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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-17-2016, 10:32 AM
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Posted By FronzDan
I have and mentioned it many pages ago. Nothing...

I have and mentioned it many pages ago. Nothing to do with the PQ...it just completely hosed the usability of the remote. I lost all specific functionality/control of my STB. Many people weren't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-20-2016, 05:59 AM
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Posted By FronzDan
Yeah I swapped a blu Ray player and the STB...

Yeah I swapped a blu Ray player and the STB between hdmi ports. The problem followed the STB. Do you get something for info in the drop down I mentioned?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2016, 06:13 PM
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Posted By FronzDan
Yeah it doesnt seem to be a universal problem. ...

Yeah it doesnt seem to be a universal problem. That's even worse because the chance they'll address the problem a few of us have is slim to none, At least I'm happy with everything else about the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2016, 11:58 AM
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Posted By FronzDan
Where do you find them?

Where do you find them?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2016, 11:30 AM
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Posted By FronzDan
Ugh...yeah they definitely mucked with the...

Ugh...yeah they definitely mucked with the universal remote feature. And you can replace the "m" in that word with an "f" too. Have you contacted Samsung about this? (Not that they'll be much...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2016, 11:18 AM
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Posted By FronzDan
For HDR, they only stream two titles: Mozart in...

For HDR, they only stream two titles: Mozart in the Jungle and Red Oaks. I'm guessing these are Amazon original series.

...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2016, 10:52 AM
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Posted By FronzDan
A while ago I posted that the 1440 firmware...

A while ago I posted that the 1440 firmware update killed my STB menu items in the TV's menus. After the update (automatically applied it) I now just get the standard TV functions. The context menu...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-07-2016, 02:59 PM
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Posted By FronzDan
I was encouraged to find out the Samsung screens...

I was encouraged to find out the Samsung screens we use for video-conferencing at work use these old remotes. So I'm thinking I'll be able to program mine for Comcast using these TVs. Then again,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-07-2016, 12:32 PM
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Posted By FronzDan
I've heard that it's better to let the TV do it,...

I've heard that it's better to let the TV do it, rather than the Blu-ray player. And that makes me wonder...why are there upscaling Blu-ray players to begin with? I thought all UHD sets have an...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-06-2016, 08:26 PM
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Posted By FronzDan
For those who use this remote...how did you...

For those who use this remote...how did you program it to work with your set top box? It seems I need the old Samsung TV it shipped with in order to program it. No way to enter the remote codes...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-06-2016, 08:23 PM
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Posted By FronzDan
Hmm...I have no clue then how to get mine back. ...

Hmm...I have no clue then how to get mine back. I suppose it could still be whatever profile they have for my cable company (Comcast). I run the setup again, enter my zip code, select my local...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-06-2016, 11:03 AM
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Posted By FronzDan
Yeah, against my better judgement I got excited...

Yeah, against my better judgement I got excited when I saw the update and went for it.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-06-2016, 11:01 AM
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Posted By FronzDan
Can you post a picture of this remote or tell the...

Can you post a picture of this remote or tell the model number? I picked up a full Samsung remote and many things didn't work.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-05-2016, 08:37 PM
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Posted By FronzDan
Thanks for replying. Nope, they are GONE. Three...

Thanks for replying. Nope, they are GONE. Three STB specific menu items - DVR, channel grid and On Demand. There's something not working the same when you program the smart remote.

Does anyone...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-05-2016, 01:48 PM
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Posted By FronzDan
So far no luck with this. Tried everything...

So far no luck with this. Tried everything mentioned but the factory reset. I also deleted the device from the universal remote settings and managed to be able to change the type of device to a PVR...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-04-2016, 11:24 PM
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Posted By FronzDan
Updated to the latest firmware and now I'm...

Updated to the latest firmware and now I'm missing items from the menu when I'm on Source HDMI1 - Xfinity set top box. I used to get a menu item that would pull up the DVR menu of the set top box. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2015, 09:03 AM
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Posted By FronzDan
Agreed. The pre-season games have always looked...

Agreed. The pre-season games have always looked like crap because they are covered locally. Once they switched to national coverage it gets better. I've noticed this with standard HD even.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-20-2015, 03:09 PM
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Posted By FronzDan
I don't think it's broken. I just think the...

I don't think it's broken. I just think the feature doesn't work that well. Often manufacturers throw in an energy saving feature just to get past some gov regulation or incentive. I noticed mine...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2015, 04:48 PM
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Posted By FronzDan
Come to think of it, it was on Movie. I've...

Come to think of it, it was on Movie. I've switched it to Standard and haven't heard it yet or again. No other issues other than I get a little frustrated with how the smart remote works (or...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2015, 04:46 PM
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Posted By FronzDan
Haha...going the improper route. This set is for...

Haha...going the improper route. This set is for the "upstairs" living room. I get yelled at by the boss if I turn up the volume here. She doesn't appreciate anything loud, lol. I'm getting a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2015, 12:21 PM
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Posted By FronzDan
So I've had my 8500 for a few days now. At the...

So I've had my 8500 for a few days now. At the moment, I'm just using the built-in speakers. I notice that occasionally the sound level drops while watching the same channel. It's hard to pinpoint...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-18-2015, 11:33 AM
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Posted By FronzDan
Yeah I like the pointer on the smart remote and...

Yeah I like the pointer on the smart remote and the voice activation is nice....but why no number pad and STB buttons is beyond me. Just checking, do all the buttons on this remote work with the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-13-2015, 05:16 AM
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Posted By FronzDan
Hello owners of this series. I'm looking at the...

Hello owners of this series. I'm looking at the JS8500 in 55" and could pull the trigger this week. Can you guys who have been in here for a while Summarize some of the problems encountered with the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-08-2015, 08:34 PM
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Posted By FronzDan
Hi Experts, 1. Budget - $1500 $2000 2....

Hi Experts,

1. Budget - $1500 $2000
2. Seating distance: 8-10'
3. Size/placement limitations: Corner with one short wall. 55" - 60"
4. Uses and sources: XFinity HD, Blu-Ray, Std Netflix and...
Forum: 3D Content   11-26-2012, 12:47 PM
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Posted By FronzDan
Amazon is bouncing blu ray prices up and down...

Amazon is bouncing blu ray prices up and down for the past several days. I picked up Lincoln Vampire Killer for $15. I have a bunch "saved" if/when they go lower.
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