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Should I get a 50" plasma?

Discussion in 'Home Cinema & Hi-Fi' started by skiba, 22 Sep 2009.

  1. skiba

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    Hi guys,

    Currently I have an early model LG 37" LCD. It does the job fine but I do probably sit about 10ft away from it at least. A friend at work is selling his 50" Pioneer plasma with media box (504 xde), it's an old screen but supposed to be excellent. Would this be a worthwhile upgrade apart from the obvious size increase?
    Thanks,

    sKiBa
     
  2. Andr3w

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    Just do it :D
     
  3. skiba

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    Damn you, i need rational responses! :D
     
  4. footman

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    You know you want to, it'll be a blast!

    Anyway, there's no such thing as a plasma that's too big:D
     
  5. sorn21

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    Yes.

    It's always a Yes.

    i.e. I have a 50 inch plasma, should I get a 60?

    Yes.
     
  6. derkaderka

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    I have a 50" plasma , be aware tho those things eat lecy
    Mine is 520Watt , so she's a good room heater also
     
  7. Simon

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    380W on the latest 5090.

    How old is the 504? I guess it is from 2004?!
     
  8. Beansprout

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    Yes! get one - my 42" has shrunk over the past year :(
     
  9. FrankJH

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    Thats the biggest issue

    I used to think my 5090 was immense when I first got it, now I think whats that pokey little thing in the corner :D

    (the upgrades get much more expensive each time also which really hurts :eek:)
     
  10. JBuk

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    get one, I bought one around the new year and I love it
     
  11. Acrotomophilia

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    Buy buy buy, you wont be disopointed!
     
  12. Simon

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    Were talking about the 504 though, its probably not as good as say the Panasonic TX-P50X10B which is only £600 brand new online
     
  13. Acrotomophilia

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    True but I was comparing it to his LG 37" LCD.
     
  14. Stag

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    Depends how much for.

    <£350 I'd do it. Otherwise as stated above you can get the latest entry level Panasonic that will vastly outperform it.
     
  15. skiba

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    Hmm, interesting about the Panasonic, thanks guys, will go and check it out.