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Old 07-01-2013, 14:22
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Hi all,

I am set to buy a 3D TV for the bedroom soon, however my girlfriend says that 23-26" would be ample enough for my size of room, where as I think that a 32" would be fine. I have done some measuring up & the distance between the head of the bed to the aerial point on the wall is just over 8ft.

Can anyone here advise ?

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Old 07-01-2013, 14:37
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Yeah i'd go for a 32. I really wouldn't go any smaller than that. Do you have a make in mind ?.
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Old 07-01-2013, 14:43
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Yeah i'd go for a 32. I really wouldn't go any smaller than that. Do you have a make in mind ?.
I was considering a cheap brand like the Celicus in Sainsburys but after reading about some people experiencing a buzzing sound, I think that the Samsung maybe worth getting but still unsure because of the glasses not lasting that long on a charge. It seems that both Passive 3D & Active 3D has it's flaws. I am on a budget & don't really want to spend that much as it is only for the bedroom for use at night, with the odd 3D film when I am on my own.
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Old 07-01-2013, 15:04
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Just had a look on the Curry's digital site and here's an example of the cost of a 32" 3DTV.


http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/lg-32lm...48393-pdt.html


Could be more than your'e willing to spend though. Samsung's are around the same price.
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Old 07-01-2013, 15:25
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Just had a look on the Curry's digital site and here's an example of the cost of a 32" 3DTV.


http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/lg-32lm...48393-pdt.html


Could be more than your'e willing to spend though. Samsung's are around the same price.
I was looking at this model from Richer Sounds, as I have a branch within a small walking distance & it is only £300 which is the maximum amount I will go to.
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Old 07-01-2013, 15:39
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not bad at all and I wouldn't worry about the glasses either. Ive had my Samsung for around 12 months and the batteries are still going strong
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Old 07-01-2013, 15:44
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not bad at all and I wouldn't worry about the glasses either. Ive had my Samsung for around 12 months and the batteries are still going strong
Excellent, now all I gotta hope is that they got some in stock as it cannot be ordered in.
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Old 07-01-2013, 18:50
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Samsungs have had problems with capacitor failures in the past. Don't know if they have improved.
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Old 07-01-2013, 20:07
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Samsungs have had problems with capacitor failures in the past. Don't know if they have improved.
I hadn't heard of this flaw & decided to google it, the results were shocking.
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Old 08-01-2013, 00:17
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I hadn't heard of this flaw & decided to google it, the results were shocking.
For goodness sake......Don't over react....It was a while ago and they are much better now......That said I have a 7 year old Samsung LCD running perfectly, still.....
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Old 08-01-2013, 08:57
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The head of my bed to the screen is about 6 feet. I find that 26" is more than big enough. With wireless headphones i can watch films in bed at full volume without disturbing anyone. Works for me.
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Old 08-01-2013, 19:56
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For goodness sake......Don't over react....It was a while ago and they are much better now......That said I have a 7 year old Samsung LCD running perfectly, still.....
You are correct with what you say . I have looked in loads of shops today & figured it would be pointless in getting a cheap / unknown brand for the £200/£250 mark when I can get a gorgeous set for that little bit extra. With that in mind, I have decided to save a bit more & get the SAMSUNG UE32EH6030.

The picture is crystal, sound is good & the 3d is active(comes with 2 pairs of glasses). The price in Richer Sounds is £300 or £330 if I decide to extend the warranty to 5 years.

Here are it's main features

Product features:

Full HD 1080p 3D LED TV
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Freeview HD tuner
3D Hyper Real Engine
2D to 3D converter
Wide Colour Enhancer
Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio
ConnectShare™ (USB 2.0)
200hz Clear Motion Rate
2 x 10W sound output
Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby Pulse
SRS TheatreSound
dts 2.0+Digital Out
Square stand
Black Colour
1 Year Warranty

Connections

2 x HDMI
1 x USB for media viewing
1 x Component In
1 x Composite In
1 x Scart
1 x Optical Digital Out
1 x Headphone
1 x Ethernet

I know that I orignally was only going to spend upto £250, but think that I would be better off getting this one.
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Old 08-01-2013, 21:52
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Make you sure you view test the TV at the viewing angle you intend to use it.

You would normally mount a bedroom TV high up so you can see it whilst lying down but many LCD TV's are unwatchable when viewing from below.

Best TV for a bedroom is a plasma, they don't suffer from viewing angle issues.
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Old 10-01-2013, 01:38
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Well folks I bit the bullet & bought the Samsung & have to say what a cracking set it is, crystal clear picture & the sound is amongst one of the best that I have heard on an LED screen. Despite what the sales person said, the 3D is awesome, I have watched Underworld Awakening 3D on it & the quality is superb. Even the 2D to 3D conversion at a touch of a button is great quality, but think that I will save the 3D for Blu-ray films & compatible games.

Next thing to buy is a 3D Bluray player to save unplugging my PS3 from the main TV in the living room, a Wireless AV wireless receiver, so that I can have Sky in the bedroom & finally an Android Smart TV box as these seem to run better than the clunky built in ones on Smart TV sets

The nice man in Richer Sounds tried flogging me a Phillips Smart TV for £270 which did have a nice sharp picture, but the sound was horrendous. Besides my mind was already made up.

Thanks to all who have advised.
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Old 10-01-2013, 14:31
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do not touch a Philips tv

you can simply run a RF cable from sky box to bedroom and also a HDMI cable
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Old 10-01-2013, 19:54
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do not touch a Philips tv

you can simply run a RF cable from sky box to bedroom and also a HDMI cable
Yes there is the simple option of an RF cable, but that will still require me use something like a magic eye link cable to change the channel from the bedroom, so figured that the Wireless AV receiver would be the best route & with less mess.
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