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Please help 'A 40" Plasma is required or possibly projector for cheap'

luketempleluketemple

Hi Guys,

Well didnt I think I had struck gold with Pixmania haha alas it didnt come off oh well the hunt continues.

I am living at my in-laws pub, the business, unfotunately, is not doing so well and is in need of a pick me up. So after 25 years the owners a lovely couple (I know you rarely hear this about in-laws) are relenting and getting a TV for the major sporting events, especially the world cup.

Now they have the correct amusment licence but feel it wont be beneficail to subscribe to sky....now dont get started on that I feel its worthwhile but they want to uphold the traditional values of the pub (it has been around since 1600's).

I have been instructed to find this tele now we want the biggest one for as cheap as possible not so much worried about branding though obviously this is preferable the budget is around £400 so am probably hoping 40".

It is for a conservatory so I understand that a Plasma is what is required so no LCD unless im mistaken.

However, though I dont think it will work a projector would suit amazingly. Please let me know if this would work in a conservatory and also if anyone knows of a cheap one...Rep will be added and if your local ill buy you a beer.

Thanks in advance for any help you can offer.

I will consider 2nd hand too!!

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    luketemple
    And I have looked on here for ages there just arent many coming up!!
    dananana
    If it is going to be in conservatory which I assume is a brightly lit room then I would get a LCD as plasma don not perform well in these conditions due to reflections and look washed out.
    luketemple
    Is that the way round it is I always get confused! Would I be able to get an LED? How about a projector?

    The new deal just posted looks cool but maybe a bit much for them?
    dananana
    luketemple
    Is that the way round it is I always get confused! Would I be able to get an LED? How about a projector?

    The new deal just posted looks cool but maybe a bit much for them?


    Led TVs are LCDs tv in reality (just have led backlight) but are more expensive due to them being newer tech and being asthetically pleasing. Projectors I am no expert but believe they need complete darkness to work their best.
    luketemple
    Thanks for the help guys, Its very light in there and therefore the projector wont work shame!!

    I like the 5 Year warranty idea however its a trial really for the world cup to see how much revenue the sporting events bring in!!

    If its a success they may get a nicer one?

    Ill have a look on there websites though!!
    N1K0LAI_DAN7E
    +1 to everything dananana has said, in a bright conservatory you defs want an LCd and wont be able to stretch to LED, ill get on the case but it might well be worth your while if youd be interested in second had posting to purchase,

    EDIT: this tv has been this price for well over a month now as i considered buying it around 6 weeks ago and its a pretty nice set, 42" LG lh2000, its HD ready not full HD so 720p but i wouldnt have thought you would have been overly concerned with top specs, £399 in richer sounds, 10% extra if you want five year warranty, you would get a year long one neway.. gets 9.2/10 on consumer reviews! http://www.reevoo.com/p/lg-42lh2000#review_1406183

    to go bigger 47-50" your cheapest LCD bet would be that of theLG 47LH3000 which has been knocking around on here recently at about £560 amazon/dixons which shows you theres quite a step up in price, can get 50" plasmas nearer £500
    susanemily
    Dont know if this is any help
    thebigtvshop.co.uk
    It is on the outskirts of Southport
    luketemple
    joeprosho
    +1 to everything dananana has said, in a bright conservatory you defs want an LCd and wont be able to stretch to LED, ill get on the case but it might well be worth your while if youd be interested in second had posting to purchase,

    EDIT: this tv has been this price for well over a month now as i considered buying it around 6 weeks ago and its a pretty nice set, 42" LG lh2000, its HD ready not full HD so 720p but i wouldnt have thought you would have been overly concerned with top specs, £399 in richer sounds, 10% extra if you want five year warranty, you would get a year long one neway.. gets 9.2/10 on consumer reviews! http://www.reevoo.com/p/lg-42lh2000#review_1406183

    to go bigger 47-50" your cheapest LCD bet would be that of theLG 47LH3000 which has been knocking around on here recently at about £560 amazon/dixons which shows you theres quite a step up in price, can get 50" plasmas nearer £500


    Wow thats great help thanks so much for taking the tme to respond I really do appreciate it, I have checked it out on Richer sounds and I think ill run it by them but reckon thatll be the one in honesty, it really does get good reviews and is very cheap, if we do go for it ill let you know and give you my personal opinion before you purchase maybe?

    I think theyll probably explore the 5year warranty option too, its worth it for £40, thanks again so much...now just need a wall mount but those come on here all the time.

    Also thankyou for the Southport shop but I reckon the Richer sounds deal is perfect as I have one just next door practicall but again thanks.

    Rep added all round.

    Thanks guys
    greg_68
    Maybe a silly question but does a normal warranty cover TV's used for a business purpose?

    There is a freesat HD 37" LG LCD in Argos atm for £400. HD world cup on the cheap.
    N1K0LAI_DAN7E
    greg_68
    Maybe a silly question but does a normal warranty cover TV's used for a business purpose?

    There is a freesat HD 37" LG LCD in Argos atm for £400. HD world cup on the cheap.


    i pressume your are on about the LF7700, i think it is or sumthing like that, not a clue about the warranty, personallly i feel theres only one reason to buy a tv such as thisand thats if you dont live in a freeview area, otherwise freesat is pretty pointless especially as freeview HD is coming along any day now, id personally go for a nice all round set without the feature

    in response to luke im alrite for reccomendations on the purchase just as im a student with little money, took up the sony kdl37w5500 from sainsburys, but ended up taking it back, was actually dissapointed with it had substantial backlight bleeding issues, trying not to spend money atm!

    richer sounds often do different instore deals aswell so ask what theyve got, might be getting rid of sum ex displaystuff at a bargain price
    greg_68
    joeprosho
    i pressume your are on about the LF7700, i think it is or sumthing like that, not a clue about the warranty, personallly i feel theres only one reason to buy a tv such as thisand thats if you dont live in a freeview area, otherwise freesat is pretty pointless especially as freeview HD is coming along any day now, id personally go for a nice all round set without the feature


    But you would have to pay for a freeview HD box, this tv has it in built so you would be looking around another £100 for a box then.
    luketemple
    Hmmmm, I phoned up the guys at RS and also read the reviews and for what we need it i.e. the sporting events I think im gonna go for the LG with a 5year warranty they said the Standard defintion freeview will look better but oviously High Definition will be lots better but im not going to be using that much!!

    Though we may do Singstar evenings Fifa and Pro Tournaments but that wont be regular. I think as for the Freesat ill chill till freeview HD is about as I really only need BBC and ITV and its for locals so dont think people will be overly bothered by HD.

    Thanks again guys
    luketemple
    Also thanks for the 37" screen suggestion it is a very nice tele but I reckon as its a long conservatory the screen size may be just a little to small!!

    Thanks though
    N1K0LAI_DAN7E
    greg_68
    But you would have to pay for a freeview HD box, this tv has it in built so you would be looking around another £100 for a box then.


    dcx_badass
    Freesat is better, more channels and BBC Iplayer.


    true, imo i just dont think its worth it for the extra money unless you live in an area with no freeview, many others ways you can iplayer if necesary, but this is a cheap tv for pub sport, im also biased in the sense watching tv is not the issue in TVs, im more for gaming and movies

    im not sure bout the exact plans for broadcasting the world cup though, cause if that is being done in HD then it could make a good selling point!

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