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Happy oled day, vaktmester!
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Btw vak check again in 50 hours if you really want to know since they can pop up later, but otherwise just enjoy it sounds like you may have won the lotto! Good luck
Yeh lol running sliders now but umlike the others low contrast n cell light the first 50 hours n gradiually increase after that
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thanks for the response!

One last question for anyone that may know:

What extended warranty does LG offer and how much does it cost/cover?
Having trouble finding it on the net
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Looks like I'm in luck: https://lg.yourserviceplan.com/prese...ayer/home.aspx (I have until the warranty is over to purchase one). I was planning on getting a Mack Warranty, but now I'm leaning in this direction.

EDIT #2: As in most other similar products, it does not cover: "Television or personal computer monitor screen imperfections, including ‘burn in’ or burned CRT phosphor, caused by video games, prolonged display of one or more signal(s), or other abuse." Seems a little more restrictive than the Mack Warranty for my Panasonic ZT60 in that regard. Decisions, decisions.
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What does that have to do with the IR/Burn-in in the photos I posted? Are edgelits more prone to that?
I didn't see any IR/burn-in in those photos, just poor uniformity and a reflection of some blinds.
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I swear, my posts must really be invisible.
lol, i went back and read them
its just a ton of reading and i would filter the owners from the non owners and i just realized that you were an owner

although this tv isnt perfect,(issues mostly showing up on slides, gray screens, etc), its seems to unanimously have the best picture

thanks for the warranty info Vinnie, do you know what the cost is?

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So far i cant se any dead ones n iv checked nose close up for ages running sliders ln it atm 20 contrast and 20 cell light

Congrats on the purchase
Do you know when it was manufactured??
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Congrats on the purchase
Do you know when it was manufactured??
How do i check that ?

4/2014 it says on the box so april 2014 im guessing
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thanks for the warranty info Vinnie, do you know what the cost is?
LG is keeping that info close to the chest, it appears. I also haven't gotten that far in uncovering the price. If you do so before me, feel free to let us know!
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How do i check that ?

4/2014 it says on the box so april 2014 im guessing
Thanks, Im hoping LG got better at quality control and learned a thing or two over the year to make these models a bit more perfect.

Enjoy the set.
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LG is keeping that info close to the chest, it appears. I also haven't gotten that far in uncovering the price. If you do so before me, feel free to let us know!
just got off the phone with them
for 2 years, it costs $151.98, starts after the initial year of warranty that comes with the tv
3 yrs max
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Wow 151 for three years? And they cover all the replacements you'd ever need plus if it's discontinued you're at the very least guaranteed another 1080p OLED. That's what they told me when the tech was trying to sell it to me anyhow. And that's really, really worth it.

Vak interesting idea about the variable contrast during break in. What gave you the idea? Smart man for running it in too. Despite what LG or the others who got perfect panels say, on my end I'm convinced that my panel becomes more resilient by the day.

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Is there a game mode setting to reduce the reported 72ms input lag? I would really consider this set of it can be reduced to reasonable levels.

Thanks in advance!
There is a game mode setting, though I don't think it reduces lag it just contains a different set of picture options. I like it very much. Personally, and I'm in the middle of playing an MMORPG on the thing, it seems to have less lag than many other tv's I've tried. Though probably not ideal for the call of duty competitive enthusiast it's more than just fine for an average gamer. And like I always say (like a broken record, because it's that important), you decrease the lag substantially by disabling the speakers. Even if you have it hooked up to a receiver and the built in speakers are being bypassed, you still have to manually go in and completely disable them. The amount of lag it saves is very noticeable, so I'm not sure whether they were using them during the review process.

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Wow 151 for three years? And they cover all the replacements you'd ever need plus if it's discontinued you're at the very least guaranteed another 1080p OLED. That's what they told me when the tech was trying to sell it to me anyhow. And that's really, really worth it.

