in electronics for several years before your set was built. The components in electronic equipment need a flow of cool air while operating. In your TV, air enters the vents along the bottom of the back of the set, the air picks up heat from the electronics, then exits the vents at the back top. If there is not adequate air flow in and out of the cabinet then the temperature of the air entering the set will increase to above the maximum recommended operation temperature of 104 degrees F.

I can not advise you what must be done to bring the cabinet's ventilation up to the minimum ventilation level. There are ways that air flow can be increased in a cabinet such as:

o adding fans to push cool air in and other fans to blow hot air out (providing flow both in and out is important), and/or
o cutting vent holes in the sides and/or shelves above and/or below the set, while maintaining structural integrity.

Others on this forum are invited post their views to help Halimali.
Today I got the TV back after the repair.

I want to thank you for your input and advise.
I'm going to do what you advised me.

I'm ditching the whole cabinet and will replace it with a TV stand so that the whole TV will be exposed to air from all the sides.

I would also be interested to know how to add fans to the set. Would really appreciate your help in guiding me how that can be done.

I love this TV and don't want it to fail on me again.

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Today I got the TV back after the repair.

I want to thank you for your input and advise.
I'm going to do what you advised me.

I'm ditching the whole cabinet and will replace it with a TV stand so that the whole TV will be exposed to air from all the sides.

I would also be interested to know how to add fans to the set. Would really appreciate your help in guiding me how that can be done.

I love this TV and don't want it to fail on me again.
Model Mobile Fan 12 (P/N: AF0007) - plug into lowest USB Port and adjust to about 50% speed. Will lower the temp about 10 or more degrees.
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