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How do i activate micro dimming plus on my samsung d8000 40" led 3d tv

Discussion in 'LCD & LED LCD TVs' started by Matt2012, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. Matt2012

    Matt2012 Member

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    Just bought the Samsung 40" D8000 LED 3D TV, How do I activate the MICRO DIMMING PLUS and what settings are needed to use this feature. Thanks:)
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    The Europen model d8000 does not have micro dimming plus. Its only the us model that has it. the europen model has micro dimming but is software controled i think
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    Cinema black and smart led in the menu if present.
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    @ Stuart2457 & RocketRonnieRad. Thanks and have had a look on the menu and no Micro Dimming Plus, Think its false advertising as its on the website and why I wonder is it only on the USA version and why was it dropped for the European versions and are there any more features that are missing from the European version. I know the remote is also different too. Btw thinking of exchanging my 40" D8000 for the 46 version and would like to ask if its worth it and is the 46" much more bigger. Many Thanks :)
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    46 is more immersive. You need 3.5m from it for SD viewing.
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    this may help with viewing distances

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    having read this i'm 8.5 foot away from my current 40 inch TV...and want to upgrade to a 46 inch, theres no way i can gain anymore space
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    I sit about 8-9foot away from my 40" D8000 but having just bought this TV a few days ago will have to wait until I get payed again on the 25th March to pay the extra £300 towards it, I got it from Currys in an exchange from the Samsung 6530 LED 3D TV as I was getting a lot of grain in dark scenes on the TV and even when I was watching the football I was seeing pundits who were wearing grey and black suits and noticed the grain and also was getting Light Bleed too. Would Currys let me exchange it for a 46" D8000 after a month. I would of got the 46" the other day but due to funds I couldn't. Thanks :)
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    little off the subject how you finding the D8000 for light bleed etc?
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    Mines just fine;)

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    Its barely noticeable compared to some TV's and the last one I had which was the 6530 40" 3D LED TV which was really quite bright, The D8000'S Light Bleed is much dimmer, Love this TV and thinking of exchanging it in a few weeks for a 46" D8000. Can't understand why it was advertised as having MICRO DIMMING PLUS and then finding out its only on the USA version:)
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    If you go to Samsung.co.uk it doesnt say MDP only that it has MD.

    I had a D6530 which doesnt have MD so wondering if it will have a big difference going to a D7000 which will.
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    So does the European Version of the Samsung D8000 40" LED 3D TV have just the Micro Dimming built in rather than having it on the picture settings. Also as I have the 40" D8000 is it worth the extra £300 to buy the 46" version and is there a lot in it as far as size even though the 46" is 6 inches bigger, is it worth paying an extra £300. Thanks
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    European version only has Micro Dimming, in the USA they have an upgrade feature via hardware where they basically put those in to enable the Plus from what I have heard.

    If you said is it worth paying the extra for a D8000 over a D7000 then I guess it would be easy to work it out however with going for a bigger screen it works differently.
    You have to account for what screen size you are able to fit in the room along with how big your budget is.

    Also you could say is it then worth going from a 46 to a 55 then 55 to 65 :D all depends on how much room you got and how deep your pockets are :D

    Im going to be getting the D7000 tomorrow and looking at getting the 46inch gonna cost £1299 but i will have a look at how much difference there really is, you should do the same and go to a store and have a look :)
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    I got my D8000 for £1299 - I haggled at Currys
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    Did it come with a 5yr warranty and 4 pairs of glasses plus mega mind 3D?

    Glad to see they took some money off, PRC wont budge and i just reserved the last D7000 *fingers crossed* its problem free!
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    came with megamind 3D pack and pairs free so got 4 as well, the warranty not so good as 5 years mind but i think for a D8000 I did okay
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    TBH if you have got a set with minimal backlight bleed I would keep it because there is a very good chance that you will get one that is significantly worse backlight bleed.. If I was you I would keep the one you have with almost no backlight bleed because that is rare.

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