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Forum: Remote Control Area   07-23-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,293
Posted By RandyWalters
RTI's business model is not to blame here. The...

RTI's business model is not to blame here. The problem is with your authorized RTI dealer, who apparently is not giving you good customer service. Since you paid him to supply the remote and...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-20-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By RandyWalters
The GT30 and ST30 have the exact same Panel, ...

The GT30 and ST30 have the exact same Panel, same AR Filter, and same Black Filter so virtually no difference in picture quality.

The GT30 will be sharper/crisper than the U50, but the U50's...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-16-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By RandyWalters
Best LCD TV To Transition To If You Can No Longer Have a Plasma TV

Now that our Plasmas are getting older and more and more people are for whatever reason no longer able to continue using a Plasma TV as their primary display (reasons such as catastrophic failure,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-15-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By RandyWalters
I'd still remove the outer glass then check the...

I'd still remove the outer glass then check the plasma panel to see if the de-lamination is indeed between the panel face and the black filter that's applied to it, or if it's present on the outer...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-14-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By RandyWalters
Did Ebay do away with their "Local Sale only"...

Did Ebay do away with their "Local Sale only" auction selection? My pal used to use that option when he was downsizing his household about 4 years ago and sold dozens of big and even small items...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-13-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By RandyWalters
The bubbling effect in those pictures reminds me...

The bubbling effect in those pictures reminds me of when you see older cars with tinted windows where the film is starting to de-laminate from the glass, probably due to heat over time.

Plasma...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-12-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By RandyWalters
You sure it's on the inside, and not between the...

You sure it's on the inside, and not between the AR filter and the outer glass? And nobody cleaned the screen with any kind of windex or anything? Cause it kinda looks like what happens when...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-12-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By RandyWalters
I don't think you'll get as much now as you would...

I don't think you'll get as much now as you would have a few years ago when people were in panic mode snatching up all the remaining units.

I would only sell them locally and either let the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-12-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,531
Posted By RandyWalters
The first season was hilarious. The 2nd season...

The first season was hilarious. The 2nd season was a little less so, but ended with a bang :)



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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-07-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By RandyWalters
Actually RWetmore is totally correct, and i was...

Actually RWetmore is totally correct, and i was wrong. I completely forgot that the S60/S64 panel was different than the core panel that was used on the 3D models (faster phosphors or sumthing like...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-07-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By RandyWalters
I went from a 46G10 (same panel as the S1) to a...

I went from a 46G10 (same panel as the S1) to a 50GT50 (same panel as the ST50) and for the first several days i had them side-by-side with my sources feeding both via an HDMI splitter. The GT50 had...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-06-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 144
Posted By RandyWalters
Ah, i now realize i thinking about the...

Ah, i now realize i thinking about the older/lesser 5064 model which is 768p, and the predecessor to the 5084. I also missed that you said 1080p in the OP.


Now i'm wondering if there are...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-06-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 144
Posted By RandyWalters
Well keep in mind that the OP has a 2005/2006 era...

Well keep in mind that the OP has a 2005/2006 era 768p entry-level Plasma that doesn't look nearly as good as your much newer and much better high-end 1080p VT30 flagship model does so in most...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-06-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 144
Posted By RandyWalters
I think a decent current LCD will look better...

I think a decent current LCD will look better than your old 5084. I still have an old 2005 Panny 42PX50U in a spare room that has similar PQ to your 5084, and my mid-level 2014 Sony 55W800B 1080p...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-29-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,402
Posted By RandyWalters
It's practically unheard of that any manufacturer...

It's practically unheard of that any manufacturer would repair or replace a TV that failed four years after the warranty expired, especially Samsung.

Are you in a foreign country where the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-27-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By RandyWalters
Well just let us know the brand and model number...

Well just let us know the brand and model number of the TV(s) they're proposing to replace yours with. Actually it will be an LCD TV so maybe read up on the TV over in the LCD Forum when you find...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-27-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By RandyWalters
Panasonic ceased Plasma production in early...

Panasonic ceased Plasma production in early December of 2013.

Samsung and LG continued production in 2014, then Samsung ended production leaving only LG in the game. I think LG finally...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-24-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By RandyWalters
B & O used Panasonic panels in their TVs, and...

B & O used Panasonic panels in their TVs, and since it's only 720p the picture quality would be the same as whatever generation of 720p Panasonic model that the panel was lifted from, and it was...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-08-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By RandyWalters
A loud pop followed by the TV turning itself off...

A loud pop followed by the TV turning itself off is almost always a blown power supply board. There are lots of posts here about 10 blinks so do a little forum searching to see what you're up...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-02-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By RandyWalters
I'm curious why Panasonic made this change? ...

I'm curious why Panasonic made this change? Maybe to save money? Or maybe to make the pixels larger in order to let more light through to make the screen brighter?


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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-01-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By RandyWalters
What controversy? What claim are you disputing? ...

What controversy? What claim are you disputing?

Whatever happened was like 5 or 6 years ago - and it depends on the actual model number/panel generation/model year.

Their 50 inch so-called...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-30-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By RandyWalters
The Best Price is usually Not The Best Deal. ...

The Best Price is usually Not The Best Deal.

JoesAV has the exact same street address as East Coast TVs (a notorious Bait-and-Switch seller), and Nice and Abes are also in the same BS...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-27-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13,550
Views: 702,417
Posted By RandyWalters
Trouble is that what little laws there are...

Trouble is that what little laws there are regarding this, there is zero compliance by the manufacturers and zero enforcement from the government. You'd need a lawyer to force the manufacturer's...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-27-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,378
Posted By RandyWalters
Same here, we finally swore off buying Samsung...

Same here, we finally swore off buying Samsung products after every one of our Samsung products failed - all while still under warranty (PC monitor, DVD Player, a Printer, 2 small LCD TVs, 3 cell...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-27-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 522
Posted By RandyWalters
But the OP appears to be looking for a DIY...

But the OP appears to be looking for a DIY solution, which would preclude Elan, URC TRC, and RTI since these requiring hiring a Custom Integrator. Personally i really like RTI, but even though...
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