Philips 56PFL9954H

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  1. MrBunuel

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    Just bought an LG Infinia 60inch and typically have seen this Philips 56PFL9954H for watching movies. And it's £200 cheaper than the LG. Have I made a big mistake?
     
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    Cheers, Vickster, it’s the lg 60pk990 I got.
     
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    Meant to be a good TV, there is a review of the 50" I think in that section
     
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    Was paranoid about this new philips but guess the screen size for movies on the LG will be about the same on mine.


    Now if only it had as good blacks as the Pioneer Kuro 50 I'm getting shot of supposedly does...
     
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    Why are you getting rid of the Kuro...reference TV :eek:
     
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    Reference TV? Wanted bigger set Vickster. Have fantasised about LG since it came top with five stars in the Mail on Sunday.

    Then joined these forums with everyone raving about my old Kuro saying I'm insane to sell it so cheaply because of the great blacks.

    LG blacks on Infinia look good to me and it's 1080p too.
     
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    Ah not a 1080p Kuro, fair enough then I guess. Sell it to the highest bidder (have you tried the Classifieds)

    Yes, reference, look at the reviews = top marks...but it does depend on which Pioneer it is

    You are buying a TV on the strength of a review in the Mail on Sunday,...interesting :rolleyes:
     
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    Goodness no the LG Infinia’s had cracking reviews everywhere I’ve looked on the Net before buying. Would never buy something on strength of MoS, although it’s pretty good.
    And it is a beautiful beast now I have it set up. Although I can’t find optimal settings online.

    Someone said my Kuro would be worth £900, although maybe they thought I had 1080p one, if there is such a thing.

    I did promise it to a friend for a couple of hundred quid and, sadly I am a man of my word.
     
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    Yes, I think the 5090/6090 and 500/600, 9th gen are 1080p, don't know if the 8th gen were?

    If the LG is great for you, why are you looking at other sets? Stop torturing yourself :D Try the LG forum for settings or just have a play yourself, or indeed pay a few hundred for professional calibration?

    http://www.avforums.com/review/LG-50PK990-Plasma-HDTV-Review.html Might be some pointers in here
     
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    That’s exactly what it is. Torturing myself about’should I have gone for 3 d etc etc’

    But got the LG Infinia 60inch for about £1500 and think that’s a good deal so will settle for that and get the best out of it.

    Cheers again, Vickster.
     
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    The THX cinema mode can be unlocked with remote code 8741,then you can set your brightness and contrast with test patterns.I found the THX mode too bright so using test patterns on the DVE disc changed contrast to 76 and brightness to 52.
    Try the picture settings from any of the PK series as they all have the same panels.Check out Custard10s calibrated settings in the PK 590 owners thread page 9 of part 4.

    Regards Martin
     
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    I don't get the point of 3D at all and the new sets seem to have lots of teething problems, you made the right choice, now enjoy the TV ;)
     

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