Hi All, Been really studying the forum recently to make my HD decision. Initially I narrowed my choice down to 436 or Panny pv500. After seeing both in action I really fancy the pannies although i prefer the styling of the 436. This is my first plasma after 6 years with current CRT TV. I have budgeted £2500 roughly to spend on display and inputs only. But i am the type of person who wants the best with the cash i have, so my questions are simple. It has to be HD Screen Only. My requirements will be Initially Sky + / Sky HD (when the pricing is more realistic) PS 3 (when Available) DVD (for now with HDMI upscaling)( until the arrival of BR/HD DVD) I have a surround system. but just to add to this Is the any centre speaker available that can sit above the plasma (not attached to the wall or embedded.(like the NXT range) I dont want one firing at my knees. I want all inputs to be HDMI (ready for future events)(how much do they cost each? how many can I have? and maybe a component as backup. And a table top mount I have really been excited by 436/pv500 debate but have found the pannies more of a turn on and after reading about the PHD8 (Panel only) I feel I can really build a system of note. so Further questions are these: Is the PHD8 vs PV500 without scaler picture noticeable improved? (this will be short term until i can add a scaler) How much would it cost to (initially) buy all HDMI input boards (3 would be required). When I add a scaler, how much would this cost for a really good one. When I finally get My system calibrated after run in, approx how much will this cost?. Also, i live in Liverpool, there doesnt seem to be a good dealer where i can actually see the PHD8 in action. Any ideas on where i can see/buy? in the north west area. Could anybody point me in the right direction as to the best Net prices?. Or do I wait until new panny range next year or SED or something else......... would really welcome comments from Maw,Giz, Piers and any other av gurus out there. Sorry i realise i have asked alot of questions, but hey £2,500 alot of money to spend to the average joe. From An Av Virgin who cant wait to pop my plasma Cherry!