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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-31-2017, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Smigro
Just a little update. After a few weeks of...

Just a little update. After a few weeks of periodically running the pixel flipper the screen issues have not gone away and in certain cases it almost seems like it is more noticeable from time to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-15-2017, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Smigro
I did run it for about 8-9 days straight before...

I did run it for about 8-9 days straight before giving it a break this past Sunday after seeing it was still easily visible. I actually watched Planet Earth last night (Caves section) and there were...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-15-2017, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Smigro
Thank you for following up. It seems to have...

Thank you for following up. It seems to have helped a bit but I am guessing either the burn is too bad to fully fix or it is just going to take more time. My hope is that a couple hundred hours of...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-07-2017, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Smigro
I would have to look when I get home but I think...

I would have to look when I get home but I think I mis worded it (I do not think it is advanced screen). I think it is

picture - screen - screen wipe

I will let you know for sure when I get...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-06-2017, 04:47 AM
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Posted By Smigro
Without being in front of the TV I think this is...

Without being in front of the TV I think this is it.

picture - advanced screen - screen wipe (quicker if you use the up arrow in stead of the down arrow)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-03-2017, 07:53 AM
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Posted By Smigro
Will do, I actually just started it last night. ...

Will do, I actually just started it last night. It ran for about 4 hours overnight (while I turned off the screen saver on my Oppo I forgot to turn off the no activity timer on the ST60 so it shut...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-28-2017, 04:31 AM
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Posted By Smigro
Thank you for the response Randy and after a week...

Thank you for the response Randy and after a week or so I do agree about the screen wipe function. At first I thought it was helping but now I see it really doesn't seem to be making a difference. ...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-27-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 37
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Posted By Smigro
Yeah, I think some people are fishing. It may...

Yeah, I think some people are fishing. It may take time but you just have to search. I just got a 65ST60 for $600 off eBay from someone that was an hour from me.

My suggestion is to set up a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-27-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,711
Posted By Smigro
Well I do plan on getting an OLED in a few years...

Well I do plan on getting an OLED in a few years when the pricing is a little more affordable just can't put up that dough at this time.

As for judder, I can't stand it. After picking up my ST60...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2017, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Smigro
I just picked up a used Panny 65ST60 last weekend...

I just picked up a used Panny 65ST60 last weekend and while my brother and the guy I got it from wanted to lay it on its back I said HELL NO!! :D

IMO the best way to transport is to take it off...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2017, 06:19 AM
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Posted By Smigro
Thank you for the heads up, appreciate it. I...

Thank you for the heads up, appreciate it. I will have to dig into the Oppo 83 menu and look for it.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2017, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Smigro
Yup, that is what I was thinking. I guess the...

Yup, that is what I was thinking. I guess the good thing is that since the panel has relatively low hours (4665 or by rough math about 3 hours of usage per day over the last 3-1/2 years) that it...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2017, 11:31 AM
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Posted By Smigro
Well, this gives me hope that I can eventually...

Well, this gives me hope that I can eventually get the panel back to good shape. Hopefully I get the Disney disc tomorrow so I can run it over the weekend while I am away.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,711
Posted By Smigro
Wow, that is good news...now the wait. Now as...

Wow, that is good news...now the wait. Now as long as the ST60 I just got lasts me a few years until the prices come down I bit I will be a happy man. I told myself I was going to wait to Panasonic...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2017, 04:18 AM
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Posted By Smigro
Oh no doubt. What I meant was is if this turns...

Oh no doubt. What I meant was is if this turns out to be burn in and not IR then I am glad I only paid $600. Still a good deal no doubt, just wish the screen was squeaky clean is all. :D



I...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2017, 04:11 AM
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Posted By Smigro
I am hoping that is all it is. I will say that I...

I am hoping that is all it is. I will say that I watched Star Wars TFA last night and during the sandy scenes you could see it pretty noticeably in the sky and sand early on but towards the end of...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-22-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,711
Posted By Smigro
In the states?? Believe me, being a Panny plasma...

In the states?? Believe me, being a Panny plasma fanboy I would love to hear news of Panasonic jumping on the OLED train here in the states. That way maybe when I am ready to upgrade in a few years...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-22-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13,833
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Posted By Smigro
Thank you for the response. I posted a little...

Thank you for the response. I posted a little bit earlier that I believe I found the issue and I am pretty sure it is not vertical banding...it just looked like that when I was watching a movie.
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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-22-2017, 10:53 AM
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Posted By Smigro
Yeah, for $600 I can deal with the issue since it...

Yeah, for $600 I can deal with the issue since it is minor and only shows up when there light scenes (i.e. a whitish/grey sky, snow scenes, etc.)...just glad I got him down from his original asking...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-22-2017, 04:27 AM
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Posted By Smigro
No I did not as I was not sure how to get these...

No I did not as I was not sure how to get these but I will check when I get home today.


That may be and the guy was upfront about his mother watching QVC religiously and the more I look at it...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-21-2017, 11:02 AM
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Posted By Smigro
Funny you say that. Last night I was watching...

Funny you say that. Last night I was watching Spectre and on the left side of the screen there was this band that looked like it was the height of the screen and about 10" wide where the coloring...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-20-2017, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Smigro
It is and for $600 it makes that much sweeter for...

It is and for $600 it makes that much sweeter for me...I just have to cross my fingers that I get as much life out of that as I did with 2010 G25 which is still going strong. It is a bummer about...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-20-2017, 06:54 AM
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Posted By Smigro
So I had been going back and forth with a guy...

So I had been going back and forth with a guy about 90 minutes from me about his 65ST60 that was listed on eBay. After a couple emails to make sure I could check the set out first before finalizing...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-17-2017, 07:41 AM
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Views: 428,278
Posted By Smigro
Thank you for the response, appreciate it. ...

Thank you for the response, appreciate it.

IIRC when I ran the slide on the G25 I think I just had to plug it in and and I could see them...I just forget and wanted to make sure I am on top of it...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-16-2017, 12:40 PM
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Posted By Smigro
So I am getting ready to go look at a 65ST60 to...

So I am getting ready to go look at a 65ST60 to buy and I have downloaded these slides to a USB drive to take with me to check for banding, screen uniformity and burn in (white slide for burn...
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