62 posts / 0 new
Last post
Anonymous
Anonymous's picture
RE: i

If you want to own a plasma.....

1) Run it in properly on low contrast / low brightness settings - existing presets including THX must not be used until run in.

2) Do. Not. Use. It. For. Gaming. Ever. Get an LED if you want to play racing drivers.

 

gel
gel's picture
Offline
Last seen: 2 hours 14 min ago
Joined: 22/11/2008 - 19:22
Posts: 15472
RE: i

cloverleaf146 wrote:

If you want to own a plasma.....

1) Run it in properly on low contrast / low brightness settings - existing presets including THX must not be used until run in.

2) Do. Not. Use. It. For. Gaming. Ever. Get an LED if you want to play racing drivers.

 

 

Agreed.

 

 

Anonymous
Anonymous's picture
RE: i RE: i RE: i

gel wrote:

cloverleaf146 wrote:

If you want to own a plasma.....

1) Run it in properly on low contrast / low brightness settings - existing presets including THX must not be used until run in.

2) Do. Not. Use. It. For. Gaming. Ever. Get an LED if you want to play racing drivers.

 

 

Agreed.

 

Blimey. Do we agree on something ? I'm worried now Smile

BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW's picture
Offline
Last seen: 1 hour 38 min ago
Joined: 20/10/2010 - 19:33
Posts: 6766
RE: i

cloverleaf146 wrote:

If you want to own a plasma.....

1) Run it in properly on low contrast / low brightness settings - existing presets including THX must not be used until run in.

2) Do. Not. Use. It. For. Gaming. Ever. Get an LED if you want to play racing drivers.

 

Really? And I thought Dynamic mode while playing games 24 hours a day was the way to go.

Well, you live and learn. Next you'll be telling me the earth isn't flat. :wall:

Panasonic TX-P50GT50 / Yamaha RX-A2020 / Panasonic DMP-BDT110 / Dali Zensor 3 (Front) Dali Zensor Vokal (Centre) Mordaunt Short MS20i Pearl Edition (Surround) Cambridge Audio Minx 11 (Front Presence and Surround Back) / Roksan Radius 5.2

gel
gel's picture
Offline
Last seen: 2 hours 14 min ago
Joined: 22/11/2008 - 19:22
Posts: 15472
RE: i RE: i RE: i

cloverleaf146 wrote:

gel wrote:

cloverleaf146 wrote:

If you want to own a plasma.....

1) Run it in properly on low contrast / low brightness settings - existing presets including THX must not be used until run in.

2) Do. Not. Use. It. For. Gaming. Ever. Get an LED if you want to play racing drivers.

 

 

Agreed.

 

Blimey. Do we agree on something ? I'm worried now Smile

 

We agree on lots looking at your signature.  Smile

 

 

Anonymous
Anonymous's picture
RE: i RE: i

BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

cloverleaf146 wrote:

If you want to own a plasma.....

1) Run it in properly on low contrast / low brightness settings - existing presets including THX must not be used until run in.

2) Do. Not. Use. It. For. Gaming. Ever. Get an LED if you want to play racing drivers.

 

Really? And I thought Dynamic mode while playing games 24 hours a day was the way to go.

Well, you live and learn. Next you'll be telling me the earth isn't flat. :wall:

 

Well Bernard, bearing in mind that in this very thread you have admitted to having IR yourself, perhaps stating the bleedin obvious is what you  need someone to do for you.......:wave:   

Anonymous
Anonymous's picture
RE: i RE: i RE: i RE: i RE: i RE: i

gel wrote:

cloverleaf146 wrote:

gel wrote:

cloverleaf146 wrote:

If you want to own a plasma.....

1) Run it in properly on low contrast / low brightness settings - existing presets including THX must not be used until run in.

2) Do. Not. Use. It. For. Gaming. Ever. Get an LED if you want to play racing drivers.

 

 

Agreed.

 

Blimey. Do we agree on something ? I'm worried now Smile

 

We agree on lots looking at your signature.  Smile

Maybe ! Although I still covet a set of B&Ws Smile

BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW's picture
Offline
Last seen: 1 hour 38 min ago
Joined: 20/10/2010 - 19:33
Posts: 6766
RE: i RE: i

I'd like to know what settings you have used?

I'm not after you help by the way, there are plenty of decent people on here, knowledgeable, and respectful, who's advice I'd much rather seek when I need it.

But I am interested to see if you can back up what you say, if you actually have any knowledge, anything worthwhile to say, or are you the unpleasant troll I suspect you are.

Just try being a bit more pleasant, it doesn't cost you anything, I promise.

