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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-29-2015, 11:54 AM
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Posted By --Sclaws
Does this occur on every HDMI input?

Does this occur on every HDMI input?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-28-2015, 06:14 PM
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Posted By --Sclaws
Got it. SD is fixed. NEVER AGAIN will this TV see...

Got it. SD is fixed. NEVER AGAIN will this TV see a network connection!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-28-2015, 09:34 AM
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Posted By --Sclaws
From day one for me I always saw some...

From day one for me I always saw some flashlighting on my set....I guess I figured this was an inherent anomaly with edge-lit LCD, so I always left smart dimming off. I really just want to the the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-28-2015, 08:27 AM
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Posted By --Sclaws
You've given me hope that I might actually get...

You've given me hope that I might actually get this firmware fix *crosses fingers, eyes and toes*
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-23-2015, 04:03 PM
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Posted By --Sclaws
Make that 2 for the most part ;) besides for the...

Make that 2 for the most part ;) besides for the smart dimming option not sticking, I'm very happy with my set and still use your calibration values for 1.60. Still would be nice to be able to delete...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-13-2015, 12:45 PM
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Posted By --Sclaws
Try TS Doctor.

Try TS Doctor.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2015, 09:30 AM
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Posted By --Sclaws
Just to clarify for my own brain's processing...

Just to clarify for my own brain's processing errors, does blooming still occur when smart dimming is OFF (or toggled from ON to OFF)? I built an annoying long sequence for my remote to toggle smart...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-09-2015, 09:35 AM
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Views: 32,406
Posted By --Sclaws
The M401i-A3 is a 2013, correct? If so, thats the...

The M401i-A3 is a 2013, correct? If so, thats the first 2013 model I think we've seen get the firmware update.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-06-2015, 08:37 AM
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Posted By --Sclaws
Not yet for me.

Not yet for me.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-27-2015, 04:54 PM
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Posted By --Sclaws
OK now thats funny :)

OK now thats funny :)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-27-2015, 11:11 AM
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Posted By --Sclaws
To shamelessly quote Falcon again, "PICS ... Or...

To shamelessly quote Falcon again, "PICS ... Or It Didn't Happen!!! :D"
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2015, 08:46 AM
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Posted By --Sclaws
I don't trust the board swap tech-roulette...

I don't trust the board swap tech-roulette process at this point... especially with a TV with such a price tag (I'm a video enthusiast on a tight budget, so this hardware was hard earned--I'm kinda...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-11-2015, 06:21 PM
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Views: 32,406
Posted By --Sclaws
I tried calling today and also spoke to a tech...

I tried calling today and also spoke to a tech who admitted he didn't know about this issue. Was put on hold a few times until he said that I'd get a call in 1-1.5hrs from someone to "find an...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-04-2015, 04:00 PM
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Posted By --Sclaws
I'm wussing out and not replacing the board....

I'm wussing out and not replacing the board. Instead I created a macro on my remote that enters the menu and toggles smart dimming. I don't want Vizio tearing the TV open and possibly installing the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-25-2015, 05:05 PM
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Posted By --Sclaws
I was holding out hope for a firmware update but...

I was holding out hope for a firmware update but finally opened a ticket requesting the board replacement. I love this set pre 1.60, but I'm thinking this may be my last Vizio .
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-18-2015, 02:50 PM
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Posted By --Sclaws
Probably get more help in the htpc forum....

Probably get more help in the htpc forum. http://www.avsforum.com/forum/26-home-theater-computers/
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2015, 12:10 PM
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Views: 32,406
Posted By --Sclaws
Wow. Glad its fixed, but having this expensive TV...

Wow. Glad its fixed, but having this expensive TV torn open to have a brain transplant... guess I either have to convince myself to do it, or wait out the rest of the month in hope of a fix.


BTW...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-03-2015, 10:56 AM
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Views: 32,406
Posted By --Sclaws
I'm still having a hard time buying into their...

I'm still having a hard time buying into their statment about needing a new firmware board...guess we'll see. If it does fix the issue I'll be on the phone with Vizio to get this fixed up ASAP.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-30-2015, 02:29 PM
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Views: 32,406
Posted By --Sclaws
Thx for the detail. I for one am not reconnecting...

Thx for the detail. I for one am not reconnecting my set to the network until they release a confirmed fix that doesn't break anything else.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-30-2015, 11:02 AM
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Views: 32,406
Posted By --Sclaws
Red face I hadnt heard anything about a mid-february...

I hadnt heard anything about a mid-february possible fix. What details do you have/from where?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-29-2015, 01:10 PM
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Views: 32,406
Posted By --Sclaws
I did build a macro with my Harmony Ultimate to...

I did build a macro with my Harmony Ultimate to do this. Alternative was total annoyance and insanity. Works well as a fix.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-29-2015, 09:29 AM
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Views: 32,406
Posted By --Sclaws
First I've heard about a tech to perform a fix to...

First I've heard about a tech to perform a fix to deal with this. Please keep us posted on how that goes.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-25-2015, 08:05 AM
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Views: 32,406
Posted By --Sclaws
TV: M801D-A3 (2013) Firmware: 1.60.10-004.0090 ...

TV: M801D-A3 (2013)
Firmware: 1.60.10-004.0090


Confirm issues: 1, 2


Other: I had been seeing horizontal ghosting mostly on displayed text, but after 10 "restore to defaults" this issue...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2015, 09:15 AM
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Views: 157,142
Posted By --Sclaws
I feel like a parrot with this solution but try...

I feel like a parrot with this solution but try turning smart dimming on then off again and see if it fixes the issue. If it does, this "fix" will likely only stick until you change inputs or turn...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-09-2015, 08:53 AM
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Views: 157,142
Posted By --Sclaws
I recommend disconnecting your TV from the...

I recommend disconnecting your TV from the network if you do NOT have 1.60...its caused many of us problems with breaking the smart dimming feature. Just my .02.
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