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Samsung SP46L6HX - Best TV I've ever purchased

Discussion in 'TVs' started by Tarbat, Aug 31, 2005.

  1. Tarbat

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    Well, we've had our Samsung SP46L6HX TV for exactly one month now, and have to say it's lived up to all expectations. It's had a lot of use over that month, clocking up a total of 151 hours according to the lamp counter, so that averages 5 hours per day!!!
     
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    ive had mine about same time whers the lamp counter also impressed woith it . one thing on pip the smaller box is a lot better pq than the screen is yours the same and what are your sttings
     
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    Lamp counter is in "14 OPTIONS" in the service menu.

    Settings - Mode = Standard, DNIe ON, Contrast 80, Brightness 57, Sharpness 20, everything else 50. But best to use something like the THX DVD tests to setup your TV. Also following discussions on the US forums, I've turned GAMMA down to 1 in the service menu.

    BTW, the Service Menu on these TVs is accessed by pressing INFO - MENU - MUTE - POWER in quick succession when the TV is in standby. Use at your own risk!!
     
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    cjgpers :hiya:

    Glad you're loving the sp46, have to admit that after 6 months of having my sp50 im still impressed by it, not had a look at how long the bulbs done, will have to check, im sure getting in to the service menu is the same. :smashin:
     
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    Quick if odd question.
    Is that stand integral to the set? There appears to be a gap between the set and the speakers rather than between the speakers and the stand?
     
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    The stand is separate, but cleverly designed to make it look like the speakers are part of the stand, with the screen floating above the speakers. Samsung call this their "floating screen" design, made to look more like a plasma or LCD TV.
     
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    Clever indeed. Its important for me really because I don't use the supplied stands and the Sammy would have fallen at the first hurdle if the stand was integrated.
    Cheers
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    Im going to look at seeing one of these in person on monday to check whether Im up for DLP's if I am its the unit Im most intrested in!
     
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    why do you say use at own risk and why is the acces to service menu not in my dlp booklet.
    also what is gamma 1 never heard of it .
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    The service menu is supposed to be used by service engineers only, not really for consumer use. That's why you need to know what you're doing if you're going to mess about with settings here and is also why it's not mentioned in the user manual.
     
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    have you changed your gamma control and is it worth it am i risking wreacking the set . if so i leave well alone
     
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    There's little point in messing about in the service menu unless you know for sure that any changes will work for you personally. Gamma correction, for instance, changes the overall brightness and contrast of an image but if you're happy with what you can achieve using the standard TV menu and if you're unsure of what you're actually doing in the service menu then I would leave well alone.
     
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    the important thing if you want to play with the settings in the service menu is to write down the original factory settings before you change anything,
    that way you can always put it back how it was if it all goes horribly wrong. :thumbsup:
     
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    How many of the scarts are RGB?
     
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    Two.
     
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    yes and it looks great too, the HLR 67'' 1080p looks similar too; just miles bigger :eek:
     

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