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Panasonic TH42PE40B

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by Genesis, Jun 29, 2005.

  1. Genesis

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    What it the difference between the TH42PE40B and the TH42PE50B. As usual the assistant in curry's had no idea what the difference was. :confused:
     
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    Are you sure its not the PE30B they had n not a 40?

    Lots of differance, but because i have a 30B my biast view is
    that they removed alot of the specifcation to make the 50 cheaper
    than the older 30. And then gave the 50 a half hearted HD ready
    to justify the update.

    But im an idiot and biast.
     
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    I've also seen this PE40 in Dixons, when asked the difference between PE30 and PE50 the assistant didn't know what i was on about! and asked whether they were also both 37".

    From observation the 37PE40 is an ugly version of PE30, it has a full silver surround and none of the black gloss.
     
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    Check the model number on the back, it will probably be the 50B
     
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    I checked the back at the time and guess what "TH42PE40B". They do exist ! :confused:
     
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    Very strange :confused:
     
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    Strange indeed! Just checked Dixons website and they have the PE40 listed but without a photo/image. Maybe it's a Dixons' exclusive model? :confused:

    S.
     
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    possibly made in Germany
     
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    I thought the PA50 was the european model?
     
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    You are quite right, this model is an exclusive to Dixons store groups.
     
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    Lots of high street retailers do this kind of thing. Guarantees they will never need to honour their "price promise"s, 'co no other retailer will have that model.
     
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    If you go on the Panasonic website and download the manual, it's identical to the PE50. It's a TH42PE50B in everything bar name.
     
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    Just to confuse people more - it's likely that Panasonic will intro the PE55 soon - a PE50 plus HDMI interface.

    It's already been announced in Germany!

    Gussie :)
     
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    Ahh another mystery solved! :smashin: Thanks to Blair, I see panny UK have added a whole slew of manuals to their database for their plasma TV's up until a month or so ago the only one available for download was the PA20. Looks like they have added the PA30, PA40, PA50, PE40, PE50 & PV500. :thumbsup: Looks like the PE30 is still missing off the download database though :confused:

    S.
     
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