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Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by dudimonster, Jan 17, 2005.

  1. dudimonster

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    hola

    i have over the last 3 weeks or so been lookin at this forum, mainly to get opinions re:hitachi42pd5200. i have decided to plunge into the deep end anbuy one, but b 4 i do could somebody recommend a good scart switch box for the following

    1. Sky digital ( just scart connection )
    2. Standard dvd player again scart ( or S.Video, which i read is pants )
    3.crystal x box
    4.ps2

    i'm going down the route of pluggin everything into switch box and box into plasma, unless anyone can suggest better. also whats the best scart leads to buy.

    many thanks
     
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    search for Quintro mate
     
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    thanks for that mate, just what i need by the looks of it, one more thing bud, i've been lookin at scart cables and have decided on ixos, r these ok or r there better out there.

    many thanks
     
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    thanks very much for that, BTW do you think in your opinion that i can connect my plasma and odds and sods any other way which might give me better PQ. my sky box is an Amstrad dv3, the dvd player has scart and s vid connections, ps2 and xbox standard, all hooking up to plasma and technics amp.

    thanks again for help
     
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    what plasma? DVD/PS2/Xbox can all use component which is better (get RGB scart cables for consoles) and what plasma,,,,,,,,,,,,
     
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    the plasma will be the hitachi 42pd5200, i'm also seriously considering buying Quintro switch box, thanks for the recommendation.

    As it only has 1 scart connection i thought it would be easier and less complicated to plug all into switch box and hook up the plasma to a technics amp for surround sound on hopefully every signal into it.

    Does that make sense, or am i confusing myself further.

    thanks
     
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    makes sense (are you wall mounting???) but also consider running DVD into the component.....
     
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    no wall mounting, yet anyway, job enuff to get missus round to idea of plasma, had to buy her conservatory blinds to keep peace.Anyways, you mention running DVD into the component.....let me see if i'm dumb no more, this would mean getting a scart to component vid lead and running that from the dvd player into the back of the plasma.
    could i not keep my current set up where the dvd is into sky and sky into tv ( very handy )

    thanks again for great info
     
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    need a DVD player with component out and a component cable RCA
     
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    gonna have to stick to current dvd player, funds now limited thanks to her conservatory blinds. looks like its the Quintro switch box with everything into it, obviously also intend to buy quality scarts

    thanks for all your help anyway, probably harass you guys even more when i get all this hooked up.

    peace out
     

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