16" Freeview TV Wanted!

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  1. Julian Brown

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    I need to buy a 16" TV with built in Freeview for our kitchen otherwise a divorce will be imminent!

    I have trawled the internet and every suitable candidate I have come across has been marked "out of stock" or "no longer available".

    Can anyone recommend a supplier of 16" Freeview TVs please who actually has them in stock!

    Many thanks in advance.
     
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    16" is a very unusual size of screen so it is not surprising that you have difficulty finding one. There was a time when a number of cheap small flat screen TVs used panels intended for computer monitors, hence the odd sizes. That no longer seems to be the case. There is a market for small screens within the caravan/camping market. Unusual brand names, but close to what you want. For example:

    Meos 15.4" HD Ready Freeview TV + DVD Player - 12v-tv - We Do Digital

    You may need a 12V power supply source to run some of these. Other screens can be found in the lorry-cab market.
     
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  4. Julian Brown

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    I strongly suggest you check on that.

    The dimensional differences between a 16 and 19" diagonal screen amount to very little difference in the finished product.and it would increase your options significantly.
     
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    go to amazon.co.uk and search for "alba tv 16 inch".

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  7. Julian Brown

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    The only 16" Albas available on Amazon are either a combi which I don't need or a pink one which I don't want. Standard Freeview black 16" are all "unavailable".
     
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    I saw a 16in TV in my local Currys yesterday. (Not that I would recommend Curry's or any part of DSG as a virtuous retailer - but they are what they are and they have what you want.....)
     
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    A factor you need to consider is quality of picture and sound for this new tv

    I've not seen a 16" job which does the business, whereas the number of good quality 19" sets at reasonable prices is obvious from a trawl of the net or a visit to Richer Sounds

    As the MOD says the actual increase in physical dimensions between 16" and 19" is tiny
     
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    Please believe me when I say that our new tiny kitchen cannot cope with anything larger than a 16".

    Picture/sound quality is not of major importance as the TV would only be switched on so that people using the kitchen do not miss any programmes they're following. It will not be used much at all. I have a 42" LG in the sitting room for serious viewing!
     
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    19 inch in the corner of my kitchen. Sits nicely in a corner is only 18in across and from the corner to the front only 12in out.

    I can't see how a 16in would take up much more space, but if you say it won't fit, then I guess it won't fit :)
     

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    Two 16 inch TV's available from John lewis:

    Here and here

    The first one says its an online exclusive , not available in the shops .. yet my attention was drawn to it in a JL shop today.
     
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    Comparing the dimensions of the Linsar 16in and a Samsung 19in from Richer Sounds, the difference in width appears to be about 2 inches. One solution might be to wall mount a slightly larger set. Do you have room to do that?
     

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