Originally Posted by danutz75
Can any owner say something about the PQ difference between Pioneer FD-141 and Panasonic TC-P65VT25? Currently I own the KURO but because I am always in debt for my love of new technology..... I am pretty sure that the PQ is a lot better on the Pioneer but as an early adopter I am very interested in the Panasonic.
Thanks for any thoughts,
Originally Posted by mystikjoe
i will let you know i sold my 141 to fund the purchase of the 65. i looked at it as i got a full warranty, i got 5 more inches, i got 3d, i got skype, i got netflix, it all made the 141 seem dated even with better blacks. as soon as mine comes in i will be posting my thoughts on it i will also be getting it calibrated by avical in august. can't wait my 23" vizio from my kitchen is sitting on my center channel looking pathetic.
Originally Posted by $$Buck-Naked$$
Black levels are the only thing where the Pioneer 9G Kuro series barely wins. In every other aspect of PQ the Panasonic VT20/25 series win. It has less PWN noise, less buzzing, crisper and sharper PQ, more shadow detail and most important it has much more features like 3D and NetTV.
Thank you very much for your input.
I really don't care about Netflix, Skype, etc... I have been using every HDTV I owned since 2004 (quite a few) as my PC Monitors, hence, I get pretty good PQ output from my overpriced video card and used every “net” based application without buying any extra stuff.The attractive features for me are 3D and the extra 5 inches
In any case I should try and check this out in person but, input from other HDTV passionate people is very important.
How about the look of the TV itself? The KURO is super Classy in an understated sort of way. Also I think the Panasonic is almost an inch thicker (which is not so important).
I am a bit surprised to hear that the PQ is better than the KURO. I worked as an electronics salesman for a 1½ years and my experience was that the Panasonics were about two years behind in PQ compared to the regular Pioneers (well actually, if I think about it, my KURO came out in late 2008 so this kind of makes sense, even from my probably biased point of view). In any case Pioneer and Panasonic were the brands I always recommended to people interested in PDP tech.
After you get it can you post something about the 24p performance of the set?
Please post any comments and if possible pictures,
P.S. mystikjoe, do you think you can PM me with the price you got for your FD-141, I still have about 8 months of warranty on mine.