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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-25-2014, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
I'm also going to try that, maybe tonight, If I...

I'm also going to try that, maybe tonight, If I get a chance ...

I didn't mess with the other IRE's, but I think that is pretty close to something I'd tried ... but at the time I was just doing...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-25-2014, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
I'm not sure most people will "notice it" as a...

I'm not sure most people will "notice it" as a particular issue of concern, because (on my set at least) from a normal distance, the noise in most circumstances (except for the top 3/4"~1" or so of...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-24-2014, 09:27 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
Which you apparently have not experienced in the...

Which you apparently have not experienced in the manner he has, for whatever reason.



Interesting. How many of the later model LG Plasmas have you calibrated(and which models?) ?

It's...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-24-2014, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
Nice try, but you're either missing the point, or...

Nice try, but you're either missing the point, or obfuscating the issue .... he isn't introducing the artifacts(that that "can happen" is beside the point), they're already there, he's trying to get...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-24-2014, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
Which was one of the first things I noticed many...

Which was one of the first things I noticed many months ago, when I first got the set(and yes, before I ever took the back off), and happened to have a DVD with THX optimizer popped in/checking black...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-01-2014, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
Noticed the other day WDYC-LD now has Daystar HD...

Noticed the other day WDYC-LD now has Daystar HD ... They're running 720p on 36.1, and 480i 16x9 on 36.2 - which is improperly flagged as 4x3 - which seems to be a common occurance these days - WDTN...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-08-2014, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
I really couldn't advise you there, as it...

I really couldn't advise you there, as it pertains to ABL(and how much you are annoyed by it) and how "bright" you like your TV. A lot depends upon your preference, and the content you watch.
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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-08-2014, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
Oh, sorry -- the low(Levels 16-235) or High...

Oh, sorry -- the low(Levels 16-235) or High (Levels 0-255) setting ...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-07-2014, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
Just a word of caution -- SET_UP fully clockwise...

Just a word of caution -- SET_UP fully clockwise (or past about 4'o clock position) produces pixel misfires on my set (50PB6600) ... that's when fully warmed up, on cold start with cool temps, the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-07-2014, 06:18 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
Depends on how high you have contrast/Panel light...

Depends on how high you have contrast/Panel light setting -- and/or if you are using the light sensor/power saving modes ....



No, but you can minimize its effects by how you set contrast/Panel...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-07-2014, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
You can set the various picture...

You can set the various picture settings(including brightness slider) by using "Q. Menu"(then "set video") instead of "settings" from most apps I've tried ... such as Youtube, crackle, viewster/etc...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-25-2014, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
^ yep, I'd think so too anyway ... Also,...

^ yep, I'd think so too anyway ...

Also, note that WBDT digital was on 18 during the transition ....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-25-2014, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
checked and adjusted voltages for VS/VA/VY/VZB...

checked and adjusted voltages for VS/VA/VY/VZB today to match the values specified on the label for the panel on my 50PB6600. They were ALL off as set at factory :

VS - Panel label rating :...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-25-2014, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
Last night and today, I've revisited everything...

Last night and today, I've revisited everything involving this issue which we've identified so far(as well as Set up/dn - no effect on the dithering noise, such as in letterbox bars/the effect of...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-24-2014, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
Yes, For the vertical resolution essentially...

Yes, For the vertical resolution essentially that's the result(for 720x480 16x9) for 16x9 (1.78:1) content ... you lose a lot of it for the letterbox bars with 16x9 content in a 4x3 frame(even more...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-24-2014, 12:13 AM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
I scanned around a bit tonight using different...

I scanned around a bit tonight using different sources/inputs (such as OTA) and this time looked carefully (while adjusting brightness slider/etc) for the letterbox bars dithering issue, and the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-23-2014, 08:11 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
It doesn't with DVD or Blu-ray. See the...

It doesn't with DVD or Blu-ray.

See the table at section 3.3 (page 14) here in the blu-ray specs for supported resolutions and aspect ratios :
...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-23-2014, 12:42 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
I'm not sure exactly what you are saying here --...

I'm not sure exactly what you are saying here -- but If I'm 1/2 way understanding --- unless the TV is doing some sort of processing intensive analysis of each frame to determine where the "black...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-22-2014, 10:48 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
Sorry for the double posts ... update to...

Sorry for the double posts ...

update to above : Per the update at bottom of my last post --- First I tried a different input for Blu-ray player(HDMI1 which I have labelled "set top box") ..... ...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-22-2014, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
Interesting. We are seeing something different...

Interesting. We are seeing something different with this, then - for instance, I've Never seen the dithering noise in the letterbox bars, including with a high brightness slider setting.

Which...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-21-2014, 10:39 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
fierce_gt - first - thanks for the excellent...

fierce_gt - first - thanks for the excellent explanation+description/pics of the plasma dithering issue ...



Yes - that is what I originally suspected was the case as well, but having never...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-21-2014, 04:43 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
FYI, WKEF recentily filed a channel change...

FYI, WKEF recentily filed a channel change petition with FCC to move from channel 51 to 18 ..

At this point, FCC seems OK with it, they are currently entering a public comment period of 90 days...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-20-2014, 11:36 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
In terms of Brightness(luminance, I don't mean...

In terms of Brightness(luminance, I don't mean the 'brightness' slider), I'd be happy with it as well, but it appeared to me that something is going on with Gamma (faces look a bit "pasty" for...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-20-2014, 11:30 PM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
This issue is present on my 50PB6600 (US model)...

This issue is present on my 50PB6600 (US model) as well, but I'm not sure whether or not if it is as pronounced as kaymanov is seeing ...

I've only noticed it so far via Blu-ray/DVD (I've tested 2...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-17-2014, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Nitewatchman
One more thing I forgot to say about MLL which I...

One more thing I forgot to say about MLL which I haven't seen mentioned before :

I noticed on my set(before set_up/dn pot adjustments, and is still the case afterwards) that MLL is improved...
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