Panasonic Free 5 Year Warranty is back

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  1. jonnypb

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    Picked up the Panasonic LMD70 32" and EX77EB today from the local panasonic shop for £800. Was haggling to get the price down more so the guy said the free 5 year warranty is coming back in next month so he'd do that for me and also a HDMI cable :thumbsup:
     
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    Oh that's great news!!!

    I really wanted to buy the Panasonic 700 from a local retailer but he didn't have the 5 year guarantee but did say it might be back in October!!!:thumbsup:
     
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    go and buy it!! my local panasonic dealer let me buy it today but will do the invoice next month when the promotion starts :thumbsup:
     
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    Take it you like it then?:) Not sure whether my local retailer will let me buy it now and invoice me next month but certainly worth a try. Having said that I don't mind waiting!

    What do you think of the SD picture as this is what I will be watching through Freeview?
     
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    It's a very nice TV. I'm impressed with the picture quality through the digital tuner in the TV especially since the aerial cable is the really old unsheilded stuff. It's for the father in law and we were choosing between the LMD70 and LXD70. Both TV's were side by side in the shop and we watched football, news and they put an action dvd on and we sat for 10mins trying to see a difference in the pic and we couldn't see one. Even the dealer said he struggled to see any difference!
     
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    The LXD70 is excellent - Freeview looks good and SD DVD's look fantastic. My ONLY issue with my set is slightly uneven backlight, which is sadly quite visible during dark scenes in films and the like.
     
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    Thanks both!

    .hack would you still recommend it even with the backlight 'problem'?
     
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    Yes. The backlight has become less of an issue after switching to the Which settings, it's mostly ignorable as it is right now. I watched 30 mins of Revenge of the Sith (much better transfer than the very grainy Matrix) without any problems.

    There is still one minor issues I have with the set outside of the backlight - The speakers hissing. Trying to figure out how to hook my PC 2.1 speakers directly up to the TV, but it doesn't seem possible...
     
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    Looking at the takemetohollywood site - then the previous offer looks as if it just applied to some plasma tvs. Anyone know if it will be extended to cover LCDs this year?
     
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    panasonic free 5 year warranty applies to lcd and plasma
     
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    I'm gonna be buying a 32LXD70 pretty soon. Does this warranty only come from Panasonic stores or will you get it from anywhere providing you get a Panasoninc product. I'm probably gonna buy from somewhere online so it's cheep! Will I get the 5 year warranty?

    Cheers..
     
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    i thought it was just panasonic shops but i might be wrong. if it is i managed to get money off in the panasonic shop and with getting the free 5 year warranty it was cheaper than buying online. The cheapest online was either dixons or currys but when you added their 5 year warranty on it was more than buying from panasonic
     
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    Be interested to know if this is true or not because I'm still trying to get JL to bring the LXD700 down to a decent price via price match, unsuccessfully. But if I can get a 5 year warranty from other stores it will make things a lot easier.

    Is it just Panasonic shops or does it also include Panasonic approved suppliers?
     
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    I was offered the 5 year warranty a while ago from Richer Sounds. So you should have a decent chance of getting it elsewhere
     
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    I wish this was on DVD recorders too. I've already got one of their tellys.
     
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    Just picked up a TX32LXD70 from Richer Sounds - £600 and I got the free panasonic 5 year warranty (I didn't even know about the offer). It covers purchases between 1 Oct - 30 Nov 2007 for Viera HD TVs bought at "Participating Retailers" - see http://www.experiencewhatothersjustsee.com/.
    You have to get the form signed and stamped from the shop then send off for the warranty. Well pleased!....although the guys at richer sounds were trying to convince me to pay £600 (+£60 for 5 year) for a phillips tv which you can get for £450 if you shop around.....glad I stuck to my guns.
     
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    Same here
    just bought today from Richer sound a Panny 32lxd70 for £599.95 with the 5 year Panasonic warranty...
    :D
     
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    How interesting, I just did a 'Compare' on Richer Sounds' site:

    The 70 has no tuner
    The 700 has no SCART sockets
    The 700 has no HDMI
    The 700 has no Component

    Really useful :mad:

    clemenzina
     
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    Do you mean the LXD70 HAS NO TUNER.
     
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