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RE: Panasonic TX-P50GT50 Plasma TV - Vertical Banding

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Mine is an FA prefix on my serial number, are you thinking the serial number prefix determines the date they were manufactured?

I've just been watching the football (I obviously don't want to talk about that), and I never noticed the DSE at all, so it's not attention grabbing. The yellow blotches have 100% disappeared, so I'm actually thinking of keeping this one. If I could be certain of getting a "perfect" model as a replacement, I'd grab it with both hands, but I'm not sure a perfect model exist, and I'm seriously thinking of sticking, not twisting.

If I can work out how to upload pictures, I'll put some up of the yellow blotches, especially the "p". Really odd.

 

Glad things are getting better with your GT50.

My first was an FB, followed by an FE. I was pretty confident it was a deeply flawed theory...

It'd be interesting to see pics of the yellow blobs.

 

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Should have said earlier -- thanks for the suggestions Gel.

Looking back through the posts, it reads like I've shot down every bit of advice you've offered. I think frustration with my TVs has overtaken my manners...

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Should have said earlier -- thanks for the suggestions Gel.

Looking back through the posts, it reads like I've shot down every bit of advice you've offered. I think frustration with my TVs has overtaken my manners...

 

The only thing I can think of is to just keep going until John Lewis get really annoyed.   Smile  Some guy on AV Forums has had five I think!

 

http://www.avforums.com/forums/plasma-tvs/1714919-panasonic-gt50-owners-thread-part-6-a-25.html

 

Are you following this?

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Every day there does seem to a happy person on there with the GT50 though.

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BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

Mine is an FA prefix on my serial number, are you thinking the serial number prefix determines the date they were manufactured?

I've just been watching the football (I obviously don't want to talk about that)

 

 

What was the score BBB?   Laughing

I'm afraid I don't understand your question, so no idea. 

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BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

gel wrote:

BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

Mine is an FA prefix on my serial number, are you thinking the serial number prefix determines the date they were manufactured?

I've just been watching the football (I obviously don't want to talk about that)

 

 

What was the score BBB?   Laughing

I'm afraid I don't understand your question, so no idea. 

 

Lol.   Laughing

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I shall have a proper look at the tv next weekend, and if I can't live with the DSE, it'll go back Tuesday, if I can live with it, I'll ring JL and cancel the replacement.

I think DSE exist to a greater or lesser effect on all GTs, it's just that some people don't notice it, or don't care about it, or have the picture settings where it just isn't an issue (like gel). 

The yellow marks are another thing all together, and if they return, the tv will definitely be going back. 

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The only thing I can think of is to just keep going until John Lewis get really annoyed.   Smile  Some guy on AV Forums has had five I think!

http://www.avforums.com/forums/plasma-tvs/1714919-panasonic-gt50-owners-thread-part-6-a-25.html

Are you following this?

Thanks Gel,

I've kept a close eye on various owners' threads. Lots of (sometimes contradictory) theories are flying around.

For instance, some say that DSE vanishes after 500 hours. Others say it gets worse. Others still say it stays the same. 

Some blame the AR filter. Others blame the way the panel is driven. Reading owners' threads has left me no more enlightened.

Much as the thought of it makes my heart sink, I think I'll call John Lewis again to discuss options. They're gonna love me!

The real pain is that I'd be delighted with the GT50 if not for this issue.    

 

I'll say nothing about the football score...

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gel wrote:

The only thing I can think of is to just keep going until John Lewis get really annoyed.   Smile  Some guy on AV Forums has had five I think!

http://www.avforums.com/forums/plasma-tvs/1714919-panasonic-gt50-owners-thread-part-6-a-25.html

Are you following this?

I'll say nothing about the football score...

Was there a game on????

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Was there a game on????

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I think I've managed to upload a photo of the yellow light on the screen

tv fault 064

tv fault 063

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RE: Panasonic TX-P50GT50 Plasma TV - Vertical Banding

This may seem a strange question, but is there a light shining on the back of the screen, or does your TV sit in front of a window?

I recall reading (on either AV Forums or Hi Def Junkies) about a problem with Pana 2012 plasmas, where light entering the rear of the TV shows up as a dot (or dots) on the screen. From what I remember, there's a fix for this. I'll try to track down the thread and post a link some time tomorrow.

This may be another of my wild theories, but if that's the root cause of the yellow splodges, there should be something you can do about it.

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There is a window behind the tv, but it has a blackout blind over it, so absolutely no light comes through. 

The factory reset did remove the lights (there were 3 in different places), though they were fading anyway. 

 

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I'm guessing that's not it, then. I'd still be inclined to seek a replacement, though I can understand your hesitancy to do so if your GT50 is now working well. That's the difficulty with the panel lottery/replacement merry-go-roud that is the TV market today.

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BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

I think I've managed to upload a photo of the yellow light on the screen

tv fault 064

tv fault 063

 

That don't look good, I have never seen anything like that before!

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