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sooo..I bought a used SEK-3500u that was previously on a samsung HU8550 and I have an HU9000. I get a black screen when I connect it. Am i totally screwed? Can someone help me get this working via PM?

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sooo..I bought a used SEK-3500u that was previously on a samsung HU8550 and I have an HU9000. I get a black screen when I connect it. Am i totally screwed? Can someone help me get this working via PM?

thanks for any help or advice!

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# 1 Does it actually have a 3" square sticker on the bottom of the unit saying it's a SEK-3500U unit? Just a white sticker and # - not a SEK-3500U.
# 2 Enter the Service Menu, and do a Reset.

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# 1 Does it actually have a 3" square sticker on the bottom of the unit saying it's a SEK-3500U unit? Just a white sticker and # - not a SEK-3500U.
# 2 Enter the Service Menu, and do a Reset.
yes it has the real sticker and SEK-3500U. I can't seem to get in to the service menu. I've tried many combos with the correct remote. Thank you for replying!
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fwiw @melon2 will need to post a minimum number before AVS will give access to PM and that is certainly the way to deal with SM issues. I have no SM knowledge beyond that. ....

At the top right corner of this and every AVS Thread Page, there is a "Search this Thread ^ " drop-down box and entering the fewest amount of keywords will give @melon2 a 'sorted by date' list of prior posts containing keyword/s.

This will produce plenty of knowledge on 'Black Screen' and SM entry or other SEK 3500 topic.
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i don't see a search this thread option...just some google custom search which searches the entire web.

Should I be trying to access the service menu with the 3500 connected or the original One connect box?
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Cool Finding "Search This Thread"

@melon2 , what I was referring to was NOT the AVS Search at all but click on box just above:
"post #23881 of 23885"
(at least on my PC running Chrome browser at standard AVS 'posts per page).

It should be just below:

"Page 797 of 797 « First 795 796 797" line and next to:

"View First Unread View First Unread Thread Tools"
and titled "Search this Thread ^ ".

Now if you're using a smart-phone app or iPad or something it may look different and I can't help with that.

I know I once used an iPhone app and lots of it looked different. ....
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You would need to access your SM with your original OCB and check posts on Evolution Backup (part of the SEK 3500 install process).
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The SEK-3500U should not be plugged into another OCB. It replaces the OCB after doing the upgrade routine on the TV.
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sooo..I bought a used SEK-3500u that was previously on a samsung HU8550 and I have an HU9000. I get a black screen when I connect it. Am i totally screwed? Can someone help me get this working via PM?

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Black Screen

A little short on info so should we assume you are getting a black screen but for all intents and purposes the TV appears to be on and you hear sound and the red light in the lower left corner is off when the TV is turned on (which is usually on when the TV is turned off), and that you can switch SOURCES, and navigate the regular MENU options... or is it totally dead... and shows no signs of life like the fan noise... or is it somewhere in between?

Are you implying that the reason you are getting a black screen is because it was previously used on an HU8550 versus you didn’t install it correctly or maybe you purchased a “bricked” unit?

I guess your level of “screwedness” depends on whether or not the person you bought it from allows returns.

Although I would probably always do a Menu >> Support >> Self Diagnosis >> Reset before disconnecting a SEK-3500 from one of my TVs in the event I was going to move it to a another TV or sell it, the following SPSN video produced by Samsung does not stipulate that this would be necessary...

Uninstalling - 2015 Samsung UHD Evolution Kit (SEK-3500)

And on the other side of the coin you never mentioned what steps you took when you installed the SEK-3500 so here is the video that Samsung has created to walk people through the process...

Installing - 2015 Samsung UHD Evolution Kit (SEK-3500)

And here is a set of instructions prepared by guys on this thread that have been very successful in getting guys up and running. Notice the reference to “black screen” in step 9...

Tutorial on installing the SEK-3500U Evo Kit Upgrade

1) Checked for recent firmware on current set. No updates so went to step 2

2) Wrote down all my picture settings

3) Next I did a UHD Evolution Kit Backup.

Important: If you miss Step 3 your picture will appear upside-down at the conclusion of the upgrade.

4) When complete I powered everything down and unplugged my set from power. Follow this by pressing the remote's Power button and wait until the red light on the TV stops flashing to ensure the TV is discharged.

5) Unplugged all my HDMI, usb, etc ports and then unplugged One Connect Cable from the TV and removed the old One Connect Box (if applicable)

6) Plugged all my devices into the SEK-3500u in the same place they were on my set (HDMI 1 to HDMI 1, etc) except on the Old One Connect ARC was on HDMI 3 and now it is on HDMI 4.

