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JVC LT-37DS6BJ Is it for me?

Discussion in 'LCD & LED LCD TVs' started by diksta, Oct 16, 2005.

  1. diksta

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    After much head scratching, searching and crying, i think i've found the LCD for me! It will be used for,xbox 360, telewest and DVDs. There are still a few things im not sure of, that i hope some of you good fellows might help me with. :lease:
    What is your opinion on the LT-37DS6BJ?
    What is the optimum distance a 37" display should be viewed from (how close, is too close)?
    I have seen them for £1600ish. Is it worth waiting untill after christmas? I would dearly like my 360 rigged up to it :clap: , but if i can save £150 or so I might be able to restrain myself.
    Cheers!!!
     
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    I have it - its excellent, it maybe be replaced by the DM (?) model and have the prices go up before it comes down (except to clear old stocks) - the DM has card-reader slotsand some other tweaks I can't remember. Get it now or maybe look at the toshiba 37WLT58 - or the older/cheaper 56 if you can find one as they are slightly cheaper IIRC - I've had mine for 1 month now.

    I sit 9-10ft away - and since theres no magnetic/electronic radiation from an LCD - so long as your eyes are not getting tired then it shold be fine at any distance.

    M.
     
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    The DM6 isn't replacing the DS6. The two will continue in parallel.

    The DM6 has the card reader and also a high speed driver for the panel to give smoother horizontal scrolling.

    The DS6 is in very short supply at the moment due to a shortage of the panels.
     
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    Hopefully it will be back to full availability by mid November? Fingers crossed as the 37DS6 is still looking to be my preferred set :)

    GaryB - you mentioned in an earlier post that the differences between the DS6 and DM6 are the card reader and the faster screen refresh... I take it that it is the same panel then, just different driver electronics?
    Also, do you happen to know what type of LCD panel technology it is, i.e. S-IPS, TN-film, or PVA/MVA and is it manufactured by JVC or do they just buy it from one of the main LCD fab plants?

    Thanks.
     
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    It is the same panel. The electronics do seem to work sell though. To show it, the set has a shop demo mode built in. If you see a DM6 and want to view the demo, press Menu, then the Yellow Text button. That will offer a choice of two demo modes. No. 1 will show some scrolling text with and without the HS driver so you can see the difference.

    I don't know what type of panel it uses but I'll see if I can find out. It is manufactured by Sharp.
     
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    Cheers GaryB - thanks for the feedback most appreciated :thumbsup:
     
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    Mid november you say!! I might have to make it happen!
     
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    Yep - thats when i will be looking to purchase - I would ideally like to spend some good time with the 37DS6 but most stores only seem to have the 32 inch version... I have only seen the 37DS6 once in the flesh and only had about 10 minutes with it... still those 10 minues didn't put me off.
    The time with 32 inch version has shown it to my untrained eye to be on par with the Panasonic 32LXD500 and the Sony KDLV32A... that was with off air TV and a HD promo disc... that was also with all settings at factory defaults on each set... in terms of picture (colouration, contrast...ect) at factory defaults it was closer to the panny than the sony...
     
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    I have not seen one in the flesh yet, but the piccys look great! Im just glad i've found a quality 37" LCD thats only 2" wider than my 32" CRT, if you know what i mean.
     
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    I'm quite up for this one but with a few concerns 1) is it too big for my room and 2) what will freeview look like on it? What is the recommended distance to view these things from? Anyone know whether the picture can be tweaked - I'm thinking about softening the picture a bit to make some of the more compressed signals more palatable. Any one help? MDPlatts?
     
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    3 x width= 111"= 2.77m
     
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    whats the best price everyone has seen on this? and is there anywhere JL will price match with?
     
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    does JL sell this model ? Its not on their website.
     
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    I've seen the JVC LT-37DS6BJ for just over £1500.
     

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