[mythtv-users] OT: LED or Plasma (was Advice on choosing a TV)
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Thu May 27 10:17:45 UTC 2010
Alasdair Macdonald wrote:
> On 27 May 2010 09:11, Paul Gardiner <lists at glidos.net> wrote:
>> Alasdair Macdonald wrote:
>>> On 11 May 2010 13:28, Paul Gardiner <lists at glidos.net> wrote:
>>>> I want the Plasma, don't I? Tell me I want the Plasma... go on...
>>>> go on! :-)
>>> Well, the topic came up at the perfect time for me; I've been
>>> following it for the past several days, took advice that was offered
>>> earlier in the discussion, and have placed my online order (Panasonic
>>> TX-P50G20B) just a few minutes ago.
>> Are you seeing a lot of posterization from yours in darker images,
>> especially on walls and faces? At first I thought it was just the
>> TV being larger than I was used to showing up poor sources, but
>> I'm seeing it in all sources. Also, if I pause and adjust the
>> brightness, the colour bands move, which also indicates that it's
>> the TV not the source. It's bad enough that I'm considering
>> returning it. Although maybe this is a problem with all modern
> I think the answer is No. I haven't yet seen any issues that I would
> identify as being specific to this model. That is to say where I am
> seeing weaknesses in the picture, they are the same weaknesses that
> were observable on my old CRT, and are inherent to compressed digital
I've seen the same problem many times before, but it seems to be far
worse on this new TV than on my old Toshiba CRT.
One worrying thing, is if I google for posterize I often also find the
word Panasonic, although I do see some reports mentioning other makes.
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