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How does freeview look on plasma?

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by lisag, Dec 26, 2004.

  1. lisag

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    Sky seems popular in the posts I have read in this forum, but some of you must be watching freeview?

    How does it look on plasma panels? Blocky at all? Particularly interested in how it looks on the Panasonic 37" PW7, and a little OT, but anyone know if digital 5.1 sound will be broadcast via freeview in nearish future?

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    Looks lovely on my Panny 42"...
    My mate has a PW6 and sky looks fine on his. But I reckon Freeview has the slight edge.
     
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    Freeview looks very good indeed. For me it's easily got the edge over Sky and Cable.
     
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    a good signal and box needed but FV loks excellent, (crap channels bid-up.tv etc still look crap but the others are great.....)
     
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    Horny I'm in an area that is meant not to have Freeview availiability yet it hits 9/10 on the strength scale !

    Picture is excellent, straight out the box the thing was producing stunning terrestrial, have never looked back. Goodbye Sky & Cable.
     
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    THats the important bit... Also some boxes are great in a weak area and some pants if signal is not 100% some trial and error needed my tip is either buy em and if not good enough give em to family.. or borrow families until you get one that works well.
     
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    I have Pioneer 434 married with the Pioneer Freeview Box. I got an external wideband ariel installed and my picture is perfect in both analogue and Freeview.

    When there is a lot of movement I can see macro blocking. When its still, its sweet as a nut.

    Football usually sucks but it varies with channel.
     
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    Yep, I'd rather watch freeview (viera internal) than sky for the main channels but there's not much in it for the most part.... I'm surprisingly getting 9/10 signal via miles of coax.
     
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    Just set up my 37" Vera and Freeview seems to give the best PQ.
     

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