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26 - 32inch TV Suggestions

Discussion in 'LCD & LED LCD TVs' started by Matthoulb, Aug 9, 2005.

  1. Matthoulb

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    As my Sonix 26inch is probably going back to the shop this week i'll need something to replace it with.

    It's always connected to a media PC via DVI, and there is rarely anything else connected to it. It needs to be 26inch+ and have a decent picture :)

    I'd like it to be as close to £500 as possible really, but that isn't that important, just something to be aware of!


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    Here's a quick list of one's i'm finding... If anyone has any thoughts on them then that would be great :)

    - Toshiba 27WL56 - 27inch = ~£650
    - Samsung LE32R41B - 32inch = ~£800
    - Samsung LE26A41B - 26inch = ~£600
     
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    the asda duel? 26 :) "?
     
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    I'd like something that looks decent, and i dont really care about the tuners in it.
     
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    The 2 Samsung's seem to suffer from tearing issues, see the thread on page 1 for more info.

    According to one review of the Toshiba 27WL56 video through the HDMI input suffers from a green tint. The Tosh doesn't have standard component in, you need an adapter to allow the component feed via the HDMI port, and so limits the amount of devices able to connect at one time.

    I'm also considering a 26" LCD and would have went for the Samsung if it weren't for all the reports of tearing and Samsung appearing to do nothing about it.

    EDIT: Just read the updated thread showing the recent response from Samsung regarding an engineer requiring to be sent out - let's hope this can get it sorted.
     
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    Why is this so difficult. My £500 Sonix TV from Sainsburys accepts DVI from the PC perfectly! I thought this would be standard?

    I will not be connecting anything other than the PC to it either, so i don't really care about anything other than the DVI/HDMI input.
     
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    I'm sure PC World had one of the Samsungs hooked up to an MCE box via HDMI?! I think i'll take another look tomorrow.
     
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    If there is one can you post with how you good found the picture ?

    I'd be hooking any LCD TV I got upto my PC as well for some dual screen use, but probably through D-Sub as my TFT monitor is hooked up via DVI.
     
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    I think it was a Samsung LE26R51BD, which i'm guessing is similar to the LE26R41B, maybe it's just the look that's different and the Freeview tuner :)

    I'll go and have a look in the morning and report back :)


    [Edit] Thinking about it, it was probably via VGA, but i'll go and look anyway
     
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    Here's the current list:

    Samsung LE26R41B - HDMI - Good Picture - ~£630
    LG 26LX2R - HDMI + DVI - ~£750 (probably a bit expensive)
    Philips 26PF5520D - DVI - ~£670
    Toshiba 27WL56 - HDMI - ~£650
     
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    thats the list im looking at essentially
     

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