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Forum: Remote Control Area   07-05-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 37,269
Posted By RandyWalters
After i posted about the dimming screen thing a...

After i posted about the dimming screen thing a few months ago, i ended up upgrading to an MX-780 as a replacement for my R40 as it was a lot less money than the MX-890.



There are still a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-02-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 130
Posted By RandyWalters
Consider the KDL55W700B (BB exclusive non-3D...

Consider the KDL55W700B (BB exclusive non-3D version of the W800B series) for $899.99 (discontinued 2014 model, supplies are dwindling)

My 55W800B looks almost as good as my Panasonic 55ST60...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-01-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By RandyWalters
When i was browsing around for a 32" LCD TV for...

When i was browsing around for a 32" LCD TV for my workplace recently i don't recall seeing any UHD models during my searching, but i do remember seeing a few 32" UHD pro monitors (Sharp and Samsung...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-29-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 144
Posted By RandyWalters
Seriously, during the first year just leave the...

Seriously, during the first year just leave the Geek Squad out of it and deal directly with Sony's warranty department and have them send an authorized Sony repair technician to fix your TV in your...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-24-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By RandyWalters
That's one of the best TVs ever made (picture...

That's one of the best TVs ever made (picture quality wise). It has better PQ than any LCD TV, and is way cheaper than any OLED TV. I'd jump on it.

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-22-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 43
Posted By RandyWalters
I'm pretty impressed by the Sonys since all of...

I'm pretty impressed by the Sonys since all of the 55" and smaller use VA panels (better black levels and much better contrast ratio than IPS panels), and if i were buying a sub-50" right now i'd...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-19-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By RandyWalters
Since you didn't buy the TV at Costco, Costco...

Since you didn't buy the TV at Costco, Costco Concierge doesn't cover it in year 2.

Samsung covers it in year 1, then after that Square Trade covers it per their terms.
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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-18-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By RandyWalters
Cannot be done. The have completely different...

Cannot be done. The have completely different panels. You may as well just use the TV for target practice at the gun range now. :(

RIP another excellent Plasma TV. The extinction continues . ....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-17-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 108
Posted By RandyWalters
I have this exact unit and it worked perfectly...

I have this exact unit and it worked perfectly when i was using it on two different Panny Plasmas last year. I was getting 5.1 audio from my Tivo to my Onkyo receiver using this extractor.

And...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-17-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 366
Posted By RandyWalters
What size/model if your defective TV? ...

What size/model if your defective TV?

What is Sony proposing to do for you to satisfy their warranty obligations?

If they cannot repair or replace your TV, they probably have the option of...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-17-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13,377
Views: 977,274
Posted By RandyWalters
There was one on Craigslist a few months ago for...

There was one on Craigslist a few months ago for $500, so maybe you can find a similar deal if one pops up for sale.

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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-16-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 65
Posted By RandyWalters
Connect an optical toslink cable from the TV's...

Connect an optical toslink cable from the TV's optical output to the receiver's optical audio input. The TV will send a line-level digital audio signal to the receiver when the TV is on TV Tuner...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-13-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 139
Posted By RandyWalters
Back around 2004 or so Sony went into a joint...

Back around 2004 or so Sony went into a joint partnership on the Samsung plant to manufacture the panels that both brands shared, but the they used their own processing and software (resulting in...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-12-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 139
Posted By RandyWalters
I think the PDM series is a Plasma, using a...

I think the PDM series is a Plasma, using a Samsung panel and an external media center.
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-12-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By RandyWalters
Is that a North American TV? Because EPG...

Is that a North American TV? Because EPG seems to be a thing of the past on North America TVs.

Does that TV even have an EPG feature? If it's a brand new current model (not an older...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-11-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13,377
Views: 977,274
Posted By RandyWalters
Your sir need to get a Fake TV burglar deterrent...

Your sir need to get a Fake TV burglar deterrent - it looks like a TV is on in the house but uses a lot less electricity, and saves wear and tear on your priceless ST60:
...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-11-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13,377
Views: 977,274
Posted By RandyWalters
I'd be more inclined to use a different (as in...

I'd be more inclined to use a different (as in cheap or easily-replaceable small LCD etc) TV to run when you're not around, and save the ST60 just for when you're actually watching it.



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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-10-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 150
Posted By RandyWalters
Yes it happens. It was VERY prevalent on...

Yes it happens. It was VERY prevalent on Samsungs some years ago (dozens and dozens of posts on CNet's Samsung forum as well as here on AVS and Samsung refused warranty repair, blaming the owner...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-07-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By RandyWalters
Even if that TV were working normally, you'd be...

Even if that TV were working normally, you'd be hard pressed to get even $100 for it on Craigslist. It's not worth putting any money into.
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-01-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 450
Posted By RandyWalters
And about that EZ-RC site, when you register an...

And about that EZ-RC site, when you register an account it will send you a confirmation email with a link to activate your account. The email should come almost immediately so keep an eye out for...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-01-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,453
Posted By RandyWalters
Curved Big Screen, Circa 1981: ...

Curved Big Screen, Circa 1981:

http://oi59.tinypic.com/33vfcsi.jpg
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-01-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 63,681
Posted By RandyWalters
Must be some random issue with the forum, links...

Must be some random issue with the forum, links sometimes don't work for some people. My post was on Jan 11th in the Sony 2014 W600B,W800B,W850B thread but later edited it a few times as i tweaked...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-30-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 450
Posted By RandyWalters
I think the Acoustic Research ARRX15G XSight...

I think the Acoustic Research ARRX15G XSight Color is a rebadged Nevo C2. I don't think the supply is endless, the remaining inventory will eventually dry up as it did with the ARRX18G XSight...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13,377
Views: 977,274
Posted By RandyWalters
Don't you mean TWO years and one month old? ...

Don't you mean TWO years and one month old? Does retirement really make you lose track of time ? :)


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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13,377
Views: 977,274
Posted By RandyWalters
Since the Help menu method caps out at 4 digits, ...

Since the Help menu method caps out at 4 digits, there would be no way to know anyway. Do you think you have over 10,000 hours on your TV? Even if you bought it 26 months ago when it first...
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