plasma /lcd tellys

  gengus 11:33 10 Dec 2005

could anyone put me on to a decent place to purchase a spanking new big telly?

  gengus 15:45 11 Dec 2005

Lucida Sans Unicode

  Fingees 17:04 11 Dec 2005

They are plentiful depending what you want.

John Lewis usually give a free 5 year guarantee.

Suggest you avoid plasma.
Not only do they have, by nature of their manufacture, a limited definition

Also they only last about 5 years, and can get picture burnt on if stationary for a long time.
Hence maintenance insurance can be half the set price.

LCD is more expensive, but will last far longer.
They don't mind still pictures, and have extremely good definition. Howevr the really large ones are extremely expensive.

Hope this helps.

  john-232317 17:22 11 Dec 2005

A few contradictions to your points ;-)
click here

  MIke 17:51 11 Dec 2005

From your link dadyassa
Just wondering how the writer can say definitively that the airport panels have plenty of life left?

These plasma displays have been used already for almost 20,000 hours and have plenty of life left.

Panasonic: States (not publicly) that the monitor is good for 20,000 to 30,000 hours. They also state that these plasma displays measure 50% brightness (phosphor ignition may be a better term) at 50,000 hours.

Fujitsu: States that the panel lasts 20,000 to 25,000 hours

Pioneer: States that the 50" PDP 502MX (or 505HD) measures half brightness (phosphor ignition) at 30,000 hours of use. They also state the newer model 503CMX (or Pro 1000HD) with a deeper pixel structure will last even longer though they do not have numbers.

Sharp: States that plasma panels only last 10,000 to 20,000 hours and that LCD monitors last longer.

  Stuartli 17:59 11 Dec 2005

My best mate runs an independent audio/visual/appliances retail outlet and states that the so-called short life of LCD and plasma tellies is a myth.

He cites various public places where giant examples of such models are in use day in and day out and just keep on going.

A 42in plasma set is just under £1,000 these days and 32in LCD versions up to about £1,250, but LCD's vastly superior display is the technology to choose.

  stalion 18:11 11 Dec 2005

If you want to receive hd television in the near future make sure any new purchase is hd ready

  g0nvs 18:42 11 Dec 2005

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  Stuartli 19:39 11 Dec 2005

So, if you figure a plasma set lasts for, say, at least 20,000 hours, it would be good for more than two years' continuous operation.

  Curio 19:48 11 Dec 2005

Just bought my 32"LCD TV from click here Ordered on Monday, Delivered Wednesday afternoon. Only £5 delivery charge. well pleased with price too!

  gengus 08:59 12 Dec 2005

you folk know your stuff,nice one for responses.will leave thread open tho in case any one knows any more good deals.

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