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LG 42PQ6000 Plasma £455.80 @ Amazon

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6y, 11m agoFound 6 years, 11 months ago
Product Features
HD Ready (1024 x 768) Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio of 2,000,000:1 and Brightness of 1,500cd/m2
Intelligent Sensor to optimise your picture and reduce power consumption within any environment
600Hz with sub-field driving to eliminate motion blur
Ample connectivity including 3 x HDMI, USB 2.0 (JPEG/MP3/DivX SD Playback), 2 x Scart, PC Input, Composite and S-Video
Technical Details

LG 42PQ6000 42" Plasma TV
Built-in Digital Freeview
HD Ready (1024 x 768) Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio of 2,000,000:1
Dual XD Engine Image Processor
Brightness 1,500cd/m2
Intelligent Sensor
600Hz with sub-field driving
24p Real Cinema
AV Mode (Cinema, Game, Sport)
Expert (ISF) Mode
Invisible Speakers tuned by audio expert Mr. Mark Levinson
Clear Voice technology
2 Way 4 Speakers (10W + 10W)
SRS TruSurround XT
Simplink
Swivel Stand
3 x HDMI
USB 2.0 (JPEG/MP3/DivX SD Playback)
2 x Scart (1 x Full)
Component
PC Input
Composite
S-Video
Energy Saving Recommended by the Energy Saving Trust
Panel Life Span - 100,000hrs
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#1
lol. nice post. For anyone not a member of Makro where it is £446.49 this is a great price for a top rated TV. Currently £549 in Comet & Currys.

It out performs many more expensive sets and is a complete mystery why both this and the Makro deal would be voted cold. Shame on you all.:thinking:
#2
Hot!!
#3
stevieglesga
lol. nice post. For anyone not a member of Makro where it is £446.49 this is a great price for a top rated TV. Currently £549 in Comet & Currys.

It out performs many more expensive sets and is a complete mystery why both this and the Makro deal would be voted cold. Shame on you all.:thinking:


I just posted to make this aware to people mate, as i personally couldn't even tell you where a Makro store is but there certainly ain't one near me :)
#4
I have this tv and it is really good, the usb supports upto 1TB drives and reads divx. i'm sure i have said this before ;)
#5
HD Ready (1024 x 768) Resolution? isnt this bit low
#6
parad1gm
HD Ready (1024 x 768) Resolution? isnt this bit low


On paper yes, but the PQ is excellent, easily comparable to a viera :)
#7
parad1gm
HD Ready (1024 x 768) Resolution? isnt this bit low


It annoys me when the only thing people look at is the resolution. It is in fact one of the least important items unless you perhaps spend all your time watching bluray as Sky and Freesat only broadcast at 720 anyway and even then other factors come into consideration.

Anyway, I have the LG and my father-in-law has the Panny 42G10 and I can safely say that the sound is so much better on the LG and in my opinion the SD picture quality is as well. Unless you are watching your bluray from less than 6ft from the screen you will be hard pushed to see the difference between 1080p and 720p.
#8
I have this tv its great!, I also have a panasonic plasma 42 inch, this is so much better, the sound is great and the usb port is handy, play my divx movies off the computer onto this and they look great. blurays look amazing through ps3 and as does sd freeview , highly recommended, i paid £500 about 3 months ago.
#9
argand7
It annoys me when the only thing people look at is the resolution. It is in fact one of the least important items unless you perhaps spend all your time watching bluray as Sky and Freesat only broadcast at 720 anyway and even then other factors come into consideration.

Anyway, I have the LG and my father-in-law has the Panny 42G10 and I can safely say that the sound is so much better on the LG and in my opinion the SD picture quality is as well. Unless you are watching your bluray from less than 6ft from the screen you will be hard pushed to see the difference between 1080p and 720p.



er why you getting annoyed i just asked a simple question. I disagree when you say resolution is least important factor as if thats the case why would retailers push for these figure and why not stay with good old 640 x 480? bottom line is resolution effect for large screen especially when you use hidef content hence the reason i asked as it seems 1920x1080 pixels is pretty much standard now days
#10
parad1gm
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B001UHMT8I?ie=UTF8&tag=hklasnzx-21&linkCode=as2&camp=1634&creative=19450&creativeASIN=B001UHMT8Ier why you getting annoyed i just asked a simple question. I disagree when you say resolution is least important factor as if thats the case why would retailers push for these figure and why not stay with good old 640 x 480? bottom line is resolution effect for large screen especially when you use hidef content hence the reason i asked as it seems 1920x1080 pixels is pretty much standard now days


But if you are sitting relatively far from such a screen you will not see a major difference between 720p and 1080p
#11
asdkljasl
But if you are sitting relatively far from such a screen you will not see a major difference between 720p and 1080p


true very true but most people dont have large rooms to compensate for that
banned#12
parad1gm;7448224
true very true but most people dont have large rooms to compensate for that

you wouldnt notice any difference on a 42" screen unless you sat within 6 foot

1080p is a dream come true for the salesmen

http://www.blogcdn.com/hd.engadget.com/media/2006/12/resolution_chart.jpg
#13
Very good TV IMO (probably better than my old man's Panny 1080p) and very easy to calibrate. I've been using these settings for 6 months now and the PQ is stunning.

LG PQ6000 Plasma calibration

Enter into Expert 1 or 2

Contrast: 90
Brightness: 30
H-sharpness: 52
V-sharpness: 52
Colour: 50
Tint: 0

Expert Control

Dyn contrast: OFF
noise reduction: OFF
Gamma: Hígh
Black level: Low or Auto
Film Mode off
Colourstandard: SD
Colour Gamut: Wide
Edge Enhancer: On

White balance: Cool
Patern: Outer
Justify. red: 4
Just. green: 0
just. blue: -48
red adjust: 34
green adjust: 31
blue adjust: 41
#14
parad1gm
true very true but most people dont have large rooms to compensate for that


In that case a large TV definitely isnt the answer, full stop :lol:
#15
Orange Boy
Very good TV IMO (probably better than my old man's Panny 1080p) and very easy to calibrate. I've been using these settings for 6 months now and the PQ is stunning.

LG PQ6000 Plasma calibration

Enter into Expert 1 or 2

Contrast: 90
Brightness: 30
H-sharpness: 52
V-sharpness: 52
Colour: 50
Tint: 0

Expert Control

Dyn contrast: OFF
noise reduction: OFF
Gamma: Hígh
Black level: Low or Auto
Film Mode off
Colourstandard: SD
Colour Gamut: Wide
Edge Enhancer: On

White balance: Cool
Patern: Outer
Justify. red: 4
Just. green: 0
just. blue: -48
red adjust: 34
green adjust: 31
blue adjust: 41



I have the PQ3000 (pretty much the same thing), with the above settings I found on AVforums, and the picture quality is fantastic. It look a little pale under normal settings, but the above look so accurate. I turned down the colour to 48, as it was a little strong on my set, but the rest is spot on.

The expert picture tuning is the reason this can look better than the most expensive TVs on the market. After tweaking, it beats nearly every tv for PQ.
#16
Bought this TV yesterday from Makro (see my earlier and cheaper deal- voted cold amazingly cos it's from Makro). Got it set up to my PS3 last night for some Modern Warfare 2(also bought at Makro, for £20- yet this one went hot, all the way to 4117).

I spent a lot of time deliberating on what tv to get and this looks and sounds fantastic.
Thanks for the post about settings. I am happy with the default but anything that further improves it is most welcome.

And James(OP), no ill will for getting more heat than my cheaper option. :p Not your fault, just a shame so many people on here are incapable of independant and rational thoughts.

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