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Panasonic glass?

Discussion in 'Panasonic TVs Forum' started by Leerock, May 2, 2005.

  1. Leerock

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    Does panasonic still use glass in their newest models
    or have they replaced it with sth like pioneer s direct color filter?
     
  2. Llanowar

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    Nope, unfortunately still the glass :( It's the reason i'm going to bring it back, i just can't watch tele during the day, and in the summer it's even horrible, i'm going for a lcd i'm afraid
     
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    pioneer use glass.all PDP use glass pio fit a filter over the glass. (anybody heard of curtains, blinds etc?)
     
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    Where are you watching this TV? Conservatory? Back garden? I've never seen a plasma that's any worse than a CRT for reflection/brightness problems. LCD will most likely be the same. I would suggest, as Horny says, shutting the blinds, or just enjoying the sunshine by going out in it! :)
    Let's face it there is nothing on TV during the day anyway!
     
  5. Leerock

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    Pioneer s filter does a great job.
    But my dads philips lcd is even better.
    Maybe it s not only because lcd s don t use glass.
    Lcd s have high brightness and this is why you can t see any reflection on the screen.
    Lcd s high brightness is a big advantage and i would go from my plasma to an lcd anyday, just because of this.
    You ve got a bright image all day.
     
  6. hornydragon

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    LCD's reflect less light as the reflection coeffiecient is much lower for the material (almost all PDP have a plastic cover on the front to protect them...
     
  7. Llanowar

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    Even with blinds i get horrible reflection on my screen (it's positioned diagonally on top of that), plasma is as bad as crt, but my computer monitor is very good even in pure daylight.
     
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    You could try moving to Manchester. Sunshine will never bother you again :D
     
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    That must be the only positive thing about living in England i guess ;)

    Though i have to say here in amsterdam...it's not great either. I just love to watch a movie on the saturday or sunda afternoon, but right now it's really bothering me, especially since the panasonic glass (or plastic) has a strange structure that causes diagonal lines in daylight (they move with your eyes...and no, it's not something behind me that has diagonal lines)
     
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    hmmm...must be different sets and positioning as my Fuji 50XHHA40US is bloody great even in sunshine ..the window is a 2 meters to the right of panel so its not too bad and reflections are minimal..just now watching House of Flying Daggers in semi sun and its magic!

    Dil
     
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    If i lived in Amsterdam it wouldnt only be the Screen that
    i struggled to see properly with all them Cafe's to keep me company. :)
     
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    I agree. I bought the 42PE30 (Last year's Viera and first in the series) and the light does shine off it... Reletively poor quality in summer, but at night it's awesome... The new panasonic PE50 and PE500 series have a black colour filter on the inside of the screen which minimises the amount of light that's reflected from the screen. And, believe it or not, it works like a charm... More than impressed with my panny PE30 though... :)
     
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    Well than i wouldn't want to know how horrible it is in the pe30, cause what that black plate behind it actually does is giving diagonal lines that you can see when being reflected, it won't work in the summer. LG has got a new screen with filter coming up by the way....should be very interesting
     
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    I think you will find the first veira style set (plasma TV) was the PA20.

    LCD's do reflect less light (sort the ambient light issue out) but no TV (a light producing device)faires well against the SUN........
     
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    wrong...

    the pe30 was the first to be branded viera. the pa20 was not... try going to a panasonic trade show next time...

    matt.
     
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    I can vouch for that :D

    I've never had any serious problems with my 42PV500 even during the day.

    There are reflections of a couple of wall paintings but you forget about them onece you start watching. You only notice them if you conecentrate on them.

    But to replace it for an overall inferior LCD is a bit drastic. Weighed up with the Pros on Cons surely a (Pan) plasma is worth persevering with.
     

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