Wii on Panasonic Panasonic TH-42PX70E

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  1. denis_carlin

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    Has anyone experienced this combination?
    If so, how do you rate the PQ?
    What settings do you recommend?

    Thanks
     
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    I have no experience of either, but I would be very wary of using a games machine on any plasma due to the possibility/probability of screenburn/image retention.

    Cheers,

    Martin.
     
  3. denis_carlin

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    I thought that wasn't much of a problem with modern plasmas?
     
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    Here we go again.

    Try searching the forum. This has been asked many times and there are many people running the Wii, 360's and ps3's.

    They all look excellent as far as im aware and screen burn is not much of an issue.
     
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    Agree, i play games for ages on my plasma and have no problems at all, and i have a pioneer.
     
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    I did search the forums, there is plenty of info on 360s but very little on Picture Quality of the TH-42PX70 with the Wii.
     
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    True, and I hope someone will reply to your real question! I have a PX60, which is in most respects similar to the PX70s. I use a Wii RGB cable (because my earlier TV had no true component inputs), that improves things over the standart composite scart cable, but if you get the true component leads that should be best of all.

    For settings I have it set very similarly to my DVD and satellite box settings: contrast around 70% and mode set to "auto", color brightness and sharpness all around (but just under) 50%. This is mainly for daytime play, I'm interested in things looking nice w/o artifacts, not in getting the lowest conceivable black levels or the most natural color temps. (What's the natural color of Link's tunic, anyway??) :rotfl:

    CHFels
     
  8. w3dal

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    ok -

    get a component cable for the wii and set it to 480p. looks really good and i think better than scart.

    you have a progressive screen so if your component sockets are free then use those, otherwise use RGB

    Enjoy!

    Dal
     
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    ALSO - use my plasma for games for hours at a time no issues :devil:
     
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    Bump.
    Anyone?
     
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    wont else do you want to know???
     
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    How good the TV handles the Wii output. I know that the TV is supposedly great with SD sources and handles motion well, I hoped to hear some anecdotal evidence from people who have experiences this combination first hand.

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    Ok here goes.

    with the component lead the colors are bright and blacks are nice and dark. no motion blur.

    infact i was playing red steel a while ago and thought it looked stunning.

    you have to-go with component as thats the best way to connect your wii to the plasma screen.

    go and get one mate and enjoy, dont know what else to say really.

    Dal
     
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    i have a 42px70 and a wii.

    the wii is connected via component, which seems to give a better picture than scart, but also frees up one of the scart sockets.

    the picture is fantastic, but i couldnt say what the best settings are. all down to your personal choice really. the tv says the wii is connected at 576i, i think.

    there's no danger of screen burn on wii sports bowling as there isn't anything permanently on the screen (if you see what i mean).

    my 3 year old loves it anyway!!
    (kids are so lucky these days)
     
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    set the wii to output at 480p fella as you have a component lead - :thumbsup:

    Dal
     
  16. denis_carlin

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    Thanks a lot mate, just what I was hoping to hear. I'd def connect with component using 480P. I know that with some LCDs (with poorer upscaling I imagine) have motion blur and pronounced jaggies.

    I thought Red Steel was well underrated btw... :)
     
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    LCD suffer from the motion blur more so than plasma.

    if you really wanna be blown away hook up a PS3 at 720p and be amazed how well it performs

    Dal
     
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    ok matey, thanks for the info...... ::smashin:
     

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