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Viewing plasmas, And the Best pic was -

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by dali1020, Mar 26, 2005.

  1. dali1020

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    Walked down Tottenham court road yesterday, lots of plasmas on display (sony, panasonic, LG, hitachi, etc) best pic by far "LG" i`m very confused now (Was waiting for the pw8) Don`t know what to do :confused: Thought the LG was mean`t to be poor
     
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    funny, in richer sounds the LG looked the best, it was only because people rave about the pw6 here that swayed me
     
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    Just goes to show that you should trust your eyes!!!!!!
     
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    Suppose it depends on your perception of good.

    Many people like very intense colours, some people think a washed out picture is the dogs.

    Like everything else in life the percieved quality is a very emotive subject, and causes many arguments as nobody likes to have their views called wrong :devil:

    If it looks good to you, is the right price and not likely to fall to bits and stop working in 3 months, then it is a good purchase :cool:

    Having said that, I once fell in love with a pair on very large Sony AMP66ES speakers. They were being demo'd in the now gone Sony Shop, and sounded so big, clear and impressive.

    However, when I heard them later in more home orientated surroundings they sounded like overblown speakers with a permantent loudness turned on.

    Ultimately, if you see / hear what you like in a propper demo, then buy with confidence i believe ;)

    Adam.
     
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    This is EXACTLY what I have been saying all along!. Use your own eyes people the LG IS as good as the Panasonic, demo both, both are good its personal preferance. I think the LG wins 1. newer model 2. better connectivity 3. looks better 4. comes with speakers ( although its best to connect one to a cinema system eventually ) 5. easier to use 6. HD input ( although your picture will be in STD res ) 6. to me a sharper picture.

    Don't be swayed by Pannasonic owners or LG owners use your own eyes to decide,
    Good luck in making your choice :thumbsup:
     
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    I think "proper demo" is the key phrase here. It's tough to decide which Plasma TV's have the best pic when many are set up in torch mode or worse. Most stores don't take the time to calibrate their floor models, even w/an Avia DVD or similar. Also, the video signals used in Stores are usually split in a gazillion ways that guarantees poor PQ. Yes, your eyes ARE the best judge in these matters provided you're given the proper representation of the panel's capabilities.
     
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    :nono: That isn't what you are saying though as you have just made the above statement that LG IS as good as the Panasonic !!!

    In your opinion it is, however others will not agree.

    My screen looks good to me, and was chosen above everything else I looked at. It will be getting a lot better soon with a scaler and propper setup, but I won't tell anybody that it is as good as x or y as it is personal preference.

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    :nono: sillysausage, your post dosen't make any sense to me i'm afraid!
    what I'm saying is people should be able to make up their own minds with their own eyes and not be swayed to a Panny just because that is the majority decision on this forum, some people on here don't find the Panny to be as super duper amazing as some people suggest although I won't knock them they are good but not that good!. :D
     
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    Well, without degenerating into a pointless argument - my comments were made because I sugegsted that people should look and listen to make up their own minds.

    You then came along and said that you agree, yet in the very same paragraph told everybody how good the LG is and that it is at least as good as a Panasonic.

    Is this not forcing your opinions on people ?

    I have seen the LG and didn't like it anywhere near as much as my screen, but I will not go on and tell people that unless they ask for my opinion.

    Anyway, we both agree on the issue in point, and that is everybody has a right to make up their own mind, and that is what they should do :thumbsup:

    Adam.
     
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    oh allow me
    mine better than yours na na na na na .my dads a policeman and he'll lock your dad up so there. :devil:
     
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    :rolleyes: My missus is a custody officer so at least we'll be able to watch Eastduffenderstreet in a cell together...






    on our LsonicGioneeMans Screen that is in the custody suite too...

    (Which is incidently far better than your Plasma)

    :devil:
     
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    But isn't saying "if you like it its excellent" not a silly thing to say??

    For example, are you seriously telling me that your average Bush or Sanyo "Hi-Fi" is objectively better than a Naim or Arcam because you like it???

    :lease:

    regards
     
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    right things to remember.

    In any shop the only way you can have a comparative demo is to make sure both screens are set up with the same feed and the same picture from the same player with the same leads ect.
    Also you need to see more than animation like finding nemo on the screen to make your choice. A live action movie, some football, even some studio based programing. This will enable you to get a good alround idear of what the screen is capabale of. Finaly you have to make sure that the screens user settings are simular. Its no good seeing two different screens with one having the contrast at nearly 100% and the other with the brightness lower than it should be. Many shops will have the screen set up with its default settings and 99% of the time these are just not very good.
     
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    dali
    i "do" t.c.r. at least once a week and the best pq changes like the weather! Follow david,s advice mate!
     
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    Cheers Guys. I`ll walk the walk a few times over the next couple of weeks as i`m working up Euston tower, i was just suprised the lg was so good on fri .nice to see a few screens working but the prices ,don`t think i will spend my money in one of these shops
     
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    TCR is not best for setup. I will grant the LG owners club a concession here, as no specialist shop is likely to sell them, it'll be hard to see one correctly set up. You might have to bully the shop into letting you play with it. On previous postings advice, check the firmware, apparently no good if prior to 5.13, the problems are poor picture on scart. TCR is great for flashing lights, not much good for quiet contemplation of your home AV budget for the next 5 years...
     

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