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PW6 Scart

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by sacd, Oct 22, 2004.

  1. sacd

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    Well, today's the day. I've got the go ahead from my wife and I'm going to buy a PW6 from av-sales.
    One last question before I ring them up.
    Is the scart situation on the PW6 really that bad?
    What about using the scart board but switch my sky+ box to s-video since RGB is apparently so bad? Would that work?
    Or should I just not bother with the quintro and buy a JS rgb to vga converter instead?
    Please help anyone?
     
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    If you have the option now, get them to include the JS box instead of the scart. It'll barely cost more, and is certainly better. But do remember that you'd have to look very hard to find a more prissy, perfectionist, up our own ****** than us lot here, if it ain't absolutely perfect 3/4 of the board are physically sick! The scart is 'a bit soft', not 'absolutely useless'.
     
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    Thank's fpr the reply MAW.
    I may well ask them to give me the component board instead for my dvd player along with the JS box if they sell it.
    However, when you say a 'bit soft' would you consider it perfectly watchable?
    Are the colours ok etc?
    You see I like the idea of the quintro, and it will make things a bit more user friendly (good for the WAF) although I may just do an RGB pass through my dvd player and forget the quintro.
     
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    www.ebuyer.co.uk
    have the PWD6 for £1600 including the double width
    rgb/component/composite/s-video board
     
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    colours are muted on scart board... Just to throw a spanner in the works i have always quite like the Dual slot component and S-video board for DVD and Sky+ via S-video.... But then i was brought up on PW4/5 where inputs were very limited and JS boxes werent available..
     
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    Horny, I have to correct you. Our boxes have been available since the 3 series screen!!! Yes, we have been around that long, giving excellent solutions to those that what the best picture on their screen.

    The RGB to Plasma VGA unit was the first solution available, and is still the best. No other gives you the choice of lead, nor has an on-board computer to sort out bogus timing information. It was a no-compromise design, and that's why it's still so good today.

    All the best,

    Dr John Sim.
     
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    Hi John,

    Would there be any difference between using your RBG-Component converter into a PW6 component board, and using your RGB-VGA converter into the PW6 VGA port?

    I've got both options at the moment, and I'm trying to decide....

    Cheers
    Chris
     
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    I'm sure John will be back, but from a regular user point of view, the VGA one is preferable picture wise, but the YUV version is very useful if you have a component switching AV amp. There's not a huge amount in it TBH, but you can see a difference switching between them.
     
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    Crumbs Dr J..... Well i only found about em around the time of 6 series launch.......
     
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    Totally agreed. Plasma VGA is still the best option, but RGB to Component is very close. You'd opt for component if you had other sources that you wished to switch via an A/V amplifer or if your plasma screen isn't compatible with the Plasma VGA unit. The PW6 is compatible.

    This week, I've changed my system round again, so am using the component converter. Excellent picture from Sky+.

    All the best,

    Dr John Sim.
     
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    Horny, you only come out of your cave once every 5 years to carry off a young virgin for tea don't you? Not your fault, it's a tough life being a dragon.
     
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    Gee! Needless to say, you've been missing out on some great products.

    All the best,

    Dr John Sim.
     
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    I balme your marketing team Dr J..............................
    MAW i have been havong some issues finding any tasty ones recently.....
    :offtopic: Sorry my fault
     
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    Thank's for the help guys but as some of you know I have already ordered the js converter and opted for the RCA component connection.
     
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    Are you excited?
     
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    Erm, we did have adverts in What Video & TV and Home Cinema Choice. There's still lots of new products to come.

    Anyway, everybody, enjoy the weekend.

    All the best,

    John.
     
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    Cool i cant wait doc.......
     
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    Very exited.
    I have to order an Alphason stand, hoping that I will get it for tues/wed next week.
    I'll just be glad when it is all up and running.
     

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