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Really, just the LG or all panels? I with the LG was flat on the back even if it was thicker from top to bottom. Of course we do have the wallpaper unit
All panels. It's just a personal preference. I think they look cool in model homes but for us, they're just not practical. We find it easier to remodel, add new furniture, etc and not have to worry about wiring, size of panel, viewing angle, etc.

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Thanks. This will teach me to start thinking about SDR/HDR and picture mode settings after sampling some new wine. At least I have some good info to add to my notes (slinks away with tail between legs).
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I wall mounted mine and I think it looks great. It's just slightly above eye level sitting and it's angled downward toward the seating position slightly. Keeps the dust off the screen. However, I think wall mounted works best only if you have the wires routed through the wall so it looks clean.
I think it looks great, too! Congrats on such a nice room btw do you have any other pictures of how you hid all the wiring?

@kryptonite5 , great post and I agree that until the firmware fix is out crushing blacks is less annoying than seeing the flashing bug, whatever works for each person is perfectly fine

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hello,
is there a way to access the service menu on C8 without using a service remote. I tried anymote for android but it didn't work. All I want to do is to change the country in My tv to USA or any other country that allows me to use Amazon Alexa. Please help me if u have a workaround.
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I have some skepticism about LG being able to fix their blocking issues via firmware.

Based on what I’ve seen online, there are a number of C8’s out there that have uniformity issues when it comes to near black content… specifically, one side of the screen is brighter than the other. This may not be noticeable in a lot of content, but is noticeable in others. People who have experienced blocking dominantly on one side of the screen note it’s on the same side that’s brighter overall…

I’m beginning to understand why D-Nice earlier in the thread thought this wouldn’t be correctable via firmware and was more or less a panel issue.

What’s frustrating is that it seems LG have been telling a number of people with the ‘brighter side’ issue that unless they can get an example of this in a picture IN A BRIGHTLY LIT ROOM, they are refusing to send engineers out to take a look. And you can’t show them on certain content either… they want to see the problem on their internal test photo… which of course won’t display the issue at all since it’s a bright and busy picture.

My take, my guess, is that LG knows they have uniformity issues exacerbating the blocking… if they think they can fix it via firmware by changing the ‘threshold’ values or whatever, fine. I’ll wait to see what the firmware brings. If the issue persists though, I’m going to insist they do a panel swap because that kind of customer service is completely unacceptable. If there’s ‘no problem’ if they can’t see the issue in a brightly light room… why do they have cinema and dark room picture presets? Just bananas.
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People are confusing different issues again. I've seen these photos with the "one side being brighter and showing heavy quantization errors" problem. A lot of those photos have been taken while the picture was paused.

It's not the same issue as the near-black overshoot, which only happens during playback. I can tell you that both of my panels have shown the overshoot problem on any part of the screen. It has nothing to do with uniformity. What you're describing is a different issue and that one surely isn't fixable.
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I think it looks great, too! Congrats on such a nice room btw do you have any other pictures of how you hid all the wiring?

@kryptonite5 , great post and I agree that until the firmware fix is out crushing blacks is less annoying than seeing the flashing bug, whatever works for each person is perfectly fine

We ran a conduit in the wall behind the TV that goes back to the equipment rack that is behind a drywall door on the left side of the room. It's approximately a 25 ft. run and has worked well.








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Thanks @Bluecow003 ! Clearly outside my budget then

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There is a setting to turn the standby light off.
Indeed. Right there in your face, in General -> Standby Light.

Even then, when the TV is ON, the Standby light is always OFF. That setting only controls whether the Standby light is used when the set is, er, in Standby . I can't see any circumstances whereby the Standby light would ever be visible during a movie.

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We ran a conduit in the wall behind the TV that goes back to the equipment rack that is behind a drywall door on the left side of the room. It's approximately a 25 ft. run and has worked well.








Very, very nice setup
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I wall mounted mine and I think it looks great. It's just slightly above eye level sitting and it's angled downward toward the seating position slightly. Keeps the dust off the screen. However, I think wall mounted works best only if you have the wires routed through the wall so it looks clean.




Nice big black coffee table over on the right.
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We ran a conduit in the wall behind the TV that goes back to the equipment rack that is behind a drywall door on the left side of the room. It's approximately a 25 ft. run and has worked well.










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We ran a conduit in the wall behind the TV that goes back to the equipment rack that is behind a drywall door on the left side of the room. It's approximately a 25 ft. run and has worked well.

