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Silver? It's the old black.

Discussion in 'TVs' started by slowhand, Jan 8, 2003.

  1. slowhand

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    A workmate of mine is in the market for a new TV, and is insisting that it must be black, or at least very dark and definitely not silver.

    I've searched through some previous posts, and have found various Loewe sets, and at least 1 Philips.

    He hasn't given me a price range, but he had intended to buy an ugly (in my opinion) mahogany-effect Philips from Comet for £1500.

    Anyone aware of any other sets that might fit the bill ?

    Cheers. :)
     
  2. WSH

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    er......
    What size screen?
    For what budget?
     
  3. groundy

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    Sony do a black TV now - I think it's a black version of the LS60 or LS35 but am not sure. The Gloss Black Loewe Aconda is simply beautiful - hand-finished in BMW paint you know :D. Susceptible to finger marks though.

    The Loewe Vitros is available in a matt black - called Basalt - also very nice.
     
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    I thought it was the same paint as a certian expensive grand piano, may be wrong though.
     
  5. groundy

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    The same Paint's probably used on lots of things so you could be right.
     
  6. slowhand

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    Point taken.:blush:
    As I said, he was willing to pay £1500 for the Philips model, but given the apparent rarity of anything non-silver these days I figured it might be a bit limiting to specify a screen-size.
    I don't think he's after a full HC set-up, just a TV, so I'm sure he'd settle for 28" (although W/S naturally!).

    Thanks for the Sony tip Groundy, I'll follow it up. :)
     
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    The new 'cheap' Loewe comes in black too - the Aventos. Round the £1100 mark for a 32" I think. Bit dull looking for a Loewe mind...

    Has anyone tried/bought one of these yet btw, and if so what do you think of it?
     
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    I have seen one of the newish JVCs' in black in my local Hi Spek. I think it was the AV28R25.
     
  9. gdickin2

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    I got a 32" Xelos in Graphite for exactly the same reason as your mate, I hate Silver. Got it for £990 from Sound and Vision in Bolton.
     
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    I read of someone had owned the gloss black Loewe TV- the reflections on the frame (cos it's so shiny) annoyed him- so he got the dull finish.

    Nice looking TV= a Gimmick.
     
  11. groundy

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    Not in the case of Loewe ;).
     

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