7) Plugged The New One Connect cable into the SEK-3500 and ran it to the back of my set; Paying careful attention to the Side Labled TV being plugged into the set

8) After making sure all connections were properly seated I plugged my set back into power

9) I put batteries into the new Remote and pressed power. I had a black screen for what felt like forever but just wait for the startup screen.

10) After the start up screen (FYI the music can be loud) I agreed to the conditions and let it read the UHD Evolution Kit Backup. In one of my installs I had to pair the remote to the TV. You will know if you need to or not immediately. If you have to, pair it by pointing it at the lower right hand corner of your set and then hold down both the Return/Exit Button and the Extra button. When succesful it will show the bluetooth pairing action on the left hand side of your screen

11) I then just followed all the prompts to finish the setup

12) After about 5 minutes of playing with the new interface I received a notice about a firmware update which I did and then the TV rebooted. On my second install it did the firmware update automatically during installation. It is ok if this happens. When it is done the TV will reboot and then start up exactly where you left off.

I have successfully installed two SEK-3500s on two different sets doing exactly what is listed above. I would suggest you start by reinstalling the SEK-3500 using these instructions and see how you make out.

Although I have seen posts on this thread that have resolved issues via the Service Menu or Advanced Service Menu such as seeing a message on their screen saying the SEK-3500 is not supported on their TV or where they are seeing an upside down picture after installing the Evo Kit for example, personally I don’t recall seeing any posts where guys have resolved an issue by entering the SEK-3500’s SM or ASM when they can’t even see the screen.

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i don't see a search this thread option...just some google custom search which searches the entire web.

Should I be trying to access the service menu with the 3500 connected or the original One connect box?
I have attached a thumbnail showing you where the Search this Thread option on AVS Forum is located which varies slightly depending on what device and browser you are using. This is from my iPad. The drop down input search box is hidden until you click Search this Thread.

As for your second question I don’t coach people on accessing the service menus because I have never been into them but I will caution you to stay out unless you know what you are doing especially with the original One Connect Box (which won’t fix the SEK-3500) because you certainly don’t want to end up with two boxes outputting black screens.

Again, you should only be accessing the Service Menu / Advanced Service Menu if you know what you are doing. Even guys who thought they did, on occasion, have screwed up and bricked their TVs.
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sooo..I bought a used SEK-3500u that was previously on a samsung HU8550 and I have an HU9000. I get a black screen when I connect it. Am i totally screwed? Can someone help me get this working via PM?

thanks for any help or advice!

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I would check your connections with the one connect cable.

Added: The cable itself may be the culprit. If you are using the cable from your original OCB, try replacing it with the one that comes with the SEK-3500U. Alternatively, if you are using the cable that came with the SEK-3500U, try reverting to the cable that came with the original OCB. It is highly unusual to get nothing on the screen at all when you first turn on the TV, even if there is a problem with the SEK-3500U.
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wow thank you everyone for your replies. I followed all the directions in this thread and I still kept getting the blank screen. The TV would go in to standby after 15 min (red light was on). I tried the One connect cable that came with the TV and the picture came on. I can now connect to Verizon at 4K. The only issue is WIFI does not appear to be working. It does not detect any networks and still won't work when I put in all the wifi details. It says invalid MAC address. Is there something I need to do to get this working?

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wow thank you everyone for your replies. I followed all the directions in this thread and I still kept getting the blank screen. The TV would go in to standby after 15 min (red light was on). I tried the One connect cable that came with the TV and the picture came on. I can now connect to Verizon at 4K. The only issue is WIFI does not appear to be working. It does not detect any networks and still won't work when I put in all the wifi details. It says invalid MAC address. Is there something I need to do to get this working?

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If you go to Menu>>Support>>Contact Samsung

What model is shown?

If the SEK-3500U thinks your set is a 8550 when it is actually a 9000, then it may be expecting a different wifi module in your set.

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wow thank you everyone for your replies. I followed all the directions in this thread and I still kept getting the blank screen. The TV would go in to standby after 15 min (red light was on). I tried the One connect cable that came with the TV and the picture came on. I can now connect to Verizon at 4K. The only issue is WIFI does not appear to be working. It does not detect any networks and still won't work when I put in all the wifi details. It says invalid MAC address. Is there something I need to do to get this working?

