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Help with choosing cables please

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

  1. deadred

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    I've just ordered a Sharp LC26GA4E and a Panasonic TU-CT30 freeview box, i was wondering the best way to connect, and which cables to use? Can anyone recomend any thanks :lease:
     
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    Take a look through the manual for the freeview box to find which scart socket enables RGB. Plug a fully wired SCART into this and plug the other end into an RGB SCART socket in the LCD (SCART 1 I think).

    You might have to go into the Freeview box's option to set the signal to RGB and will you deffinately have to do it on the LCD.

    Others say S-Video is about the same quality but try either way.

    HTH,

    Richie.
     
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    Thanks Rich, i'll have to wait till Monday though as that's when it arrives, i was hoping to get everything ready for then so i could set it up straight away, sit back and admire :thumbsup:
     
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    If you see some noise on your picture consider investing in a decent SCART cable. The one you will have got with the box will be crap. Apparently if you spend just £6 it will make a noticeable difference. I spent £55 on the IXOS XHT801-150 and definitely noticed an improvement in noise (gone) and sound quality. QED do similarly priced cables - you can get them cheaper than what I paid, but I wanted it quickly and went for somewhere that had it in stock
     
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    What about hooking up an RF signal should i buy a better one (gold) or will it not make that much difference?
     
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    Looking for good quality scarts, take a looka t the £5.99 Flat cable scarts at www.tvcables.co.uk

    Really unbelievable quality for a rediculous price. Vastly superior to the nasty plastic freebies, but probably not as spiffing as the silly money ones...

    Good RF cables might be a good idea, because a good terrestrial signal can still be very rewarding.

    Jimmy
     
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    Cheers Jim, just ordered 2 of them beauties!
     

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