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Re: LG OLED C7 Vertical Banding Issue
« Reply #75 on: May 22, 2018, 19:23 »
Can anyone explain why in point 4 onwards, LG is saying that OLED is LCD?

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Re: LG OLED C7 Vertical Banding Issue
« Reply #76 on: May 23, 2018, 12:00 »
That sucks....

I wonder if only LG is seeing this issue. Or other brands too
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Re: LG OLED C7 Vertical Banding Issue
« Reply #77 on: May 23, 2018, 12:30 »
That sucks....

I wonder if only LG is seeing this issue. Or other brands too


I wonder if this is just on the C series?

They could probably be cherry picking the panels for W/G/E series
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Re: LG OLED C7 Vertical Banding Issue
« Reply #78 on: May 25, 2018, 11:20 »
I wonder if this is just on the C series?

They could probably be cherry picking the panels for W/G/E series

Most OLED buyers would be buying the C series. Because LG has always maintained that the PG for the different series are the same, since they are all using the same panel. If they are cherry picking, and using the less good panels for the C series, and not telling anyone, then it would amount to a scandal. False advertising.

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Re: LG OLED C7 Vertical Banding Issue
« Reply #79 on: May 25, 2018, 11:54 »
Most OLED buyers would be buying the C series. Because LG has always maintained that the PG for the different series are the same, since they are all using the same panel. If they are cherry picking, and using the less good panels for the C series, and not telling anyone, then it would amount to a scandal. False advertising.
Not really.

The panel’s are the same. That’s what they promised.

Even Sony and Panasonic And Loewe use the same panel. I have a sneaky feeling you won’t see the same level of vertical banding on the Sony either.
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Re: LG OLED C7 Vertical Banding Issue
« Reply #80 on: May 25, 2018, 16:50 »
Their promise that the panels are the same is false advertising if they do cherry picking... period.

Then buyers should think twice before buying the LG C series. With cherry picking, it would become a matter of probability. The C series is most probable to have bad vertical banding. The E series would be less probable and so on.

And the point is that if the vertical banding is really bad, LG is not going to do anything. Because vertical banding is not a defect they say.

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Re: LG OLED C7 Vertical Banding Issue
« Reply #81 on: May 25, 2018, 18:08 »
.....… and Samsung got red line of death.  :(

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Re: LG OLED C7 Vertical Banding Issue
« Reply #82 on: May 25, 2018, 21:23 »
JVC also says the panel’s are the same on their range of DILA projectors but they are graded differently for price.
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Re: LG OLED C7 Vertical Banding Issue
« Reply #83 on: May 25, 2018, 21:53 »
If cherry picking is indeed true... Then means the B series even worse. I wonder if there is any feedback online for the B series. 

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Re: LG OLED C7 Vertical Banding Issue
« Reply #85 on: December 19, 2018, 17:36 »
LG came down to my place today to look at the vertical banding issue on my 65C7 (see page 1 & 3 on this thread of the extent of the banding).  To them, the vertical banding is normal, but agreed to replace the screen (just the screen) with a new piece. However, they say that if the replaced screen has similar or worst problem, they won't replace again.  They say the new screen would be a more recently manufactured part that they bring in as spare parts.

I am thinking whether to ask for this replacement, as I'm taking a risk the new screen would be worst.  Looking at the banding on my TV, do you guys think i should take the risk and replace the screen?? The TV is now about 1.5 year old.
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