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Are you in the US? I think it was only the US models that had both remotes in the box (later builds).
Unfortunately I do not live in the US , but I still put up a request to my respective customer support here. No harm in trying my luck.
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Are you in the US? I think it was only the US models that had both remotes in the box (later builds).
I'm from Europe and a received the two remotes with the tv. Starting in the 6400 series i think every set comes with 2 remotes, the norma button remote and the one for smart tv features "touch control"
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Received it today!!

Simply incredible....the picture is just....no words

Put it to movie mode and have not made any adjustments yet but already it looks fantastic. Running the Disney WOW experience disc with the different scenes from movies...looks awesome.

One question, my samsung Blu Ray played made my tv used a "BD Wise" setting. It was way too bright so I put it back on Movie. Is this setting of any use?

Also my build is March 2014 and I have the 1120 firmware and can not upgrade it.
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One question, my samsung Blu Ray played made my tv used a "BD Wise" setting. It was way too bright so I put it back on Movie. Is this setting of any use?

I suspect that everyone has to try it and see if they like it or not.


I have a Samsung cable box, and when I enabled the "BD Wise" between the two devices, I thought it made the picture look terrible, so I disabled it and left it disabled. This was some months ago, and now I can't remember the specifics of what it did to the picture.
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So is firmware 1200 available now? Turned on my LED this morning and a message came up saying it was available. Never checked the 8500.
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I tried to update on Wednesday and was given the "no updates available" message
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So I joined the group! I went to BesyBuy Magnolia and saw another 64F8500 and it was MUCH brighter. I think the other panel I saw was busted. It was not LED level, but it was pretty close.

So ... I get it delivered on Tuesday (along with a new sectional, entertainment center to put it on and a dining room table! (We just moved)

What do I need to do when I get it? I will be setting it up myself and I have never owned a plasma. I know the Disney WOW Blu-ray is a strong suggestion. I have a PS4 and Xbox One and a very old receiver (That is next on my list)
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Are you in the US? I think it was only the US models that had both remotes in the box (later builds).
USA ONLY offer. Canada - buy your own. Amazon has the Remote sans NetFlix Button for about $18. Other Members have found cheaper deals on E-Bay.
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So I joined the group! I went to BesyBuy Magnolia and saw another 64F8500 and it was MUCH brighter. I think the other panel I saw was busted. It was not LED level, but it was pretty close.

So ... I get it delivered on Tuesday (along with a new sectional, entertainment center to put it on and a dining room table! (We just moved)

What do I need to do when I get it? I will be setting it up myself and I have never owned a plasma. I know the Disney WOW Blu-ray is a strong suggestion. I have a PS4 and Xbox One and a very old receiver (That is next on my list)
Don't forget Retailers run the sets in TORCH MODE!
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