What TV

Discussion in 'What Is The Best TV For You?' started by TomJohn, Dec 31, 2011.

  1. TomJohn

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    I have about £550 to spend on my first flat screen. I will have Sky HD and Blue Ray plus XBOX to use on it. I also like sports and have read about some TVs not so good with fast moving sports images. I'm thinking 37-42 inch screen. Anyone any suggestions?

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  3. mjbtin

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    Whats your viewing distance?
    Room conditions bright/dim?
    Do you want a 3Dtv?

    Regards Martin
     
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    When I was looking at tvs about a year ago, I asked here and on other forums for advice. I also looked at tvs in the shops (waste of time) and read all the online reviews.

    To my eyes the LCD/LED tvs looked brighter, more colourful and more detailed than any of the plasmas, so I bought one - Big mistake ! I found the judder and motion blur really annoying.
    In the end I bought an LG 50PK590 plasma and a year later I still love my tv. If I had a bright room, i'd still get the plasma and some curtains, blinds or whatever to make it darker. If I couldn't make the room darker, i'd still get a plasma because I can't stand LCD...
     
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    My girlfriends sister just bought one of these: Click

    I've only seen cartoons on it, but from what i've seen it looks great.

    Oh, and when I was asking about plasma tvs the large majority were saying "get a Panasonic" After loads of google searching I found a couple of guys that had moved from pany to the LG PK590, and they prefered the LG.
     
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    Thanks for your reply.
    Viewing distance about 9ft, the sun doesn't shine on the windows of the room, I have no plans to get Sky 3D or a 3D DVD player. I'm not a big fan of 3D at the cinema and haven't seen anything on Sky 3D.

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  8. TomJohn

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    Thanks.
    I would be concerned about judder and motion blur. I've seen a few football matches when in Currys and I've seen the problem with motion blur. There aren't many choices of plasma at 40-42 inch but maybe thats a good thing, make it easier to choose. What numbers should I be looking for in a plasma screen, 600mhz seems good.

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    I'd probably go for Vicksters choice to be honest. That 5 year guarantee would be nice (assuming it's worth the paper it's written on) and it's full HD - Not sure how much difference that makes in reality though.
     
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    JL warranty is pretty good - do a search for positive outcomes

    My parents had their LCD fixed at 3 years old, no hassles
     
  12. TomJohn

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    Last query, where do you see the benefit of full HD over HD ready?

    J
     
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    At your viewing distance dont think you would see the difference on a 37-42".
    If all your sources were HD at 9ft you would be better served with a full hd 50" tv.


    How Far Should I Sit From My HDTV?

    Regards Martin
     

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