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TH-42PW5B silver & black models

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by Zippster, Feb 5, 2003.

  1. Zippster

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    hi guys

    in my previous thread i mentioned that ive blown all my cash on a black TH-42PW5Bx

    Can anyone tell me the differences between to two models???


    ive heard that the black has a lot more programable screensaver modes then the silver?

    any other differences?





    thanx for your time!

    {the beast is turning up saturday:D :D , cant wait WONT wait}
     
  2. NeilMcRae

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    no difference at all.
     
  3. Joe Fernand

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    Zipster & Neil

    The model number for the Charcoal display is TH-42PWD5BX and your display will be fitted with a BNC terminal board rather than an RCA terminal board.

    The D model also has the option to pre set times for a Screen Saver to switch on and off and you can also programme the display to switch on and off at preset times on a daily basis.

    Both units have Screen Reversal, White Bar scroll and 4:3 Side Bar screen savers - though I think the D model can access these slightly easier that the B model. (I've not had much chance to play with a Silver B display so maybe Neil can comment on this).

    Also menus - the 4 Series Silver displays certainly had one less menu level than the 4 Series D displays.

    Best regards

    Joe

    PS Oh and many wife's and partners seem to hate the Charcoal bezel :)
     
  4. symanski

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    I'm waiting to hear from anybody that's tried to spray paint their screens!

    If you do get a screen with BNC terminals, it's quite easy to get phono to BNC adaptors. Since these are very short, there's really no concern about them affecting the picture quality and should be used without hesitation.

    All the best,

    Dr John Sim.
     
  5. Zippster

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    hi


    I actually WANT the bnc terminals , as my theory is that as they clip on there less likely to be accidently pulled off or fall off then rca....also you get couple extra connections on the bnc board

    composite in and out though why you would really need them i dont know !!



    1 day to go


    ;) cant wait wont wait!

    Andy....
     
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    When the tuner is in you lose +all+ the screen saver features. But with it out and an RCA board I have auto on off, auto screen saver also, and the other screen saving features you've noted... I had a play with a black screen in use on a presetnation stand :D and I couldn't find any differences between that screen and my own.

    Cheers,
    Neil.
     

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