Originally Posted by ferrari fan
I'm just about ready to get the 59D7000 and all the talk about buzzing has me somewhat hesitating. I know plasmas buzz abit. I have a Pioneer Elite PROFHD1 and can barely hear it with volume off, and my ear next to that tv.
I have been to two different Best Buys to see this tv, and have not really heard anything. Now granted, Best Buy is not too quiet, but I have put my head right up to the tv's in the store and really can't hear buzzing.
The 59D7000 will be only for tv viewing with Directv, and on occasion using a smaller size, though very good quality Polk 5.1 system with it. But mostly, I'll use the built in tv speakers ( girlfriend factor as she dislikes louder, better sounding Polks
) Also, we'll be sitting directly in front of the tv and about 10' away.
So, after all this, my question is how loud on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the highest is the buzzing ? And with the volume on is it really that noticeable ? Thanks in advance.
It's hit or miss, the first one I had was an 8 or 9, the replacement was a 2 or 3. The problem is, you can put your head right up against it and hear nothing....the sound is project outwards from the TV like a laser beam, so standing dead-center 10 or so feet away will give you a more accurate recreation of the sound.
Unrelated, but I've noticed an anomaly on my new set. Honestly, it reminds me of banding on an LCD. There is a really, really faint horizontal line across the TV that is slightly brighter than the surrounding area. It's impossible to notice on darker screens, faint on lighter screens, but whenever there is a camera tilt against a sky or light background, it becomes pretty obvious.
Any ideas on what this could be and how to fix it? I'm thinking it could be uneven voltage (No real idea how this works) to that area of the panel, uneven filter application, or image retention. I have no idea how there would be a whole line of retention on that part of the screen, but just a thought.
It's not a big deal, but it's a bit annoying as it catches my eye whenever there is camera movement against a static background.