Just got a Nov/06 series. Having watched it in various light conditions and settings, there is certainly some mottling of the backlight even at fairly low levels (3-5) but this doesn't interfere with the PQ which is superb scross SD, HD and DVD.
How can any individual owner know? My experience is that 50% of 46inch screens were from my personal sample of 2 but I would not think that was a statistically reliable result
Lots of personal preferences on this thread http://www.avforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=412249custom view settings as i have a lot of back light bleed ... what setting ... is best) ... ?
Does that mean it will probably improve in time anyway?
I called John Lewis to return my set - I'll be charged 15% and not the 10% I expected.
You have to vote to see the result... Crazy
All the people (like me oops) whose looking cause they thinking of buying has to vote even though they aint got a TV so as to see the result.
So take 1 vote off "mines OK" cause that what i voted
ill probably get flamed now