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They had seven a couple weeks ago. Love my Samsung but this is still the best buy. MC seems too be getting some excellent later builds compared to Frys. Good luck to those who purchase the 9800, might still be best LG oled. Unless you have $10k laying around.
So you ended up finding a Sammy?
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So you ended up finding a Sammy?
Yes, it took 3 months to find one that was in good condition and affordable.
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Hi guys, I'm really on the edge of buying this tv, cause there is a deal in my country where I can get the tv for about 2200 euro untill the end of october. I'm coming from Lcd Led Samsung ES6530S 40" and sit about 9-10feet away. Will the tv be too big ? And I like to game from time to time, absolutely no pro gramer.. But will I notice the input lag ? I read it was about 55ms with the leo test. Often camera speed test have a lower ms result. Offcourse for me Picture Quality over Input Lag. But how bad is it ? I even dont know how much input lag my current tv has in Game Mode.
Any console gamers using the tv here ?
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Hi guys, I'm really on the edge of buying this tv, cause there is a deal in my country where I can get the tv for about 2200 euro untill the end of october. I'm coming from Lcd Led Samsung ES6530S 40" and sit about 9-10feet away. Will the tv be too big ? And I like to game from time to time, absolutely no pro gramer.. But will I notice the input lag ? I read it was about 55ms with the leo test. Often camera speed test have a lower ms result. Offcourse for me Picture Quality over Input Lag. But how bad is it ? I even dont know how much input lag my current tv has in Game Mode.
Any console gamers using the tv here ?
I'm no pro gamer, I play my xbox1 and 360 on it
Best looking picture ever and I don't notice the lag
I do play titanfall and cod on it, maybe I don't know what to look for but there is no degradation in pq or enjoyment, in fact, the opposite
Dark games have a new look about them

I think you will be pleased with the size, in my opinion, a curved 55 is like a flat 50-52', so your going up in size and pq
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But will I notice the input lag ?

Use the Game picture mode to reduce the lag. According to my teenage sons, this eliminated lag for them. I'm too old to experience it. But Game mode does help a lot.
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PC label is the only thing we can find that affects outcome. And NO, unless you want to use the TV as PC monitor to view PC contents, you should not change the label to PC. Doing so turn off most of the internal processing for video which may benefit PC display, e.g. text clarity, but degrades the video quality on TV unless you have an external video processor and wish to bypass the internal video processing.

On a lot of PC monitors today you can also select different display content types. The one best for PC text display is not the best for multimedia and vice versa.
What internal processing does labeling to PC turn off? I'm experimenting with labeling to PC for blu-ray with my OPPO set to 4:4:4. All my ISF settings are still accessible.
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What internal processing does labeling to PC turn off? I'm experimenting with labeling to PC for blu-ray with my OPPO set to 4:4:4. All my ISF settings are still accessible.
I don't know the exact detail. But as posted a few pages back by others, a lot of features will be missing or disabled once an input is labeled PC. I personally didn't bother to check it out.
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I don't know the exact detail. But as posted a few pages back by others, a lot of features will be missing or disabled once an input is labeled PC. I personally didn't bother to check it out.
All my settings are still accessible with PC label...watching XMen
Days of Future Past blu-ray... Crazy good PQ!

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I'm no pro gamer, I play my xbox1 and 360 on it
Best looking picture ever and I don't notice the lag
I do play titanfall and cod on it, maybe I don't know what to look for but there is no degradation in pq or enjoyment, in fact, the opposite
Dark games have a new look about them

I think you will be pleased with the size, in my opinion, a curved 55 is like a flat 50-52', so your going up in size and pq
Thanks man, going to order today. The Evil Within will be great on this bad boy then.
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All my settings are still accessible with PC label...
I just tried. In standard mode which is what I watch, all options are disabled in Advanced Picture except for Gamma. All options are disabled in Picture Option except for Black Level. In ISF Expert mode, all options in Picture Option are disabled except for Black Level. However, options in Expert Control appear to be intact.
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Update "Magic" Remote?

