DS Forums

 
 

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 3.06 seconds.
Search: Key Word(s): ; Posts Made By: Nigel Goodwin
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Today, 11:56
Replies: 45
Views: 3,678
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Exactly :D As far as those four 'brands' go,...

Exactly :D

As far as those four 'brands' go, Grundig is obviously the top one - they had a reputation as a quality manufacturer. Bush would be second, Bush (when they existed) were a decent make....
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Today, 10:30
Replies: 45
Views: 3,678
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Because people wouldn't buy them - they buy the...

Because people wouldn't buy them - they buy the brand names thinking they are getting a better quality product - not realising that most of those brand names haven't been any good for many decades,...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Today, 07:52
Replies: 45
Views: 3,678
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
That's because it is a 'real' Sony, just a...

That's because it is a 'real' Sony, just a special cheap model made for the supermarkets.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Yesterday, 18:08
Replies: 45
Views: 3,678
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
There have been numerous Sony menus, and the ONLY...

There have been numerous Sony menus, and the ONLY non-Sony sets were the 19 and 22 BX series. The larger BX series were made by Sony, but were special cheap models for the supermarkets - which as...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 11-05-2015, 19:17
Replies: 45
Views: 3,678
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Mostly :D

Mostly :D
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 11-05-2015, 17:56
Replies: 45
Views: 3,678
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Well JVC pulled out of the UK a fair while back,...

Well JVC pulled out of the UK a fair while back, anything 'recent' isn't anything at all to do with them (although they were still Vestel sets back when JVC were selling them).
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 11-05-2015, 15:28
Replies: 45
Views: 3,678
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
That's bad news then :cry:

That's bad news then :cry:
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 03-05-2015, 09:51
Replies: 45
Views: 3,678
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
It's a Vestel, Sharp have long been 'mainly'...

It's a Vestel, Sharp have long been 'mainly' Vestel TV's - and certainly 32's.

Doesn't matter now of course, as Sharp have packed in and someone else is using the name on cheap gear.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 30-04-2015, 17:23
Replies: 45
Views: 3,678
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Yes, unfortunately Bush/Murphy (RBM) went bust a...

Yes, unfortunately Bush/Murphy (RBM) went bust a long, long time ago :(

It was always said that Toshiba deliberately bankrupted RBM, in order to take over the joint factory at a bargain price - no...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 29-04-2015, 09:09
Replies: 45
Views: 3,678
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Sorry, utter rubbish - Sony have NEVER badged any...

Sorry, utter rubbish - Sony have NEVER badged any Vestel sets (it makes me wonder who starts this silly rumours?), nor any 40 inch sets. The U series were simply the 'bottom end of the range' of Sony...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 28-04-2015, 18:40
Replies: 45
Views: 3,678
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
As always, the top two makes are Sony and...

As always, the top two makes are Sony and Panasonic, middling makes are Samsung and LG - any of those four are most likely NOT to be badged. Although in the past Sony and Panasonic have had some...
Forum: Sky 31-12-2010, 19:53
Replies: 7
Views: 2,104
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
It's more likely the wiring, with it not been...

It's more likely the wiring, with it not been soldered or crimped everywhere - usually.

Easy to test - put the magic eye directly on the back of the Sky box and see if it works from there.
Forum: Broadcasting 31-12-2010, 19:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
It certainly won't - it's FAR too expensive - why...

It certainly won't - it's FAR too expensive - why would broadcasters massively increase their costs for no gain?.

Cable, even in the cities and large towns as now, is by far the most expensive...
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 31-12-2010, 19:26
Replies: 310
Views: 35,495
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
The Indian CS's everybody uses are generally crap...

The Indian CS's everybody uses are generally crap - they tend to barely speak English, and don't usually understand what they are supposed to be supporting. Understandable really, they have obviously...
Forum: TiVo 31-12-2010, 19:22
Replies: 179
Views: 46,805
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
One would hope so - there seems no reason for it...

One would hope so - there seems no reason for it not to be, it was a very strange failing of the older boxes.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 31-12-2010, 19:18
Replies: 15
Views: 2,706
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
I agree with the others, it sounds an expensive...

I agree with the others, it sounds an expensive idea - if anyone does even offer such a service?. Can't you just buy them on CD?, or even just download MP3's off the net? - I signed up for a low cost...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 31-12-2010, 11:31
Replies: 25
Views: 2,904
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
So would I, but only because I've got better...

So would I, but only because I've got better access to Sony, there's pretty well nothing to choose between them.

Sony are the number one brand in the trade, Pansonic are number two - it's been that...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 31-12-2010, 10:47
Replies: 25
Views: 2,904
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
No added width - the 25 inch will most probably...

No added width - the 25 inch will most probably have speakers either side - so is pretty well identical in size to a 32 inch LCD.



I fit a fair number of TV's, and I'm speaking from MANY examples...
Forum: Broadcasting 31-12-2010, 10:42
Replies: 25
Views: 1,740
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
As I said above, the first was Sony in...

As I said above, the first was Sony in 2006.

http://digital-lifestyles.info/2006/10/18/sony-paint-ad-first-hd-advert-in-uk/

As almost all HD channels are Sky, then you would expect HD adverts to be...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 31-12-2010, 10:30
Replies: 25
Views: 2,904
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
But the new set will be a LOT smaller - it will...

But the new set will be a LOT smaller - it will really look tiny.

A 32 inch LCD is only about the same size as a 25 inch (4:3) CRT, and has a similar height picture.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 31-12-2010, 10:28
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Sharp have had bad reliability problems (and...

Sharp have had bad reliability problems (and ludicrous spares prices), their sales have plummeted - they are right down with Philips now, with well below 1% market share.

Most retailers have stopped...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 31-12-2010, 10:23
Replies: 25
Views: 2,904
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
A 32 LCD/Plasma will look tiny after a 36 CRT,...

A 32 LCD/Plasma will look tiny after a 36 CRT, you can generally have quite a bit larger LCD/Plasma than a CRT, simply because they take up so little room.

I would suggest a 40 would probably be...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-12-2010, 19:26
Replies: 25
Views: 1,740
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
Yes, work well don't they :D

Yes, work well don't they :D
Forum: Broadcasting 30-12-2010, 19:16
Replies: 25
Views: 1,740
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
I must admit, I'm VERY aware that Toyota Avensis...

I must admit, I'm VERY aware that Toyota Avensis supports Midsomer Murders :D (and others). You get trained to fast forward until the Toyota advert starts - so you repeatedly see the end of the...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 30-12-2010, 19:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By Nigel Goodwin
It's like the treble control on your stereo,...

It's like the treble control on your stereo, turning it up increases the high frequencies (making it sharper), turning it down decreases the high frequencies (making it duller).
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 20:21.