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Plasma Choice?

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by psharrock, Jun 10, 2003.

  1. psharrock

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    Please can you all help me make a choice of which plasma to purchase. I have approx £4,000 to spend on a plasma TV.

    The screen will be wall mounted and will be approx 2-3m away from the rest of the AV equipment. The fewer the cables the better that need to go between the Plasma and the AV Equipment.

    Plasma will be used mostly for TV and DVD and quite often in a well lit room.

    AV Equipment is:-

    Sky +
    PS2
    Denon 2802
    DVD Player (will need to buy a new one as its not progressive scan)
    SVHS Video (not used much)


    I will need a Tuner as well.
    I was looking at the Pioneer 403-HDE

    Any other suggestions?
     
  2. TheBigApple

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    If you mean the 433 HDE then this is the model I own and I can't recommend it highly .

    Only two cables go to the plasma one for power the other for the sound and video.

    I have it mounted on the wall in a well lit room and have no problem with picture quality.

    I don't use a progressive scan DVD player and probably won't bother as imho the picture that comes DVD is excellent anyway.

    Also a few features I like are

    Auto AV input selection ( plus you can assign picture and sound settings to each input ).
    Wide screen switching, very useful now that Sky is showing more WS programming.
    Horizontal and vertical picture adjustment.

    Hope this helps
     
  3. psharrock

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    Thanks for the feedback, yes I did mean the 433-HDE

    really want the 503-HDE, but cant afford it

    What does Sky look like at 43", it some times looks very bad with a 36" CRT Toshiba TV
     
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    Hi,

    You might want to wait for the 434HDE which should be out in August. Maybe Joe Fernand will have some more info on this model shortly. It has a completely new media box including HDMI and iLink inputs. :smashin:

    Steve
     
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    Does that mean that the 503 is being replaced, in particular the MXE model?
     
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    Hi Sticker,

    I don't think the MXE (or US CMX) models will be replaced until 2004. This seems to be the general opinion over on AVS.

    Steve
     

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