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LG Electronics 60PN5700

60" Class 1080P 600Hz Plasma TV with Smart TV (59.8" diagonal)
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Is the 60PN5700 a 3D TV?

Is the 60PN5700 a 3D capable TV and if yes is it active or passive?

Where isthe 60PN5700 in the product life cycle?
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asked 1 year, 7 months ago
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Mark07827
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No, not a 3D TV. Not sure about the details of the product cycle. This is a new TV for 2013, but not sure of the exact date of release or of any planned replacement.
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answered 1 year, 6 months ago
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It's not a 3D TV, and it's a 2013 model so its a new product in the lifecycle. It's basically a 60PM6700 without the 3D.
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answered 1 year, 7 months ago
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Cannot get amazon prime

I have another lg tv and the amazon prime app works great but I could not get it to work on this tv. Does this tv not support amazon prime?
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asked 1 year, 5 months ago
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yes it should be under the premium apps section
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answered 10 months ago
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Jmaass
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I'm looking for Amazon Instant as well and don't see it. Some other posts online suggested it is now available (as of 9/1), but even after a firmware upgrade it still isn't there. Is there an update as to when it will be available?
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answered 1 year, 3 months ago
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We appreciate your patience in this matter. According to our latest information, the Amazon Instant Video service is currently available on all of our 2011 Smart TV products, and as of the latest updates, has been added to all of our 2012 model SmartTV television. This function will be added soon to the 2012 Smart TV BD players, and the 2013 products. We will provide updates as soon as such are available.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
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Does the Digital Audio (Optical) out on this TV send a Variable audio signal out, or a fixed audio signal out?

I want to be able to control the volume level of one of LG's Sound Bars with the volume level controls of the TV.
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asked 1 year, 2 months ago
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No, you can control it through the HDMI if the sound bar is ARC capable otherwise you have to use two remotes.
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answered 1 year, 1 month ago
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Robertbb99
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yes
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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I apologize, but no; this television does not allow for a VARIABLE Audio Output.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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Will the LG 60PN5700 natively Amazon Prime Instant Video?

I would like to know if Amazon Prime Instant Video is supported on this set in a native Smart TV application. I am not interested in whether it will support Amazon Prime through the web browser interface as this method would be cumbersome and complicated for the novice user.
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asked 1 year, 6 months ago
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Yes it does. The app is available in the LG Apps store and works perfectly.
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answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Kingyman8189
Montville, NJ, USA
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yes it does support it in a native Smart TV App
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answered 10 months ago
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Jmaass
South Carolina, USA
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is the 60pn5700 can browse the internet if it has internet connection.

I saw on the tech spec it said full web browser ..Yes, is that mean you can go on internet and find any site available on the web?
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asked 1 year, 6 months ago
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You sure can and it works great..........sometimes it gets a little slow but you can do pretty much what you want.
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answered 1 year, 4 months ago
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rsee
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Yes.
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2013 Year Model?

What is the year model of the LG Plasma 60PN5700?
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asked 1 year, 5 months ago
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2013
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
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2013
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60PN5700 website browsing

60PN5700
Can I browse to any website directly from this tv?
I would like to watch my online guitar lessons without having to use cables to connect my laptop or other devices
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asked 1 year, 4 months ago
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yes you can access the web and videos on the web also
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answered 10 months ago
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Jmaass
South Carolina, USA
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I was able to open many websites even with flash content.
Only a few websites with too much flash content with too many adds were irresponsive.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
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ReddyRockStar
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Is LG 60PN5700 cable card ready?

Not sure what this means but Time Warner says I won't need an additional box if so.
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asked 1 year, 4 months ago
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No, it's not cable card ready.

To the other person who answered, it does NOT matter if it's "digital" ready. All U.S. cable companies require an authentication device nowadays. You can't just plug the coax cable into the TV from the wall. So, you either need a set top box, a smaller digital adapter, or a cable card inserted.
answered 7 months ago
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ChazzMatt
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answer 2
NO!

Newer TV's are typically digital ready. This model in particular can handle ALL the channels (even without a cable or DTV box attached.)
answered 9 months ago
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Screen is Freezing as if in pause

What do you think is the cause for the image freezing while the audio still continues? We just hooked it all up last night and the picture kept stopping while the voices where still talking away. We then double checked all the connections and even reconnected our old LG and the old one had no problem. Directv says all signals are ok. Could we have a defective TV?
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asked 1 year, 2 months ago
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Most common causes of this is overheating or video processing malfunction. You could have a TV problem, but it is hard to say for sure. There could be a signal problem form the DTV box, and it may need an update or replacement. Cheapest option to try is by replacing the cable that connects from DTV to your TV.
answered 9 months ago
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We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this television. If a different television, in the same location with the same wires, does not experience the same problem, then it would seem that this new TV may have a video processor problem. To make service arrangements, you may either contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000, or you can check our Repair Provider Lookup on our website, at http://www.lg.com/us/support/repair....
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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Does the 60-PN5700 support LG's Sound Sync feature?

I thought I read that LG's Sound Sync feature on their TVs should allow you to control the audio level of an LG Sound Bar that also has Sound Sync through the TV's remote control.
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asked 1 year, 2 months ago
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I am using this TV with the LG LAP 340 Soundplate. I connected them using the optical cable included and the TV remote now controls the sound plate. Even nicer, the sound plate volume is displayed on the TV.
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answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Kingyman8189
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We appreciate your interest in this television. Our specifications and owner’s manuals do not show that this 60” Plasma television has the Sound Sync feature available.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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10801 not 1080p and 60hz not 600hz

When I hit the info button on my tv it shows that the tv is on 1080i and 60hz. The tv box and online both say it is a 1080p and 600hz. Why the difference
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asked 1 year, 1 month ago
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You have to dig into the settings of the video modes, and the 600hz modes are used for external input modes.

