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panasonic TH-42PWD5U

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  1. SLIM

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    Hello guys can you tell me is this a good plasma screen tv
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    panasonic TH-42PWD5U
    I can not find any uk websit's with this screen
     
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    current panny model are PW6 so that is an old model! Look at PA20 and PW6 models and also Pioneer 434 and Fujitsu 42" models new fukitsu 30 series has just launched!
     
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    ok done some looking and all i can find is us websit's so is this model of plasma screen a us model ??
     
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    Thanks the reson im asking is i can get this set for £2000 new with 1 year warranty
     
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    I think it is a US screen.

    The latest UK screen (commercial) is 42PWD6

    The latest UK screen (consumer) is 42PW6

    The latest US one (commercial) is 42PWD6UY

    I also think the UK/Euro screen end in BX or EX

    The 42PWD6 (UK) is a great screen if you are OK with the grey colour (as opposed to the silver consumer version) and can be found for about £2600 online (search the forums)

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    do you guys think it would be best to leav it as its a us screen?

    i have £2000 to spend tops so im not realy open to a big pic im looking @ get one of this lot

    Vision PM4230 £1999 + £50 next day

    TECHWOOD TWP4205PL £1999 + £30 ? P&P

    HYUNDAI HPT-4240 £1999 + £15 P&P
    all including vat

    are i can look @ getting EX-DISPLAY screens but i dont realy wont that :nono:

    Relisys RP4205S £1999

    Samsung PS42P2S £1999

    LG MZ42PZ17 £2099

    so as you see i dont have a lot to go on but from what i have read on here sofair the TECHWOOD TWP4205PL is the one to get if not HYUNDAI HPT-4240
     
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    you dont work for Tesco do you?
    If warranty and seller are reliable then i recon it will knock socks off any other £2k screen it was £4500 9 months ago on high street!
     
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    Panny 5 is a good screen, just check out warranty etc as said above...

    Personally I would avoid all of those and save up the extra £600 and then go for the Panny 6 - from the demo's I have seen, it leaves the other screens looking very poor indeed...

    The general consensus on the forum seems to be that most of the screens around the £2000 mark are generally pretty poor and for the extra £500-£1000 it is well worth saving for the Panny6 or Hitachi PMA400...all IMHO...

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    no i dont work for tesco i dont work bean ill for a long time naw

    Q i recon it will knock socks off any other £2k screen it was £4500 9 months ago on high street what screen m8
     
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    Slim,

    Think he is talking about the Panny 5 series...vs the others

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    I am SLIM If you can get the extra £600 then PW6 is superb! But it is a lot of money for a tele and £600 buys a decent CRT 32"
     
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    oh ok
    i just bean looking @ the Panny 6 42PWD6 and do you nead to add Video Board as wall ??

    Any way as i side i dont have a job so it hard to find money and its taken me to long to save up £1500 i am then going to get a lone for £500 to give me £2000
     
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    i have a nice crt screen but i wont to try something new i was looking @ getting a Rear projection tv but there to big
     
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    If money is that tight, maybe the Panny 5 for £1999 is probs the best value for money...

    JJ
     
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    Bearing in mind that I paid nearly £2k for my 36" Panny CRT only 2 years ago, I reckon that's something of a bargain, especially when compared to the competition at £2k (techwood etc..)
     
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    Panny 5but what if its a us screen will i beable to use it in the UK?
    The guy side its uk spec
    All so whot would i nead to run it do i nead to get Video Board's for it ??
     
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    Slim,

    Have a search thoughtout the forum as this type of query is pretty common on the Panny 5/6 series plasma's.

    JJ
     
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