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Another bargain basement dweller

Discussion in 'LCD & LED LCD TVs' started by Melter, Jan 7, 2005.

  1. Melter

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    On top of convincing my other half that we should get an lcd tv to free up floor space (we have a very small lounge) I've upped the anti with an all-in-one home cinema system. Budget is tight so after much reading I think the all-in-one is going to be a sub-£100 Eltax system. This will leave me looking for a 17-inch widescreen maximum of £450 (incl. delivery if online). What are my options?

    I have considered the Relisys 1720, seems quite popular for a budget option, but the lack of scart puts me off. Other than that I'm not sure about any others. Thanks.
     
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    Personally, I wouldn't recommend the Relisys as a main TV set. I use mine as a second set. If it was my main set, I think the issues with the picture would annoy the hell out of me.
     
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    You've loads of options at that size and price (though you'd have to get it off an on-line store). The Toshiba 17WL46B and Philips 17PF9946 seem to be highly regarded in terms of picture quality, though a bit small to be used as the main set.
     
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    Well you've picked out the two I was beginning to home in on and I think it's going to be the Philips 17PF9946 (btw you ain't seen the size of our front room, I'm currently watching tv on a 15" Sony so 17" will be ample). Anyone got advice for the Philips; who to buy from online and who not, settings, etc.
     
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    Empire Direct seem to be doing to Philips for £459+P&P, I've used them once before and found them alright. If you're willing to consider the Toshiba, PRC Direct are doing them for just under £400 delivered. No idea about settings, I'm still playing the LCD waiting game ;)
     
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    Best I've found for the Philips so far is in the mid £420. Anyone able to beat this?
     

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