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What tests or settings for my new PWD6?

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by AmTechFox, Nov 14, 2004.

  1. AmTechFox

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    Hi,

    Finally set up my PWD6 last night and had a little watch of a dvd to see the quality, and to test the sound from my scht520...

    Impressed with both!

    but can I start watching dvd's and sky etc.. on it now? or do I need to do some sort of tests/burn in?

    Any advice?
     
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    Go for it, mate. Turn the contrast and brightness down for a few weeks, then try the THX optimiser on any THX disc. That will get the basics right. For more, you can get a dvd, digital video essentials, to help you with more settings.
     
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    MAW

    Did what you say, I've turned the contrast and brightness down to -20 is that enough?

    Also, tonight I've been testing out the sound again, watch a bit from SW1 and SW2...which was about 30mins each....turned the plasma off and because it was widescreen, you could see where the picture had been.

    Is that ok? I'm worried now...turned the plasma off before turning light on and I :censored: myself when I saw that on the TV :s

    am I just being a pussy? :blush:

    oh and is using that wobbling feature a good idea on this plasma?

    THANK YOU!
     
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    meeeoooww :D

    This is just the residual energy from the phosphors being dissipated. Try it on a CRT and you will notice exactly the same thing.
     
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    Wobble if you like, but you have the most bomb proof plasma on the market, just get out of your basket and enjoy it!
     
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    I used to keep it on zoom for the first 150hrs, on sky channels with logos and dvds that were in wide screen. After that set the screen up propeerly and enjoy :thumbsup:
     
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    I've had my PWD6 just over a week now and has probably seen about 50 hours of action already. I put the contrast down to -10 and stuck Wobble on then threw everything I could at it - DVD's, Sky, Xbox, PS2. No problems at all.

    You've paid enough for it, just enjoy it.

    :thumbsup:
     
  8. AmTechFox

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    Guys,

    Is it ok for me to watch channels which have logo's on them for any length of time?

    I mean, I watch a lot of History Channel and the (H) sign in corner is constant? again for MTV and virtually every channel I watch....

    I wanted to watch a program about WW2 which was about a 1hr long...but I decided agaisnt it :blush:

    feel free to call me softy, pussy etc if I havent got anything to worry about

    :p
     
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    put it in cinema mode, turn peak limiting on, add wobble
    when watching widescreen, adjust width and height to fill screen
    losing left and right bits of movie. If you can't make it bigger from 16:9
    you can always make it smaller from zoom. The width and height settings are very flexable.
     
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    Is all this really necessary? I like to watch my movies widescreen :confused:
     
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    for 200 hours

    limitations of technology, rooster.

    Alex
     
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    Not necessary, but beneficial

    Like what Paul said in the book of Corinthians.

    Alex
     
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    Just don't get paranoid. I've never seen a burned PW6
     

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