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Watching lots of Football - LCD or Plasma ???

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by jimba, Mar 27, 2005.

  1. jimba

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    Budget £1200 Will be watching lots of Football - LCD or Plasma ???
    Please Help !!!

    considering the panny TH37PW7B or poss an LG 30inch lcd.
     
  2. DOCTOR_d

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    I watched some football and motor sport on a couple of LCD screens for around that price and felt let down :thumbsdow .... You seem to get a motion blur effect and strange shading around some of the player in football.

    I would recommend a Plasma mate, but make sure you buy some descent cables to go with it. :smashin:

    If your dead set on an LCD, the Samsung for around that price has quite a good picture but view it in the flesh first...
     
  3. neilmcl

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    If you're looking at LCDs, how about the Tosh 32WL48 - good reviews and HD Ready. However, if as you say you watch a lot of football, I've so far found that the current crop LCDs don't have low enough response times to get rid of the smearing that show up when watching quick action sports.
     
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    How about the Philips 32PF9976 . Found out i can pick one up at around £1400. Would this be any good for fast action sports such as football ??

    Thanks in advance
     
  5. Ross-P

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    Too much motion blur on an LCD for me. Go for a plasma. :)
     
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    I've found the Philips to be the worst offenders for motion blur.
     
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    Get a season ticket and save the rest because to be honest the quality of broadcast football gets shown up by anything but CRT.

    If you must then go with Plasma. Try watching a few matches in your local pub (with plasma!) to get a general idea although these are usually at the worst case end of the scale. A lot of pubs use different types so you can even compare and contrast. The added advantage is that you are watching the footy, in the pub and it's research!!

    If you go with the former idea then may I recommend the Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough as an excellent venue!

    Bigfatsi.
     
  8. Johnny Thunder

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    you would soon run out of your £1200 going to live games if you support one of the more succesful teams :devil: .sorry but heres a little rant ....It gets on my nerves when they broadcast a game from Europe in 4:3 when the home leg is in 16:9.
     
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    Enquirer - it could be to do with it being filmed by a foreign station ? not 100% sure though.
     
  11. cajieboy

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    From one football fan to another, I'd definitely say Plasma, but just as important is the axiom "bigger is better". Also, it's pretty neat to watch 2 games at once using a "picture and picture" feature, which not all Plasma's possess.
     
  12. Joe Fernand

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    bigfatsi

    You beat me to it - most definitely the best 'picture' I get is from the Upper Deck of the North Stand at Parkhead :)

    Best regards

    Joe
     
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    Noooooooo ;)
     

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