Have only had one bad Sony Blu-ray Player in all the years I've been buying them. Given the older models away, and they're still working. (The one bad one, US Purchased 790. Now have a made for Canada one, and it's running fine.)
After one member tried removing the Optical Cable, and ended up with pulling whole socket out (Definitely not covered by Warranty), I just leave mine plugged in. It's and Output anyways, and they are more concerned with removing the Input Cables.
Weird! Once upon a time, Women wanted it smaller because they didn't want that Big Box sitting in the living room! Now, why did you only buy the 60", and not the 84" - ah, honey, you need to take out a second mortgage for it!
Glad you got everything sorted out! Like I mentioned, it's been several years since I've worked with the files. The Upgrades are from a lot of Hard Work Nony put in, arm wrestling with LG!For anyone who needs to change their Power Supply Board, these's still a couple left:shopjimmy.com/lg-eay58476101-power-supply-unit.htm
When doing the Software Update, oft times I've gone in and the Software Update is Grayed out. I backout, then go back in again, this time it's available. Other times, backout, go into one of the other options, then back to the Software Update, and it's good to go. Another Samsung Bug?(Possibly it stays Grayed out until the F8500 confirms it has an Internet Link.)
Are all the cables the same brand, or do you have different brands?Are you using 6 footers?Lastly, a bone of contention, follow the printing on your cables, data flows in the direction of the printing. Plug the beginning of the printing into the Output, and follow the printing to the Input This has worked for me in some instances. (Some of the HDMI Cables I have purchased, actually have arrows printed on them for the data flow direction. Don't get on my case, it's just the...
Early adopters pay the price, get the bugs, but are watching a TV They Want, NOW!
Patient people wait a few months until a lot of the bugs are gone, prices have dropped, and then purchase. And they only lose a few months of viewing.
Bargain hunters will wait until end of cycle for model changes so the current model drops in price even further. And they lose that many more months of viewing, but gain, most bugs are fixed, may get a set that has now been made cheaper to get...