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Urgent: 51wh36 Order

Discussion in 'Televisions' started by Stevey, Mar 28, 2004.

  1. Stevey

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    I am going to order the 51WH36 Toshiba RPTV tommorow from Digital Direct or Sound and Vision. I have some questions to ask and please can you answer them in a 1, 2, 3 form etc?

    1. What store is better for returns/has better customer service incase something should go wrong: Digital Direct or Sound and Vision?

    2. I hear that there is a 51WH38 RPTV to replace the 51WH36 tv soon, what the the main new features, german page link somewhere please?

    3. Does this tv box arrive on wheels?

    4. How many men does it take to lift this tv out of its box and move it into position?

    5. What does a good bitrate freeview channel e.g. BBC ONE look like on this set?

    6. What does a BBC ONE look like on Sky?

    7. What does MTV look like on Sky?

    8. How long is it safe to leave an image on static before screen burn in occurs?

    Please answer these questions because I don't want to spend like £1400 on a tv and mess up or have it replaced by a much better model soon!
    Please answer!:clap:
     
  2. weyland-yutani

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    Re.. 4. i know that digital direct expects you to help the delivery guy. i don't know if this applies to huge deliveries like this though.

    tvandvideodirect and soundandvision use two man specialist crews. check the t&c/info/help section on the actual web page you buy from to find out.
     
  3. gan*

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    1. They are the same company.
     
  4. Kazman

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    2: The only difference I know of is the inclusion of dolby digital sound, which doesn't mean much if you already have a surround sound set up :)
     
  5. Stevey

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    does that mean it has 5.1 speakers? or an inbuilt 5.1 decoder?
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  6. Kazman

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    Well, judging on their past TV's, the TV has a built in decoder AND they supply the speakers, but, a dedicated surround sound set up will always sound better.
     
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    I am ordering this tv from argos this wed or thurs (28th or 29th of april) I am not sure how long it will take to arrive though as in the catalog it says that it will be 7 days but a member of staff said it can take up to 21 days anyone have any expierence with argos for how long theirs took?
     
  8. Mikeg247

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    I have a 57wh36.
    That has wheels, and it took 2 of us to lift out of the box. Once out of the box 1 person can push it around with ease.
    BBC1 via sky is for the most of time very good. There is the odd program thats looks 'grainy' but in whole its spot on. Actually all the major sky channels are good including MTV.
    I have no idea how long a static image would take to burn onto the screen but my kids play their xbox/ps2 with no problems.
    I have the brightness set at 35 to help reduce any chance of screen burn and it's still bright enough for daytime viewing.
    All in all I'm very impressed with the set. I did a service menu convergance and focusing just so I knew I was getting the best picture possible, but even without that I was impressed.
    Hope this helps.
    Mike
     
  9. weyland-yutani

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    where is this for sale? its not on the argos website or in my argos catalogue:confused:
     
  10. nero0410

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    weyland-yutani..........it's in the spring/summer 2004 catalog page number 905 item 7 and its the bottom option for 1399.99 the model in argos says it the 51WH36P it is the same set the added 'P' on the end of the model number is a country code for the uk i think it is on the argos site too put 537/7972 in the search and it will come up with it calling it 'Toshiba 51WH36P 100Hz Rear Projection TV.' hope that helps guv

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  11. nero0410

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    not sure if i was allowed to put all that might be classed as advertising someone let me know and tell me off if need be please sorry if it is wrong

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  12. weyland-yutani

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    no, thats fine as it was requested info, i think.
     
  13. nero0410

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    ok cool i hope it helped you'll have to let me know how you get on

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    Does anyone know where you can buy the stand for this TV ?

    I must admit I am finding it very difficult deciding between this and a plasma.
     

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