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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2015, 11:42 PM
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Posted By Vic12345
Mine budget e450 almost 3yrs old used...

Mine budget e450 almost 3yrs old used everyday,20-24hrs/day and still going.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 710
Posted By Vic12345
Had a tube tv in the 80s and was tring too sell...

Had a tube tv in the 80s and was tring too sell it to a friend and while we were talking about it the old beast fizzled out.Great timing:rolleyes: .You'd see it on the tv when the washing machine...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-25-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Vic12345
I'm fortunate I haven't bricked mine.Even though...

I'm fortunate I haven't bricked mine.Even though I don't have a meter it seems the gains have almost all the effect on the images.This is on an e450 plasma.
Forum: Display Calibration   03-25-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Vic12345
For grayscale adjustment Try gray bars...

For grayscale adjustment Try gray bars patterns.The ones with a lot of bars.Bias/cuts for darker bar patterns.Gain/drive for lighter shaded bar patterns.If it has abl(automatic brightness limiting)...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-15-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 122,550
Posted By Vic12345
Fauguy- I would do the same as Andy6915 and phone...

Fauguy- I would do the same as Andy6915 and phone Samsung first and then if they won't fix it then take it too a shop that services samsungs too test voltages.

If you don't have a meter Ive found...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-15-2015, 04:29 PM
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Views: 122,550
Posted By Vic12345
I would phone Samsung and tell them the problem...

I would phone Samsung and tell them the problem if your still under warranty.If they dont come out too check it then phone a tv repair shop that repairs Samsung tvs and ask them too adjust...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-14-2015, 07:49 PM
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Views: 122,550
Posted By Vic12345
They set the voltages a bit low on them...

They set the voltages a bit low on them sometimes.The problem is the horizontal bars and pink discoloring eventually comes back even when the voltages are set correctly at sticker values.Regarding...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-12-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Vic12345
Samsung service menu bias?

On a plasma Can you set all the bias too 128 in the service menu and in the regular menu 25(in the middle),and just use the gains too adjust grayscale? I've read of people doing this.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-12-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 122,550
Posted By Vic12345
I agree on 50 for color.Nothing ive been able to...

I agree on 50 for color.Nothing ive been able to adjust eliminates pink banding.Pink color is part of the plasma technology from everything Ive read.If you lower redgain too much the image is too...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-10-2015, 09:54 PM
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Views: 122,550
Posted By Vic12345
Mine looked brighter but more pink when I turned...

Mine looked brighter but more pink when I turned up VS voltage.It may be white balance out of adjustment.plasmas have various pink discoloration problems with different causes.Adjusting voltages did...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-10-2015, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Vic12345
Fauguy-its the VS voltage one.Ive read that...

Fauguy-its the VS voltage one.Ive read that SOMETIMES they will come and check the voltages within warranty,or Im sure an electronics shop would test them if your not familiar with electricity.
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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-10-2015, 01:17 AM
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Views: 122,550
Posted By Vic12345
Regarding vertical line mine has that too,but a...

Regarding vertical line mine has that too,but a bit more too the left.Its faint about 3 inches and I notice it in hockey when the camera moves side too side .Fairly sure Removing back and turning up...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   03-07-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Vic12345
If you display a pattern that covers the whole...

If you display a pattern that covers the whole screen of horizontal and vertical lines that run really close together it can show the errors. Like ##.At first your correct too only adjust one at a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By Vic12345
try hooking it up with another input?

try hooking it up with another input?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-02-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By Vic12345
Sorry on the late reply.I don't have a way too...

Sorry on the late reply.I don't have a way too post a video....I'll keep checking it and see what happens....I do see some very minor constant flickering on the occasional lighter screen shows that...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-27-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By Vic12345
This show appears to be below where the abl kicks...

This show appears to be below where the abl kicks in...Im watching another episode of Seth Meyers and the brightness is stable.Thinking it could be a sporadic breakdown in the tv.Maybe heating up too...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-27-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By Vic12345
I have the e450.One show I noticed it was Seth...

I have the e450.One show I noticed it was Seth Meyers show at the start with the background with red I see the brightness changing.I dont know if it does it all the time..Another thing that can seem...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-27-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By Vic12345
Really...Mine is more like floating brightness...

Really...Mine is more like floating brightness levels on mid-mid dark screens.Continuously changing brightness levels.Fortunately I don't see it too often,although I try not too look for it.Ive never...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By Vic12345
Waranty brightness pops/floating blacks

How bad do the brightness pops and floating blacks/brightness need too be before Samsung warranty will fix it?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-22-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 46
Posted By Vic12345
Dimming on bright scenes?

I've a Samsung e450 budget model.I just noticed that on a "still image"it's dimming in the light screen blue sky/clouds areas.It has always flicker a bit with the abl in the light screens(brightness...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-05-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 122,550
Posted By Vic12345
Further looking the color pops on the ice are...

Further looking the color pops on the ice are mostly gone on auto colrspace.Colorpops are more visible on the regular standard mode, and game mode too.So it's not a game mode issue.My color...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-03-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 645
Posted By Vic12345
My e450 has pink discoloring on lighter colored...

My e450 has pink discoloring on lighter colored screens and when camera moves no matter what contrast setting I put it on.Not just over 95.I've read others having the same thing too.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-03-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 122,550
Posted By Vic12345
On a hockey game I noticed game mode has more...

On a hockey game I noticed game mode has more hockey brightness discoloring pops on the ice than auto or standard.Game mode does look more clear(less blurry)than non game mode with motion too.Also...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2015, 02:30 PM
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Views: 183,039
Posted By Vic12345
You DONT want too electrocute yourself adjusting...

You DONT want too electrocute yourself adjusting pots.Another person that fixes tvs said NOT too adjust the VA up higher than sticker values.He said it can fry the tv.This is on a Samsung tv.

On...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-20-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,916
Posted By Vic12345
I adjusted voltage close too sticker values and...

I adjusted voltage close too sticker values and at first it improved dse but it has come back .Exact Same thing has happened too others.Turning up VS voltage (without being electrocuted)does reduce...
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