Reviews and Problems with Samsung PS50A550 / PN50A550
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Graham D., Newegg
21 January 2009
Summary: I returned the set after more than a full day of trying to 'tweak' the settings. I just could not get the PC or the Wii to look any brighter. Even my g-friend commented that it looked dark. Also, I got one heck of a deal ($525 LESS than here), but the image just didn't cut it on all inputs.
Pros: 1. HD over the air is EXCELLENT - internal tuner is great! 2. BIG 3. Swivel stand 4. Images on HDMI, cable and OTA were crisp, but (see cons)...
Cons: ...the images from the VGA (PC) and the Component1 (Wii) were awful. There was a grayish tint to the images for these two inputs. I am using component cables for the Wii and a DVI out from the PC and the image was just unacceptable. I'm not sure if this is a plasma versus LCD issue, but it was ju...
Summary: Ordered a brand new PN50A550 Oct 2oth, 2009. It took one week for shipping. Upon arrival I inspected it and looked fine. After taking a hour to set up, I enjoyed the picture for few minutes before noticing a bright line 2 pixels wide going across the middle of the screen.