Vak interesting idea about the variable contrast during break in. What gave you the idea? Smart man for running it in too. Despite what LG or the others who got perfect panels say, on my end I'm convinced that my panel becomes more resilient by the day.
Think i read sumting abt that on a plasma tread that people tryed the low n higher n higher contrast run in. If it works i dont know but it cant be harmfull to try it.
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I cant se the black square that coppson did on his in the middle of the screen ,of the electronics heating up.

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I cant se the black square that coppson did on his in the middle of the screen ,of the electronics heating up.
Check back tomorrow. Got my fingers crossed for ya....
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Are those other images after the green screen of your display as well? Wondering what the content was and it looks like LG has greatly changed the packaging compared to the many unboxing videos I saw up on You Tube and even the one Chris at CP showed.

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Just a picture of my running sliders havent looket at other content on it so far. Yes the new is packed in a new box vs the 980

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Are those other images after the green screen of your display as well? Wondering what the content was and it looks like LG has greatly changed the packaging compared to the many unboxing videos I saw up on You Tube and even the one Chris at CP showed.
The stuff behind the green looks like blinds in front of a window to me.

Congrats, Vak...if you don't notice any gray motherboard imprint (I think I was the first to report this), it's clear to me that LG is already making improvements. Up next is to check for your grayscale uniformity and letterbox IR resilience. How many hours will you be breaking in?
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nice pics vak, intersted to get your opinion on this set after some viewing
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The stuff behind the green looks like blinds in front of a window to me.

Congrats, Vak...if you don't notice any gray motherboard imprint (I think I was the first to report this), it's clear to me that LG is already making improvements. Up next is to check for your grayscale uniformity and letterbox IR resilience. How many hours will you be breaking in?
Can we get parts of serial numbers or build dates or whatever is safe to publish here? It would be helpful to determine a trend, if there is one.

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Sure...but I don't know the replacement panel's part #/build date. In my case, the TV proper was built in October 2013. I suppose we could look at serial #s for a pattern, but I don't think it's necessary to go hog wild with all that info right now with so few owners still reporting.
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I am not sure about the rules covering linking other forums, but Robert Zohn just posted that the current price cut to the LG OLED's was based on an instant rebate that is supposed to last a week. The prices are supposed to revert back to $5999 and $6499 on Saturday.

Fry's price cut was actually before last Saturday, so who knows if this is right? Just thought some who might be considering purchasing might want to know.
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Sure...but I don't know the replacement panel's part #/build date. In my case, the TV proper was built in October 2013. I suppose we could look at serial #s for a pattern, but I don't think it's necessary to go hog wild with all that info right now with so few owners still reporting.
LOL....apparently vBulletin has hashtag support. You started one accidentally for #s . LOL....

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I am not sure about the rules covering linking other forums, but Robert Zohn just posted that the current price cut to the LG OLED's was based on an instant rebate that is supposed to last a week. The prices are supposed to revert back to $5999 and $6499 on Saturday.

Fry's price cut was actually before last Saturday, so who knows if this is right? Just thought some who might be considering purchasing might want to know.
uughhh, means i need to pull the trigger soon
confirmed yesterday that frys had one under 3k
also kind of doubt sams or bb is going to pop their prices 1k or more

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The stuff behind the green looks like blinds in front of a window to me.

Congrats, Vak...if you don't notice any gray motherboard imprint (I think I was the first to report this), it's clear to me that LG is already making improvements. Up next is to check for your grayscale uniformity and letterbox IR resilience. How many hours will you be breaking in?
Yeh blinds behind it, greyscale isnt perfect do se on the lighter grey sliders its not 100percent uniform slight darker in places but its not to bad.
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Just saw this post on Blu-ray.com. According to Robert Zohn of Value Electronics the EA9800 and EA8800 $2,000 price drop ends this week.
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Just saw this post on Blu-ray.com. According to Robert Zohn of Value Electronics the EA9800 and EA8800 $2,000 price drop ends this week.
I wonder if that's because they decided to release versions of it without crazy artifacts.....

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