With the recent postings on this thread, I thought I'd ask the following question.
I was one of many 196 owners that experienced the dreaded banding lines that showed up after some time on these sets. If you read back in this thread to http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showp...postcount=1735
, you'll see the pictures I posted of the banding issue. Anyway, I miss those 196 sets. They have better features as far as cable card, and the audio was much better than what is on the latest sets. I wish I still had the set. But Toshiba decided to buy back the set instead of finding a solution to the problem. So I was just wondering how long you guys have owned your sets, and if you've had any problems with them. What was the manufacture date on your sets.