I am officially jealous.
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Nice big black coffee table over on the right.

Yeah, it's a noisy one...or two rather.


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Hello i just got my C8 last night and i have this uniformity issues on the right side of the screen. Will this get better overtime? After 100 hour break in period
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Hi all,

Looking to buy the current OLED65C8PTA, in Australia.

The speakers face downwards, and when hanging on a wall just above a long and low cabinet with all my players, etc in it I am concerned that the sound will be lost behind the cabinet.

Is this likely to be an issue?

What might people have done to help redirect the sound out frontwards, as the built in stand does.


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I would say that most people who mount on the wall have a separate AVR and speakers for the sound. Why buy such a fantastic display but then neglect the audio side of things? If you are absolutely desperate, you could use a cheap "soundbar" (horrible things, but some people have limited options which I understand). But unless you have an AVR and speakers (preferably with Atmos ceiling-mounted speakers too but at least 5.1), you are missing out on 50% of the experience.

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That sort of thing, I’m thinking not.
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Hello i just got my C8 last night and i have this uniformity issues on the right side of the screen. Will this get better overtime? After 100 hour break in period
How did you get 100hrs break in if you just got it last night, was it an open box?

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^^^^ I read that as "after 100 hours", meaning he thinks that 100 hours is the breakin period.
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I would say that most people who mount on the wall have a separate AVR and speakers for the sound. Why buy such a fantastic display but then neglect the audio side of things? If you are absolutely desperate, you could use a cheap "soundbar" (horrible things, but some people have limited options which I understand). But unless you have an AVR and speakers (preferably with Atmos ceiling-mounted speakers too but at least 5.1), you are missing out on 50% of the experience.
Chech out Nakmichi Shockwafe and is there 7.1 DTS Pro 7.2 Elite or 9.2 Ultra if you can get a 2018 model at a discount right now which you can although they are becoming very sparse their 2019 models have the same exact Hardware but with firmware that is being given for free to anyone with the 2018 models will handle Dolby Atmos Dolby everything and DTS everything plus it can take in 7.1 channels of uncompressed PCM however and blue shoes it'll have low right now it has neural X upmixing put when there Dolby from where comes out because right now it only does Dolby 5.1 it will end mix everything to Atmos if you wanted to or there's other modes the firmware has already been released to the people within 9.2 Elite the 7.2 coming soon in the 7.1 in early Q2. If you can find a 2018 model right now it's going to be 5 to $700 less then when they release the same Hardware just with the new firmware for 2019 already installed it's a great sound bar with two subwoofers and Rears something like a total of 14 or 15 drivers between the front the subwoofers and the back in the back speakers can be oriented at ear level or they can be oriented to up fire and some of the speakers in the Soundbar up fire as well and subwoofers down fire to the floor I would recommend looking for the 7.2 or 9.2 because 7.1 only has one subwoofer and I originally had that it was a great subwoofer but I returned it for the 7.2 and I have to tell you to dual subwoofer situation creates a whole new space of just evenness within the room as opposed to one subwoofer if that's the way you would go and you should because if you've mounted the TV you're not going to get that down fire reflection off the bottom mount because you don't have the bottom mount on and if it's mounted you don't want that anyway.

But one note is that you have to plug your external devices into the Soundbar before going to the TV because if you try to use the apps on the TV it will not pass Atmos whatever it does pass will still Upmix but if you want the real thing your devices have to go into the soundbar and then it'll send the HDR Dolby vision or regular video to the TV.

But this is the same Hardware that won the Best in Show for audio sound bars in 2018 and 2019 At CES with the same freaking Hardware in 2019 probably because of the upgraded firmware to not be just DTS focused but in 2018 it was a DTS machine and it's still one that if you find a 2018 model without Atmos a free firmware is coming...because you can pay 799 now or you can pay 1499 later. The only frustrating thing is that you have to wait for the firmware to come out over the next short wait like a week to a month or the 9.2 if you can find - it it's already out.

This thing is awesome at what it does and really how do you win a CES Best in Show award two years in a row with the same thing? That should tell you something

If you are interested in going that route the reason the TV has down-firing speakers is because they expect you to use it flat on a media console and which the stand has reflective sound situation where the speakers down fire and then it bounces off the stand and essentially up fires to try to mimic some Dolby stuff but again if you have the thing mounted I would look for other options to get your sound right than the TV, even if not my recommendation.

