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# 173603 29-May-2015 09:29
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Hi guys, Im after a 42-50" LED TV, the only requirements are that it has freeview built in and a USB port to play .mkv, .mp4 and .avi's. I was looking at the JVC 540 models at Dicksmith's, as they are super cheap. Has anyone had any experience with these? Or, recomend anything else, sub 1k.


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  # 1314108 29-May-2015 13:30
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The reviews I could find online for the 40" model were pretty positive, apart from a common comment about the sound being a bit tinny. Over 200 reviews the average score was 8.8 / 10 so that's a pretty good sample set. JVC's been around a very long time, but I've not had much to do with them personally.




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  # 1314271 29-May-2015 18:19
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Was looking at the JVC tv's as well but do not know alot about them quality wise.
The 50 " model is on special for $599 and if you add the code LATENIGHT14 (which ends tonight) it brings the price down to
$515.
Pretty good price for a 50" tv.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1314292 29-May-2015 19:08
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I believe they have no audio out ports so take note should you wish to buy a home theatre at a later stage.

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  # 1314319 29-May-2015 19:46
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I have a JVC 50", not sure on the model but its pretty good for a no frills TV.  I have it connected to an Intel NUC running Win10/Kodi.  It doesnt have an ARC port but does have digital audio out as I have it plugged into my soundbar via it and it works fine.  Only issue I have is banding from the lighting when theres a light image on the screen - nothing for me to really care about considering the price.  

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