Hi people, VR5 owners (half a dozen on here?) seem to have gone very quiet of late so I thought it's maybe a good time for us to comment on our plasmas now the dust is settling from Hornys plasma shootout. Lets have your thoughts out in the open chaps don't be selfish Here's mine. To say I'm pleased with this panel would not do it justice by a long long way, I admit to taking a gamble on the VR5 by buying blind (I could'nt make the time to demo it), though I did go and see lots of setups in different locations. So far I have kept the brightness and contrast setting well below 30 (usually nearer 20) except for watching a couple of DVD's, and viewed in either theater 1 or 2. Most of the screen time has been added by the missus playing pickmin 2 + Prince of Persia on the cube where I usually put it to default mode as it makes these two games quite colourfull. I'm + 140 hours now and in the process of playing around with the settings to see what this thing can do, I have to say I'm impressed Things I've noticed to date. 1) Only one instance of image retension after watching a DVD in letterbox, this was very faint and dissappeared after a couple of minutes. 2) The consoles (component leads) seem to be quite a bit darker than either DVD or TV watching. 3) No Ghosting/blurring/Haloing/Jaggies so far ( jaggies on games which I believe is down to the low resolution ) 4) Slight banding? (not sure what this is) on some of the poorer cable channels, by no means upsetting to me. 5) Dithering is present but can be all but bannished by using theater mode 1 or 2, strange how I've not noticed any dithering whatsoever in games when set on the awfull (for anything else) default mode. 6) Progressive DVD from my Panny DRM-E85 via component is simply stunning IMO. So, what do I think so far? 10/10 from me, I really think you would have to be rather anal/elitist to discount this panel from your wish list, go and demo is all I can say , I cannot see many people being dissapointed with the VR5, I know I'm not. Judging the VR5 on how few negative comments there are from owners (and indeed Hornys megga test) speaks for itself IMO, which is why I've created this thread, so lets have it Regards Andy.