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whats going on with TV's these days?

Discussion in 'Televisions' started by cypher007, Jan 20, 2005.

  1. cypher007

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    i hadnt bought a new set for about 10yrs, and recently decided to go widescreen, thinking that after some years of 100hz and widescreen they had sorted all the probs. well after my experiences of geometery, flicker, and convergence issues im not impressed. it seems most of the sets people are using on this forum have got various probs. whats the industry doing?
     
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    Going flatpanel ,with LCD and Plasma , I guess :)
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    The industry is taking the p**s by trying to persuade us that design and flat panel 'hang it on your wall' bo***cks is more important than PQ!
     
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    Too much money is being spent by manufactures on processing the picture and not enough on quality control.IMO.
     
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    Both those are correct IMO.
     
  6. cypher007

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    use a decent speed proccessor, 1ghz maybe, and a decent size onboard frame buffer, maybe 128mb. then they could buffer and proccess an entire frame easy.
     
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    Both of these would cost more money, and for the majority of people price is the primary consideration when buying a new TV. The most popular plasma screen is the Panasonic which also just happens to be one of the cheapest.
     
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    But also, remember people are more likely to post a bad review than a good one. Most people who are happy with a set, just stay happy with it and don't sing its praise on here. A lot of the models, you see common gripes with on here have been sold in 10,000's and the actual percentage of bad ones is very small.

    If you see a set in the shop that suits your needs and budget, go for it. It's very unlikely you'll be dissapointed.
     
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    the actual manufacturing cost of a 1ghz 256mb processing module would be peanuts, and most of the sets were talking about on here have rrp of £1000+. in my case i think £739 for my JVC should have bought something that far outdoes a set costing £239 from ASDA or similar. its like one of the members of staff where i work recently bought a 28" for £150, and hes happy with it and says when it fails hell just chuck it in the bin.
     
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    my 19" monitor cost me about £270, even cheaper now, and its pin sharp using a dimatron tube (trinitron copy). now why, if your spending £1000+, cant they use the same technology and just add a tuner :lease: .
     
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    Actually there are new CRT TV's in the pipeline. Samsung are due to release a new HDTV-capable TV with an ultra-slim CRT in the second half of 2005.
     
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