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Panasonic TX-P42ST60

Discussion in 'Which TV Should I Buy?' started by scoop9999, Feb 24, 2014.

  1. scoop9999

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    Hi

    I am looking at buying this tv for my conservatory but am a little concerned that it won't be suitable for a bright room, could anyone advise on this. My budget is £600, should I be looking to LCD-led? Can anyone recommend a decent tv for a bright room with this budget.

    King Regards

    Scott
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    Are you wanting 3d, smart? Uses for the tv?

    Plasmas really aren't the best for bright rooms, even the better ones. They can look washed out. They really come into their own in lower lighting conditions
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    Hi

    Thanks for your reply, the tv will be used to watch sky hd and for the kids to play on the xbox, smart would be preferred but not fussed about 3D as I already have that on my VT50 in the living room

    Kind Regards

    Scott
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    Id probably go for a panasonic 42e6b or sony 42w653
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    Hi Vickster

    I was initially looking at that tv but then got interested in the st60 plasma, so will the et6 suit a bright room more than the st60 plasma.

    Thanks for your help

    Regards

    Scott
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    Yes, plasmas end up washed out in very bright environments, even with AR filters. They also have quite shiny screens which can be reflective

    But go see for yourself
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    Yeah I had a cheap 50" Samsung Plasma that had a very reflective screen but I got used to it and it never really bothered me. Also had IR but that was never permanent and it didn't really bother me either.
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    I think it's more the washing out of the picture that plasmas suffer in a bright place. Tv not much use if can't clearly see the picture
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    Never really noticed that effect on my 50" Plasma. This time I went for quality over size and the 42" ST60 at £ 700 is the most I have paid for a TV. Currently have my old Toshiba 42" LCD in the living room until my ST60 arrives and I must admit it does feel small but I will get used to it just as I did the 50"

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