Ive had the chance to live with one of the sets for a while and here's the promised review. Sony KV-32FQ86 Review. Cosmetics. The set looks much the same as the FQ70 principle difference is that WEGA has replaced TRINITRON top left of the screen. Some websites show the set with a black front, this is how the set will be supplied in all Europe except for the UK. Personally I think this is a shame as it looks good in black. The on/off switch suffers from the same silly point as in the FQ70 in that if you are standing close enough to use the switch you cant actually see it as it disappears below the screen moulding. On the subject of the switch, it has a much more positive action than the one in the FX66. On switch-on the degauss noise is very subdued, much quieter than the FX 66. Set-up out of box. This is good news, the quality of set up of recent Sony models has been average to poor, this set was set up very well. Geometry was spot on except for the expected H & V overscan, with rotation and RGB centring adjusted other than the overscan my tweaking finger didnt even twitch, however more later Technical The FX66/FQ70 were chassis type AE-6B, this has an AE-6BA chassis but as I have yet to get hold of a service manual I dont know the details of chassis differences, but operationally the changes are . The Menu system and general on screen displays have changed, no more green characters but a monochrome words in box type system. One big improvement is that the picture and sound settings have numeric values as well as sliders. Picture Mode - The familiar Personal/Live/Movie options where IMO Personal is the only usable setting. Noise Reduction now has Auto, Off, Low, Mid & High Settings, Auto seems to work fine. Audio - The sound quality of the set sounds very like the previous models with the same range of adjustments. However the connection to an external audio system has been improved by the solving of the speaker-off problem. There are now three settings for the on-board speakers, On, One Time Off (which is what previous sets had) and Permanent Off. With speakers off the output level can be adjusted by the volume control. The AV preset menu also now has provision to set sound level offsets for each AV input. PAP (Picture & Picture ) Still single tuner but now two equal sized side by side pictures with black bars top and bottom to give reasonable picture shape. Audio can be selected from either picture. Its is possible to have the Headset output to the other screen at the same time. PAT Same as above but picture and text. You can have full screen text but it fills the screen and looks very stretched. Remote - Can be configured to operate a range of other devices, programming codes are supplied. 100hz Mode - Selectable between Adv.Dig.Motion & Digital Plus. Service Menu - Usual access but much changed layout, most areas obvious, for some I will need the manual. Performance - I gave the set a couple of weeks to bed-in, then adjusted the overscan and brightness/contrast/sharpness. This is usually very straightforward but this set has Picture Power circuitry which does its own thing with contrast and sharpness and therefore makes accurate setting up tricky. I suspect there is a way of turning off P-P, certainly there are adjustments for both sharpness and contrast parameters in the service menu. All the usual comments apply in relation to 100hz sets and poor quality sources, but with a half decent source the picture quality is very good and a good source produces stunning results. I found using the Adv 100hz setting overall better and after some initial switching back and forth, left it in Adv. The blurring of Horizontal scrolling captions has been sorted, and these are now ok. Picture Power works well with some reservations. Because it works frame by frame its possible for two successive shots to look very different. One can be just right for improvement and look stunning and the very next shot may look much softer. Like so many of these things you get used to it. When I get a manual it will be interesting to see if the system can be optimised in any way. As this is in danger of turning in to a book Ill leave it there, but if you have any specific queries please post them.