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I want to buy a Sharp LCD, please help

Discussion in 'LCD & LED LCD TVs' started by pisfin, Dec 2, 2004.

  1. pisfin

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    Hello,

    I want to buy a LCD, and so far I think the Sharps are the best LCD TVs, I've seen. But what is the difference between GA4E and GA5E? Is the GA4E a good choice or should I stick to the GA5E? And is GA5 and GA5E not the same TV? If not what are the differences? Please help me, so I can buy myself a LCD for christmas.
     
  2. liteswap

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    GA5E has a speaker below the panel, and it's non-detachable. The 4E's speakers are to the left and right, and are detachable.

    Rumour has it the 5E uses a better grade of panel/electronics but until you see one, who knows?
     
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    On one web site it claims the 5E also has an FM radio built in, but I believe it also loses the DVI that the 3 and 4 have.
     
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    difference is you san get a ga5 you cant get a ga4 their discontinued
     
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    The GA5 is the "new" version of the GA3 which also had a bottom speaker and is similarly discontinued (if you believe the other threads in this forum). There are still some knocking about but they seem to be rare as rocking horse sh!t. As well as losing the DVI input, they've also gone for a fixed stand rather than a swivel one. It would appear that they are trying to take cost out of the set to make the price competitive.
     
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    I have the Sharp brochure with the spec details of the GA3, GA4 and GA5. The GA3/4 are identical apart fom the spkr. The GA5 appears to have some of the conectivity taken out (ie DVI replaced with a 15way mini D for PC & less scart.) Apart from that its identical to the 3E.
    Time will tell if the processing / panel is better than in the GA3/4s
     
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    Note: GA4E is not discontinued -- see my thread in this forum.
     

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