The picture on this TV is excellent. The documentation, not so much. One issue in particular was the so called "Soap Opera Effect". This makes everything you watch look like it's a soap opera. There was absolutely no information about how to correct this. Watching a film was horrible. I tried watching Lord of the Rings and it made the entire film look awful...completely un-watchable. I spent considerable time going through the options on the TV and at one point even contacting Vizio support for help. They had me change some settings but this did not fix the issue. Finally, I found the "Game Mode" setting on the TV and turned it on. This fixed the issue. I wanted to post this here just in case anyone else has the same problem as it was so bad, I was considering returning the TV. After finding the Game Mode setting though, all is well and I couldn't be happier! I believe that the TV uses built-in image processing to enhance picture quality and that is what causes the Soap Opera Effect. Turning on game mode shuts off all of this "post-processing" and eliminates the problem.
This is our first HD TV and if you do not already own an HDTV, be advised that once you have a TV like this, you won't be able to watch normal (480i) broadcasts. Given the size of this unit, even 720p broadcasts are a bit noisy, but turn on something in 1080p and holy smokes will you be impressed. The built in wifi works great and if you have a home network setup in your house, you can access music, pics, and videos from your network PC's right on the TV!
Overall, and excellent unit.
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