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Stuck on buying a new TV... any ideas ?

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by DOCTOR_d, Mar 13, 2005.

  1. DOCTOR_d

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    Hi, I'm now totally lost....

    Been reading through the forum and every set I've seen so far has got some pitfalls.

    I've got £1400 max to spend and stuck with a credit note for COMET :thumbsdow .....

    So what would you do?

    The new Samsung LE32A41BX/XEU LCD has a great picture and sound but the 37" PHILPS Plasma I found has nothing but bad reviews on here....

    I’m stuck with my old 28" JVC CRT for the moment, so I'm not in hurry (honest)... but the thought of a CREDIT NOTE burning a hole in my pocket is killing me...

    Cheers in advance..... (I hope)
     
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    Comet do the SONY KLV-L32M1S for around that price, but I can't comment on it. Has a tuner box though, which I don't think the Samsung does?
     
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    why do you have a Comet credit note, if you dont mind me asking?

    If at all possible, I think you should fight hard to convert it into real tender...then you have some excellent possibilities for your budget...if you got a faulty product, for example, you are entitled to a full refund under your statutory rights, no matter what Comet would prefer

    Comet isn't the best retailer to be handing over your money to (and I don't even mean specialist versus high-street) - they never have been and they never will be...
     
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    Stuck with Comet due to an insurance right off :thumbsdow

    The insurance will only deal with Comet, so as you can imagine I'm not happy about it :mad:

    Seen the Samsung elsewhere for £250 less, but they have given me more than I expected for my old TV...

    Just had a look at the SONY, not HI-DEF ready and no progressive scan :(

    Cheers for the advice.
     
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    Your insurance? What sort of insurance? And who with I want to avoid them. And the terms of this insurance say they will only give you a comet voucher? Doesn't sound like very good insurance and I wonder if the terms fall under the the "unfair conditions" legislation?

    With car insurance they can push you towards their repairer but AFAIK you still have the option of using the repairer of your choice if he cost the same. In this case the comet voucher is clearly restricting your choice as comet don't sell everything.
     
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    Tell me about it, I contacted the Trading Standards etc and they do state that they offer a replacement from there designated supplier is in the terms & conditions (but they didn’t name Comet)...

    I don't want to name them directly but the symbol on the letter head does look similar to a swan....

    What made me laugh was they gave me more than the old set was worth because they have to match the TV specs, so I suppose I can’t gripe too much.

    Still wondering what to get though ????




    oops, the insurance is a proper TV warranty cover....... should have gone through the house insurance :( :thumbsdow
     

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