Originally Posted by DRN94
This is incredibly frustrating... I love everything about the f8000 except for the black level and input lag. unfortunately it's a deal breaker it seems and now I'll have to return it before it's too late. I guess I'll be getting the Sony. I guess this is good because for some reason I have a somewhat irrational loyalty to Samsung. Hopefully the Sony will hit the right notes with me. How will you resell your F8000 come later this year?
The F8000 is indeed a fine set, although i too find some aspects hard to accept...
- I've noticed some uniformity issues, yet i decided it was acceptable given the tech
- I've noticed the flashlighting especially at night, and decided this too was acceptable given the tech
- i've noticed some playback hickups, and managed to fix during specific movies by setting motion plus to "clear"; keeping it off whenever needed... This to i deemed acceptable given the tech.
- now i'm faced with vertical banding (5 bands, top to bottom across the entire screen with differing width), especially noticeable during grayish scenes, again due to the tech and size of 65".
I'm struggling to accept this one, and the only argument that makes me doubt is the fact that i will only notice this in some specific scenes.
Still its a damn shame that we need to "accept" or compromise across so many aspects when paying this amount of money.