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Official Panasonic ST50 Series Discussion Thread [No Street Price Talk] - Page 324
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Man that really sucks. If you have home owners insurance is the way to do it I guess. Just look at the right side, you will have a new TV.
Ouch man! So sorry to hear that.
I have little people too.
Maybe it wouldn't be so bad to invest in a tv protector screen next time.
Just a suggestion.
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These would be somewhat older drives would that matter? Is there a certain speed the drive needs to be to interface correctly with TV, but then why would downloaded tv shows play just fine? The source material is HD 720 or 1080 material.
I am going to do more research into the different sources of which I obtain my material from (most of my movies that I play through the USB hub DO come from one source) but was wondering if anyone has experienced this problem.
Edited by rojimmy - 10/16/13 at 11:05pm
I have had some quirky things occur where devices would revert to USB 1.1 rather than 2.0 and suffer a corresponding decrease in performance.
You say you get the TV shows/movies from different places. What are the bitrates? TV shows may have a much lower bitrate. A quick, dirty, inaccurate way to find the bitrate is just filesize divided by video duration. I would expect the movies to play at a higher bitrate, which would explain why they would stutter but TV shows won't.
Your computer may be able to play the videos with less stuttering due to better handling of IO through USB, or simply using a larger buffer. Hard to say.
Do you have a high-speed memory card you can try the videos on?
I'd suggest trying to re-encode your movies in a format that you know your TV can handle without problems and see if they play any better. Software like HandBrake is perfect for these types of things. Or you could pump the movies through an external box (like a WDTV or similar) to see if that's better able to handle them.
All theses thoughts have certainly enlightened me a bit as to what the problem may be if not actually fixing it directly and I really appreciate the feedback. Most if not all of the movies I watch are in MPEG-4 movie format and the tv shows generally if not always .mkv. So the tv shows seem to play just fine every-time and the movies are the ones that stutter most of the time. I guess maybe I'll try to convert a movie or two to the .mkv format from MP4 and see what if anything is different.
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I also just got a 65ST50 and noticed that the 3D black levels are quite a bit worse than the 2D black levels. Even after calibration in Custom mode the 3D black levels don't approach the deep 2D blacks. At this point I guess this is the nature of the beast, but does anyone have any experience correcting this issue (other than "calibrate it;" been there, done that). If the set can deliver such impressive 2D black levels, I'm surprised that the 3D levels aren't just as good -- it seems like the potential is definitely there.
I've had my 55ST50 since May of 2012 as my living room display and boy is it nice. PQ still looks amazing (I haven't even had it ISF calibrated, just used DNice's settings) and I swear that it has actually gotten better with age. Use it to watch HD cable, my Roku 3, an AppleTV3 and an OPPO 83 blu-ray player. No problems at all with anything. I can only assume that many other ST50 owners have experienced the euphoria of great PQ.
I won't be replacing mine until OLED becomes more mainstream and affordable.
Still a great set with natural, life like picture qualities.
Same here. I have only had mine for about six weeks but I am still loving it. So glad my DLP died just before the Plasmas went away!
I am interested in upgrading my five year old Samsung 720p Plasma HDTV to this one, but I am confused if you can turn off this set's internal speakers. I am using the Denon AVR-X3000 receiver and 7.1 speakers for all of my audio and my video needs. I have read that you cannot turn off this model's speakers unless you only use Panasonic's home theater system. Someone called Panasonic's customer service about this issue, and he/she was told that they have to mute the TV speakers in order to use home theater speakers. Is this true?
I think that's annoying feature since most other TV manufacturers allow you to turn off their HDTV internal speakers when connected to a home theater receiver. Is there another way to do what I want or should I look for another TV?
- Official Panasonic ST50 Series Discussion Thread [No Street Price Talk]
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