PW7 run in and setup ?

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  1. Stuart.Ainslie

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    I've got a PW7 being delivered Monday and was wondering on views on running in the panel and set up parameters.

    Seems like a bone of contention as whether to drop the brightness and contrast or not - views please.....

    Also, would a DVE DVD helps with the set up? - I'm only running Sky via RGB scart and DVD via S-Video - no fancy set up I'm afraid..

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    Seems a shame to run the DVD player via S-Video. I would have thought the quality would be appreciably better in RGB. I assume from your proposals that you have at least two input boards - Scart and Component/S-Video. Couldn't you run the DVD player through component?
     
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    Ooopps - Just noticed that I had posted component when I meant composite - DOH !!

    I was advised a few years back to run the DVD as S-video - its an old player (Samsung DVD-709) and only has s-video and the single RCA output (composite ??) and that has been how it has remained since.
    I have ordered the panel with a scart board and an S-video / composite board - short of upgrading my player, am I using the best connections ?

     
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    send the composite board back and get a component board (component players can be had for £70)
     
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    I'm still not sure which board you have, but if its the Scart board, then it doesn't seem to have S-video in anyways, just RGB and composite.
     
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    David,

    I've ordered the Scart board and the S-VHS / composite boards from Av-Sales with the panel.
    http://www.av-sales.co.uk/plasma/html/pan_6th_gen_boards.html

     
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    I think Horny Dragon's advice is probably right. Get the component board and new DVD player.
     
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    component BNC board is £84.49 so you could keep the composite board and add the component (composite /S-video can be useful for consoles camcorder etc) add RCA>BNC cable >£50 and DVD player £130 (all in £300 ish) or add DVD recorder E55 for £200 ish
     
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    Thanks for your replies...
    I guess I'll have to ditch the old faithful DVD-709 and upgrade to something that was made this century then.
    I'll start DVD player auditions in the New Year
     

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