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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 24,563
Posted By PowerPC
Is there any way to switch the HDMI input being...

Is there any way to switch the HDMI input being passed through to the TV in standby mode without actually turning the unit on?

I could do it on my prior Yamaha.
Forum: HD DVD Players   08-04-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 639
Posted By PowerPC
HD-A1: No video after initializing?

So I decided to initialize to reset all of the crap I've changed over the years and then... no more video. Waited a while, then turned the machine off, turned it back on... on-unit display read that...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-13-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 83,425
Posted By PowerPC
What do you guys do for stuff like Blu-rays with...

What do you guys do for stuff like Blu-rays with wider than 16:9 content? Do you run Screen Fit or 16:9 for picture mode? The slight zoom when I keep things on 16:9 is kinda annoying but I like the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-30-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5,325
Views: 845,940
Posted By PowerPC
What I find funny is that my 5300 series 60"...

What I find funny is that my 5300 series 60" Samsung gets plenty of temporary IR. But my prior 42" Samsung 720p plasma, which I had for three years, never showed the slightest trace of IR, no matter...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-29-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 83,425
Posted By PowerPC
An observation; upon getting this set and...

An observation; upon getting this set and applying Will's settings, I had the dot-wave effect. Dropping the brightness to about 44 got rid of the problem. After a few months, however, I now have to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-06-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 83,425
Posted By PowerPC
I've noticed that when watching a lot of sources...

I've noticed that when watching a lot of sources via HDMI, the pixel shifting gets disabled somehow.

Anybody know why?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-15-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 83,425
Posted By PowerPC
Is there a way to copy calibration settings...

Is there a way to copy calibration settings across all inputs? There must be...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-07-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5,325
Views: 845,940
Posted By PowerPC
I beg your collective pardon, but this thread is...

I beg your collective pardon, but this thread is daunting and I didn't see a concise FAQ on pg 1; I'm the owner of a new Samsung 5300 60" and I'm wondering if somebody could give me a quick primer...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 83,425
Posted By PowerPC
I think I failed to communicate the significance...

I think I failed to communicate the significance of the issue; the retained image can be seen over the content that follows and by a few seconds, I mean 15 to 20.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 83,425
Posted By PowerPC
New issue; watched some movies last night and...

New issue; watched some movies last night and I've been getting pretty much immediate burn in from things like my HD DVD player's boot logo and from watching content that isnt 16:9 for more than a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-04-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 83,425
Posted By PowerPC
Likewise. Will's settings and I don't see the...

Likewise. Will's settings and I don't see the issue on OTA.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-04-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 83,425
Posted By PowerPC
Just had one of these sets delivered and while...

Just had one of these sets delivered and while I've had a plasma before, I don't seem to recall this; anybody see dots of dark green and dark red moving upward all across the screen constantly? Like...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 68,192
Posted By PowerPC
With regard to the ghosting during dark scenes,...

With regard to the ghosting during dark scenes, it seems to me that the only way around it is to use calibration settings that have a low backlighting level, such as Cnet's or smokarz's incomplete...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 68,192
Posted By PowerPC
I suspect it's normal, unfortunately. Sometimes...

I suspect it's normal, unfortunately. Sometimes it seems like I have to stick the remote up the TV's ass to change the channel.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-06-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 22,482
Posted By PowerPC
I too am having issues with optical-out sync...

I too am having issues with optical-out sync from the TV, at least with my Panasonic sound bar, which has no adjustment options to my knowledge. Is there anywhere in the TV's settings to tweak audio...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   08-14-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,900
Posted By PowerPC
I'm still calling shens until I see a receipt....

I'm still calling shens until I see a receipt. BB is barely willing to take their own coupons, let alone drop prices without any reason whatsoever.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   08-12-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,900
Posted By PowerPC
I think the sound bar promo ended Saturday. But...

I think the sound bar promo ended Saturday. But the TV price is still great.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   08-12-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,900
Posted By PowerPC
I'm calling shenanigans. Best Buy is a corporate...

I'm calling shenanigans. Best Buy is a corporate environment. One I've had the displeasure of working in. You don't get better pricing than is advertised, especially when that pricing is the best...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   08-08-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,900
Posted By PowerPC
Still including the sound bar?

Still including the sound bar?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   08-07-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,900
Posted By PowerPC
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?id=pcmcat...

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?id=pcmcat307900050008&type=category&h=403

Pretty sure this is the best deal that has popped up during the life of this TV. Picked up one myself and it'll...
Forum: Dual Format Players   07-10-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 437,495
Posted By PowerPC
Anybody know where Julio's region free update...

Anybody know where Julio's region free update can be downloaded from? SkyDrive says it's a dead link and the one on his original site is gone as well.
Forum: Dual Format Players   01-10-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 437,495
Posted By PowerPC
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by joeags http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: HD DVD Software   01-08-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 55,775
Posted By PowerPC
Has anybody else thought of just trying to send...

Has anybody else thought of just trying to send in all of their Warner discs for replacement? I mean, if I knew for a fact that the few of mine which survived rotting heretofore wont succumb in the...
Forum: HD DVD Software   01-08-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 55,775
Posted By PowerPC
My Warner defect rate is appalling. I only have...

My Warner defect rate is appalling. I only have around 150 movies in total, and after finding out that my disc errors were exclusively Warner I started playing through all of my Warner titles and,...
Forum: Dual Format Players   01-03-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 437,495
Posted By PowerPC
Just picked up one of these from Craigslist for...

Just picked up one of these from Craigslist for $60. Applicable firmware updates applied.

Awesome little machine. http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/biggrin.gif
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