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JonnyFive

Guest
So confused right now. I am looking for a plasma to replace my 50 inch rear projection. Heres the dilema. I dont know whether to go for the 50 inch pioneer before all stock is gone same with the 43 436FDE. Or are there any others out there that match the picture quality of the pioneer. I guess around £3000 is my limit but i dont neccessarally want to spend that amount just for the sake of it. I just dont know what to do. help.
 

thewul

Active Member
the pioneer is well received in these parts, have a look at the panasonic in either a px600 or panel form.

fujitsu have a very good rep also, not sure if thet do a 50" but i`m sure someone will be along soon to let you know.
 

SP00KY

Active Member
Stretch the budget a little and you could get the Fujitsu 58 series.
 

cj

Active Member
Are you after a panel (no speakers, tuner) or something that is more of a plasma TV (integrated speakers and/or built in tuner)? What sources have you got/are planning to get?
 

hornydragon

Distinguished Member
Pioneer and Sky are having issues with HDMI sockets at the moment so if have or plan to get Sky HD then Pio may not be the best unit to go for.
 
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JonnyFive

Guest
im after an all in one with speakers and tuner. I like the old pioneer 436 as apposed to the new one. Prefer the look and external tuner box. I have normal sky at the moment and dont plan to jump on the hd wagon for a while yet but obviously dont want issues later on when i do get hd sky. I just love the pioneer picture quality its so crystal in my opinion.
 
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JonnyFive

Guest
I got brave and just went for the panny 50 inch. Heard good things on here about the picture. Expecting it in 2-3 working days. WOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOO. :thumbsup: got it for £2800 delivered.
 
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JonnyFive

Guest
should have found this out before but does the panasoninc come with speakers or is it designed to be used with a surround sound system?
 

thewul

Active Member
JonnyFive said:
should have found this out before but does the panasoninc come with speakers or is it designed to be used with a surround sound system?


which 50" have you bought?
 

SP00KY

Active Member
Depends which Panasonic you buy.... Surely you found this out before ordering - I cannot believe that anyone would spend £2,800 on something without first checking the basics at least :suicide:

If you ordered the PX600 then the answer would be yes.
 
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JonnyFive

Guest
well i knew it was a bare plasma when i bought it i just thought u might be able to get speakers for it. I run sky and dvd through my surround sound anyway so it doesnt matter to me. Thanks for the info.
 

MAW

Banned
If it's the PHD8 you have, it has spring clips on the back which will run any speakers you connect, virtually. Obviously you have to make an audio connection to the screen as well as video. Works very well. A member, Danluton I think, has made his operate his front L/R surrounds via a switch box, very neat.
 

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