Denster presents: the HDTV thread

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by Denster » Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:39 pm

I think there's 500 cashback on the 65 inch OLED LG TV so I might get that (if my tax refund is sufficiently enormous). Are there still concerns over OLED. Is it to do with Image burn?

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by Ad7 » Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:54 pm

I strawberry floating knew you'd be in here with that money burning a hole in your pocket Denny :lol: :wub:

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by Denster » Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:57 pm

:toot: :toot: :toot:

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by Ironhide » Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:25 pm

Schiess dem Denster wrote:I think there's 500 cashback on the 65 inch OLED LG TV so I might get that (if my tax refund is sufficiently enormous). Are there still concerns over OLED. Is it to do with Image burn?


As I recently discovered there is a risk of permanent screen burn if you are watching a lot of sport and news channels that have a lot of static images onscreen (see also HUDs in games) but it's usually through prolonged use so it depends on how long you spend watching TV each day - personally I only usually watch a couple of hours every day and watch a film on it every few days so it'll probably be fine for me.

I'm currently in the process of returning/replacing my 55 inch one though as it arrived with a line of stuck pixels but that's just something all LCD/LED panels can suffer from, especially given how thin they are now (there's a disconcerting amount of flexibility when you lift mine out of the box).

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by BID0 » Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:47 pm

If you want an OLED and can wait 6 months then I'd recommend picking up the newer sets next year, it's still a bit early for OLED, more so for the larger screens. If you need a TV now though then go for it.

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by Denster » Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:51 pm


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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by Albear » Sat Dec 16, 2017 6:22 pm

Good Choice.

I think that's pretty much the best TV you can buy at semi sensible money at the moment. KKlein will be able to confirm/deny.

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by Denster » Sat Dec 16, 2017 6:40 pm

Yeah. That's what I reckon. It's a little more than i'd planned on spending initially but it's pretty awesome so I thought why not.

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by jawafour » Sat Dec 16, 2017 6:41 pm

That looks to be an amazing screen :o .

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by KK » Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:18 pm

If you buy any of the OLED screens at the moment (Sony, LG and even Philips) you're guaranteed the best picture quality available. There's nothing to worry about on that front.

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by Ironhide » Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:04 pm

jawafour wrote:That looks to be an amazing screen :o .


It is, although I feel the 65 inch model is a little bit excessive. the 55 inch is plenty big enough IMO.

I'm not a massive fan of the stand however, it leaves very little room for my soundbar even when pushed all the way back on the TV unit.

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by BOR » Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:32 am

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KK wrote:Blue Planet 2 coming to iPlayer in 4K HDR on the 10th December 2017, for one month. List of compatible TVs listed here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/help/late ... net-II-uhd

Noice!

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Just seen the first episode and it looks so stunning! :shock:

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by Denster » Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:14 pm

jawafour wrote:That looks to be an amazing screen :o .


I know! :toot:

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by jawafour » Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:17 pm

...and it even has four HDMI sockets; the minimum that any TV over 22 inches should have today. I am still amazed that many screens only have two or, at a push, three.

I know that I post about this pretty regularly but manufacturers don't seem to be doing much about it :shifty: ...

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by Denster » Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:21 pm

If you glitter bombed people like we keep telling you to - maybe they'd start taking notice of your concerns.

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by jawafour » Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:41 pm

Schiess dem Denster wrote:If you glitter bombed people like we keep telling you to - maybe they'd start taking notice of your concerns.

True facts, man. Maybe now is the time for me to take up Lewis on his offer... I propose Sony, Samsung, Panasonic and LG.

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by HSH28 » Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:57 pm

jawafour wrote:...and it even has four HDMI sockets; the minimum that any TV over 22 inches should have today. I am still amazed that many screens only have two or, at a push, three.

I know that I post about this pretty regularly but manufacturers don't seem to be doing much about it :shifty: ...


Another thing to note about the 4 HDMI ports on the LG OLED's, they all support HDR inputs.

You might not think thats something worth mentioning in 2017, but apparently all Sony TVs (including the really expensive ones) still only support HDR on 2 of their HDMI ports.

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by Denster » Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:00 pm

Need to do some measuring up as 65” might actually be too big.
It’s a grand less for the 55” one.

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by more heat than light » Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:11 pm

Worth also checking out the C7, it's basically the same telly but with a slightly different (and in my opinion, nicer) design. Unfortunately it's exclusive to Curry's in the UK.

https://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/tv-and-ho ... 8-pdt.html

It's slightly more expensive than the B7 at the moment, but the price has been fluctuating a fair bit.

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PostRe: NickSCFC presents: the HDTV thread
by HSH28 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:45 pm

myrrh heat than light wrote:Worth also checking out the C7, it's basically the same telly but with a slightly different (and in my opinion, nicer) design. Unfortunately it's exclusive to Curry's in the UK.

https://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/tv-and-ho ... 8-pdt.html

It's slightly more expensive than the B7 at the moment, but the price has been fluctuating a fair bit.


Which in and of itself is a reason not to buy it.

Having said that, I did see someone (I think on Hotukdeals, so perhaps take it with a pinch of salt) say that they'd seen the C7 in Richer Sounds, they just can't advertise the fact they have it.


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