 

 

 

Panasonic TX-P50GT50 / Yamaha RX-A2020 / Panasonic DMP-BDT110 / Dali Zensor 3 (Front) Dali Zensor Vokal (Centre) Mordaunt Short MS20i Pearl Edition (Surround) Cambridge Audio Minx 11 (Front Presence and Surround Back) / Roksan Radius 5.2

Anonymous
Anonymous's picture
RE: i RE: i RE: i RE: i

BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

I'd like to know what settings you have used?

I'm not after you help by the way, there are plenty of decent people on here, knowledgeable, and respectful, who's advice I'd much rather seek when I need it.

But I am interested to see if you can back up what you say, if you actually have any knowledge, anything worthwhile to say, or are you the unpleasant troll I suspect you are.

Just try being a bit more pleasant, it doesn't cost you anything, I promise.

  

You appear to be suffering from short term memory loss Bernard; I beleive it was you that came out with the sarcy comments about running Dynamic setting 24/7.......try to be a bit more pleasant old chap; it doesn't cost you anything, I promise Blum 3

strapped for cash's picture
Offline
Last seen: 3 days 19 hours ago
Joined: 17/08/2009 - 20:56
Posts: 4775
RE: it didn't post my text!

BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

I took the first steps of ridding myself of Sky, bought a Freesat PVR, found a site where I can watch the footy online (poor picture though), so I just need to do it. Problem is, HD is where the GT comes into it's own, and Sky have so many HD channels, and Freesat doesn't. If Freesat was to add a few more, especially Film4 HD, I'd do it like a shot. 

I found it surprisingly easy to rid myself of Sky quite a few years back. I realised that I watched very little Sky content. I typically own films I really like, many of which are not shown on the movie channels anyway, so no real gain there from a Sky subscription.

Then again, I'm not into football. I'm guessing you'll feel a more acute sense of loss if forced to go without. With Freesat and an extensive DVD/Blu-ray collection, I'm never short of something to watch. In fact, I've got quite a backlog of Blu-rays yet to see the disc tray. There's a glut of content out there and only so many viewing hours in each day.

bigboss's picture
Offline
Last seen: 1 hour 55 min ago
Joined: 25/03/2009 - 21:40
Posts: 14997
RE: i

cloverleaf146 wrote:

2) Do. Not. Use. It. For. Gaming. Ever. Get an LED if you want to play racing drivers.

That's a strange advice, considering that plasmas are actually more suited to gaming due to their inherently faster response rates and better motion control without employing and artificial processing. I've played games on my PS3 for hours (7 hours at one time), yet no IR or screen burn on my Kuro.

Son_of_SJ's picture
Offline
Last seen: 1 day 23 hours ago
Joined: 10/09/2009 - 16:24
Posts: 1660
RE: i

I don't game, but I've never noticed screen burn on my 8th and 9th generation Kuros, but I HAVE noticed some Image Retention (which went after using the Colour Wash setting for a few hours) on my unsignatured LG 60PZ950T plasma in the kitchen, when I had been watching Channel 5 + 1 and it got to the end of the transmission and only the big channel logo was displayed. That must have been on the screen for about 4 hours, and there was some temporary IR. Perhaps the Kuros (and now the recent Samsung plasmas) were very good at dealing with IR or screen burn, and other plasmas are not?

gel
gel's picture
Offline
Last seen: 2 hours 14 min ago
Joined: 22/11/2008 - 19:22
Posts: 15472
RE: i

Son_of_SJ wrote:

I don't game, but I've never noticed screen burn on my 8th and 9th generation Kuros, but I HAVE noticed some Image Retention (which went after using the Colour Wash setting for a few hours) on my unsignatured LG 60PZ950T plasma in the kitchen, when I had been watching Channel 5 + 1 and it got to the end of the transmission and only the big channel logo was displayed. That must have been on the screen for about 4 hours, and there was some temporary IR. Perhaps the Kuros (and now the recent Samsung plasmas) were very good at dealing with IR or screen burn, and other plasmas are not?

 

My Pioneer 5090 got screen burn, nothing is invincible.

 

 

rocketrazor's picture
Offline
Last seen: 6 hours 39 min ago
Joined: 12/12/2009 - 17:29
Posts: 882
RE:

Well it looks like the IR is gradually going Dance 4

Been running the scarmbled picture and rolling screen for a couple of days now as well as normal TV use and its looking good.  Can only see it now on the basis I know where to look for it rather than just being able to see it.  Hopefully another few days will get rid of it  

rocketrazor's picture
Offline
Last seen: 6 hours 39 min ago
Joined: 12/12/2009 - 17:29
Posts: 882
RE:

Well it looks like the IR is gradually going Dance 4

Been running the scarmbled picture and rolling screen for a couple of days now as well as normal TV use and its looking good.  Can only see it now on the basis I know where to look for it rather than just being able to see it.  Hopefully another few days will get rid of it  

Pages

Log in or register to post comments