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If I gave you money to buy a tv?

Discussion in 'LCD & LED LCD TVs' started by southpaw, Oct 9, 2005.

  1. southpaw

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    What would you buy?

    If you could purchase anything what would it be Plasma, LCD or DLP?
    (Lets assume that they all cost the same and all sizes available )

    This might help me with purchasing a new tv.

    I need something for regular tv, Sky Tv (especially football) and DVD.
     
  2. RyanK

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    you can`t really compare size for size as LCD is best at 32" and DLP starts at 45".

    Heart tells me 1st 45" DLP, 2nd 42" Plasma & 3rd 32" LCD.

    Head Tells Me 1st 32" LCD, 2nd 42" Plasma 3rd 45" DLP


    Gone with head and buying 32" Panny 500 LCD.
     
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    There's only 2.

    Choice depends on how much you gave me.

    Panasonic TX32LXD52

    Panasonic TX32LXD500

    Come on, forum guys, tell me that I'm wrong. Matsush*ta is at the head of their game.
     
  4. RyanK

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    :thumbsup: Panasonic TX32LXD500 :thumbsup:

    Ordering mine tomorrow :clap: :D :D
     
  5. southpaw

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    Can you give links too so I can see what they look like also prices?, Thanks.
     
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    No one screen is perfect.

    DLP suffers from "the Rainbow Effect" and bulbs need replacing plus you have to be right in front of it, viewing from an angle is a no-no. But the picture is breathtaking

    Plasmas have problems with screenburn and don`t last half as long as LCD but have great contrast ratios i.e blacks are very black

    LCD`s used to have quite low contrast ratios and bad response times, but most manufactures have now got response times upto 14ms or above and with added gizmos is more like 6ms in some cases and backlight control helps with contrast ratios. Plus No screenburn with LCD and they last a very long time. At least 60,000 hours before you have to start worrying.
     
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    DLPs don't suffer from the Rainbow effect, people do, at least a minority of individuals are susceptible to the effect. Yes bulbs require replacement but this could be anything up to 5 years dependant on usage. And as far as viewing from an angle is concerned the only problem is with the vertical viewing angle but then again nobody watches TV standing up.
     
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    The latest Plasma's are rated to last 60,000 hours the same as LCD's, but after this time the brightness will be down to half of it's original level only.

    If you have me the money to buy then it would be the easy, Panny plasma.
     
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    Can you give links too so I can see what they look like also prices?, Thanks.
     
  11. DaveAnderson

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    Ryan...have you definately decided then...I went into local retailer today. Compared the 500 and the 52 side by side and after looking for a good ten minutes, could find absolutely no difference in picture.

    The 500 is £3/400 more than the cheapest price for the 52. I am down to these two models only, so what's tempted you to pay the additional amount?

    Dave
     
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    firstly the amount or 5 star reviews that the 500 is getting, plus i like the look of the 500 better.

    i also read that the 52 is just the 50 with the addition of an HDMI port and that the 50 didn`t get great reviews.

    of course it`s a matter of personal choice and i did think about getting the 52 but i would always be thinking what if i`d got the 500.

    It`s for this reason i chose not to get the JVC LT32DS6BJ
     

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