8204/12 firmware update

Tonic27

Active Member
My TV has just done a firmware update, let's see what if anything has changed,
Issues I had :-
Hdr only showing 8 bit
No Dolby digital from hd channels
Flickering picture on very white pictures
Lypsync way out
Firmware version now :-
TPM191E_R.101.001.123.008
 

Tonic27

Active Member
Yes, audio sync seams a bit better.
Dolby digital is back working
Dolby Atmos is working with an-included notification
Still only reporting 8bit hdr
Flickering is improved.
 

King Dazzar

Active Member
And its broken direct input switching with my Harmony remote. After a years ownership of my first Philips TV, I can 100% confirm it will be my last. Its been my worst TV software wise I've ever known. Thoroughly unacceptable.
 

markfawcett

Active Member
Still no HDR from the inbuilt Amazon Prime app.

I’m starting to think it is a problem with the app rather than the TV firmware.
 

NBH

Member
Is the flickering gone or just a bit better? It drives me mad and I can't watch the TV when it does it.
 

markfawcett

Active Member
Is the flickering gone or just a bit better? It drives me mad and I can't watch the TV when it does it.
I’ve never experienced any flicker on my 65” on any previous iterations of firmware so I can’t help you with that, sorry.
 

NBH

Member
Flickering seems to be gone, the motion settings still don't work on my sky box but I'm not so bothered about those, this is the best update so far by a long way. Philips closed my case about the flickering so glad it's fixed.
 

Tonic27

Active Member
Flickering seems to be gone, the motion settings still don't work on my sky box but I'm not so bothered about those, this is the best update so far by a long way. Philips closed my case about the flickering so glad it's fixed.

Can you get your TV to report 10 bit at all ?
 

NBH

Member
Can you get your TV to report 10 bit at all ?
How do I check to see?

Edit, just turned on the TV this morning and it's flickering again so I'm going to have to roll back, it was fine last night after the update but after being off overnight its somehow returned. My case has been closed with Philips regarding the flickering and they said it's within specification so I guess this TV isn't for me.
 
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King Dazzar

Active Member
Can someone advise how to roll back? I tried downloading the USB file but it wont recognise it.... placed the autorun file on the fat32 usb drive unzipped and without folder as per manual instructions...

EDIT:804 OLED btw
 

NBH

Member
Can someone advise how to roll back? I tried downloading the USB file but it wont recognise it.... placed the autorun file on the fat32 usb drive unzipped and without folder as per manual instructions...

EDIT:804 OLED btw
To roll back you need to contact Philips and they will send you a file which is different to the one on the website.
 

King Dazzar

Active Member
I cannot for the life of me get it to show 10 bit, from firestick running Netflix, prime or Disney+
Its shows correctly for me with both my Sony and Panasonic UHD drives and also my Xbox One X and PC. Unfortunately I dont use a firestick, so cant help on that one.
 

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