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Home Cinema Review - Cat Among Pigeons!

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by swarrans, Jan 13, 2005.

  1. swarrans

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    Got my copy this morning - latest ranking of screens as follows:
    1. Philips 42PF9986 (the only LCD)
    2. Pioneer PDP 435FDE
    3. Samsung PS42P4A
    4. Panasonic TH 42PW7 3 1/2 Stars!!!!!
    5. Toshiba 42WP46

    I suppose as an owner of a Panny PW6 I should now go on the defensive, but I haven't demo'd the other screens so can't comment on how good they are!
    I love my screen and the review seems a little odd and inconsistent in that it says how great the contrast is but says their lab measured 195:1 whilst saying the ratio of the Philips wasn't as good but measured it at 380:1

    Over to you!....

    Simon
     
  2. PTG

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    I wouldn't take to much notice of that, you have one of the best screens on the market>contrast ratio,picture,price and so on.

    Just keep on enjoying it mate :smashin:
     
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    I bought the What Plasma magazine and I have to say I'm dissapointed at the reviews. It get's even better when their talking about PVRs and compression. They mention that MPEG is used to compress (remove information from source) the movie, etc and then they state that the decoder puts the missing information back in for you to watch, what the fudge!! :lease:

    Do these guys know what their talking about?!
     
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    The toshiba is a panasonic... not as a good as a samsung by all accounts.
     
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    If this is the ranking of top screens why is the panny 4th with 3 and a half stars? doesnt make sense to me. When they rate the VIERA highly which I thought used the same panel as the PW6?
     
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    what plasma magazine rated the PW6 "the best plasma monitor in the world" so why the change of heart with the PW7?
     
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    Because Panasonic didn't send them any nice freebies this quarter? :devil:
     
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    toshiba is not a panasonic but is either an LG or a samsung........ (i think its a samsung which makes the whole thing even stranger)

    And by whos account is samsung better?
    Pioneer coming top (of plasma) i can understand.....
    LEt me guess they dropped marks on the panny cause it doesnt have a TV tuner, and has limited scarts etc compared to the others...
     
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    I would like to read both reviews of the panny that means I must pop in the newsagents and have a quick look.
     

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