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post #8791 of 12344
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Originally Posted by Bond 007 View Post

Someone did find a way to turn off the speakers or something using the tv controls on the side of the tv and the remote. There was some sort of "Hotel Mode" that he discovered. I dont remember all the details though.

Yeah you can lock the volume to zero in the Hotel mode menu, but i thought slack2116 was talking about a setting that routes audio to the receiver.
post #8792 of 12344
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Originally Posted by SheepNutz View Post

Hey everyone, I'm looking at the 60" version of this TV. I want to use the stand, but I have a center channel speaker that sits almost 4.5" high. Can someone please measure the height from the table you have the TV set on to the bottom of the actual display screen. I want to set the center speaker directly in front of the middle of the TV, but I'm worried that the speaker is too tall and will obstruct my view of the screen. Thanks.

3 3/4" for 65", sorry.
post #8793 of 12344
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Originally Posted by goldenbear94 View Post

I learned from Randy somewhere along the line. smile.gif
Yeah..Randy can be good for something on a rare occasion. biggrin.gif
post #8794 of 12344
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Originally Posted by SheepNutz View Post

Hey everyone, I'm looking at the 60" version of this TV. I want to use the stand, but I have a center channel speaker that sits almost 4.5" high. Can someone please measure the height from the table you have the TV set on to the bottom of the actual display screen. I want to set the center speaker directly in front of the middle of the TV, but I'm worried that the speaker is too tall and will obstruct my view of the screen. Thanks.



You know I ran into this same issue with my 50ST60 sitting on my TV stand. My center channel speaker was blocking the picture so I picked up a cheap 3" high butcher block from Ebay store, Dawn's Depot, username dawn5879. The 12" x 18" x 3" nearly fit the base dimensions perfectly and it looks mighty nice for only $51.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/MICHIGAN-MAPLE-BLOCK-CUTTING-BOARD-BUTCHER-BLOCK-AJA01812-/111194592942?pt=Kitchen_Tools_Gadgets&hash=item19e3b6d6ae#ht_3823wt_933

Just thought I'd throw out this option for anyone who's looking for a classy looking base to raise the height of their tabletop mounted Panasonic.

Cheers,
Robin
post #8795 of 12344
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Originally Posted by RandyWalters View Post

Yeah you can lock the volume to zero in the Hotel mode menu, but i thought slack2116 was talking about a setting that routes audio to the receiver.
He just wanted to turn off the tv speakers.
post #8796 of 12344
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Originally Posted by Robin Bombard View Post

You know I ran into this same issue with my 50ST60 sitting on my TV stand. My center channel speaker was blocking the picture so I picked up a cheap 3" high butcher block from Ebay store, Dawn's Depot, username dawn5879. The 12" x 18" x 3" nearly fit the base dimensions perfectly and it looks mighty nice for only $51.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/MICHIGAN-MAPLE-BLOCK-CUTTING-BOARD-BUTCHER-BLOCK-AJA01812-/111194592942?pt=Kitchen_Tools_Gadgets&hash=item19e3b6d6ae#ht_3823wt_933

Just thought I'd throw out this option for anyone who's looking for a classy looking base to raise the height of their tabletop mounted Panasonic.

Cheers,
Robin
LOL That is classy. smile.gif
You could also have gotten something like this for about the same price.
http://www.amazon.com/5-25-High-Stand-Wide-BLACK/dp/B002WOUPHK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1382936147&sr=8-1&keywords=tv+riser
Edited by Bond 007 - 10/27/13 at 10:00pm
post #8797 of 12344
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Originally Posted by Bond 007 View Post

LOL That is classy. smile.gif
You could also have gotten something like this for about the same price.
http://www.amazon.com/5-25-High-Stand-Wide-BLACK/dp/B002WOUPHK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1382936147&sr=8-1&keywords=tv+riser

That does look nice,, and it's always nice to have options.
post #8798 of 12344
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Originally Posted by cyberbri View Post

Mario,

To avoid causing another stir, I will only point to the links in my signature.

