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opinions on Hitachi 42PD5200

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by teknosys, Nov 30, 2004.

  1. teknosys

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    I am considering this plasma - would be intersted in some feed back as to how it compares with others.
     
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    I've got a 5300 (same panel as the 5200 but with a tuner box) and had a 42PD3000 before that. Picture quality is generally very good with Sky and fantastic with DVD once setup correctly. I've certainly got no regrets over buying one. A number of people have reported that the panel buzzes quite loudly - this was the case with my 3000 byt the 5300 is almost totally silent.

    If you do a search on the forums you'll find a number of threads on the Hitachi - suffice to say it has it's supporters and others who wouldn't touch one if it was the last plasma on earth.

    You might also want to consider the Panasonic PW6/7 series - they are the most popular on here.

    HTH

    John
     
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    Just ordered one of these from www.flatdeal.com for the incredible price of £2040 which includes VAT and delivery. Their wall brackets are a bit expensive so I would suggest ordering them from someone such as www.av-sales.com.

    If this price can be bettered then I would love to know. They also offer 12 months interest free.
     
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    I've got the 5300 model too - an excellent TV ! Mine buzzes a little, but all plasmas buzz a little.
     
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    I'm very happy with my 5100 (which is a 5200 without the tuner box). Got that for £1790 plus a small amount for delivery. It does need direct connections (rather than the media centre) but is pretty flexible (4 separate AV in's with lots of choice and 2 PC inputs). PQ is outstanding, though I am still finding the best cables and settings all round. Despite the negative postings about this model, I think you'd be very happy with it for most types of use, and it is better suited for HD than the SD models (if not quite as well-suited as a true 1024x768 panel, non-ALIS panel), at about £1,000 less than those models

    Ian
     
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    :devil: I need say no more.
     

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