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Panasonic PWD6

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by Maximus1633, Nov 4, 2004.

  1. Maximus1633

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    Is this panel panny 42" PWD6 any good for viewing my pc on browsing the net- playing pc games will also be using it for movies-sky-dvd's-NTL cable and my xbox.
    Pc through the DVI connector. every thing else through my AV amp to svideo. would this be ok I have 2K to spend. or is the 42" PWD7 a better choice.

    thanks Maximus1633
     
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    try the search button
     
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    I have for the last coulpe of weeks my head is spining



     
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    Not really, the resolution is to low for PC amongst other things.

    Cheers,

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    Hi there nheather Any ideas what would be the right choice with £2000 to spend. I have a rear projection tv at the moment 50" pioneer i use that for pc games and also browsing the net some times with tv outout from my vga card the plasma has got to be better than this?
     
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    I have both an SD and HD plasma and they are both fine for tv/DVD, but with computer applications there's a world of difference. Games are OK on the SD (852 x 480) Panasonic model but web browsing and Windows applications are no use at all - there just aren't enough pixels. I went mad and got a Pioneer 43MXE-1 mainly for computer use (+ 2nd tv) and it is the computer monitor to die for because 1024 x 768 looks great. It is more than 2k but worth it if you can stretch that far and computer use is important. Best test is to take a laptop into a demo then you should soon see how good they look.
     
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    Themescene RD50 RPTV??? £2000 and 1280 x 720 resolution from HD2+ DLP chip.

    Also stop using TV out from the graphics card!! Use VGA out (if your TV has VGA in that is). TV out is VGA downscaled and interlaced into a video signal, which the RPTV must then up scale and deinterlace again to produce a picture. Result - soft, fuzzy, pants picture. VGA to VGA means you can tweak your PC (search for Powerstrip) to output the exact resolution of the RPTV for lovely sharp images.
     
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    Thanks for the input i think i will have to go and demo some panels panasonic PWD6 or 7 and also Panasonic TH-42PHD7 will have to save some more pennies :)
     
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    set deskyop to something like 1024x768 and have a play text will fuzzy but for gaming its pretty good. giving panel more video info and letting it downscale works well remember that panel is 16:9 so its an odd res if PC is using 2 monitors make sure that the grahpics card can handle 2 different resolutions and refreshes
     
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    Ok just got back from Sound & Vision in Farnworth near Bolton. Took a laptop to view on a Panny PWD6 but they did not have any in they had a PWD7B in for a nice price of £1799. Hooked up the laptop and tested the panel out with Games, DVD and windows apps was very impressed with the picture Text was slightly blury at 852x480 res but none the less i was very impressed. Just been on there web site and seen this http://www.soundandvisiononline.com/moreinfo/index.asp?product_id=4446
    Hitachi 42PD5200 res 1024x1024 for the price of £2035.99 so i am of there tomorow to demo this panel. I have read some good and bad reviews about it but at that price i have to see it.
     
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    Have a search for Alis mate i would stay well away from it.......but go see it and see what you think!
     

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