I have to agree. Plugging in settings will get you in the ballpark at best, nothing more.
Isn't it amazing that I've always understood D-Nice to have written the same thing. He calls his settings a good starting point. smile.gif

He calls them "North American TC-PxxST60 Reference Settings" in the post with the settings. Pretty easy to get confused by that, I'd say.
post #8799 of 12344
Just over 3½" for the 60". 90mm
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Originally Posted by SheepNutz View Post

Hey everyone, I'm looking at the 60" version of this TV. I want to use the stand, but I have a center channel speaker that sits almost 4.5" high. Can someone please measure the height from the table you have the TV set on to the bottom of the actual display screen. I want to set the center speaker directly in front of the middle of the TV, but I'm worried that the speaker is too tall and will obstruct my view of the screen. Thanks.
post #8800 of 12344
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Originally Posted by 2907Laz View Post

Just over 3½" for the 60". 90mm
Thats the bottom of the screen? Not the bottom of the tv, correct?
post #8801 of 12344
Hi folks,

Loving my new 60ST60. Man, what a picture!

I've noticed an annoyance with the built-in Netflix streaming app, and I'm wondering if anyone else has a solution for me. It's probably something simple.

I'll describe as "occasionally subtitles come one when they aren't supposed to." Specifically, we were watching some Breaking Bad episodes last night. BB has burned-in white subtitles when folks speak Spanish, that are part of the video stream and I'm used to seeing those no matter what device we watch the show on. But, sometimes we get yellow subtitles on top of those, which the Panasonic is putting on. However, in the Netflix App, subtitles are not turned on... I checked. And, sometimes it happens, and sometimes it doesn't. We watched two episodes in a row last night. The first, no extra subtitles. The second, they were there.

As I mentioned, I navigated in the Netflix app to the subtitle controls and made sure they were off.

Any ideas on what's causing this and how to correct? I've only ever seen this on the Panny NF app... never anywhere else I've streamed.

Marc
post #8802 of 12344
Never heard that one. Sounds like a source issue. As if certain episodes are forcing subtitles. Do you have any other device you can stream with to check if its just a Panasonic thing?
post #8803 of 12344
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Originally Posted by Bond 007 View Post

Thats the bottom of the screen? Not the bottom of the tv, correct?

That's right. Bottom of the screen.
post #8804 of 12344
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Originally Posted by SheepNutz View Post

Hey everyone, I'm looking at the 60" version of this TV. I want to use the stand, but I have a center channel speaker that sits almost 4.5" high. Can someone please measure the height from the table you have the TV set on to the bottom of the actual display screen. I want to set the center speaker directly in front of the middle of the TV, but I'm worried that the speaker is too tall and will obstruct my view of the screen. Thanks.

How wide is your centre speaker? If it was in front of the tv stand it might block the remote sensor from certain angles.
post #8805 of 12344
So, I overlooked that the built in web browser does not support flash. Bah.
post #8806 of 12344
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Originally Posted by Bond 007 View Post

Never heard that one. Sounds like a source issue. As if certain episodes are forcing subtitles. Do you have any other device you can stream with to check if its just a Panasonic thing?

Yes... no other player does this. The unwanted yellow subs only show up when I play it on the Panasonic app.
post #8807 of 12344
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Originally Posted by Marc_G View Post

Hi folks,

Loving my new 60ST60. Man, what a picture!

I've noticed an annoyance with the built-in Netflix streaming app, and I'm wondering if anyone else has a solution for me. It's probably something simple.

I'll describe as "occasionally subtitles come one when they aren't supposed to." Specifically, we were watching some Breaking Bad episodes last night. BB has burned-in white subtitles when folks speak Spanish, that are part of the video stream and I'm used to seeing those no matter what device we watch the show on. But, sometimes we get yellow subtitles on top of those, which the Panasonic is putting on. However, in the Netflix App, subtitles are not turned on... I checked. And, sometimes it happens, and sometimes it doesn't. We watched two episodes in a row last night. The first, no extra subtitles. The second, they were there.

As I mentioned, I navigated in the Netflix app to the subtitle controls and made sure they were off.

Any ideas on what's causing this and how to correct? I've only ever seen this on the Panny NF app... never anywhere else I've streamed.

Marc

Mine is doing that too, also watching Breaking Bad. I don't have an answer either. Glad I'm not alone though.
post #8808 of 12344
It is so strange that it happens only sometimes. The fact that it happened in one out of two episodes we watched in succession without any changes to settings etc leaves me scratching my head. I would say it's in Netflix's side, except I don't see the problem streaming via web browser, Android, or Windows Media Center.
post #8809 of 12344
I was considering the purchase of a 65-inch VT60 until learning about the fan noise from a different AVS thread. Now I would rather obtain an ST60. Can owners here confirm that the 65-inch ST60s do not utilize fans?

