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TV placement and buying advice


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Hi guys, I've been trawling through these forums for the last week or so with some good info gleaned. Was hoping I could get some specific advice though.

I'm moving in to my own 1 bed place (currently with parents). I've attached a layout of the room.

Luckily for me, my Aunty is pretty well off and has offered to buy me a TV. She knows I'm a cheeky so and so, so I want to get a pretty good (read: expensive) one.

Main uses:
  • Sky HD - football
  • Gaming - through Xbox360.
  • As a monitor for PC (FPS games) and watching movies. This will be wired via HDMI.
As you can see I'll need at least 3 HDMI's.
Considering the viewing distance, I think a 42 inch may be best, but possible pushing it.
I'd say a reasonable budget would be around the £1,000 mark.

The one I'm concentrating on at the moment is the Panny TXP42V20.

Any ideas?


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hi, i would go for a plasma.

Can you move the dining table and put the tv there?


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Would it work well behind just in front of the window?

I've got really nice views out of the window so would like to keep that accessible if possible...


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hi, i don't know.
i know that plasma's work better if there is no direct light shining on them.

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