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post #16111 of 16126 Old 06-21-2015, 10:38 PM
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I tried to get 2 pairs but amazon will only allow me to buy one pair. pity
you can buy them at bb for $20, I just ordered 2 pair.
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Hello friends. I have a question. I bought my P60VT60 back in Dec of 2013. I work offshore, travel often, etc so there really aren't a whole lot of hours on my TV. I keep it on a nice power strip that I unplug from the wall when I leave for work. When I got back from being offshore today after being for the last few weeks, my TV is now giving a No Signal warning no matter what input I use. I normally run everything through a receiver and thought it was that, but it isn't, as I can still hear all the noises that should be coming from the BluRay/Roku. I've tried my Roku/BluRay Player/etc on all of my HDMI inputs but I'm still getting the same warning. I have also tried different HDMI cables, and a factory reset on my TV. I still get nothing.

Is there any other way I can test this to see if it's a faulty board or does anyone have suggestions for a resolution other than replacing the board?

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Oddball score. I used to work at Magnolia design center in Santa Monica ( disclaimer: I was more knowledgeable than All of the staff on audio) and know that when they dump old units the price is lower than what I could buy it for as an employee.

I got a perfect condition Panasonic TC-P65VT60 for $1199 with full warranty at the Costa Mesa store, apparently the last unit left in the USA that they had.. and bought A COSTCO extended 3 year warranty for $89 , I used AMERICAN Express to buy the TV so I think I got an extra year of coverage for a total of 5 years of coverage for only $89.

Obviously I am very happy with my unit, no dead pixels or burn in. Hooray. I do think this is one of the best Plasmas ever made. I used to work for Bang And Olufsen in Boston and thought their 2005 model of the Beovision 4 65" ( which uses a Panasonic panel cherry picked of the line ) was really good. This is not as good with motion, but the picture out of the box in THX mode is about the best I have seen for something without calibration.

But I am missing the bracket and screws that mount inside the base. I bought remotes on eBay , and need to b the best 3d glasses ( and recommendations for the best 3D glasses for this particular TV). I have a lead on a base... But if anyone in the LA OR Orange County area wants to sell me their base and bracket and screws that they feel they will never use again , please contact me 949-243-4377

Anyone know the part number for this bracket and where I might buy one.... Hint hint..anyone got a bracket in their closet. I live in Laguna Beach and would be thrilled to drive anywhere from La to sandiego to pick one up.

Panasonic is notorious for not supplying this part according to Best Buy.
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Here in the UK you can buy replacement parts/accessories direct from Panasonic:

https://www.pas-europe.com

I don't know if they'd ship internationally. And you might not like the prices. Maybe something similar where you are?
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Well I got my new 65VT60. Box was blown wide open by Averitt Express. Tiny little nick in the glass on the top right edge, and tiny scratch on the silver bezel on the top right. State Farm paid for it, and I took it. Playing slides now, everything looks good. If it were my $5,000 I would have refused it, but I will not find another new one. I will check the hours when I get a chance. Working 12hr shifts leaves little time to play with the TV.

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I know what to expect coming from the 60" VT60. Checked the hours and it has 22, all by me running slides and it has been powered on only 5 times.

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After the Shootout, we should all be giving thanks for owning the last of the great plasma displays. 2 years later and my VT60 looks damn good.
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After the Shootout, we should all be giving thanks for owning the last of the great plasma displays. 2 years later and my VT60 looks damn good.
Amazing what people will pay for a worse TV
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Hello all,

Im trying to set up my VT to power on/off through my Marantz pre (AV7701). I have Viera link on with the power on/off set to on.

Is this a issue of some setting on my pre? I had somewhere that the HDMI needs to be in a specific port for Viera to work, is that the case?

Thanks guys.

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It's pretty amazing to read the various threads on different new 4K sets and they all have such serious flaws. Then you go back and read the VT60 reviews and there is hardly anything to pick at. I don't need 4K. Looking forward to more than a few years with my fresh 65". Now I just need to keep lightning away from my house!!
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Was there any comparison to our tv(or the ZT) in the shootout? I missed it all and seeing some discussion has me curious.
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I'm thinking about ditching my 65VT60 for a LGEC9300 55"

65" is a bit too big for my room and I'd appreciate the slightly better contrast.
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Was there any comparison to our tv(or the ZT) in the shootout? I missed it all and seeing some discussion has me curious.

Sound & Vision Mag did a review of both the VT60 and ZT60 in the October 2013 issue and both were part of the Value electronics shootout a couple of years ago.

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Sound & Vision Mag did a review of both the VT60 and ZT60 in the October 2013 issue and both were part of the Value electronics shootout a couple of years ago.
Sorry, I meant the 2015 shootout. Years ago they brought out a kuro elite and compared it off to the side. I guess if they did it the VT would get second place against an oled panel due to contrast. Anyway still lovin' the VT
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