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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-02-2014, 03:10 PM
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Posted By mmatheny
You mean reflow? What board did you reflow? I...

You mean reflow? What board did you reflow? I have seen conflicting reports on the web - exact same symptoms, some worked on the main board, some worked on the power supply board! Confusing as to why...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-02-2014, 03:03 PM
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Posted By mmatheny
Thank you - you must be referring to the main...

Thank you - you must be referring to the main board and not the power supply board - what about it?? And do I remove anything off the board (plastic, labels, etc)? And which board fixes the power...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-02-2014, 07:05 AM
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Posted By mmatheny
No one can tell me this??

No one can tell me this??
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-30-2014, 03:22 PM
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Posted By mmatheny
OK - I wanted to do the reflow this weekend, but...

OK - I wanted to do the reflow this weekend, but have a couple questions. Which side goes up? It would seem if you put it capacitor side up, the SMDs on the bottom would fall off and if you put it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-10-2014, 01:13 PM
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Posted By mmatheny
Thanx - first post much easier to understand.

Thanx - first post much easier to understand.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-10-2014, 09:44 AM
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Posted By mmatheny
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Dodgexander http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1236522/the-official-onkyo-tx-sr608-thread-no-price-talk/5250#post_24811502)
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Forum: Latest Industry News   05-09-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 35,687
Posted By mmatheny
You're correct, I did a search and found that...

You're correct, I did a search and found that Pioneer quit selling Plasmas in the US back in 2009. They are coming back, but LCD/LEDs. Yuck
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-09-2014, 10:57 AM
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Views: 35,687
Posted By mmatheny
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by scottsol http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530505/is-samsung-giving-up-on-oled-tv/90#post_24698105)

The fact that a TV has the...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-08-2014, 02:56 PM
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Views: 35,687
Posted By mmatheny
OK - you can BUY Pioneer branded plasma sets -...

OK - you can BUY Pioneer branded plasma sets - better? BTW - who makes their panels?
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-08-2014, 12:39 PM
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Posted By mmatheny
Pioneer still makes high-end Plasma sets.

Pioneer still makes high-end Plasma sets.
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-08-2014, 10:27 AM
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Views: 35,687
Posted By mmatheny
The bigger crime here is uneducated consumers...

The bigger crime here is uneducated consumers preferred the blindingly bright, over-saturated look of LCD over Plasma, and plasma has gone by the wayside - not because it's inferior to LCD - it is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-18-2014, 06:08 AM
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Posted By mmatheny
I have a Samsung plasma TV that has bad caps on...

I have a Samsung plasma TV that has bad caps on the power supply, and at first, after it warmed up a bit, it worked fine. But as the caps got worse, it got to where it would take 10 minutes to start...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-17-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By mmatheny
I have a 606 that is infamous for crappy Chinese...

I have a 606 that is infamous for crappy Chinese capacitors on the HDMI switching board - I had hoped the 608 didn't have this issue, but maybe Google it to see - there are about 5 capacitors you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-17-2014, 06:20 AM
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Views: 818,093
Posted By mmatheny
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by storyid http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1236522/the-official-onkyo-tx-sr608-thread-no-price-talk/5250#post_24491067)

I'm...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-17-2014, 06:19 AM
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Posted By mmatheny
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by porschedrifter http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1236522/the-official-onkyo-tx-sr608-thread-no-price-talk/5250#post_24491153)

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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-12-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 76,760
Posted By mmatheny
Smsrt Hub app question. When I go to Samsung's...

Smsrt Hub app question. When I go to Samsung's website I see hundreds of apps. When I go to Smart Hub I can only find 27! How do I get access to the rest? PN64F5500

Never mind - just chatted with...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-12-2014, 08:47 AM
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Views: 127,198
Posted By mmatheny
That's good news, but why did they reduce their...

That's good news, but why did they reduce their remotes to 3 "touch screens" that cost a fortune?? The 700 is the best bang for the buck remote in the world!
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-12-2014, 06:18 AM
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Views: 76,760
Posted By mmatheny
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mmatheny http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1471297/pnxxf5500-owners-thread/570#post_24469229)

I only see 1120.0 listed in...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-11-2014, 02:31 PM
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Views: 76,760
Posted By mmatheny
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Dianabol5mg http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1471297/pnxxf5500-owners-thread/570#post_24462710)

Black levels actually got...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-11-2014, 01:53 PM
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Views: 76,760
Posted By mmatheny
I only see 1120.0 listed in downloads on the...

I only see 1120.0 listed in downloads on the website. Where did you see 1121.3 - was it maybe pulled due to bugs?
EDIT: I can search for 1121.3, and see Google links to it, even on Samsung's...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-11-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,506
Posted By mmatheny
Since you can update firmware via USB, any...

Since you can update firmware via USB, any chance to find the previous versions and see if we can "downgrade"?? Here's the firmware I got blasted down last week - it ALSO removed Xfinity Smart Hub...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-11-2014, 12:34 PM
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Views: 127,198
Posted By mmatheny
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Saitoh183 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1176263/harmony-700/630#post_24451176)

Hi,


 


I have a Harmony 700 and i...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-11-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,506
Posted By mmatheny
My PN64F5500 has no way to "turn off the TV...

My PN64F5500 has no way to "turn off the TV speakers", unlike my two previous PN50C550s - I can only set audio to External, TV, or Receiver. I guess External would turn them off.
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-11-2014, 12:18 PM
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Views: 127,198
Posted By mmatheny
I LOVE the 700 and am trying to find enough to...

I LOVE the 700 and am trying to find enough to last me a lifetime, as I HATE the touch screen alternatives. Anyone know how long Logitech will support their remotes since they sold the division? If...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-11-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,506
Posted By mmatheny
From what I can find it only addresses a 3D...

From what I can find it only addresses a 3D issue with DirectTV. It isn't on the Onkyo website because the 608 is not "user upgradeable" - but people have posted the file and method for updating it....
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