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Picked upload! LG 50PK550 Plasma HDTV

by blakegriplingph Posted 13th Mar 2012 at 7:48 PM - Updated 17th Mar 2012 at 8:44 AM by blakegriplingph
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This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
UPDATE: Added Standalone version per public demand. 'Tis essentially the same banana as the original, except that, well, you know. Major props to Morphead (as I used his PA99S-LSAF-TV02 item as a base for it).
UPDATE 2: Finally got to fix that pesky sun shadow bug on the standalone package.

Whether have an eye for design or a love of fast-action sports, the 50-inch LG 50PK550 1080p Plasma HDTV handles both adeptly. With its Seamless Design and TruSlim Frame, it has looks to turn heads and its 600Hz refresh rate makes it perfect for fast action. Other features include a mega contrast ratio of 3,000,000:1, stereo speakers with 20 watts of power and Dolby Digital decoding, three HDMI ports, and the capability to play MP3 audio files and JPEG photo slideshows from a USB drive.

The item costs $1500 ingame, and only takes up a single recolourable channel.

It can be bought ingame as the "LG 50PK550 Plasma HDTV", which can be found in the Living Room > TVs section of the catalogue.

This mod was tested on v1.33.2. It should work on earlier builds, too, although this isn't guaranteed.

Polygon Counts:

Wall Variant:
Verts: 226
Polys: 234

Standalone:
Verts: 172
Polys: 310

Additional Credits:
Special thanks to Cryssi, Rachel, Shannon, Tosyk, Mike Bruski, Jake, Shom and all of my buddies at American Girl Playthings, Mafia Scene and TGTAP.
Tags: #television, #tv, #lg, #hdtv, #plasma, #flatscreen

Style: Modern Ultra Modern
Room: Living
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 3
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
HuckJones_LG50PK550.rar | Description: LG 50PK550 Plasma HDTV 714.9 KB 56,896 14th Mar 2012
LG50PK550_stand.rar | Description: LG 50PK550 Plasma HDTV - Standalone, now with improved shadow map 312.0 KB 47,972 17th Mar 2012
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).


Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.


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