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Plasma-Newbie Question

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by nickyvicar, Apr 26, 2003.

  1. nickyvicar

    nickyvicar
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    Poised as I am, to invest in a 36" Panasonic CRT for £940, what advice would you have regarding the option of a Plasma?

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    I can afford the £940 now
    My options with a Plasma would have to be a credit agreement
    The idea of space saving is very attractive to me
    The pros-cons of large crt v plasma picture quality

    Any thoughts?

    Many thanks
    Nick
     
  2. JamesTapp

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    Nicky,

    £940 is a long way from the £3500+ you are realistically going to have to spend by the time you have added in RGB -> VGA convertor, cables, mounting bracket.

    In regards to picture quality compared to CRT, a post recently discussed this in some detail - take a look at:

    http://www.avforums.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=77337

    If you can keep saving, then in a years time the cost of plasmas may have fallen, and the technology moved on another step.

    If you can't wait, make sure you get a low interest rate....;)

    James
     
  3. Jpfahy

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    I'm in the same position :confused:

    Techtronics are doing a 16 month interest free deal, which would make the £3500 a little easier to swallow :rolleyes:
     
  4. taimur

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    Many hifi shops also do interest free deals if you spend more than about £1000. For example, in Glasgow the local Sevenoaks hifi and Stereo Stereo. I'm sure there are others too.

    Taimur
     
  5. silent lucidity

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    I think the problem with getting any sort of consumer electronics(especially p.c's)on credit is the rapid depreciation you witness while still paying for the goods.Being a "technology junkie" I have many years experience of this,but sadly still haven't learned my lesson:rolleyes:
     
  6. lynx

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    And it's extremely unlikely that you ever will.I recon it must be a genetic defect somewhere ;)
     
  7. silent lucidity

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    You could well be right Lynx:rotfl:
     

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