- Aug 10, 2019
Having had my 79kg wide-screen CRT go pop on me recently, I got the nod from the boss to get something better, bigger and lighter (hoo-hoo!) I had decided on an LCD mainly because of price. Browsing this forum, other sites and my monthly What Hi-Fi, I settled on a Sony KDL-40D3000 having viewed it in the shops (cannot actually find a KDl-40W3000 yet). But I kept browsing while pricing the Sony and have now been "turned" to plasmas mainly because of quality - D.J.KRIME and the magazine are to blame to name 2 culprits... So now my problem: I've upped my budget for a Panasonic TH-42PZ700. A beautiful looking beast that shouldn't dominate the lounge too much. Pricing this on the 'net has raised a question - what is the difference between the TH-42PZ700E and the TH-42PZ700EA. I find no mention of the latter on any Panny web-site. I ask this because online stores here in Germany advertise both and sometimes not for the same price. Has anybody got an idea what the "A" appendage could mean ? Is Panasonic doing a Samsung a la Curreys, or does it denote a colour difference, or what? P.S. Stuck indoors with flu for 5 days has prevented me from asking a salesman personally, but it seems only online stores actually have the "A" version anyway.