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LCD TV for £800

Discussion in 'LCD & LED LCD TVs' started by gripnrip, Feb 6, 2005.

  1. gripnrip

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    Have been told that this is the place to come for advice on LCD tvs... so here i am. :)

    I want to buy a LCD tv for my bedroom and have a budget of £800.

    Can anyone recommend/suggest the best set I can get for this money?

    Want a decent size - 26"/27".
    Will be using an XBox and a Freeview box.

    Thanks in advance,
    --gripnrip
     
  2. gripnrip

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    anyone?

    :rolleyes:
     
  3. GrahamC

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    Thanks Graham,

    Will that be compatible with Skys future HD broadcasts?

    In fact what do i need to look for to make and LCD tv is compatible?

    --gripnrip
     
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    You need a DVI input that supports HDCP or a HDMI input to work with SKY Hi-def broadcasts. You will need this as well if you want to connect a HD DVD player in the future.
     
  6. GrahamC

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    There is a review of the Acer Here. and as there is no mention no mention of HDCP at unbeatable I would say only standard tv from sky.
     
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    I am not sure the SKY HD compatibility problem is valid for most bedrooms -

    1. Bedroom TV's are small anyway and a HD picture wont have as much impact as with a big TV.
    2. Re SKY - unless you plan to have the HD Digibox in your bedroom then you will need a bloody long HDMI cable from your living room for it to work. They arent cheap.
    3. Even if the long HDMI cable isnt an issue if the SKY box doesnt have two multiple out then you will need some sort of signal splitter to receive pictures in two or more rooms.

    I can bet there will be other issues involved.

    I thought about it as well and then decided the buy the best TV / price combination I could for my bedroom and sod the Sky compliance.
     
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    is there a £650 26" LCD that DOES support HDCP?
     

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