Panasonic TH-42PX8 TV reviews and prices: 42" HD Ready Plasma screen

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This TV is a good all rounder.

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8.9 out of 10 based on 21 reviews.
Panasonic TH-42PX8 with 42" HD Ready Plasma screen, 2 HDMI ports and . See full product description

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Colin, London Pleased!

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Picture quailty is brillant.
Bad points:
Should give tv stand for free with the tv.
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 6.0
Value for money 10.0
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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 25 Jun 2008

Confirmed purchaser sports adict

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
size - big picture - but much less space than old crt - totally different viewing experience to smaller tv
picture fine for sport such as football, tennis etc - no apparent shadowing in movement
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 6.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 25 Jun 2008

Nial, Bath

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
value for money, product quality, brand reliability
Bad points:
none found as yet
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 23 May 2008

william, wrexham Multi-purpose viewer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
good all round tv
Bad points:
none
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 07 Jun 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Looks good, sounds good. Easy to put together HDMI inputs
Bad points:
Not enough scart inputs
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 8.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 06 May 2008

william, london tv freak

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
good picture and sound
Bad points:
the screen get too hot and i dont like the stand , its too big.
Overall rating 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 6.0
Value for money 6.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 04 Jul 2008

Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
I had sky HD but the quality was so good on normal digital with this tv I got rid of it saving £20 per month.
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 03 Jun 2008

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 42
Type of screen Plasma
3D No
HD TV HD Ready
Built-in disc player No Disc Player
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of scart ports 2
Smart TV No
Frequency (Hz) 50
Screen aspect ratio 16:9
Contrast Ratio (X:1) 10000
Reflection angle 180
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 1024
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 768
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) Yes
Headphone Socket Yes
Weight (kg) 25.5
Release date 2008-03-10

Also known as: PANASONIC TH-42PX8B, PANASONIC TH42PX8B, Panasonic 42"

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Manufacturer's Description

42" Class (41.6" Diagonal) Widescreen VIERA Plasma 720p HDTV with New Anti-Reflective Filter, Deep Color Technology, Game Mode, Built-In SD Card Slot, 3 HDMI Inputs and VIERA Link® HDAVI Control

With stunning picture quality, outstanding service, and effortless connectivity, Panasonic makes HDTV ownership a truly entertaining and satisfying experience.

Enjoy Deep Black Levels with Outstanding Contrast
The 1,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio creates deep, robust blacks and faithfully reproduces scenes with a delicate balance of light and shadow.

Watch Fast-Moving Scenes with Clear, Vivid Resolution
The 480hz Sub-Field Drive self-illuminating plasma display features high moving picture resolution, so you enjoy smooth, clear motion in sporting events and action movies.

Network Your AV Devices, Quickly and Easily
With VIERA Link™, you can control your compatible Panasonic DVD recorder, Blu-ray Disc® player, home theater sound system and HD camcorder all with a single remote. HDMI cables make set-up quick and easy; VIERA Link even automatically sets your DVD recorder via an Auto Preset Download function.

Share HD Videos on the Big Screen
The built-in SD memory card slot allows you to instantly display your digital photos, either in random order or as a slide show.


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