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Master Geek
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Topic # 26018 9-Sep-2008 19:25
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Hey All, I'm thinking of takign the plunge, and getting a new HDTV.
the one I've been looking at is the sony KDL40V4000  40-inch V-Series BRAVIA LCD TV

Anyone own this, or know if its a good one?


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Master Geek
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  Reply # 163367 9-Sep-2008 20:03
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From my limited knowledge, I would say spend a bit more and get the KDL40W4000. Or buy my Philips 42PFL5403 off trademe. :D

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  Reply # 163381 9-Sep-2008 21:51
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the one I've been looking at is the sony KDL40V4000  40-inch V-Series BRAVIA LCD TV 

was looking at that one, but paid a little extra for the KDL40W4000
Nice unit...  

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  Reply # 163513 10-Sep-2008 15:43
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V series is a 8 bit panel. – 256 shades of any colour

W is a 10 bit panel – 1024 shades of any given colour
More noticable with photos.  Was informed that Bluray does not even transmit in 10bit

W uses 4 less watts in power 

Other additions with the W
Picture Processing Technology  BRAVIA Engine 2 / Live Colour Creation 
LCD Backlight Technology Sony CCFL / Wide Colour Gamut (WCG-CCFL) 
xvYCC (x.v.Colour) compatible  Yes 
Photo TV HD  Yes 

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