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Best DLP's out there...

Discussion in 'Televisions' started by g_unit, Mar 7, 2005.

  1. g_unit

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    So if value for money is not a consideration, what you would guys say is the best DLP TV available (or going to be) in the UK.

    My pref would be:
    Sammy 50" 7LXX
    Tosh 52"
    Sagem D45
    LG (cant remember size)

    Your views would be appreciated:
     
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    Cant understand why the RD50/RD65 are not mentioned as i think this set has the best PQ.
     
  3. g_unit

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    I'm sure they are good sets but I've yet to see any in the flesh so can't really say they are my favs.
     
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    Who sells the Optoma's at a retail outlet in London as a matter of interest?
     
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    Thats a good point actually.I'm sure if these tvs were marketed better like the Toshiba's and demoed on the shop floors they would certainly shift as i really think the PQ is fantastic and the screen dimensions are great.
    Also is it the slimmest DLP?
     
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    I have a RD65 and the picture is great, I personally think the best. Especially at 65'.
    But and there is a but, it cant do 60hz at all (the picture judders once every second). So if you have a large region 1 collection think hard. I bought the set when it was advertised as NTSC compatible. This has since been changed. I have found a work around of sorts and it lies with a HTPC (home theater pc). If you run powerstrip at 49.83Hz the judder is greatly reduced by around 80%.

    As there is no other set this large I have no real alternative but to use the Optoma and a pc. There is one benifit of having a pc connected and that is HD material which is mind blowing. The depth and clearness is to be seen.

    All in all if your looking fo 50' set then you have a fair bit more choice than I did when looking at 50+ sets. The only real 50+ sets around are the RD65, Sim2, toshiba (but only 2" bigger than 50") and the thompson 61" (this set is ment to suffer from poor viewing angles).

    If Optomas marketing is anything like their customer support its no wonder they arent selling many sets. Also sites like these damaged their sales with the people complaining about non NTSC compatibility.

    http://www.avforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=176400
     
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    You won't get a definitive answer on which set is the 'best'.

    I narrowed my choice down to the Samsung, the Tosh and the Sagem 45. The LG is a nice looking set but not sure if it is HD compatible (I'm sure someone will correct me).

    In the end I chose the Tosh purely on looks. They are very similar specs and pictures and people will argue all day about whether theirs is better in the end it all becomes a subjective choice.

    Have a look at them all and choose which one you like the best - I would say you are already looking at the best of breeds
     
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    My vote would be the Optoma RD50 i find it perfect with a PC to cope with the Region one judder it solves it 100% for me.
     
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    I am with you on that one Steve
     
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    i am a kind of pc freak and I know my buisness, although I do not own one single R1 disc.
    That won`t be that big problem for me.

    And if Optoma really fixes the NTSC issue, this set will be a no-brainer.
     

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