Second hand TV advice

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  1. Packer

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    Hi all. Looking for some advice please. I am looking to buy a TV and given my requirements and having read a lot of "they don't make TVs like they used to" comments on here I think second hand may be the way to go for me.

    Here's my requirements:
    - Good picture quality is my main concern.
    - Looking for HD rather than 4k, since the sofa is quite far away from the screen so from what I have read 4k would be pointless for me.
    - Has to fit in a specific hole on the wall so the size must be 49inch maximum if it has a thin bezel, or 46 inch if it's an older set with a wider bezel.
    - Don't mind if it's quite deep as it's going in a hole on the wall.
    - Source material will be nearly always on-demand services (Netflix/iTunes/iPlayer/4od) and movies from disc.

    Given these requirements am I right to be considering an older second hand set? Any advice on models I should be searching for?
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. EndlessWaves

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    Netflix do offer higher quality video in 4K than in Full HD so you would benefit from that, but you'd need an HDCP 2.2 TV to access it, which is only 4K models. I'm not sure about iTunes.
     
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    Yes - you get to see mpeg artifacts in spectacular detail :)
     

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