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Panasonic 42PW6 all set up :) - Advice!

GarethH

Standard Member
Got my Panasonic 42PW6B yesterday and tonight have just switched it on for the first time. Still waiting on the component board though as AV-Sales is awaiting stock. I currently have the DVD player connected up through Scart...picture aint as great as i expected...I guess thats normal for scart though right. I've not played with any settings at all yet!

Could anyone give me some advice on burn in and what settings I should use in general..giving two options for pre 200 hour and post 200 hour? I've search the forums btw, i find nothing! If your gonna tell people to search, at least tell them what they should search under ;)

All in all, it looks very cool...just can't wait till my component board turns up and I can run it in progressive!
 

D J Fryer

Active Member
I am a new PW6 owner and I have taken the contrast setting down to -10, brightness at about -4 - I imagine the others are personal taste or use the THX optimode test on some discs. Because I use the VGA in for Sky+ there is no change of the colour settings whereas you can adjust these on the component input. I can't say I remember what mine are though.........?
 

MattTheBeanster

Active Member
I used (and still do) the cinema setting with the brightness dialled down a little bit. I always keep the peak limit on unless watching dvd's.

Burn doesn't seem to be a problem for the panasonics, i played a ps2 game with constant huds for up to 3 hours before the 100 hour breakin and have since played for up to 7 hours straight. Not a glimmer of a problem.
 

samhain

Well-known Member
Originally posted by D J Fryer
I am a new PW6 owner and I have taken the contrast setting down to -10, brightness at about -4 - I imagine the others are personal taste or use the THX optimode test on some discs. Because I use the VGA in for Sky+ there is no change of the colour settings whereas you can adjust these on the component input. I can't say I remember what mine are though.........?
Those settings are remarkably similar to mine. Using VGA box to connect Sky to Plasma. Picture looks fab. Not used DVD via my component board yet so can't comment.
 
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