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Final selection (PD30 or PF2)?

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  1. duncs

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    I have narrowed my selection of TV down to one of these two units. My preference is swaying towards the PD30 after reading the reviews of both and as I do not need another unit with 5.1.

    I have one final question before I stump up the readies. How does the PD30 cope with Sport and fast action movies?

    Can anyone advise on how the PD30 performs with these when connected via Componant to the 550 (for movies) and RGB to the Sky box (for sport)?
     
  2. davej

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    If the 36pd30's I got through hadn't suffered from the "dirty window" effect caused seemingly by marks on the inside of the tube, then they would have been fine with sport - there was very little "haze" or jumping (except in 75/833 mode where the Sky sports logo often leapt around). I had no problem at all with action movies.
    Unfortunately the dirty window effect is highlighted when watching footy which is why I gave up in the end.
     
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    im waiting to see the new sony 36nx300 just got the brochure and it looks amazing and i believe the picture quility is the best yet out of all the tvs there in the sony centeres in about a week and a half ,my friend went to a trade show to see one and told me it was the best display he had ever seen,im waiting to see one first but maybe this could be anothr choice for you.
     
  4. hornydragon

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    Well personally the PD30 is a great TV are you after a 32" or 36" as there is a 32" that makes all panny/tosh/sony models look cheap and nasty!!!!
     
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    cant agree with you wait till you see the new sony.it makes a real difference in picture quility without the side effects the other sets have and it looks amazing
     
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    I'm after a 32" and i thought I had the model sorted - but I guess theres always a better model round the corner. ;)

    I have £1150 to spend if there are any other suggestions. One of the reasons I was going for those 2 is the thinness between the edge of the screen and the edge of the box.

    Any other suggestions? Must have componant and PIP would be nice.

    Duncs
     
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    unfortunatley the TV that will kick even the new SONY but it costs over £2.5k sorry guys or £5k+ for the nicer version.
     
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    you havent said what tv is better than the new sony
     
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    Very nice sets - wish I had that sort of money. But unfortunately I can only affor a "cheap and nasty" set ;)
     
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    Duncs PD30 is a great set just make sure you buy from a supplier who will happily swap it if you are not happy. B&O are the BEST sets i have ever seen and also the extra features you get, the little touches are awsome very expensive but you get a lot of TV for your monry i can only reconmend when you see a B&O dealer pop in have a look and see what you think.
     
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    iv had them all and to me they were ok but not outstanding and over priced but the style was nice.the sony has a style like the b&0 is a bigger set 36inch and is cheaper and has the new fine pitch tube which they say is revolution b&0 and the avant have older tubes like phillips e.c.t but use there own electronics.have a look at the sony and you will see its just as stylish as these .i have to say that the style of most of the sony tvs has been crap but at least this one has it. here is a pic

    http://193.97.251.194/ifa2003/produkte/img/produkte/p_kv_36hq100.jpg
     
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    WOW !! - I'm in love already - how much for one of those and how much (only dreaming - I couldn't afford it) :(
     
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    Are you saying you have owned an Avant 32" DVD and a Beovision 3??? They do not use older Philips tubes but a tube to B&O SPECS made under contract at a Phillips Plant no Phillips TV has that TUBE they are too expensive to produce for the Phillips market! They have the widest tube angle hence why they are not as deep as a other 32" sets. Also the SONY is tsyled more like a JVC than a B&O!
     
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    there going to be about £1700 for the 36inch model.i dont think b&0 or loewe do a 36inch model.i now loewe do a 40 inch but the screen isnt flat its an old curved style
     
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    B&O dont in the UK LOEWE might but not sure
     
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    just heard there not releasing the sony till feb 2004 it was supposed to be end of this month ,so i for one cant wait.
     
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    :( My mrs likes that one.

    Hmm - is it worth waiting?
     
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    Can I cut to the Quick, please. What is in your humble opinion the best buy 36" telly under 2k
     

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