My Plasma has died

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  1. paultervit

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    Hello All
    My plasma tv has died again. It went last year and the bill was about £350 to get it fixed. The guy said it needed a new panel. This time without even looking at it I've been told it will be the same again as this is what always goes with a Plasma. Is this the case? And if so is their anywhere I can get this done cheaper?

    If not can anyone recommend a half decent 42-50 inch Plasma for around £800?

    Thanks

    Paul
     
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    Wont the replacement panel you had last year be covered by a 12month warranty ?

    Anyway, I recommend the panasonic PX70 or PZ70. Lots of info and opinions on both these in this forum.
     
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    Which plasma do you have?
     
  4. paultervit

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    I think the panel went just over a year ago so it will not be covered. I have a Hyundai not sure the make its about 4 years old. Just a bit mad the new panels only lasted a short time.
     
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    No, you don't get another 12 months warranty everytime it's repaired or repklaced, only from the initial purchase date. Otherwise if it breaks every 11 months you'll have a lifetime warranty.
     
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    Doesn't the replacement part have its own warranty, so that if that same part fails it is covered by its own warranty ?
     
  7. paultervit

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    The PX70 has some really good reviews. Does anyone know if this TV is shiny black? Silly question I know but my wife wont let me buy another TV unless its black and shiny. Also is it 1080p?
     
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    The PX is black, it's shiny - but does have a silver plastic bit at the bottom. Use google images search to see pics. It's HD Ready and can accept an 1080p input - but it downscales it to display.


    A Review here http://www.*/Panasonic-TH42PX70/

    The alternative is the PZ70, which is all black, all shiny and 1080p
    A Review here http://www.*/Panasonic-TH42PZ70B/

    Lots of info in the appropriate PX/PZ threads in this very forum.


    The other alternative is the samsung 42 - I forget the exact model, but its often discussed. Thats black and shiny too.
     
  9. paultervit

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    On another note, is their any value for my broken Plasma? Feels a bit crazy throwing it in the bin...
     
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    i think its the ps42q97hd thats black n shiny
     
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    the px70 stand is matt (black)
     

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