Thank you!
post #8810 of 12344
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Originally Posted by Alex F. View Post

I was considering the purchase of a 65-inch VT60 until learning about the fan noise from a different AVS thread. Now I would rather obtain an ST60. Can owners here confirm that the 65-inch ST60s do not utilize fans?

Thank you!

I wouldn't be surprised if they used something to help dissipate the heat, but if they do, they're inaudible. Though I think a lot of the cases of the fan noise on the VT60 are overblown, I too considered the point in deciding on the 65ST60.
post #8811 of 12344
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Originally Posted by Alex F. View Post

I was considering the purchase of a 65-inch VT60 until learning about the fan noise from a different AVS thread. Now I would rather obtain an ST60. Can owners here confirm that the 65-inch ST60s do not utilize fans?

Thank you!

The ST does not use fans and the number of affected ZT/VT is rather low.
post #8812 of 12344
So I cut the cable cord and wanted to use my Panasonic to stream sports from my Mac. I realize it will not work with flash or Silverlight. Could somebody let me know the best work around? I am quite a distance from my Mac so I can not simply run a HDMI. Would buying an Apple TV for $100 be the best and least expensive option? Thanks in advance.
post #8813 of 12344
Knowing this tv`s high input lag I can refrain from playing on this set. But what i cant live with is out of sync audio i dont think i would able to live with tv channels trailing the audio.
One of my previous tv had 120ms lag and it had noticeable out of sync issue.

Does anyone notice out of sync audio with this one ?
post #8814 of 12344
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Originally Posted by jason22 View Post

Knowing this tv`s high input lag I can refrain from playing on this set. But what i cant live with is out of sync audio i dont think i would able to live with tv channels trailing the audio.
One of my previous tv had 120ms lag and it had noticeable out of sync issue.

Does anyone notice out of sync audio with this one ?

Ya, mine is out of sync when playing through my HTPC, I have to set delay on my receiver to around 120ms. When I plugged in a movie direct over USB, there was no lag however.

post #8815 of 12344
Same. Many BR movies I have to set it at 300
post #8816 of 12344
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Originally Posted by eedwards86 View Post

Ya, mine is out of sync when playing through my HTPC, I have to set delay on my receiver to around 120ms. When I plugged in a movie direct over USB, there was no lag however.
Okey, htpc can fixed but what about the regular tv channels ? Are they both sound and video lagging 120m which makes it in sync ?
My old Phillips lagged with all sources. mad.gif
post #8817 of 12344
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Originally Posted by Holderman View Post

So I cut the cable cord and wanted to use my Panasonic to stream sports from my Mac. I realize it will not work with flash or Silverlight. Could somebody let me know the best work around? I am quite a distance from my Mac so I can not simply run a HDMI. Would buying an Apple TV for $100 be the best and least expensive option? Thanks in advance.

Now you're talking my language. wink.gif I would say yes to the Apple TV. Have you installed Mavericks (OS X 10.9, just released last Tues.) on your Mac? Mavericks allows you to use any AirPlay connected display as an external monitor. I have not tested this myself, but I've read accounts from others and it is purported to work well. I cut the cord nearly two years ago and have a Mac mini in my media cabinet as my home theater hub (along with AVR). Good luck.
post #8818 of 12344
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Originally Posted by garnettrules21 View Post

This would be super useful for me. I have a 2.1 system and would love to control the volume of the 2.1 with the remote. I'm worried though of putting it in a "mode" just to get that option. Especially if it limits certain things. Is that "hotel" mode able to be turned off?

Yes, you can turn HOTEL MODE on and off, and can select the things it puts a limit on. I thought I was stuck buying a universal remote that wouldn't have a "Neflix" button (which I use frequently), but the HOTEL MODE fixed everything. I wish they would just post the thing in the manual...
post #8819 of 12344
Thanks everyone for the replies regarding the screen height. I believe I may have found an entertainment cabinet that has room for my center channel speaker in it, so it should be a non-issue.
post #8820 of 12344
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Originally Posted by enigma7820 View Post

the tv automatically updates during standby mode when not being used. mine did the same thing, I actually thought it was weird it was available for download. I was just checking these forums which is when I even heard about this new update went to check and mine was already updated, I use Ethernet straight to the tv.

 

 

I turned my automatic updating off. I now have to find a usb key that is under 2 gigs. I'll try and install the update that way seeing customer support and Panasonic keeps saying to reset the entire tv. Problem is that doesn't reset the firmware version.

 

GRRRR

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