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plasma size

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by lnewey6, Oct 19, 2005.

  1. lnewey6

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    what size screen should i go for with a 10 foot long living room and what are the best screens at the moment i have a budget of 1500 pound thanks
     
  2. Blue Triangles

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    I have just over 10 feet of viewing distance. I've ordered a 50" screen.
     
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    Normal distance of about 8/10 foot, for most people (i'm assuming here), if you can afford it and the family are behind you a 50" is bliss.

    And anyone who disagrees are wrong :D
     
  4. golden phoenix

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    [And anyone who disagrees are wrong] :D


    Like your style
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    trust me: whatever screen size you choose, you will become acostumed to it in less than a week and start thinking "...humm, its not THAT big after all, maybe i should have bought a screen with a couple more inches."

    If you can aford it and it is not ridiculously big for your wall, go for it. The bigger the screen the more realistic will be you movie and tv watching experience. Just make sure your tv signal is as clear as possible cause big screens show off broadcasting imperfections like picture noise easily.
     
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    Whilst a nice luxury I don't think £1,500 will buy you a 50" :lesson:

    You are looking at a 42" which is a nice size over that distance - same as me :smashin:

    The search function is your friend in regards to which plasma to go for, it depends on your set up and preferences. :)
     
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    A 50" screen might seem a little overpowering in a room that size (especially if it is stand mounted). I would suggest a 42" screen and mounting it on the wall would be the perfect size for you.
    If you have an external tuner (sky or freeview) and a surround system for sound then you can get the panasonic PW8 for that price. It is a great screen and it HD compatible (means it will display a HD signal in a SD resulution). Go to the power buys forum and see the members deal on this screen.
     
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    I sit about 3m away from my 50".

    It is in now way overpowering.

    In fact, my room is a lot bigger since I got rid of the 32" CRT and replaced it with this. :)

    get as big as you can afford.
     
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    Agree with norbert666. I'm 8ft away from my wall mounted 42in screen and I'm already pining for extra screen space!

    Also, the amount the room has grown since we got rid of our 28in widescreen & its ugly table and re-arranged the kit racks against the wall is incredible..

    Many pepople will say "I wish I'd bought a bigger screen" I don't recall seeing anyone say they wish they'd bought smaller. Work out what the biggest you can afford is and buy that (unless you can only afford 37in, in which case save up longer and buy at least a 42in!)
     
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    Just follow my set rule. You Can Never Have A Big Enough TV! :lesson:
    50" all the way!
     
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    YES BUT HOW WILL HE DO THAT FOR £1,500 :eek:
     
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    Sell his wife on E-Bay!! :rolleyes:
     
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    As a matter of fact a plasma is less demanding than any wife.Shall open an auction :rotfl:
     

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