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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-13-2015, 05:21 PM
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Posted By perchancetodream
It most certainly is a problem, but what kind of...

It most certainly is a problem, but what kind of problem has to be determined. I doubt it's the panel. If it's only a board it can be fixed.
Warranty?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-16-2015, 12:50 PM
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Posted By perchancetodream
Hope your girlfriend doesn't "go away" because...

Hope your girlfriend doesn't "go away" because you've forbidden her to watch the E! Channel.
That and seeing you white washing the TV for many hours a week, she probably thinks you've gone crazy. :D
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-08-2015, 04:24 AM
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Posted By perchancetodream
I don't know, though . . . the TV's already over...

I don't know, though . . . the TV's already over a year old, vs. NIB . . . ? Have no idea what a f8500 commands these days.

It's easy to check the hours on the set, although you won't know if the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2014, 03:48 PM
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Posted By perchancetodream
Who's George . . . and what have you been...

Who's George . . . and what have you been smoking?!?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2014, 09:23 AM
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Posted By perchancetodream
Don't forget, OLEDs are also prone to IR/Burn-in,...

Don't forget, OLEDs are also prone to IR/Burn-in, so when the time comes, we Plasma owners will feel right at home! :D
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-22-2014, 12:25 PM
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Posted By perchancetodream
Well-known problem called "line-bleed",...

Well-known problem called "line-bleed", unfortunately "normal", and no, there's nothing you can do about it.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-01-2014, 02:59 PM
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Posted By perchancetodream
Check how it looks on a white slide and a light...

Check how it looks on a white slide and a light gray one and you'll see what the deal is.

If it's pretty transparent like a diffuse cloud on only certain portions of the screen it will probably...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-20-2014, 02:43 PM
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Posted By perchancetodream
ikecomp: Please report back after 6 months -...

ikecomp:

Please report back after 6 months - 1 year of 45% gaming and 15% cable programming . . . I would be interested in how you fared.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-19-2014, 10:19 AM
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Posted By perchancetodream
The short answer is: no. Definitely get an LED,...

The short answer is: no.
Definitely get an LED, save yourself the headaches!
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-20-2014, 09:03 AM
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Posted By perchancetodream
Each model is tailored to a specific region, so...

Each model is tailored to a specific region, so they are just technically identical but with different tuners, apps, etc.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-20-2014, 04:02 AM
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Posted By perchancetodream
Interestingly, in Germany an authorized Panasonic...

Interestingly, in Germany an authorized Panasonic dealer still has NIB 60ZT60Es w/ 4-yr.-guarantee for sale on Ebay for ~$3200 . . . and 55VTW60s for ~$1910, 65VTW60s for ~$2565, so good prices...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-18-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By perchancetodream
I just wanted to mention the IR issue w/ OLEDs in...

I just wanted to mention the IR issue w/ OLEDs in case the thread starter wasn't aware of it . . . he wanted opinions on plasma vs. OLED to try to decide what to buy.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-18-2014, 10:44 AM
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Posted By perchancetodream
Interesting that in this discussion no one has...

Interesting that in this discussion no one has yet mentioned that OLEDs are also supposed to be susceptible to IR/burn-in . . . so I will. ;)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2014, 02:21 AM
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Posted By perchancetodream
Hope you get around to watching TV someday. :D

Hope you get around to watching TV someday. :D
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-29-2014, 07:15 AM
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Posted By perchancetodream
How are you going to get a "few hundred hours" in...

How are you going to get a "few hundred hours" in just 4 days . . . ?

I would just return the set as not being OK.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-28-2014, 02:30 AM
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Posted By perchancetodream
Sorry, not mad at anyone here, just slightly...

Sorry, not mad at anyone here, just slightly frustrated . . . .
Bought in June, approx. 270 hours, the first 250 were careful break-in.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-27-2014, 01:17 PM
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Posted By perchancetodream
You ignore the fact that there is no question...

You ignore the fact that there is no question here of owner abuse . . . an owner has to use the settings menu in normal operation of the unit, and if the menu burns in, it sure as hell isn't the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-27-2014, 07:03 AM
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Posted By perchancetodream
I just let the cleaner utility run a couple of...

I just let the cleaner utility run a couple of hours, then put on a white screen from a USB Stick.

You can read "Viera" plain as day.

Forget it. I'm calling Panasonic service tomorrow to have...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-26-2014, 04:50 PM
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Posted By perchancetodream
Unhappy A tale of woe . . . . I have a 55STW60 (W...

A tale of woe . . . .

I have a 55STW60 (W meaning the European version) bought in June and I can report to you that the IR/burn-in issue is alive and well in this last series of Panasonic plasmas....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-26-2014, 03:34 AM
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Posted By perchancetodream
OLED supposedly also has IR/burn-in problems,...

OLED supposedly also has IR/burn-in problems, similar to plasmas.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-26-2014, 02:12 AM
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Posted By perchancetodream
I guess this must be one reason for the demise of...

I guess this must be one reason for the demise of plasmas, because this exact same situation is happening with Panasonic sets, you hope to get a perfect one but most (or all) of them now have the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-24-2014, 02:41 AM
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Posted By perchancetodream
:D Don't quite get it. Am I missing...

:D
Don't quite get it.

Am I missing anything?!

The picture of the kitten does not show any pink tint at the bottom edge whatsoever on my monitor.

The only thing I can see on the white and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-22-2014, 02:34 PM
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Posted By perchancetodream
Thanks for the enlightenment. Are 3D BluRays...

Thanks for the enlightenment.

Are 3D BluRays encoded in MVC?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-22-2014, 01:10 AM
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Posted By perchancetodream
Egreat S5A (SMP8643, like the good ole Dunes/PCH ...

Egreat S5A (SMP8643, like the good ole Dunes/PCH :cool:).

As for type of file, I don't really know . . . everything I've tried works, including Official trailer for Titanic 3D, How to Train Your...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-21-2014, 05:25 PM
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Posted By perchancetodream
This is obviously a general plasma issue . . ....

This is obviously a general plasma issue . . . I've read about some LGs that have it too.
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