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Your post is a little unclear as to what you did after the "picture came on" where you "can now connect to Verizon at 4K" using the cable that came with your original OCB.

Since the One Connect cable wasn’t providing power to the SEK-3500 before you changed it out, it doesn’t appear as though you then went through all the steps in the Tutorial on installing the SEK-3500U Evo Kit Upgrade included in Post 23888 above... but please correct me if I am wrong.

As it has been reported on this thread especially as it relates to issues with WiFi, make sure you ‘follow the update procedure VERBATIM’ as @bluemoon737 emphasized in this post.

Just because you are seeing a picture from your Verizon box doesn't necessarily tell us if you went through the install process because one of the steps during the install process would have asked you how you connect to the internet (e.g. Wired versus Wireless). You can see that same option by going into Menu > Network > Network Settings. In my case even if my router wasn't working when I go into this option and select Wireless I see several of my neighbours routers in the dropdown list who live in nearby units in my condo. Also some other options are included during the install process including one where you confirm that you accept the Terms and Conditions of the Smart Hub along with others.

So now it's time to throw you into the deep end of the pool. The AVS Forum Search this Thread option sucks when doing complex searches so I would suggest the Google Advanced Search engine.

See thumbnail 1 for an example of a search I did and don't forget to include "www.avsforum.com" in the site or domain field that returns the following posts as shown in thumbnail 2...

Post 4160

Post 13048

Post 11191 where you will also find Post 11194 responding to this post

Note: Although Google's Search engine provides links to the posts and takes you to the page where you will find it, it doesn't necessarily jump to the exact post on the page so you will need to use your browsers "Find on page" option (by clicking CONTROL F) and then typing in what you were searching for... which in this example was "WiFi not working" to skip to the exact post(s) on the page.

Then once you are at the post you will need to read forward to see all the replies which can go on for days. To view posts prior to the post you are on, click on the icon that looks like a blue ">" next to the original poster's name shown on thumbnail 3 which will take you back to the post(s) leading up this one. Also shown in the same thumbnail is an example of how you can click on the name of the person replying to review all their posts which can come in handy sometimes.

Now if you try doing the same Google Advanced Search but switched it around to find all the words "WiFi not working" and the exact phase "SEK-3500" as shown in thumbnail 4, in this case it will return 25 pages of results (approximately 250 posts) and most of these may not have anything to do with WiFi not working so best to start with the first example.

So although I have never had this issue I did a little poking around and here are some possible reasons which might cause WiFi to not be working:

  • Didn't check for recent firmware on TV before starting installation of SEK-3500 - currently 1400.1 for the HU9000 in North America (Step 1)
  • Didn't do the Evolution Backup procedure prior to installing the SEK-3500 (Step 3) so perhaps the SEK-3500 is reporting the wrong model number
  • Incorrect TV model appearing under Menu > Support > Contact Samsung
  • Firmware didn't update to latest version on SEK-3500 - currently 1550.0 in North America (Step 12)
  • Incorrect Region Code
  • Make sure cables are fully seated
  • Reboot your network according to instructions from your internet service provider
  • Sometimes 3D not working appears to go hand in hand with WiFi not working

Unfortunately often is the case that a guy will report something on this thread but never come back to tell us if the suggestions provided resolved his issue... as is the case with post 13048. Maybe following the installation steps VERBATIM resolved his issues!

In many cases it may take a lot of reading to find something that worked for one member that will also work for you. For example one simple solution would be to hook it up in a wired manner but it may not be a viable option for you to run a Cat 6 cable from your router to the Evo Kit.

Edit: Now that I have taught you how to swim, here is one more Google Advanced Search for you to try. Apparently this "invalid mac address" is a common problem for many Samsung owners trying to hook up their TVs wirelessly so this time leave the site or domain field blank and exclude “SEK-3500” from your search by entering “Samsung” in it’s place to scour the whole internet as shown in thumbnail 5 which returns over 3900 search results.

Here is one of the posts on the Samsung Community web pages that claims to solve the problem that includes going into the settings and doing a Menu > Support > Self Diagnosis > Reset but plenty more search results to view if this one doesn't do the trick!

Invalid Mac address

Since this appears to be a common problem on a variety of models if all else fails I would give Samsung Support a call and see if they have a solution.

If you still can’t get it resolved — or even if you can — I would suggest reading the post below.
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Smart TV - Points to Ponder

Maybe not for everyone but alternatives to Smart TVs these days can include other streaming devices and can even include your Set Top Boxes.

