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PW7 installed, 200h settings ?

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by tutin, Mar 7, 2005.

  1. tutin

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    My Panasonic 42" PW7 just arrived and I have it sitting comfortably on tv table :thumbsup: All works great and I thank ALL OF YOU who recommended Panasonic to me, the PQ is really great, way above Samsung and the others.

    Again in accordane to everybody's recommendations around, I know I have to tune down a bit the brightness etc in the first 200h of use to prevent initial burn-in etc.

    What settings should I put it on ?
     
  2. lisag

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    I was advised to run mine in 'cinema' mode for the first 200 hours, which i did and all is good :smashin:
     
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    same here Cinema mode and then i have set my Sky box to High Brightness in the Setup menu.

    Looks really good, had some mates round at the weekend and they where all impressed with the PQ.

    Dal
     
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    you don't need to overly worry just avoid dynamic mode! also go into screen saver options in set up menu and set wobble, etc to on.....glad you are happy with the screen!
     
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    Just Cinema Mode and leave the brightness/contrast at the middle setting ?
     
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    that will be fine....i moved mine higher before 200 hours and had no problems at all.....they claim its burn in resillience matches CRT and from my experience I believe them!
     
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    Im really impressed with the cinema mode at standard.

    Has anyone cranked theres up after 200 hours and prefered it the way it was and set it back to standard cinema mode.

    Dal
     
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    mines is in normal mode and all my settings are at zero,
    everything is going through the vga slot and the picture is brill,
    so when my 200 hrs are up i wont be touching it. :thumbsup:
     
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    Maaaaan, i'm just watching now Starship Troppers... what an image ! I mean WOW !
     
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    just recieved my PW7 from 123 at £1249 including stand and scart board, impressed with the picture quality, but in auto mode i find that left and right of the panel the picture is distoted, and when it is in zoom it seems fine, has anyone els had the same experiance?
     
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    what's it like in 16:9, full and just.....I just leave mine in 16:9 anyway and don't get any probs.....
     
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    Well I got mine yesterday :D very happy

    From what I can make out, in 16:9 it streches the whole picture to fit the screen size & makes everyone look fat. While in auto it only streches the outer edges, which so far I prefer...
     
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    its just a case of whatever you are used to and what you prefer i guess...i have sky+ set 16:9 and the screen too..looks fine but maybe i have fat eyes *LOL*
     
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    Showing a 1:433 picture in 16/9 mode stretches a lot.

    The JUST option will indeed keep the center with normal ratio and stretch the outer edges. It will also ZOOM a bit, but not as much as the direct ZOOM option.

    This is working "as designed"
     

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