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Need help with this 1080p LCD TV

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9y, 3w agoPosted 9 years, 3 weeks ago
I'm looking for a new 42" LCD TV which is full hd (1080p) and came across this one from Argos, does anyone have this? or know if it's a good full hd tv? i've already got to other 42" (1080i) lcd tv's in the house but i'm getting really fed up with them not having a very good picture, thing's like when there is any fast movement on the screen they go blocky and even when i'm watching the football as well, so i don't want to go for another tv that's just going to do the same thing.

Argos link:
http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/5363821/Trail/searchtext%3ETV+7+DAY+MEGA+DEALS.htmhttp://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/5363821/Trail/searchtext%3ETV+7+DAY+MEGA+DEALS.htm
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9y, 3w agoPosted 9 years, 3 weeks ago
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#1
have you actually used any of your tv`s at high definition mode ? have you got a ps3 or blu ray player or a hd dvd player ?you tend to get blocky pictures due to a bad signal nothing to do with it being a hdtv have you got a skyhd box ?
#2
How do you watch football? SD or HD feed ? anything over 37" , I would tend to go with a plasma myself :)
#3
you will get no difference in picture quality between a 1080i or a 1080p.a 1080p has twice the frame rate than a 1080i so in reality you will only notice a difference with high speed movement on the screen but its unlikely you would even notice it watching a game of football.
#4
thanks for the replys, i've got a ps3 and a hd dvd player and run both at 1080i but i find they aren't looking as good as they should be, no matter what settings i try on the tv, i watch the football games through sky, i know nothing about hd tv's but i know that the 1080p was the newer version over the 1080i but that about it.
#5
Your TV is proberly has a resolution of 1366x768. The 1080p TV's have a resolution for 1920x1080. Which will make an improved differerence when hooked up to the PS3 and HD~DVD player.
#6
daveshop
thanks for the replys, i've got a ps3 and a hd dvd player and run both at 1080i but i find they aren't looking as good as they should be, no matter what settings i try on the tv, i watch the football games through sky, i know nothing about hd tv's but i know that the 1080p was the newer version over the 1080i but that about it.

if you are using hdmi connection from ps3 to a hdmi connection on tv then your picture should be perfect.you would need a skyhd box to get high definition on the football when its available in hd.if you have a blu-ray movie you should get a perfect picture on ps3.a 1080p just has a quicker frame rate 60 frames per second compared too 30 on a 1080i thats the only real difference.
#7
yinujim
Your TV is proberly has a resolution of 1366x768. The 1080p TV's have a resolution for 1920x1080. Which will make an improved differerence when hooked up to the PS3 and HD~DVD player.

wrong he has already told you he has 1080i and that has same resolution as 1080p the only difference there will be is the frames per second.
#8
Have you tried running it at 720p? I have motion problems with my lcd tv on 1080i when viewing sport or using my ps3 so I change it to 720p and this helps.

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