Other than the “I paid for it so it should work for me like it works for others”, if I couldn't enable WiFi or a Wired network connection on my TV to access the Smart Hub apps I would really not be too upset as there are very few applications worth using on it that can’t be found on my Apple TV 4K (or many of the sticks out there like the Roku that can be had for cheap) that will automatically turn on and switch to the HDMI port they are plugged into if you have Menu > System > Anynet+ (HDMI/CEC) turned on in the TV settings.

Not to mention the applications on these newer devices are much more 'polished’ than those found on the outdated Smart Hub which hasn’t received an update for years... which now requires the purchase of the SEK-4500 just to get a slight upgrade in the OS... which in many cases is a step backwards from the SEK-3500 or original One Connect Box offered with the JS series.

At this point I have even gone so far as setting the Menu > Smart Hub > Auto-start Settings > Smart Hub to OFF on my Smart TVs to avoid seeing the Smart Hub menu pop up when the TV is turned on since many of the same applications are now available on a scrollable menu offered by my cable provider on each of my Arris 4K Set Top Boxes regardless of what brand of TV they are connected to including 4K HDR Netflix, YouTube, and an array of other apps like The Weather Network.

Besides offering a number of 4K channels, my cable providers menu also includes things like my Recent Recordings list, continue Watching list, top Channels list, and 4K HDR Rentals — presented much like the streaming devices do where you can view previews as shown in the thumbnail below.

I can even see the phone number pop on my TVs when the phone rings or turn call-block on so my phone doesn’t ring when I receive Robo-calls or calls from numbers I have blocked, and I can even access my condo’s security camera from the comfort of my easy chair when somebody is at the intercom. The ultimate in screening!

The only drawback I can think of if I couldn't access the Network on my Samsung Smart TVs is that firmware updates (as rare as they are these days) would have to be performed via USB.
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What model is shown?

If the SEK-3500U thinks your set is a 8550 when it is actually a 9000, then it may be expecting a different wifi module in your set.

it has the 8550 listed so you are probably correct. Is there an easy way to fix that? Honestly, at this point I am fine with the way it is (if its a big deal to change the model) since I am using a Roku on it and don't really need any of the services on the SEK. I only purchased this for 4K support with my fios box and the roku. So I consider myself lucky I got this working with the old One Connect cable and didn't brick my TV or the SEK. One thing I did notice was how much more powerful the sound is with my Sonos Beam via the ARC port. Sound on my original OCB was slightly out of sync and very low. Now its very pronounced and totaly in sync.

Anyways, I appreciate everyone's help here. You guys have a nice community and its very cool of you guys to help a stranger like me out.

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it has the 8550 listed so you are probably correct. Is there an easy way to fix that? Honestly, at this point I am fine with the way it is (if its a big deal to change the model) since I am using a Roku on it and don't really need any of the services on the SEK. I only purchased this for 4K support with my fios box and the roku. So I consider myself lucky I got this working with the old One Connect cable and didn't brick my TV or the SEK. One thing I did notice was how much more powerful the sound is with my Sonos Beam via the ARC port. Sound on my original OCB was slightly out of sync and very low. Now its very pronounced and totaly in sync.

Anyways, I appreciate everyone's help here. You guys have a nice community and its very cool of you guys to help a stranger like me out.

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IF you did the UpGrade and Backup with the original OCB, the Model should have swapped over. I have an HU9000 and HU7250, swapping SEK-3500U between them, automatically switches over the model #s .

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it has the 8550 listed so you are probably correct. Is there an easy way to fix that? Honestly, at this point I am fine with the way it is (if its a big deal to change the model) since I am using a Roku on it and don't really need any of the services on the SEK. I only purchased this for 4K support with my fios box and the roku. So I consider myself lucky I got this working with the old One Connect cable and didn't brick my TV or the SEK. One thing I did notice was how much more powerful the sound is with my Sonos Beam via the ARC port. Sound on my original OCB was slightly out of sync and very low. Now its very pronounced and totaly in sync.

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Did you do the evolution kit backup with the original OCB before attaching the SEK-3500U? If not try that. Unplug the electrical cord and let the set sit for about 5 minutes. Reattach the OCB and plug the electrical cord back in. Check for and install any updates. Go into menu >> system >> Evolution Kit backup and select this. Then power down the set and unplug the electrical cord and again let it sit for about 5 minutes. Reattach the SEK-3500U and plug the electrical cord back in. This ought to launch guided setup.

