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Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-27-2004, 01:48 PM
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Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by mweflen I was...

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Originally posted by mweflen
I was actually under the impression that a darker frame increased the perceived contrast ratio - the CNET review mentioned this.

as far as the guts of the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-27-2004, 12:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,282
Posted By compfan
Septmeber build, delivered October 3rd with no...

Septmeber build, delivered October 3rd with no issues at all.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-16-2004, 08:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,823
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by Mark Henshaw ...

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Originally posted by Mark Henshaw
Compfan;
This is the exact statement that I received from Sears. They performed the fix on Tuesday of this week. Unfortunately it did little to fix the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-15-2004, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By compfan
I dont think manufacturers post "brightness"...

I dont think manufacturers post "brightness" statistics, though I could definetly be wrong.

I know for sure in the UMR does XBR950 thread he discusses how he measures brightness and that the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-15-2004, 01:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,823
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by jcontino2 For...

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Originally posted by jcontino2
For what it is worth:

Talked with service center. Next step is bulb replacement. They recently have recieved a new part number for the bulb. I will be...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-15-2004, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 306,086
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by tbcz I wish...

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Originally posted by tbcz

I wish there was some way, any way, to find out if these sets that are out there have had any updates done, or are just timebombs. I love Sony, but they've got...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-09-2004, 01:35 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,801
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by DLiquid Really?...

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Originally posted by DLiquid
Really? I bought mine around the same time as you and I have ZERO problems too, but this seems paranoid to me. Maybe your TV would never have this problem, but...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-09-2004, 11:47 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,801
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by mweflen I'll be...

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Originally posted by mweflen
I'll be returning it to CC near the end of this month in the hopes of getting my hands on a January-build set.


Id suggest starting the "fetch" process now...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-08-2004, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by munu I don't...

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Originally posted by munu
I don't know if BB sales guy is saying the truth or not. But one thing is sure that I am not keeping this piece of junk.

They cannot exchange it as they are not...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-08-2004, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By compfan
The first tech I spoke to about my TV, roughly 1...

The first tech I spoke to about my TV, roughly 1 week ago mentioned the same thing but i was a little skeptical, after hearing you it gives me more hope as my new one should arrive in a month or so...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-08-2004, 01:51 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,801
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by Aaron_Smith I...

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Originally posted by Aaron_Smith
I will be a loyal Circuit City customer from this day forward because of their willingness to do the fair thing-- even after the 30 day return policy was...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-06-2004, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,936
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by OC Express Based...

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Originally posted by OC Express
Based strictly on the chatter coming from the GWIII Buzz thread, it's my understanding that this "fix" is not having the desired effect. In other words, at...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-05-2004, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 306,086
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by faceoff Scott, ...

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Originally posted by faceoff
Scott,

I've got a 42" paperweight, and don't feel too good about it right now. I think the only way I would feel worse is that if I had shelled out the money...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-05-2004, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 306,086
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by hollywood53 In...

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Originally posted by hollywood53
In cases anyone hasnt taken the time to read the latest post in its entirety, there are already sets posted with DECEMBER build dates. Also there are serial...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-05-2004, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 306,086
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by faceoff Hi...

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Originally posted by faceoff
Hi Scott,

Did you ever get your set ISF calibrated? If so, how did it look, especially the black crush issue.

Thanks!

David
David,
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-05-2004, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 306,086
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by winger94 ...

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Originally posted by winger94


My tech said he has repaired several of these new Sony LCD's, and the new bulb has the same part number as the old one and at this point he said until they...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-05-2004, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 306,086
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by gregleg As an...

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Originally posted by gregleg
As an update, my 50" set is still working fine, with intermittent buzzes. In the past month, I've had ONE buzz followed by the bulb not coming on, and a few...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-02-2004, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,583
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by vivid I have...

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Originally posted by vivid
I have read the wide spread problems with the power supply with the GWIII. Are there any other major problems?

Are there many people who are not having this or...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-24-2003, 10:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by JinMTVT VSTAR: i...

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Originally posted by JinMTVT
VSTAR: i am aware of this possibility,
but has it ever happen that a set goes completly grey like mine without any way to get into the SM again ?

Do you...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-24-2003, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by JinMTVT ...

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Originally posted by JinMTVT


and + i do not think that the options in the SM would allow to completly screw the set and not even be able to access the SM back to set it otherwise.

...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-24-2003, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by John Robert I...

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Originally posted by John Robert
I agree, but that's not the issue. Any person reading the ad would assume DVI "plug and play" with the 3 pieces, when that would not be the case...

It is...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-22-2003, 04:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,788
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by jfischer ...

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Originally posted by jfischer

Samsung has a new lens to correct this, and I am on the list to get one as soon as they are available again.
Thats great to hear though!

Thats probably...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-22-2003, 11:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,788
Posted By compfan
Like anything expensive, buy it and a warranty....

Like anything expensive, buy it and a warranty. Enjoy it and quit worrying.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-15-2003, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By compfan
Quote: Originally posted by Troy ...

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Originally posted by Troy
Unfortunately DLP gives me headaches or I would probably have one.

I tell him about it and that there is supposedly a Service bulletin out on it from Sony. He...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   12-12-2003, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By compfan
Ive read that most new models are unveiled in...

Ive read that most new models are unveiled in January each year at the CES. Not sure if its true but at the very least we will know what to expect in 04.
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