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Forum: Display Calibration   12-17-2014, 10:02 PM
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Posted By avfanatic1
Deal closed- back at 225 after rebate. Wow. ...

Deal closed- back at 225 after rebate. Wow. Mine has an estimated delivery of tomorrow somehow- can't wait to get!! I've been wanting a meter for a while but couldn't justify the $250 (esp as...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-17-2014, 06:02 PM
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Posted By avfanatic1
I can get a Pioneer 6020 for $800. Is this a...

I can get a Pioneer 6020 for $800. Is this a good deal and anything I should be checking for?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-17-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9,755
Views: 497,364
Posted By avfanatic1
Not even all edge-lit sets can make the black...

Not even all edge-lit sets can make the black bars disappear unless they are full-array backlit, since the top and bottom portions of the screen have to be lit.
Forum: Display Calibration   12-17-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By avfanatic1
Already bought it. B&H a reputable store and not...

Already bought it. B&H a reputable store and not much downside for $130 shipped.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   12-17-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 189,525
Posted By avfanatic1
This is likely the source- try a bluray and you...

This is likely the source- try a bluray and you won't see those effects. Same issue with buying high-end speakers- once you have a nice pair, you notice more of the flaws on poor source quality.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   12-17-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By avfanatic1
Well I got my second 60" F8500 from Amazon...

Well I got my second 60" F8500 from Amazon aaaannnnddddd the screen is cracked :mad: :mad: :mad:

First one has very little buzz and only one dead, not stuck, subpixel (blue I think). Probs will...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-17-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By avfanatic1
Good deal on i1 display pro 3?

Found a deal for $130 shipped- seem like a good deal?

Link: http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/798930-REG/X_Rite_EODIS3_i1Display_Pro.html
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   12-15-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 189,525
Posted By avfanatic1
I have one upper left of the screen, and i think...

I have one upper left of the screen, and i think the blue subpixel is dead if I'm remembering (2/3 are working). Buzz is there but hardly noticeable - have to be within few feet to here and even...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   12-15-2014, 09:42 PM
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Views: 189,525
Posted By avfanatic1
Are many people replacing sets with only one dead...

Are many people replacing sets with only one dead pixel? Is it really worth it?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   12-12-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 189,525
Posted By avfanatic1
Anyone know anything about all those 51" F8500's...

Anyone know anything about all those 51" F8500's that are shipping from Hong Kong that just popped up on Ebay?
Forum: Speakers   12-11-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 583
Posted By avfanatic1
I agree a good set of bookshelves like the Ascend...

I agree a good set of bookshelves like the Ascend 2s are probably your best bet, paired with a good sub. Especially based on the size room you are likely to be in, towers will be harder to transport...
Forum: Speakers   12-10-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,323
Posted By avfanatic1
Here's the part list for those interested.

Here's the part list for those interested.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   12-09-2014, 12:37 PM
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Views: 189,525
Posted By avfanatic1
64" on Amazon now btw.

64" on Amazon now btw.
Forum: Plasma Panels   12-08-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By avfanatic1
Forgot to mention this was sold already :/ good...

Forgot to mention this was sold already :/ good luck getting the 60"
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-08-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9,755
Views: 497,364
Posted By avfanatic1
Looks really good on my monitor will love to try...

Looks really good on my monitor will love to try to my TV when it arrives!

For anyone who wants other reference audio and video tracks visit this site:...
Forum: Plasma Panels   12-07-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By avfanatic1
Samsung PN60F8500 - New (Boston)

Selling a brand new Samsung PN60F8500 TV. Decided 51" would make more sense and don't need. Local pickup from 01730- $2000.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   12-07-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 189,525
Posted By avfanatic1
How long does that last anyway? I think people...

How long does that last anyway? I think people can always purchase a squaretrade if interested.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-07-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,279
Posted By avfanatic1
There are some that still pop up on Amazon...

There are some that still pop up on Amazon although there aren't many more. You could also look for local listing on Craigslist or check Ebay. As most people say, you will have the TV for a while and...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-07-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 209
Posted By avfanatic1
I assume you need the brightness because you will...

I assume you need the brightness because you will be watching during the day, in which case the anti-reflective filter will make the 8500 completely worth it. Otherwise the glare will likely be an...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   12-06-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 189,525
Posted By avfanatic1
Not many tv's out there, although there are a few...

Not many tv's out there, although there are a few cropping up on ebay. Few 60" if anyone still looking to get one.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   12-06-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 189,525
Posted By avfanatic1
Believe it means if you are trying to gift it,...

Believe it means if you are trying to gift it, the picture of the TV will be visible on the packaging (since in standard box).
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-04-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 30,733
Views: 2,835,347
Posted By avfanatic1
I recently purchased a new Samsung 51" F8500...

I recently purchased a new Samsung 51" F8500 (although it hasn't arrived yet). I am in no rush to buy a TV although had wanted to get my hands on a plasma before they stopped being manufactured. ...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-04-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 188
Posted By avfanatic1
Could sell on ebay for parts.

Could sell on ebay for parts.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-01-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,109
Posted By avfanatic1
And most consumers could care less at the picture...

And most consumers could care less at the picture quality. There is a reason most respected videophiles and calibrators all have plasmas.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-01-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By avfanatic1
A few are certainly acceptable- most will not...

A few are certainly acceptable- most will not notice or care. But over 2 or 3 you may want to reconsider. Get a white wash screen or get solid red, green, or blue solid screen and just look closely...
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