Summary: The television is bright and has a very good picture. We have been using it for almost a year and are happy EXCEPT that there is no way to connect external stereo headphones. This is bad news for people who are hard of hearing and use assistive devices.
Updated: Must remove black plugs to reveal VESA mounting holes
Jazz Khanna "Jazz", Amazon
29 January 2011
Summary: Initially I bought and returned this tv as the VESA mounting holes are not visible and I concluded it was not VESA compliant.. After getting in touch with Panasonic tech support, they mentioned the vesa mounting holes are covered with black plugs.
Summary: Yes, the picture is good. Got that out of the way... There is absolutely no setting, no attempt made to automatically detect the aspect ratio. That means flipping through the format settings to find the right setting for each program, and having commercials show extra-squashed, extra-small, or cut...