The 9800 comes with a Magic Remote. It's OK with me, but I noticed that since the TV was made, LG has come out with 2 new versions, the AN-MR400 and the AN-MR500.

The AN-MR400 is listed as compatible with the 9800.
Does anyone know if the AN-MR500 is compatible?

And if anyone has tried either of these remotes, I'd like to hear how they are better or worse than the one that came with the TV.

Also, I'm probably going to buy the LG-BP540, and I understand there is a compatibility potential there as well. Anyone know about that?

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I just tried. In standard mode which is what I watch, all options are disabled in Advanced Picture except for Gamma. All options are disabled in Picture Option except for Black Level. In ISF Expert mode, all options in Picture Option are disabled except for Black Level. However, options in Expert Control appear to be intact.
If I remember the menu structure correctly, I think that means you can still do a full grayscale, gamma, and CMS gamut calibration? The lost options are stuff that most would disable anyway - like motion and resolution enhancement, noise filtering, dynamic contrast, etc.
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If I remember the menu structure correctly, I think that means you can still do a full grayscale, gamma, and CMS gamut calibration? The lost options are stuff that most would disable anyway - like motion and resolution enhancement, noise filtering, dynamic contrast, etc.
Only noise filtering and motion are disabled. Dynamic contrast, super resolution and edge enhancements are still available.
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Has anyone experienced trailing on this set? Had the TV for nearly a month now, watched countless films, and tonight during The Dark Knight Rises I experienced lots of trailing during dark sequences. Especially if the actor was walking or turning their head. I turned off TruMotion but it still persisted. Oh, and all the usual 'enhancement' features are turned off.

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Still on the fence about this. I really loved the F8500 and ST/VT panasonics...Can I assume everyone pronounces OLED as "O-Lead" I thought that because I get sick of saying L-E-D. Was at the store people didnt know what I was talking about.
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What internal processing does labeling to PC turn off?
AFAIK, PC mode switches TV to RGB input. If your [HT]PC outputs perfect RGB, PC mode is the way to go.
There are opinions from software devs that its not possible to avoid YUV > RGB conversion on PC, so whole RGB pipeline (PC + TV) looks like the best option.
One week owner here. Still can't get rid of dirty dark gray backlight ether from HDMI or USB sources. I even set OLED light to 0, but still notice ghosting from backlight. Also, I could not switch damn "smart" thing from 24 to 50, 60Hz. Any ideas?
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Still on the fence about this. I really loved the F8500 and ST/VT panasonics...Can I assume everyone pronounces OLED as "O-Lead" I thought that because I get sick of saying L-E-D. Was at the store people didnt know what I was talking about.
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Does anyone know if the AN-MR500 is compatible?
I did a chat with LG and they said it was compatible, so I ordered one. I'll report back on how well it works after I get it.
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Has anyone experienced trailing on this set? Had the TV for nearly a month now, watched countless films, and tonight during The Dark Knight Rises I experienced lots of trailing during dark sequences. Especially if the actor was walking or turning their head. I turned off TruMotion but it still persisted. Oh, and all the usual 'enhancement' features are turned off.
i havent seen this, can you replicate it?
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I did a chat with LG and they said it was compatible, so I ordered one. I'll report back on how well it works after I get it.
What does this remote offer over the silver one that came with the 9800? Does it also have the backlight switch?
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What does this remote offer over the silver one that came with the 9800? Does it also have the backlight switch?
First, it has 4 dedicated color buttons.
Being black with white labels you don't need to turn on a backlight to read it. Maybe in really dark room the backlit remote would be better. Here's a link to LG's web site for it: http://www.lg.com/us/tv-accessories/...0-magic-remote
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A setting that might give more picture detail/sharper picture:
Please be open minded, and dont discard this without testing it by yourself:

Inside audio settings there is a Clear Voice menu. Go inside it and change the setting from 1 to 0, then disable Clear Voice, then turn off tv speakers using the external setting. In my other LG tvs, by default, the Clear Voice setting was set to 3. Please tell me if you see a difference between 1 and 0.
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