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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2014, 12:09 PM
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Posted By tinpanalley
Thanks for all that great specs chat. So, is it...

Thanks for all that great specs chat. So, is it safe to say that I gain in all important specs with the Samsung and lose in none of them?
(PS: this is the H4500...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By tinpanalley
I only see it on Amazon and it's not bad at 440...

I only see it on Amazon and it's not bad at 440 but it's not that close to 290. Any reason for that recommendation?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By tinpanalley
Yeah... Clearly. Not gonna go there. :) I need...

Yeah... Clearly. Not gonna go there. :)
I need this TV to give me good image for my black and white classic films, it's also going to be a TV I do final image tests on for my independent film work...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By tinpanalley
Thanks so much for the info. When you say tweak...

Thanks so much for the info. When you say tweak the black levels, do you mean with the menu's image settings or some other way? Is there some way to access the service pr factory menu to adjust...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By tinpanalley
Lg 42pn450b

I'm looking into getting this LG plasma (42PN450B) here in France. I can get it right now for a really great price, as with most plasmas today I guess. It's exactly the simple 107cm, no-smartTV,...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   03-06-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By tinpanalley
Actually, I dug around enough and found a thread...

Actually, I dug around enough and found a thread on another forum that discusses a similar television and why this model would also apply. But I don't know what the rules are here for reposting info...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   03-05-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By tinpanalley
That's just it, I don't have the service manual....

That's just it, I don't have the service manual. Not looking to promising on finding it. All I want to do is access more of the image that's presently cropped out too far. Beyond TV-safe boundaries,...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   03-04-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By tinpanalley
Thanks for all the input guys. Are there any...

Thanks for all the input guys. Are there any precautions I need to take for accessing the service menu(apart from the obvious writing down of settings before changing them)? I used to do it on my...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   03-02-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By tinpanalley
So, I got the TV today. IT is in incredibly good...

So, I got the TV today. IT is in incredibly good shape, image-wise. It's definitely better than my previous CRT-HD was. There is only one geometry "issue" and it's admittedly picky. The top left...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-28-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By tinpanalley
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by LiquidSnake http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1520248/samsung-slimfit-ws32z419t#post_24420923)

Then there's the matter of making...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-28-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By tinpanalley
I've had a Samsung Slimfit since it came out but...

I've had a Samsung Slimfit since it came out but I think it's end time is drawing near.
I'm being offered another, the WS32Z419T for 60 euros. It's on an online site so I can't physically see it...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-03-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By tinpanalley
Thank you! Just went over to avforums. Any other...

Thank you! Just went over to avforums. Any other EU based forums would be great to know about.
"extended periods with SD\4:3 material that is not stretched could create IR on the plasma you buy" -...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-03-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By tinpanalley
I'm coming to Plasma from my CRT-HDTV. It's a...

I'm coming to Plasma from my CRT-HDTV. It's a Slimfit Samsung TXT3092WH model that was working perfectly until just recently when I started noticing what might be a small convergence issue.
In any...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-03-2013, 06:48 AM
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Posted By tinpanalley
Hello... if anyone's around... Does anyone...

Hello... if anyone's around...
Does anyone happen to know what settings in the service menu of the TXT3092WH Slimfit can be used to address tiny convergence issues?
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-02-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By tinpanalley
Ok, cool. It's not even a halo, it's like the...

Ok, cool. It's not even a halo, it's like the faintest line of darkish red. I'll see how it progresses. I would hate to have to lose this TV. I'd get another CRT-HD if I could find one here in...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-02-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By tinpanalley
Yes, I'm still using this TV and I love it. I've...

Yes, I'm still using this TV and I love it. I've just moved from the US to France, did all my research regarding power, transformers, got some high quality equipment for very little money and am...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   06-12-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By tinpanalley
I use my Hauppauge PVR to capture video from SD...

I use my Hauppauge PVR to capture video from SD sources (VHS, laserdisc, etc). The WinTV program that the PVR card comes with is really basic.
Does anyone know of another program that might also...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-19-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,680
Posted By tinpanalley
Quote:Originally Posted by terapin...

Quote:Originally Posted by terapin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22041262)

Oh the thread spam


Wow... the irresponsible use of 1s and 0s...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-17-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,680
Posted By tinpanalley
Quote:Originally Posted by Selden Ball...

Quote:Originally Posted by Selden Ball http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22034835)

One minor quibble: don't forget that the French...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-17-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,680
Posted By tinpanalley
Paul, Firstly thank you for the in-depth...

Paul,
Firstly thank you for the in-depth electrical analysis. It's exactly that side of things I needed to know more about. And yes, people have been very kind on here and other forums helping out,...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-16-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,680
Posted By tinpanalley
Quote:Originally Posted by donaldk...

Quote:Originally Posted by donaldk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22031633)

Plenty of folks have been editing on Panasonic Plasma's for years....
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-16-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,680
Posted By tinpanalley
Quote:Originally Posted by Selden Ball...

Quote:Originally Posted by Selden Ball http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22030239)

Having physical media on shelves around the room spells "home"...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-16-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,680
Posted By tinpanalley
Quote:Originally Posted by donaldk...

Quote:Originally Posted by donaldk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22029779)

Suggesting Plasma not LED lit LCD as you are a CRT-lover.


I...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-15-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,680
Posted By tinpanalley
Quote:Originally Posted by Selden Ball...

Quote:Originally Posted by Selden Ball http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22026464)

And, hey, you might learn to enjoy French TV!


Well that's...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-15-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,680
Posted By tinpanalley
My thinking was simply that since I don't watch...

My thinking was simply that since I don't watch television, that taking my TV and all my devices would be easier. The BluRay and DVD players I have are multi-region and I have way too many discs to...
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