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Old 11-01-2005, 11:05   #41
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Mine was in Bath about an hour ago Everything's ready - the stand is in place etc.

Having a real nightmare sorting out the cables. No matter what I do it looks a mess and it's pretty much impossible to make things look tidy with a glass stand

Here's a couple of pics sans-TV... Will post some TV pics later



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Old 11-01-2005, 11:07   #42
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my centre rear leg (on my stand) is a bit wider but what I basically did was to sellotape stuff to the back of it. It helps no end.

Can I also say you have great taste in decorating and that Sharp is going to look beatiful sitting there.
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Old 11-01-2005, 11:09   #43
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The stand I have does have a cable tidy feature but it's next to useless! Same with the hifi stand. Looks like once everything is place I'll be behind there with some sellotape and cable ties

My eventual plan, once my new sofa is in is to get the projector fixed to the ceiling, depending on where the joists are, and then fix the screen in place (at the moment it's temporarily on a picture hook) and mount the front surround speakers on the wall either side of the screen and move the centre up so it's under the screen.

Then all I need is some longer speaker cable and then I can tidy up the cabling from the hi-fi speakers and it should all be done

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Old 11-01-2005, 11:18   #44
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The Sharp also has a little cable clip. It's just at the back above where those cables come out. That sorts itself out quite well.

When you've hooked it all up you might find that you can't put the cover back on the back of the Sharp. Don't worry about it, it's not essential.
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Well ordered a sharp LC26GA4E lastnight from John Lewis for Ł975 with 5 years warrenty.Should be here thursday,going in the bedroom so will post a few pics as soon as i sort wall mount out.
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Old 11-01-2005, 14:58   #46
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And here it is

Still need to tweak the settings though...


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Looking good Mr P.

My Tosh has arrived but I can't set it up as there's nothing for it to go on. Doh!

Come on CPC!!
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Colin is that 32"?
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Looking good Mr P.

My Tosh has arrived but I can't set it up as there's nothing for it to go on. Doh!

Come on CPC!!
Put it on the box.
Just show us it.
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Colin is that 32"?
Yes!
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How you getting along? You might want to

a) turn OFF OPC

b) make sure the backlight is set to 0

c) use brightness more than contrast to set the right levels!
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Pretty much exactly what I've done. Looks as good as my old CRT did
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Colin it looks great m8,can't wait to get mine now.
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Pretty much exactly what I've done. Looks as good as my old CRT did
Great isn't it. All the PQ of a well set up CRT in a body like that.

Even the sound is good.
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The sound is good. I reckon it's not quite as good as my old Tosh though (one of the ones with built in Dolby Digital) but better than most other televisions I've heard.

That said most of my audio goes through the surround speakers anyway
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Yes!
That's a small screen

But the clarity and colours are very very nice

Lovely stand btw.

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It's actually a very big screen..........



on a massive stand!!!!
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Even looks great when it's turned off Much better than a hulking great CRT in the corner of the room!

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It's actually a very big screen..........



on a massive stand!!!!


hehe thats puts it into perspective.

The clarity of the screen of is excellent though.

and thats on a photo!
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That's a small screen
More than enough for me - I watch pretty much all films on the projector (unless I can't be arsed to set it up) so have 7ft to play with I just wanted something tidier than my old TV given that the room is soon to be dominated by a sofa (something I'm beginning to worry might be too overpowering )
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