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(12 of 13 customers found this review helpful)
Great picture quality, some quibbles
from Los Angeles, CA, USA
Comments about Panasonic 50" Class 3D Ready Plasma HDTV:
First and most important: The quality of the picture is excellent. Blacks are black, not grey. Colors are pretty accurate on the Warm2 color temperature setting. The color and greyscale calibration system is excellent: Primary colors can be adjusted individually to match the HD standard, and the white balance and brightness (gamma) curve can be adjusted at 10 points from black to white. Once you have calibrated one input, the settings can be copied to any or all the other inputs. The sound from the internal speakers is pretty good. The HDTV antenna tuner handles stations that my previous HDTV could not reliably receive. The not-so-good: The HDTV tuner does not recognize the aspect ratio signal attached to broadcast signals, so you have to manually change between 16:9 and 4:3 when changing between SD channels that use different aspect ratios. The TV also does not remember the aspect ratio setting you have selected for each channel, so you have to set it each time. The detailed station information (show title, resolution, audio format) is not shown when flipping through channels. You have to wait for the channel ID to clear then press the information button on the remote in order to view the detailed information. The detailed information does not include show time remaining or signal aspect ratio at all. The above features were present in a 5-year-old HDTV in my household, so it is disappointing that this Panasonic model, chock full of features that I will never use, is missing these basic broadcast television features. The TV does not handle sending a stereo linear PCM signal to the optical audio output as smoothly as I think it ought to. It can be made to work, but it takes extra effort.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
GREAT picture, INCREDIBLE sound, SO easy to use!
By Pave' Stiletto
You'd think a TV with this many features wouldn't be so easy to use, but it's very intuitive and well-created. Very happy to have made this purchase!
(7 of 30 customers found this review helpful)
Bought 3 days ago, already not working
from Miami, FL, USA
Bought 3 days ago, today tried to turn on, and it didn't,red light blinks occasionally..... Checked online, I am victim of the " red lights of dead"...... Will see if their support comes through, but it shouldn't have had happened to begin with.....
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
(20 of 20 customers found this review helpful)
The best picture quality I have ever seen
from Boston, MA, USA
I am very fussy when it comes to picture quality. I bought an LCD TV years ago and was immediately disappointed by the poor color reproduction, lack of deep blacks, and motion blur. Since then I've been a big fan of plasma TVs, and I though things couldn't get any better until I purchased this TV. This "neo-plasma" takes picture quality to a whole new level, mainly due to the "infinite black pro" feature. Unlike traditional Plasma TVs which require that the room be dark, this TV retains deep dark blacks even if there are bright lights on in front of the TV. The quality doesn't stop with the deep blacks either. Every color is reproduced with brilliant accuracy, and an abundance of picture options in the menu allows you to tune away to your heart's content. Outstanding picture quality combined with tons of features and great value make this TV one of the finest, if not the finest, ever made.
(9 of 10 customers found this review helpful)
I have had this tv for 3 weeks now and I cannot express how good this picture is. You have not watched hdtv until you see this picture. It was very easy to hook up and use. The 3d is very good. The plasma even looks good in my room with a lot of sunlight. Don't waste your money on another tv - this is the one.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Best TV I have ever owned.
from Torrance, CA, USA
This set was for our bedroom and we are over the moon with the colors and smooth picture we get. We looked at a lot of different sets and this one won us over time and time again. Don't waste time just get this TV.
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
By dave s
real good tv . like the features picture is fantastic. great for watching sports. skype is a nice feature i have a freetalk webcam that works well. just need to get a keyboard now and i will be all set.
(26 of 52 customers found this review helpful)
Can't disable internal speakers
from Houston, TX
There is no way to disable the internal speakers on this TV. That is hardly a pleasant thing for someone using a soundbar or surround sound system. For that reason alone, I can't keep the TV and must return it. Customer service said to just mute the TV. They must be unaware that when in mute, a red mute deal shows up on the screen. Anyways, how crazy is that when I intend on using one remote to run everything. Really a bad bad oversight.....or should I say slight.
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Great, Great TV
from Cleveland, OH
The picture on this thing is amazing! I returned an IPS LED TV for this model because it did not show standard definition cable signals well and the color representation didn't come close to what I thought was acceptable. I hooked the ST60 up and haven't looked back. Out of the box colors are really close to accurate with a few tweaks. The black levels on this TV are unbelievable. Blu-ray and high def viewing are, again, amazing! The smart functions on this TV work as advertised with no issues, even the swipe & share function! I couldn't believe the price/value to picture quality. Just buy this TV.
(17 of 18 customers found this review helpful)
Smart 50" ST60 Plasma
By zim wolfe
I am pleasantly surprised with this TV. Our 50â€� DLP TV bulb went so it was time to shop for a new TV. Did not have time to do the guy thing and surf and compare for days... After visiting the typical 3 main stores I was overwhelmed.... For some reason the sales people did not seem to push Plasma so I initially bought an store brand LED TV from a name brand store. I ended up taking it back because light seemed to leak around the corner edges, showing greyish black instead of pure black which I expect on new TV's. Having had problems with my Korean set in the past and knowing how the Japanese are concerning quality I wanted to go with a company that has been in the electronic business a long time. I could not be more impressed with the colors, motion, image clarity and true Black shades. I have had it two weeks: Played with the settings some, Tried the 3d Glasses with the free 3d movie/app, Set it up on the network as a hardwired static IP address so it would work with the Android remote app on my phone which helps when surfing. Called Tech Support to turn off advertising Since the TV has a glare screen coating similar to eye glasses I have not noticed any glare when watching shows.
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