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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-26-2009, 07:06 AM
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Posted By jfkrane
I am looking to get a 500M for my bedroom (have...

I am looking to get a 500M for my bedroom (have a 600M in family room and LOVE it!).

Room configuration means this would have to be on a stand and my wife would not tolerate any kind of proper...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-17-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 549,899
Posted By jfkrane
I have been a very happy owner of a 600M for...

I have been a very happy owner of a 600M for several weeks now. I have persuaded my wife to let me get a 50" set for our bedroom. We do not want a surround sound setup there. It's generally low...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-12-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 549,899
Posted By jfkrane
Thanks for the positive feedback on Elite's...

Thanks for the positive feedback on Elite's settings all. I haven't had time to try them, but I think we may be watching Marley and Me tonight on DVD so I will give them a shot. I have been most...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 549,899
Posted By jfkrane
Any reports from anyone trying Elite's 600M pure...

Any reports from anyone trying Elite's 600M pure mode settings?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 137,132
Posted By jfkrane
Glad this worked out for you, Eric, and kudos to...

Glad this worked out for you, Eric, and kudos to Robert for doing the right thing.

Hate to see anyone banned from posting and the dealers provide a lot of useful information here. Of course, we...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 549,899
Posted By jfkrane
My 600M is in a room with a number of windows...

My 600M is in a room with a number of windows and a windowed door to our back porch. We keep the window shades drawn most of the time, but the light comes through the door (which is opposite the set...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 137,132
Posted By jfkrane
This is the policy of my seller (Satellite and...

This is the policy of my seller (Satellite and Sound) directly quoted from their website:

"Shipping Damage
When your TV or monitor arrives, you have 24 hours (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, or...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 549,899
Posted By jfkrane
Here are images of the cracks in the screen of...

Here are images of the cracks in the screen of my first 600M. None of these were visible to me or the delivery guy with indirect daylight. The flash of the camera makes them MUCH more visible....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-09-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 137,132
Posted By jfkrane
As someone who was one of the first recipients...

As someone who was one of the first recipients of a cracked 600M and who did sign for it before discovering the damage, I can say that I would have been absolutely livid if anyone had tried to get...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-01-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 137,132
Posted By jfkrane
You can absolutely do this. I watched my set...

You can absolutely do this. I watched my set like this for a couple of days before getting it wall mounted. I believe I had to reach under to the bottom to turn on the power and the remote only...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-26-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 137,132
Posted By jfkrane
Glad to see that others are having good luck the...

Glad to see that others are having good luck the second go round (as I did). The wait is worth it -- Love my 600M!
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-26-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By jfkrane
Both the delivery guy and I thought my Pio...

Both the delivery guy and I thought my Pio KRP-600M looked perfect when we examined it. As soon as he left, I remembered reading about the flashlight and could see long thin cracks near 3 of the 4...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,625
Posted By jfkrane
I also debated a 50" Pio vs the 60" sets and was...

I also debated a 50" Pio vs the 60" sets and was worried the 60" would be too big (viewing distance 11'). I think the gains in the viewing experience from the extra screen size far outweigh the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-23-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By jfkrane
Unless you care about the stand, speakers, or...

Unless you care about the stand, speakers, or extra HDMI inputs of the 6020, the KRP600M really is the sweet spot financially for the 60" Pios right now. It is significantly cheaper than the 6020...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 549,899
Posted By jfkrane
I haven't done any tweaking yet -- I was so...

I haven't done any tweaking yet -- I was so focused on picking the right set that I haven't really weeded through all the settings thread in detail. As for break-in, I decided that it sounds kind of...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-19-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 549,899
Posted By jfkrane
Just got mine wall mounted tonight so I thought...

Just got mine wall mounted tonight so I thought I'd share a couple of pics. Set looks better than my photography skills can demonstrate....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 137,132
Posted By jfkrane
model: KRP-600M shipped from: Middletown,...

model: KRP-600M

shipped from: Middletown, NY

Delivered by Pilot Air, no pallet, small hole in side of box at 1 end, manf. 11/08

Result: I am happily watching the TV (still resting in box)....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-16-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 137,132
Posted By jfkrane
Quote:Originally Posted by mlb11...

Quote:Originally Posted by mlb11 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16056763)

Anyone with damaged 600M's at home: has a shipper come to pick it up...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-16-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 549,899
Posted By jfkrane
My replacement 600M unit is due for delivery day...

My replacement 600M unit is due for delivery day after tomorrow. Hard to be too optimistic about its arriving in functional condition at this point.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-13-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 137,132
Posted By jfkrane
600M - Middletown, NY? - no pallet? - cracked!

600M - Middletown, NY? - no pallet? - cracked!
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-12-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 549,899
Posted By jfkrane
Now that I am in the acceptance stage of...

Now that I am in the acceptance stage of mourning, here are a few more details...

Driver was solo but easily got the set into the house and as I said earlier box looked absolutely fine.

He was...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-12-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 549,899
Posted By jfkrane
Too depressed to give many details, but 600M...

Too depressed to give many details, but 600M arrived with cracked screen today.

Only things of note are that the box looked pristine and the cracks were subtle -- needed a flashlight to see them....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-11-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 549,899
Posted By jfkrane
Not only is my set scheduled to arrive today,...

Not only is my set scheduled to arrive today, but the wall mount that I was kicking myself for ordering UPS ground yesterday when I was expecting the set to arrive next week is also due to come...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-11-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 549,899
Posted By jfkrane
I had a very hard time finding anyone who...

I had a very hard time finding anyone who actually had the tabletop stand.

Update on my 600M: delivery scheduled for tomorrow morning! I'll follow-up with how things go.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-11-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 549,899
Posted By jfkrane
Just called AIT and my set flew into Boston this...

Just called AIT and my set flew into Boston this morning (not sure where it originated but I think it may have been CA). Now I need to call the local agent to find out when they can deliver.
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