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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2017, 07:54 PM
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Views: 35
Posted By RandyWalters
Too vague . . . . What is the TV's model...

Too vague . . . .

What is the TV's model number?

Is your DVR connected via HDMI?

If so, have you tried using a different HDMI input to see if it happens on that one as well?

How...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-14-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By RandyWalters
^^^^^^ This. And in addition to them...

^^^^^^
This.

And in addition to them charging tax, Amazon also changed the terms of their once-excellent return policy so that made it even more attractive to buy locally. And as TV prices...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-10-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,731
Posted By RandyWalters
Wow, that's quite a big upgrade ! You're going...

Wow, that's quite a big upgrade ! You're going to love it. I still can't get my wife to use the MX-890 i left in her den, she still prefers her MX-500 ha ha.




I don't think that's...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By RandyWalters
An LED TV is an LCD TV (just lit with cheap LEDs...

An LED TV is an LCD TV (just lit with cheap LEDs around the screen or just along the bottom etc) so you can use those terms interchangeably in your search.

Maybe look into the Sony KDL-55W650D...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-29-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By RandyWalters
Sony TVs tend to have a 3.5mm Headphone Jack. ...

Sony TVs tend to have a 3.5mm Headphone Jack. I'm pretty sure all the current models still do, but check to be sure.


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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-28-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16,777
Views: 1,146,749
Posted By RandyWalters
It's possible that a ribbon cable connector...

It's possible that a ribbon cable connector simply needs to be re-seated so i'd try that first. This has worked for various people here over years who had a top-to-bottom anomaly like that.
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Forum: Remote Control Area   01-25-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By RandyWalters
What is your zip code? ______

What is your zip code?

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 342
Posted By RandyWalters
One thing that may be an issue is the Smart...

One thing that may be an issue is the Smart features and Apps etc on the USA models may not work in Canada since the TVs are built to be country-specific. If you don't use the TV's smart features...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,990
Posted By RandyWalters
It's either loose board screws, or a failing...

It's either loose board screws, or a failing board.

From what i remember, if the buzzing is caused by loosened board screws then that can cause the board to eventually fail (arching/ground...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 217
Posted By RandyWalters
There had been lots of discussion about...

There had been lots of discussion about optical-to-analog audio converters in the Plasma forum over the years where people with Panasonic Plasmas were trying to connect headphones to their TVs...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-18-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 217
Posted By RandyWalters
Most of the inexpensive optical-to-analog...

Most of the inexpensive optical-to-analog converters will work if the source is the TV's built-in tuner or the built-in apps, but will not pass audio from external devices that are connected to the...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-13-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 59,184
Posted By RandyWalters
I think it was sometime in early 2016 when URC...

I think it was sometime in early 2016 when URC discontinued using an OLED screen and started shipping the MX-780 with a new LCD Screen. Any MX-780 supplied by a dealer or CI would surely be the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By RandyWalters
I woudn't think that would be possible. All my...

I woudn't think that would be possible. All my various TVs display the company logo while starting up (Panasonic, Sony, Insignia, HP, Sharp, Supersonic,) etc. I've never seen any TVs with a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-07-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By RandyWalters
Unfortunately there is virtually no market for a...

Unfortunately there is virtually no market for a used 2006 Plasma TV. If it were a Kuro then it would be more valueable, but it's not a Kuro.

I'd list it at $200 or $300 and see what kinds of...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-05-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 59,184
Posted By RandyWalters
Again, unreasonable expectation of URC's...

Again, unreasonable expectation of URC's responsibilities. URC has zero obligation to accommodate your demands. They don't deal with the end user at all. You cannot bypass the middleman (the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-05-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By RandyWalters
If you're talking about the little...

If you're talking about the little Optical/Toslink-to-RCA Audio converters then they have been discussed here over the years.

From what i remember the cheap ones ($20-$30) will only pass 5.1 when...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-05-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 59,184
Posted By RandyWalters
You are misunderstanding URC's business model and...

You are misunderstanding URC's business model and policies. That is not terrible customer care, as you are not their customer. Their customers are the Authorized URC Dealers that sell and install...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-01-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By RandyWalters
The MSRP on the TC-P60ZT60 was $3,449 when it...

The MSRP on the TC-P60ZT60 was $3,449 when it debuted in May 2013.


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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-31-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By RandyWalters
Why are you asking the revelance to OLED TVs? ...

Why are you asking the revelance to OLED TVs? This is not an OLED-specific forum; it's for all types of flat panel TV. Refer to the part in the forum's title that says "and Flat Panel General"...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-30-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
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Views: 90
Posted By RandyWalters
You need to put your question in the subject...

You need to put your question in the subject line.

"Help" doesn't attract the attention to the people that can help you.

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-30-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By RandyWalters
My 2014 55" Sony has advance picture settings...

My 2014 55" Sony has advance picture settings (white balance, gamma, etc) and a friend has a recent 40" or 43" Sony with virtually the same settings menus (i had to adjust her picture settings for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-29-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,600
Views: 379,842
Posted By RandyWalters
I posted my settings around January 2015, and a...

I posted my settings around January 2015, and a few others have posted settings in this tread as well.

Just run a search in this thread for keywords such as Tint or Sharpness etc and that...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-28-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By RandyWalters
I guess it depends on what the differences are...

I guess it depends on what the differences are between these two models to warrant the higher price, and which one fits your particular needs best.

Just because one is more money doesn't mean...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-27-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13,740
Views: 1,012,936
Posted By RandyWalters
The workaround is to install an HDMI video card...

The workaround is to install an HDMI video card into that creaky old PC :D

That's what i did some years ago. Cheap and easy. And if you do that, make sure the card is HTCP-compliant or the TV...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By RandyWalters
My experience with Insignia is different, i have...

My experience with Insignia is different, i have a few 2015 models (24" 1080p and a 19" 768p), and i recently got a new 32" model for my workplace's lunch room (replacing a new 2016 32" Toshiba...
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