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Which one?


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I am new on here and would like some advice on what 42" plasma to get. I want one which has the best PQ for watching sports mainly football and also dvd. I have been loking at the Panasonic & Pioneer but would appreciate any feed back on these.



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Probably best off searching these forums for opinions to start with.

Most people tend to favour either of the two models you mention. I personally went for a Panny 6 which I have been very pleased with.

I tested both the Pioneer 434 and the Panny 6 - in terms of raw image I slightly preferred the Pioneer, but not enough to justify the £1.5k price difference between the two.


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Originally posted by daveb975
but not enough to justify the £1.5k price difference between the two.

That's the big crunch. To me the Pioneer looks better, design and picture but it costs about 30% more. You can buy alot of kit with that difference and once its home will you know ?

I'm holding off for a while now to see the new Hitachi's :) I can't justify the Pioneer for the lounge as it will be predominantly used for TV and although HDMI looks amazing it means another big outlay on a compatible DVD player. :(

Now if only Pioneer would do a 37" :cool:

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