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Hi everyone! Can anyone tell me if their SEK3500-equipped TV got the Disney+ app?
I'm in Italy, where it'll start streaming in a couple weeks, and in the service FAQs lists "2016 Samsung TVs with Tizen OS" as Samsung compatible devices... I have a curved HU8200, but the OS is in the SEK3500, so I don't know what to think...
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Hi everyone! Can anyone tell me if their SEK3500-equipped TV got the Disney+ app?
I'm in Italy, where it'll start streaming in a couple weeks, and in the service FAQs lists "2016 Samsung TVs with Tizen OS" as Samsung compatible devices... I have a curved HU8200, but the OS is in the SEK3500, so I don't know what to think...
Our HU9000 + SEK-3500U did get the Disney + upgrade.
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Hi everyone! Can anyone tell me if their SEK3500-equipped TV got the Disney+ app?
I'm in Italy, where it'll start streaming in a couple weeks, and in the service FAQs lists "2016 Samsung TVs with Tizen OS" as Samsung compatible devices... I have a curved HU8200, but the OS is in the SEK3500, so I don't know what to think...
No Disney+ app available on my sets
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No Disney+ app available on my sets
Are you on FW 1550.0 ?
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Disney+ App NOT available on the HU+SEK-3500 or the JS series

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Our HU9000 + SEK-3500U did get the Disney + upgrade.
No it did not!

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Are you on FW 1550.0 ?
I'm afraid if I don't nip this in the bud, the next thing you know we'll all be going through several days of LOL's and Yeah Rights or maybe even the winky face but apparently you came to your your senses and agreed with us that the Disney+ app had not been found on the new firmware updates for the 2015 series...

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Right on ! I originally had a ? there, but not finding Disney + on the JU7100 update, turned the ? to LOL, meaning Yeah Right. (Like Samsung would go that far back when 2 years seems to be their limit. Like the original HU9000, we were all surprised that Samsung did a FW update for it. I'm sure we were all just as surprised at the latest update as well.)
Not only that, see the first thumbnail below to see my reply to your original post on February 6, 2020 and then see the second thumbnail where the frequent editor of his posts went back several days later on February 9, 2020 and if everyone looks closely they will see he corrected it by completely removing the reference to Disney + in the first paragraph!

If it helps, the third thumbnail is a shot of my HU9000 + SEK-3500U where I have gone into the Smart Hub apps and searched for "Disney" just like I am sure most of us who have upgraded to Firmware 1550.0 have done... and no results could be found.

Like I said before, and I will say it again, Won't be fooled again!

@Garese , like @galonzo mentioned only 2016 Samsung TVs are getting the Disney+ app but it is available on tons of devices as you can see by clicking the link below...

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Are you on FW 1550.0 ?
Yes 1550.0 I can get the Disney Now app, but not the Disney+
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My bad!
Been so long since I set it up, forgot, it's on all the Amazon Firesticks I have installed on each set.
(When I complained to my son at Christmas about it missing, he told me `Dad, it's on your Firesticks !' Made me feel my age!
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Yes 1550.0 I can get the Disney Now app, but not the Disney+
Makes sense why I didn’t find anything related to. “disney” when I did my Smart Hub search. We don’t get Disney Now in Canada without the use of VPN...

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Thanks for the info, guys. I guess I'll eventually watch it on my PS4...
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Done, some Facroty mode adjustment and js OC booted as SEK and made through SEK.
For now working for some hours, will check how it's gonna do in this days, if some problem occur, will update you
Hi Davideu , can you help me ? i also have a f9000 uhd tv and i like to update my OC , on moment i am running the original OC came with my tv, the first oc ( dual core). i have buy a OC js9000 and because i that it was a sek3500 because they look 100% the same. So if i connect it to my tv i only have a black screen. i will be happy if i can run That oc .
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now share the secret sauce to make it work. I have a JS9500 OC but no displays to connect it to. I also have an original Hu9000 OC also.
do you now new how to make the js9000 working on a f9000 tv?
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do you now new how to make the js9000 working on a f9000 tv?
You can't use the OCB from a JS9000 on your TV. You need the SEK-3500U if you want to upgrade. If you search this thread deeply, you will find discussion of changing going into the advanced factory service menu accessible only with a factory service remote control to change the model from HU to JS. It's not recommended and may do more harm than good as many things need to adjusted afterwords just to make everything work. I don;t know of anyones experience going from a F9000 to a JS so buyer beware is in order.

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