Panasonic PV 80 - First Impressions

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flared

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Got my PV 80 finally setup on 14th. Haven't had much time to play with it. My friend bought over his PS3 to test some Blu Ray movies and games.
Blu Ray Discs that we used were Planet Earth, Sweeney Todd and 300. Games played were Devil may cry II and Metal Gear Solid.
HD playback was amazing.. the black levels in Sweeney Todd was too good.
The games were excellent too..
Played some DIVX movies through USB on the Oppo 980.

I haven't used any break in DVDs and no IR so far :)

Here are the Pros and Cons according to me... Caution: I'm no expert.

Pros:
1. Excellent SD and HD Picture
2. Easy setup.. took me no time to get used to menus.
3. Black levels are great.

Cons:
1. The Glossy finish is a fingerprint magnet
2. Glare can be pretty bad if you have the windows open. I usually watch at night or with the curtains drawn.

I finally got around to taking some pics of the setup. Thats Star World playing on the TV.
 

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Congrats on the purchase, Please post pictures of SD & HD videos if possible.
 

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Yeah nice room! The tower speakers are too close to each other, did you try spacing them 2m apart?

Cheers
 

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Yes, I have to do that.. I haven't done any tweaking for either my tv or the receiver due to lack of time. One of these weekends I need to work on that.
 
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