RPT and Freeview boxes

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  1. KarlosFandango

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    Hello everyone. First off, top forum, but maybe bordering on a little too much info:eek: I'm in the process of convincing myself (and wife:hiya: ) that a new Toshiba 42WH36 is a good idea.

    The reason for this post is to give me a bit more weight behind my argument. I have a six year old Toshiba 32" CRT which has been and still is great. I will use the CRT in another room and maybe:blush: get a RP for the living room.

    I don't have sky but have DVD. One of my concerns is, will a freeview digital box give a good enough signal in order to get the best from a RP?? If so, is there a particular model to go for??

    Cheers all

    Karl
     
  2. MartinImber

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    Yes - try out a Pace Twin
     
  3. acucobol

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    I use a Thomson 1000 freeview box with my 42wh36p and have no complaints about the picture quality.
     
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    Just had the Makro mail through the door today & noticed that they have the Toshiba 43VJ22 on offer from the 26th of November for £650 + VAT (£764)

    Don’t know if this is a good deal or not but it may help you out. ;)


    Regards Tb
     
  5. phenom2003

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    Aren't toshiba's 43'' models 4:3?
     
  6. hornydragon

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    Tosh do a couple of RPTV with built in freeveiw IIRC (if I recall correctly so it might be worth considering
    What DVD do you have as upgrading to a progressive scan unit like the Harman Kardon DVD25 may be worth the extra if you go for a prog scan set.
     
  7. Tel boy

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    Just looked it up after seeing your post & yes you are correct its a 4:3 set

    Hardly a bargain then....I'll get my coat!
     
  8. KarlosFandango

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    I've got an archaic (sp?) Wharfedale 750. It does the job but obviously isn't up to current standards. Buying a TV will be bad enough, so buying another DVD might be the straw that breaks the wifeys back :D
     
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    if buying on the high street see if you can get a tosh 330 thrown in or £80 from play RS pricematych £70!!!!
     
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    Having just bought a 42WH36 recently, I can assure you that it is worth it!

    However, I originally had the Panasonic CT20 which was adequate, but I took it back recently when I heard that they were not going to support the 7 day EPG. I paid a few quid extra and swapped it for the new Sony one which is fantastic!

    The picture looks great and there's enough options in the Sony's setup menu to please everyone. Only downside no RF out has to be scart just in case this is an issue with your VCR.
     
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    How much should a 5 yr guarantee on the Tosh 42wh36 cost? WHo dcan you get the gurantee from?
     
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    £230ish Domestic&General-4yrs.
     

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