Originally Posted by Ken Ross
The F8500 would have been the darkest plasma ever measured had it not been for the VT/ZT60. So yes, I stick by the 'falls apart' description as over the top. I'm not sure how you have yours adjusted, but my ISF'd 64" is very dark. I just can't imagine someone complaining about the blacks. Room for improvement, sure, but the same could be said for the VT/ZT.
Not entirely correct.
The VT/ZT60 and VT50 hold their black better in ansi contrast measurements.
I still prefer my F8500 over my VT50. As a whole, I think the F8500 "WHEN PROPERLY CALIBRATED" is one heck of a display.
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