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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-10-2015, 08:27 AM
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Posted By JCUMV
Same thing happened in our house. Any white...

Same thing happened in our house. Any white background made me cringe. My wife only noticed it if I pointed it out. Even after I'd point it out, she still wouldn't see it the next time. Ha. Oh...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-09-2015, 11:39 AM
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Views: 1,071,454
Posted By JCUMV
I suspect a majority of these panels had this...

I suspect a majority of these panels had this issue. Mine did. Luckily I had the BB extended warranty and they replaced the panel midway thru the second year. That new panel worked for another...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-27-2015, 04:08 PM
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Posted By JCUMV
^^ Well that's not a quick answer. I can tell...

^^ Well that's not a quick answer. I can tell you this, plasma has been discontinued. So if PQ is at the top of your priority list, then you're looking at buying used plasma or going OLED (big...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-21-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By JCUMV
I understand that technology changes over the...

I understand that technology changes over the years. Would you say that the overall PQ on my 4 year old plasma should still trump current 4K LED's, like the HU8550. Just curious. Thanks.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-21-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By JCUMV
I don't remember anybody complaining that it...

I don't remember anybody complaining that it looked worse after installing the update. That could have been on the voltage adjustment, I'm not sure. Most people, like myself, found that the update...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-20-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By JCUMV
wuther. Yes I know everything in the store is...

wuther. Yes I know everything in the store is set to vivid. And I realize brighter doesn't mean better pq. And the blacks did not look grey to me. I guess I just don't have your decerning eye.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-20-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By JCUMV
The fix I describe requires no voltage changes. ...

The fix I describe requires no voltage changes. The owners thread explains exactly what you need to do. You'll need to spend an hour reading thru the posts to understand it. You access get service...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-20-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By JCUMV
Are we too hard on LED's, or does my eyesight just suck?

So I’ve been hanging around the Forum here for about 4 years. When I first came on it was because I was buying my first “real TV” as an adult and wanted something really nice. I came to this forum...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-20-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By JCUMV
RSPEC, I believe this is exactly what others...

RSPEC, I believe this is exactly what others (including myself) experienced with this vintage of Samsung plasma. It's discussed at great length in the latter half in the owners thread located here...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 1,071,454
Posted By JCUMV
To be quite honest, I don't think thats fair to...

To be quite honest, I don't think thats fair to D-Nice as a calibrator for me to just upload his settings to the web. He's trying to grow his business and if I just share my settings, then chances...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2015, 01:26 PM
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Posted By JCUMV
I was trying to use Bitly to shorten the lengthy...

I was trying to use Bitly to shorten the lengthy hyperlink, but it didn't work. Just found the hyperlink feature here in Reply screen. Here you go:...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2015, 12:14 PM
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Views: 639,015
Posted By JCUMV
Guys, there's a fix for the pink banding problem....

Guys, there's a fix for the pink banding problem. You need to go to the pink banding thread located here: http://*******/1J3Stck. There is a file you'll need to download, put on a flash stick, and...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-18-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 1,071,454
Posted By JCUMV
Dank, I sent you a PM.

Dank, I sent you a PM.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-17-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 1,071,454
Posted By JCUMV
I did the Logic.bin update last night on my...

I did the Logic.bin update last night on my PN58C8000. Everything went smooth and the pink banding is gone! I was all hung up on losing my settings from DNice, but surprisingly, they held. The...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-17-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 25,853
Posted By JCUMV
I just did the Logic.bin update and on my...

I just did the Logic.bin update and on my PN58C8000 and it worked like a charm. There a lot of detail and 'How-To' over on the official owners thread. FYI, I did not need to make any adjustments to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-15-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 1,071,454
Posted By JCUMV
I have not uploaded the file yet. I've just been...

I have not uploaded the file yet. I've just been navigating thru the service settings menu to acquaint myself with it, and to make sure I'm seeing the same thing as people are talking about here on...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-15-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 1,071,454
Posted By JCUMV
Dank, Great convo here, I really appreciate...

Dank,
Great convo here, I really appreciate it. I saw earlier in the thread that people had to turn the Hotel feature On to see the PDP menu. I was able to confirm that on my own panel while in...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-15-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By JCUMV
PN58C8000. What is this option in factory service menu? Pic added

Guys,
Can anybody tell me what this feature does? I'm hoping that it will export all my calibration settings.

I need to install a login.bin file to fix the purple rash on my panel. But it's...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-15-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 1,071,454
Posted By JCUMV
Totally agree with you, Dank. But these ISF...

Totally agree with you, Dank. But these ISF calibrators are likely doing some pretty heavy duty tweaking over and above the basic stuff you listed above. Maybe I wrong and that really is all it is....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-15-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 1,071,454
Posted By JCUMV
This is exactly what I'm trying to figure out. I...

This is exactly what I'm trying to figure out. I would have to guess it's more than the typical values you listed above. He was here for 3 hours tuning the panel!

While I was in the Service menu...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-14-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 1,071,454
Posted By JCUMV
Dank - yes DNice came to my house and did the...

Dank - yes DNice came to my house and did the calibration. I have the stock remote (not the service remote) and played in the Settings this morning before work. I "think" I found where the color...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By JCUMV
Thanks AMartin. Good to know. Some above had...

Thanks AMartin. Good to know. Some above had also mentioned the 5020's had the red tint issue. This one I'm looking at is a Pro141FD. I just got an email back from the seller saying the hours are...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 1,071,454
Posted By JCUMV
Guys, I'm in the same boat here with the pink...

Guys, I'm in the same boat here with the pink rash. I have a 58" C8000. I have the logic.bin file downloaded and in the proper folder. But if I'm hearing you all correctly, this file is going to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By JCUMV
Hmmm. Sounds like there's no 60" in the lineup...

Hmmm. Sounds like there's no 60" in the lineup for 2015. I'm not sure a 65" would fit. I have enough height, it's the width that's the issue. I have 38" exactly. I can't imagine downsizing in...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By JCUMV
My PN58C8000 is dying. OLED or "upgrade" to a used Kuro? Need some help please.

Hi guys,
Well I've come to the point where I need to make a go-forward decision, and I need some help and guidance from the pros here on the forum. A little background: I bought a Sammy PN58C8000...
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