sony a8

  1. captainchaos007

    Sony A8 Bluetooth Headphone and TV Speaker at the same time?

    Hi All, Recently picked up an A8 set and was wondering if there were a way to have the bluetooth audio to my headphones at the same time as the tv speaker? Its a feature I will really miss if I cannot get it to work, as has been in the case on my previous Panasonic set. Is it possible? Am I...
  2. captainchaos007

    Sony A8, 2 pin (kettle) power supply lead replacement

    Hi All Recently purchased a 65" A8 Sony TV. My TV came with a 2 pin kettle lead (not a figure of 8 cable). Any idea where I can purchase a replacement lead from? I have never seen a kettle lead with the earth pin missing before and all kettle leads I can find are 3 pin. Thanks
  3. E

    Sony A8 Dimming Issue

    Hi Forum Watching my Sony A8 I've noticed the picture constantly Dimming even thou the Backlight is turned off. Pressing the settings button returns the brightness for a short period. This occurs on all content I'm watching i.e Films, Sport, Sky Q. I've read this is to stop the risk of screen...
  4. E

    Sony A8 Backlight issue

    Hi I've noticed my picture keeps dimming on its own on my Sony A8. The backlight is turned off. When I press the settings button the picture gets brighter. I think that there is an issue with the Backlight button, Has anybody else had this issue!!
  5. A

    Cricket - Sony A8 v LG CX

    I am thinking of buying a 65"Sony A8 or a LG CX. I watch a lot of Cricket, so was hedging towards the Sony because of its apparently better motion handling. However cricket on Sky has a permanent score card across the bottom of the screen, much like a news ticker on a news channel. This would be...
  6. bobflunkit

    65” Sony a8 vs Panasonic hz1500

    Been after new 65“ tv for a while but actually got to see my 2 options in store today. panasonic hz1500. £1800 sony a8 £1900 really fancy the panasonic, but after actually witnessing them both today, the Sony seems the front runner now? I was a little dissatisfied with motion On the pana...
  7. faidtoblack

    TV led DV (LG CX) vs Player led DV (Sony A8)?

    I am about to buy a 55" OLED. I can get either the A8 or CX for the same price but I am finding it impossible to choose between them. I do not game at all, and am only going to watch movies and shows through the apps on the TV. I have read a fair bit about TV led DV vs player led DV but I am...
  8. R

    Sony A8 or Panasonic Hz1000?

    Hi I've has a Panasonic V20 50" for 10 or 11 years. I am about to buy one of the these two 65" TVs - a Sony A85 or a Panasonic Hz1000 . Our normal viewing is 60% streaming apps - Netflix, prime, and Disney and 40% is a mixture of bluray (old Sony player) + live football (not sky, streamed) +...
  9. J

    Sony A8 OLED - USB Ithernet

    Hi, I am looking for an Adapter USB-Ethernet 1000 MB/s for Sony TV Oled A8 Android TV. Please Help. Thank You.
  10. B

    BIG decision - LG GX or Sony A8 OLED - Help!

    Hi All, I need some help/ views on these two, from the audience here - both 55s, and £150ish between them (GX being more expensive of course!). I do the odd bit of gaming, but nothing major tbh. I've got Sky Q 4K, Virgin Media (for BT Sport Only inc 4K) too. I watch the football, and films...
  11. B

    4k Blu-ray play to match with Sony A8

    Hi all, Sorry it's another which one do you think post. I'm looking for a 4k Blu-ray player. It will be matched with a 55" Sony A8 and a Denon X2700h. I'm looking at the Panasonic UB450 (£179), UB820 (£299) and Sony UBPX700 (£189) I've been leaning towards the Panasonic's. I understand the...
  12. K

    55" tv for bedroom, Sony A8 or XH90?

    So I've been looking around for a tv to replace my mid range Samsung that I hate the picture of. I've been back and forth on al sorts of models and I think (lol) I have narrowed it down to two options. Currently I have a Samsung UE50NU7470 in the bedroom which I think is a horrific tv. It's the...
  13. S

    Panasonic GZ950 or Sony A8

    Hi, If you had the opportunity to buy either of the two, which one would it be and why? Many thanks,
  14. BertoM3

    HDMIs Name change in SONY A8...?

    Do you know if I can change the name, which appears in the menu, of a HDMI input? For example the one in the following image;
  15. rmonkey100

    Question Loud sharp Static sound through Sound System when changing Audio Source on new Sony A8 OLED?!?

    Just upgraded to a new Sony OLED A8, from my XF9005. I use ARC to transmit to my yamaha 5.1 system, on my old TV I never had any sound issues, but on my new one I've noticed when the audio source changes, it emits a loud static hiss sound for about a second when changing source through my sound...
  16. rmonkey100

    Sony A8 (AH8) OLED Owners & Discussion Thread

    Can't find a dedicated one already, so this is the owners and discussion thread for the Sony A8 (AH8) series. Available in 55", 65" https://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/televisions/a8-series Reviews Sony A8/A8H (KD-65A8) 4K OLED TV Review Calibration settings, great starting point...
  17. M

    Panasonic TX55 v Sony A8 - any thoughts?

    HI All I'm looking for a new 55 inch set, and hoovering up all of the reviews. It feels like a choice between the Panasonic TX-55HZ1000b and the Sony KD-55A8. Normally of course I would go instore and look at them, but in the current (English) circumstance thats not possible until early...
  18. W

    Which 55" OLED - Sony A8 or Philips 805?

    Hi I'm looking to buy a new 55" OLED in the BF sales. I have narrowed my choice down to either the Philips 805 or Sony A8. I have been able to view the Sony in my local Currys, but they didn't have the Philips. In terms of what is important, I currently don't have access to any 4k content...
  19. C

    Freesat on Sony A8

    Hi - does anyone know if a Sony A8H can pick up Freesat from a wideband LNB (previously used for Sky Q)? What about the LG CX? Thanks.
  20. N

    Upgrade worth it? Sony 49XF90 to Sony 55A8

    Hi, I’ve a Sony KD49XF9005 TV that I bought in October 2018 (in U.K., from JLP, so still in warranty) I was wondering if it’s worth upgrading to Sony KD55A8? Or should I wait for few more years? I mostly watch movies and series on Netflix and BBC IPlayer on TV. Don’t use TV for watching sports...
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