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^^^^ I read that as "after 100 hours", meaning he thinks that 100 hours is the breakin period.
Gotcha, I misread it , thanks. Hopefully with more break in hrs , it will improve in his case.

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Gotcha, I misread it , thanks. Hopefully with more break in hrs , it will improve in his case.

I'm only up to 289 hours on mine but it's still rockin' solid. No perceivable issues.

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I posted my opinion in the other forum but I'll posted here as well since it is C8:

I am sad to say but I am done with LG OLED TV. The first LG C8 55” dated October 2018 had a 4” darker vertical band on the left side of the screen and the right side of the screen was brighter than the left side. This was clearly visible up to 30% grey. I’ve tried the pixel refresh 4 times and put on 350 hours and IMO the bands got very slightly worse NOT better. So, after almost a month I’ve returned the C8 to Costco and decided to get one more unit, this time dated January 2019. Well, the vertical bands are there and worse than my October TV. I have two darker vertical bands to the right side of the screen and much lighter band sandwiched between them. It is a pain to pack it again and lug it to the store but I am done with LG OLED for now. I’ve moved my Sony X900F back and I will wait and see what 2019 will bring us in TV quality controls.
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I posted my opinion in the other forum but I'll posted here as well since it is C8:

I am sad to say but I am done with LG OLED TV. The first LG C8 55” dated October 2018 had a 4” darker vertical band on the left side of the screen and the right side of the screen was brighter than the left side. This was clearly visible up to 30% grey. I’ve tried the pixel refresh 4 times and put on 350 hours and IMO the bands got very slightly worse NOT better. So, after almost a month I’ve returned the C8 to Costco and decided to get one more unit, this time dated January 2019. Well, the vertical bands are there and worse than my October TV. I have two darker vertical bands to the right side of the screen and much lighter band sandwiched between them. It is a pain to pack it again and lug it to the store but I am done with LG OLED for now. I’ve moved my Sony X900F back and I will wait and see what 2019 will bring us in TV quality controls.

That's unfortunate. My 65 C8 was manufactured in Sept. 2018 (purchased in October) and does not exhibit any banding that is perceptible on any content or source so I've never bothered to run any slides (not going to go looking for issues that don't affect pq). Hopefully you'll have better luck with the 2019 models.

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In DV, believe it or not, in dark scenes, I have ugly moving wave patterns (that look like snow+dirt combined) moving from the bottom right to the top left.
After playing around a bit, I found that these settings eliminated the issue
In Cinema Home preset, brightness = 49, contrast = 99. All other extra processing off
In Cinema preset, brightness = 50, contrast = 97 (less crush again than setting brightness=49, contrast=100). All other extra processing off
Anyone have theories as to the cause of the "ugly moving wave patterns" with Dolby Vision content? It does not matter if I am watching the built-in TV apps or playing something on my Panasonic 820. HDR10 does not have this issue, so I am very tempted to disable DV on my Panny 820. Not much I can do about the built-in apps though.
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Anyone know of an webOS app that will measure bandwidth/throughput between the TV and a computer (not internet)? Something along the lines of iperf3 would be cool.
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That's unfortunate. My 65 C8 was manufactured in Sept. 2018 (purchased in October) and does not exhibit any banding that is perceptible on any content or source so I've never bothered to run any slides (not going to go looking for issues that don't affect pq). Hopefully you'll have better luck with the 2019 models.
Not to pile on but my 55” LG is a rock star in the uniformity category compared to my B7. Everything I’ve read talks about how 2018 panels improved compared to last year.
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That's unfortunate. My 65 C8 was manufactured in Sept. 2018 (purchased in October) and does not exhibit any banding that is perceptible on any content or source so I've never bothered to run any slides (not going to go looking for issues that don't affect pq). Hopefully you'll have better luck with the 2019 models.
No banding issues for me on my C8, and I HAVE checked it with slides two or three times during the first few hundred hours. OTOH, I did have banding on the two LCD's I recently purchased (exchanged one for the other) that I have in a more casual TV viewing room. The second one had banding that was minimal enough that I didn't worry about it and kept the set.
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Weirdly these banding-free panels never make it into the uniformity thread, at least not with a meaningful photo that isn't blurry, extremely grainy or overexposed and is made using the recommended settings. Also these statements are usually made by people who seem to be very biased (or have very bad eyesight).
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