Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by Jazz Monkey Jr, Jun 7, 2005.
My PV500 Wall project
A happy man
Thanks to everyone for their help (especially HD)
Will be posting pics for the project. I will be mounting it over the fireplace and hiding the wires behind the plasterboard.
I will be connecting:
PC > VGA
Harmon Kardon DVD 25 > Component
XBox > Hi-def kit
Should be fun.....
well done m8
did you try discount electical? they had it in for less than 2k
only a few weeks and we will be handing over the dosh
no woories Mal just to say that you have 2 component devices, Xbox HD and DVD25 so have you got Component switching? also if burying cables in wall thorw a scart and an HDMI in there too (if the ES-10 is black I'll take it )
I tried Discount electrical, £2149, no stock
I was just going to swap over the component leads mabually when I needed to How much is a switcher?
My xbox is RGB at the moment, I plan to get the hi-def kit.
I won't bury the wires straight away, I am getting a 3m component lead and 5m VGA cable from mark grant, thats setting me back £150
I can't really afford to throw in a SCART and a HDMI as I need 3m lengths, may just leave some space.
Why black ES-10?
I had the same experience from totaldigital today - the guy was way too laid back. However, the person I spoke to yesterday was much nicer
All my kit is black and getting a black DVD-R is a nightmare......swapping cables is a nightmare mate dont go there!!!
£55.................a 3m scart is £10-30
for cheapy and 3 HDMI not too much..........
JoeF should be able to sort you one for £40 ish
OK thast another £100 but well worth getting it in now as later is a nightmare!
I think you're right, how much would the ES-10 be worth?
I will just mount it for now and see what else I need, is that SCART any good for £20?
I think I will need to do some more overtime
total digital told me yesterday they had plenty in stock but im not sure the bloke new what he was on about-my order is still pending I didnt think the way they handel phone inquires was that good but they got the cheapest price so ill have to waite and see
The geezer at RGB direct, where I ordered mine from said it sounds a bit dodgy, as UK stock should have free ES10 with it, I would check...
im sure some of the guys on here have recieved from total digital and confirmed they were uk stock.it has built in freeview-isnt that a uk only feature? im not sure im asking.would non uk stock be an issue? I asume it would be the power supply the only issue
Welcome to the club
JL dont supply free recorder, but have noticed that Sd models have vcr/dvd combo ??
If JL start to offer free dvds, I will be on the phone to claim mine.
hi mal clad to see you got your plasma
is your xbox modded as i thought hi def was disabled for pal xboxs-or would
component give better results over rgb scart with optical out-
is this the component cable you would buy IXOS XPX04 - Xbox to 5x Phono Cable - Component Video & Audio - 2m
I'll be joining the club soon with a 37" version. I would like to get the 42"version, but unfortunately enough I don't have enough wall to accomodate my desires.
ES-10 worth £150 ish
well those are the scarts i use 1.5m versions...............
LOL overtime love it!
I modded my xbox ages ago but have never used it as I have been on Live.
Don't know much about it to be honest - I haven't got the hi-def cable yet.
Component should give better results.
This is the component cable I will be getting, supposed to be the best:
£70 for 3m
After having seen the 42 pv500 in the flesh ive decided to change my order from the 37'' to the 42" its cost me £2350 thats with free dvd recorder pedestal stand installation 3 years warranty not a bad price from shop@panasonic.
Just the wait thats killing me.
Ps my nearest viewing position (sofa 1) is 8' with the furthest being 15'(sofa 2) so think the 42" should be ok.
Well I also have taken the plunge and decided to buy a PV500. I bought it from Cheap Electricals at the price of £2200 with the Cabinet, but no DVD Player. I was just wondering if anyone else has used these guys before and have any beef with them. I'll keep you all posted on my progress.
Nice one Mal ! Seems like you you got a good price and the free ES-10.
As for SCART cables, I was recommended this one :
Mate, I am not sure if that is true as I am sure that someone has already bought from Total Digital and it was definitely the PV500B.
Also, Currys and Dixons don't offer the free ES-10 either and I am sure they are UK stock ?
Just seems very hit and miss at the moment. It is not good when these companies don't treat you good, especially when you are spending that amount of money.
I will be getting one of those, don't need it yet but might as well bury it in with the rest.
The price was OK, I might have been better of getting the one from Panny Leicester for £2300 with 3 yrs warranty but it is most likely to go wrong at the beginning - I will prob just stick it on the house insurance.
Once you start ringng round to buy, you realise most of the retailers habven't even got it in stock, bit frustrating.
Pics coming soon, just waiting for the phone call to arrange delivery - it was too late last night for them to put the credit card through.
Looking like next week
Sounds like the same as me, I guessed it would be cheaper just to move the couch a couple of feet closer when watching movies than to get a 50"...
Do you mind me asking which branch of the pansonic shops? I've ordered from Colchester but the deal is a few hundred quid more for less warranty
If you ring panny Leicester they are doing 42" with 3 yr warranty and ES10 for £2300
tel: 0116 254 0600
Its leicester telephone 0116 2540600.
cheers guys - wonder if they have any stock with pedestals though - I'll call them this morning
No pedestal stock at panasonic leicester - back order pedestals should be fullfilled by end June they said.
Got my 42pv500 from total digital 2 weeks ago at £2250 inc floor stand.
Guys I dealt with were fine. Answered all my questions and seemed to know their stuff. Guess it's luck of the draw who you speak to.
The way demand is exceeding supply on this panny I guess some folk will get a bit arrogant as they don't even have to try to sell it.
Also definitley UK model (B). Checked all the ref numbers I could find and double checked with a friend who bought his from a Panny shop. Both of us have the same beast, my credit cards just a little lighter than his.
Glad to hear it, the bloke really annoyed me, just wanted to share my experience.
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