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Forum: Display Calibration   12-18-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 55
Posted By PeterLewis
Great Deal on Colormunki Display !

BHPhoto has the colormunki for $94 and the munki paired with HCFR are a great combo for those on budgets.


The colormunki has the same internal optics as the the i1pro3 and is basically the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-15-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 310,784
Posted By PeterLewis
Anyone, Does Toms disc (chromapure) use...

Anyone,


Does Toms disc (chromapure) use round down like GCD or up like AVS,DVE for use with hcfr.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-10-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By PeterLewis
Tax Season and the F8500?

With the tax season upon us and many of us will be getting hefty returns,I was thinking of purchasing a 64F8500 to go along with my 60 to move to the family room.


Now the question is, will...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-10-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By PeterLewis
I believe it is a scam,prior to buying my F8500 I...

I believe it is a scam,prior to buying my F8500 I found a VT60 on amazon for $1600 and the seller tried to get me to send the payment via western union to Greece...


So I reported it to Amazon...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-04-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9,945
Views: 504,647
Posted By PeterLewis
Software version 1204 is available now...

Software version 1204 is available now...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-01-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 261,852
Posted By PeterLewis
I had the pleasure of having Barry Vandenberg of...

I had the pleasure of having Barry Vandenberg of Orlando Digital Tv calibrate my 60 Samsung F8500 on Saturday evening with great results.


Barry was very professional and involved me through the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   11-27-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 191,774
Posted By PeterLewis
If you cant get a F8500 from Amazon or Best Buy...

If you cant get a F8500 from Amazon or Best Buy for the great mark down try Sears.com as they seem to have stock and the 60 is going for $1499.99.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-12-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9,945
Views: 504,647
Posted By PeterLewis
Well the tech's came and replaced my second bad...

Well the tech's came and replaced my second bad panel (1st - red stuck pixel 2nd - Film coating was bad with gaps) and I finally got a good one with no issues.


Granted my original panel was a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-05-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 24,966
Posted By PeterLewis
I just saw this about an hour ago and have been...

I just saw this about an hour ago and have been looking around for it myself.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-05-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9,945
Views: 504,647
Posted By PeterLewis
I get the Samsung little icon screen saver when I...

I get the Samsung little icon screen saver when I run Pandora and Spotify but there is no Screen saver for SiriusXm app.


I called both siriusxm and Samsung to get it together and give is a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-03-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 310,784
Posted By PeterLewis
JimP, Does your black level still measure...

JimP,


Does your black level still measure at .002 with firmware 1203 ?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-02-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9,945
Views: 504,647
Posted By PeterLewis
When the tech guy was over last Friday,he left a...

When the tech guy was over last Friday,he left a small scratch on the bezel from moving it around.


Do you guys have any tips on how to remove the scratch? Its not very big or deep but noticeable...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   11-02-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 191,774
Posted By PeterLewis
I was just on Samsungs site and they now have the...

I was just on Samsungs site and they now have the 60F8500 listed for $1699 which is almost a $1000 less than what I paid over a month ago.


I wished I had the patience to have waited.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-01-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9,945
Views: 504,647
Posted By PeterLewis
Well, Samsung tech repair came yesterday to swap...

Well, Samsung tech repair came yesterday to swap out my panel that had a red stuck pixel and the new panel was worse than the original.:mad:


The new panel has streaks inside its film coating...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-30-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9,945
Views: 504,647
Posted By PeterLewis
Well Samsung's tech repair service people just...

Well Samsung's tech repair service people just called me and have received my replacement panel to replace the one I have now with a red stuck pixel for a early morning appointment tomorrow.


Do...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-18-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9,945
Views: 504,647
Posted By PeterLewis
I would be in the store at 10 am with receipt in...

I would be in the store at 10 am with receipt in hand and talk to customer service and or the manager and I would not leave until my needs have been met.


Persistance is a virtue.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-17-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9,945
Views: 504,647
Posted By PeterLewis
Call best buy and have it exchanged,or just go to...

Call best buy and have it exchanged,or just go to the best buy you purchased the set from and bring your receipt and set up an exchange.


That is what I did a couple of years ago when I bought...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-03-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12,891
Views: 715,600
Posted By PeterLewis
I'am breaking mine in nice and easy....For HDTV...

I'am breaking mine in nice and easy....For HDTV viewing I use standard mode with Eco - High and ON.


This keeps the contrast real low for tv shows that have a lot of icons and text.


Then for...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-01-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9,945
Views: 504,647
Posted By PeterLewis
I finally got to set up my 60F8500... I'am using...

I finally got to set up my 60F8500... I'am using eco high on standard mode to break it in and then hire a pro.


I hear no buzzing on this set other than the normal slight hum when a bright image...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-22-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9,945
Views: 504,647
Posted By PeterLewis
Finally,officially joined the club, My...

Finally,officially joined the club,


My 60F8500 arrived today 10.30 am, delivered by Homedirectv Usa (Purchased from HSN) box arrived intact,I immediately took the top off and inspected the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-17-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9,945
Views: 504,647
Posted By PeterLewis
Any difference between builds made in Mexico...

Any difference between builds made in Mexico F8500AF compared to US models F8500AFXZ?

I think HSN is shipping me a AF model made in Mexico.

I'am praying that the Mexico builds have deeper...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 64,204
Posted By PeterLewis
Anyone here have a STR -DG1000 and got the...

Anyone here have a STR -DG1000 and got the STR-DN1050?

How is the sound quality?

I have A DG1000 and wondered if getting a 1050 would be worth it for the internal decoding of...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-14-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 21,184
Posted By PeterLewis
I have a new 60F8500 scheduled for friday 9/19...

I have a new 60F8500 scheduled for friday 9/19 delivery and the wait is killing me...

In the meantime anyone looking for a 64F5300 for a good price, here is a lightly used mint condition one with...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-14-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 231,874
Posted By PeterLewis
The white balance is wonky in custom mode mid...

The white balance is wonky in custom mode mid (HDMI/OFF) and they use an unorthodox gamma as well.

I got good results calibrating with a colormunki display and HCFR by bringing all W/B High to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-10-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9,945
Views: 504,647
Posted By PeterLewis
Is it worth getting the 2014 evolution kit? ...

Is it worth getting the 2014 evolution kit?

Do many of you have it installed or is the stock version suffice.

I get my 60F8500 with in a week/half and i'am debating on getting the 2014...
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