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Panasonic Viera 42"

Discussion in 'Panasonic TVs Forum' started by Funkybase, Aug 2, 2004.

  1. Funkybase

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    I'm seriously thinking to buy this product, what do you all think about it? Comments and small reviews from users are very welcome.

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    if you are after a replacment for a crt then yeagh brilliant tv display cant fault it speakers on tv are superb colours sharpness contrast etc is top notch
    loads of good conections on the back plus added bonus of sd card slot for viewing photos had mine as soon they came out no probs or faults or dead pixels
    mine is connected to xbox sky plus scht 870




    (get from jl 5yr waranty 4 free)

    dont just take my word for it do a search on here
     
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    I have the 37" viera and am very happy with it.
    It has a very smooth natural picture, with no colour banding or solaisation. It truely is a direct CRT replacement, only bigger and better. Viewing a DVD or even a good quality Sky channel and the images produced can be breath taking, such is the picture depth and colours rendition.
    They talk about CRT being the best for producing deep blacks, but having a top of the line Philips 32" CRT the panny puts it to shame in this department, with them both displaying a black screen with white credits after a film in a darkened room, the Philips looks washed out in comparision.
    I wholely recommend this screen.
     
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    Yes I have one. If you want an 'all in one' CRT replacing Plasma, this thing is it. Added to that, it is a thing of stunning beauty especially on that that floor stand.

    If you are not going to get the floor cabinet then you maybe better off and saving some money and looking elsewhere, as some of the alternatives do have a better spec to offer.
     
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    Following on from Ekko's point about stands, if you're planning on using the screen with the pedestal stand be prepared to wait until early September. :rolleyes: Panny really dropped a ball there.

    S.
     
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    Thank you all for your replys! :) Is there a big difference in performance on 37" and 42", I'm only able to see the 37" in action here in my town.
     
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    Funky,
    Allegedly the 37" has a better picture than the 42". Please don't hold me on that though.
     
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    Same resolution panel, the 37" may look better to some only as it's smaller, it is not technically better. If you can, go for the 42", cos size matters......
     
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    I;m also thinking about getting this, anyone know where the best prices are or who are best bet for JL to pricematch?

    cheers
     
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    Or go for the 37" sit two feet closer to it and save 500 quid :laugh:
     
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    I got the 42" Viera and am highly delighted with it. As someone else rightly said it's a stunning piece of furniture when mounted on the cabinet. Picture and sound quality are flawless imho too! Hope this helps the decision making process.

    Lazzer :thumbsup:
     
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    Or..... when you've spent that much already, why not go the whole hog and spend the extra £500??? :D
     
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    i agree with ekko star when you walk around town/shopping mall etc you are guaranteed to see 42inch plasmas everwhere then your best mate will buy a 42 inch and you will be thinking IF ONLY ?????????????????????????????????? :hiya:
     
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    How does it handle left and right camera pans?
     

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