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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-15-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By adone36
Do we really need ANOTHER post about IR from...

Do we really need ANOTHER post about IR from idiots who "have it, but cannot see it under "normal" conditions". Let's all repeat the "don't play a game for 12 hours" or "watch 4x3 marathons for days"...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-09-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By adone36
CR will use a lot of criteria in their ratings....

CR will use a lot of criteria in their ratings. You have to read the review. Suppose a set took a huge hit because of reflections and you are going to use it in a darkened area? Most people are drawn...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By adone36
Shhsssshh. He gets confused with facts.

Shhsssshh. He gets confused with facts.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-23-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By adone36
If you think any mfg would tell you "7 beeps...

If you think any mfg would tell you "7 beeps would be a bad XYZ, part number 12344. It's about $300." you are seriously delusional. Statistics are compiled because clueless people frequently thing...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-23-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By adone36
A nonsense conclusion that is constantly stated...

A nonsense conclusion that is constantly stated even though components today are far more reliable than "the good old days".
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-23-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By adone36
Wrong. For $7.95 they would have told you that...

Wrong. For $7.95 they would have told you that you need service and the closest service station to you is ......
Sorry, but nobody I know does clairvoyant repairs. And silly statements aside, their...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-22-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By adone36
What "advice" is necessary? It is broke. Either...

What "advice" is necessary? It is broke. Either fix it or don't. I have no idea what you expected Panasonic to tell you.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-14-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 706
Posted By adone36
Samsung's defect rate is significantly lower than...

Samsung's defect rate is significantly lower than LG.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-20-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,432
Posted By adone36
Any time I went to purchase something at Abe's,...

Any time I went to purchase something at Abe's, their tremendous price advertised was not so great. You compare it to Amazon for example and say "they're cheap". But then most of the stuff Amazon...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-20-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,906
Posted By adone36
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by KOF http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1528026/alternative-now-that-panasonic-is-gone#post_24626349)

I would never include any of...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 663
Posted By adone36
You can get new panasonic remotes on ebay for...

You can get new panasonic remotes on ebay for $15. Part number is N2QAYB000862.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-30-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By adone36
Horses and buggies used to be popular too.

Horses and buggies used to be popular too.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-23-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By adone36
Any consumer / electronics publication out there...

Any consumer / electronics publication out there will tell you extended warranties for TVs are a waste of money. And the endless "My Uncle Ted had a warranty, his tv broke" posts are just fodder for...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-06-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,643
Posted By adone36
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by nc88keyz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-06-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By adone36
With no signal input, a screen will almost...

With no signal input, a screen will almost always have artifacts of the last thing shown. This is not burn in. If you apply a signal and can see a logo THEN you could have image retention which...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-06-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By adone36
What do you mean by "go down"??? If the tv is...

What do you mean by "go down"??? If the tv is 100/mb, the port will run at 100mb.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By adone36
I remember reading a letter to CR once. It was...

I remember reading a letter to CR once. It was from some hysterical forum cowboy who accused them of a big "coverup" because the forums were loaded with posts about scope readings on a highly rated...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By adone36
The only viewing issues with resolution are the...

The only viewing issues with resolution are the size of the screen and how far you are from it. Each screen size will have a viewing distance beyond which you cannot see the improvement of 1080 over...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By adone36
It wouldn't matter in any case. If it was...

It wouldn't matter in any case. If it was gigabit, it would auto-negotiate 100 or 10 mb. And the tv could not utilize the 1g bandwidth anyway.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By adone36
If it's "not affecting" your viewing, it's not...

If it's "not affecting" your viewing, it's not burn in. And if you never knew you had it in the first place, I suggest taking up a new hobby.
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   03-05-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,287
Posted By adone36
There is no "expertise" involved. Win 7 Pro and...

There is no "expertise" involved. Win 7 Pro and above COME WITH media center. And setting up a cablecard tuner is a cookbook procedure.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-04-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By adone36
What does the wiring have to do with the...

What does the wiring have to do with the devices? If you are going to rewire you do it with 5e or 6. If you have a device with both wired and wireless ports, you use the wired and disable the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-21-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 708
Posted By adone36
We had a fire inspection and the FD said we had...

We had a fire inspection and the FD said we had to replace the Panasonic microwave in the breakroom with a "commercial" model. The new one has a longer and heavier power cord and braille markings on...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-20-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By adone36
What are you trying to accomplish?? There is...

What are you trying to accomplish?? There is nothing "to do" other than avoiding torch mode and static images for a few weeks.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-20-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,898
Posted By adone36
Let's sum up. If you take an 8500 out of the box...

Let's sum up. If you take an 8500 out of the box it is rated fourth in this line up. Spend a few hundred on calibration and get a tv at 30-50% more than a VT that is "almost as good". I would say...
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