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61inch Sony Plasma

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by Tesla, Sep 10, 2004.

  1. Tesla

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    I was at a roadshow with work (basically training made fun!).

    Sony were there with a bluray player and a 61" Plasma.

    OMG!!! I saw it from a distance and thought "That is a ******* big TV but I bet the picture quality is crap"

    Went right up to the screen and OMG! Best picture I have ever seen on a Plasma. The pioneer stand was next door and the Sony looked better!

    I was winding up the guy who was sorting it all out so he then whipped out his bluray disc and put it on.
    jaw = dropped!

    The picture was incredible! I shook his hand and he just laughed.

    It was so good I had to post about it here.

    Apparently the company i work for sale them at £18500 but I have never seen them for sale.

    Sony also have a 5mp camera with 3x optical zoom and 2.5" LCD, you think you have seen it don't you. Wrong. It's tiny and the lens is internal. Apparently the only one in the UK was at the roadshow!
     
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    Camera was the T3 you have posted above.

    £18.5K just plasma. The bluray was in japanese but the guy was able to operate it saying he could read chinese. lol.
     
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    Do Sony actually make their own 61" plasma panel?? Any plasma will look good fed with HD stuff.........try it with SKY or Freeview without external scaling (and I mean decent scaling) it might look a whole lot worse......
     
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    I'm sure you are right.

    But if you can afford this panel then you're unlikely to own a freeview box.
     
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    Indeed :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
    We have a 61" NEC here, this is serious territory cost wise and beaten by any £8kish HD2 DLP PJ on picture quality ;) .........
     
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    Who is "we"? Do you mean yourself and partner? If so very nice indeed!

    bluray looks to be a fantastic technology. But I don't have any idea when we'll see it over here.
     
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    When do you reckon 60inch plasmas will be knocked out for under £5k ? Three years time ? Longer ?
     
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    "we" is the BBC.........I'll bet there are quite a few knocking around....... We only tend to use them for split multi screen jobs though.

    61" plasma panels are seriously expensive to make, I'll wager that they will be taken over by LCD panels quite soon, if they will ever get to £5k is anyone's guess....

    Blu-ray, well HD-DVD is gathering pace so expect another VHS vs Betamax thing which is par for the course with these dickheads unfortunately, when oh when will they learn that all we want is one technology that we can all buy into with confidence which naturally equals far larger sales than all the competing technologies put together can't muster....It isn't rocket science but one lot always think their technology is better than anyone else's which only means a load of customers just sit on their money and wait and see.....Go figure......
     
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    The Sony 61" Display uses NEC Panel.
     
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    I have actually seen the Sony 61" in ASK on Tottenham Court Road. Although it was only showing BBC News 24 using it's own Freeview tuner and I was standing far too close, it did look pretty darn impressive.

    The glass frame design is a bit OTT on a screen this big, but at least the speakers are removable unlike the smaller versions.
     
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