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I believe as most have pointed out in this thread, that you are not specifying the details of your encoding.

Can you give all the specs of the files your encoding. Just calling it a FLAC or an MP4 doesn't help anyone.

When you convert files you generally have to define a number of variables.

What the other posters where saying is that yes the TV supports those files types. Although in the fine print I bet there are defined variables in those generic formats. Say if it says it supports MP3's the fine print could say (at 128Kbs) so 320Kbs are technically not supported.

Although I can't comment on their lack of Customer service.

I just know parents 60" Plasma is near elite quality (pre sharp)
Read the thread.
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Sharp has good picture quality yes but compare it to a samsung 8000 series or up and the samsung will win. trust me.
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post #113 of 146
Quite a flamebait thread title and OP. Whatever the issues with DLNA, the fact is that Panasonic plasmas have the best picture quality bar the most expensive Sharps. Do the research, videophiles on http://www.avsforum.com/ generally agree on the Panasonic image quality. My personal experience with Pana vs Samsung and LG bears that out.

Personally I only care about the best picture, and bling features such as 3D or "smart TV" are of secondary, or negligible, value. A TV is for watching things, and networking capabilities may or may not be important, to each his own.
post #114 of 146
Read 2 pages, and this guy flames everyone's post as if he knows...

If you know all about peoples answers, why ask?

If people don't have the right answer for you, get a new TV.

If not get a Sharp LOL.

/thread
post #115 of 146
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Rolls-Royce, there is nothing flamebait about it. You try to make it that way by doing what you accuse.

Nismo, maybe that's because the reading comprehension is pretty lacking for several posters. I was perfectly nice to anyone who bothered to actually think and read before posting. Even the people who bothered to learn about the product or the problem and asked a repeat question were answered. Only the others were ignored or corrected, and even then it was far from flaming. Your hyperbole is hypocrisy at its finest, I might add.
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post #116 of 146
I agree with flamebait. sometimes all the bells and whistles are just extras and some people its a decision maker but for me its the picture quality thats what I first see and notice
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post #117 of 146
I have had nothing but good experiences with panansonic, have 2 ol plasmas that are more than 6 years old and they have been trouble free.

Got an amp + receiver also that is over 10 years old working like new.
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I have had nothing but good experiences with panansonic, have 2 ol plasmas that are more than 6 years old and they have been trouble free.

Got an amp + receiver also that is over 10 years old working like new.

they are my favorite tvs I really want to save up and buy one i have there home theater i got from my work for 20 dollars from 500 lol
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Sharp has good picture quality yes but compare it to a samsung 8000 series or up and the samsung will win. trust me.
Samsung picture quality = puke. Please. My 1800$ Sharp (actual price 2800 ...) looks better than any Samsung.
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It is so funny to read people in this thread talking about how brand X has terrible TV's but my brand Y TV is awesome and better than all others.
It doesn't work that way. You have to break it down by model. Most of the biggest manufacturer's have a lot of HDTV's using a lot of different technology from many different years. Some are better than others.
Personally I think plasma displays are best overall and Panasonic makes some good plasma HDTVs. LED backlit panels have great contrast of course and brightness, not to mention how thin those panels can be and power efficient but the edge lit ones have such uneven back lighting most of the time.
In any case as long as you do some research and watch the TV before you buy it if at all possible you can get a good set from many different brands.
As far as the SmartTV stuff, I have found it sucks on a lot of sets still, or at the very least there are problems here and there. I prefer using a PC to take care of all media needs on the TV.
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