You have to find the "true motion" option when you can. The audio/video options will have this. So when you watch Netflix, then this is not an option, although, when playing a game console you can set the "true motion" to a desired level (mine is maxed, and looks amazing!) Basically, this mode is not always available, and when it is, you still have to set it up yourself. (it's not an all the time thing)
answered 9 months ago
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answer 2
This television has been designed with a 1080p / 600Hz screen. If the display is stating 60Hz, this is simply stating the format and resolution being received from the signal source. The screen will still be processing the image at 600Hz and 1080p.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
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Has support for Amazon Instant video been added to the 60PN5700?

A previous answer stated that support for Amazon Instant Video was being added to the 2013 televisions. Does the 60PN5700 support Amazon Instant Video?

Thanks.
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asked 1 year ago
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Yes, I was able to install and use Amazon Instant Video without any problems. It works great!
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answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Kingyman8189
Montville, NJ, USA
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yes this tv has the amazon instant video app on the premium services
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answered 10 months ago
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Jmaass
South Carolina, USA
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Can I watch episodes of tv shows off the websites.

Websites like powerblock and bassmaster offer full episodes that you can watch right from there. Would i be able to watch these through the web browser of the 60pn5700 tv???
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Depends on the website and how up-to-date the video player it uses is, but since there is no viable way to keep the TV updated to match the speed of upgrades to flash, shockwave, silverlight, etc.. The most likely answer is no.
answered 9 months ago
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Yes you can watch video from the web browser on this tv
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answered 10 months ago
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Jmaass
South Carolina, USA
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wireless conection using dongle

Setting up Network connection I cannot see router and cannot select wireless connection. Have LG dongle in new 60PN5700-UA.
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This is a difficult question that mostly depends on your router's signal, channel, or particular configuration. The TV itself, model 60PN5700, has it's own WiFi; meaning you shouldn't need the dongle, and using one might be the problem. Sorry if this doesn't help, but there are too many issues with make, models, and settings of routers.
answered 9 months ago
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We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this television. No dongle should be necessary for accessing a wireless network. This TV is designed, according to its specifications, with a built-in WiFi module. Simply activate the network through the NETWORK STATUS in the menu screen. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 to troubleshoot this matter.
answered 1 year ago
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security software needed for the pn5700?

do we need to be concerned about viruses?
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asked 11 months ago
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This is an amazing question, although, I am not qualified to answer directly; I am still inclined to say, "yes it does," but no there is no such thing.

The user agreement states that LG is not responsible for this type of infringement of personal safety. If you are concerned, then the only choice is to not use information that you consider sensitive.

Besides that, American rights to digital privacy is a "Corporate Right" and not a "Civil Right." (these policies have not been updated since 1996, and pertain to anything digital.)--> I just did a bunch of research on this for a final in college.
answered 9 months ago
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This television does not have the capability for installing anti-virus software. We can only recommend a firewall or other security measure on your Home Router or Access Point.
answered 11 months ago
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why does the tv do not come with a magic remote

the tv do not come with the magic remote for the price i paid i can not experience the full use of the product and should not have to purchase it. it should be part of the package. you put glasses in the 3d tv why not the remotes.
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This particular model, the 60PN5700, does not support 3d modes.

I would speculate that it is a way to boost sales revenue. The magic remote is overrated anyway, getting a good keyboard with touchpad will work best; mainly because typing time is insane with a typical remote, and the one that comes with these TV's are functional for the rest. Besides that, the magic remote doesn't work like a "Wii Remote" and only works with gestures; as in, it senses "flicks" and doesn't sense where it is being pointed. (which, in a way, means that it is pointless.)

I realize that this doesn't directly answer the question, but unless you're trying to get a free remote, I doubt that many TV's, beyond the top tier models, will come with them.

I guess they said, "Well, lets throw a few more devices on peoples coffee tables that they don't use; then give our top executives some bonuses."
answered 9 months ago
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We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this television. The determination was made at the factory that this remote control would not be included with this television, and that it would only be made available, for this particular model, as an optional accessory. The Magic Motion Remote Control is only available as an optional purchase from the electronics retailer.
answered 10 months ago
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Will this TV support any of the LG skype cameras such as the vc400 or vc500?

I have seen some sites that say it has the option to use the skype camera from LG but when I look at the LG compatability list it does not show this TV.
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I'm speculating, but since I have plugged in a non-LG camera for this option, the short answer would be that it indeed supports those models. It is my experience that a list of working models are less updated than lists of models that don't.
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We appreciate your interest in this television. According to page 10 of the owner’s manual, this television has been designed for compatibility with the AN-VC400 Video Call Camera.
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What wireless dongle is needed for Plasma PN5700

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None is needed, the TV has wifi built in and connected to my network without any issues.
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answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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We appreciate your interest in this television. According to our specifications, this TV has a built-in WiFi module. As such, it should not require a wireless dongle for network connections.
answered 7 months ago
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do LG tv's have an atsc tuner built in

this is not indicated on any specs
can LG tv's receive over the air broadcasts with an antenna plugged in ?
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We purchased the 60PN5700 on Black Friday 2013 and have recently considered canceling our satellite service, but the TV cannot detect any OTA channels. On-screen prompts say to attach an indoor or outdoor antenna cable.
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I'm receiving OTA broadcasts without any additional boxes.
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Will the USB input support Blueray file format?

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I have got the typical DVD format to work, but had to select just the right file. Blu-Ray DVD did not work for me.
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I apologize that I am not able to answer that question due to the fact that Blu-ray files can have many file extensions. In order to best assist you, we would need you to provide a specific file extension. If you need more information, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
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