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Panasonic 42 inch plasma FD 1080p with Kuro technology?

by chesschess / March 14, 2008 10:08 PM PDT

Greetings,
With the recent announcements by Pioneer - and the claim that Pioneer will be giving the 'Kuro' technology to Panasonic as part of a deal-
should we expect a 42inch Panasonic plasma 1080p with kuro technology?
If so, does anyone have a guess when this might be available?
Thx

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Plasma
by jasondtx / March 18, 2008 2:33 AM PDT

Pioneer is going to buy Panasonic (Matsushita) plasma panels and still develop and integrate their Kuro technology. Pioneer will still differentiate themselves using their own glass filter technology, video processing, encased cells, etc. So the answer is the Panasonic will be the same panel but still be quite different than the Pioneer Kuro.

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Will Pioneer later add 1080p to its 42inch plasma?
by chesschess / March 18, 2008 5:55 AM PDT
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Greetings Jasondtx,
Thx for your reply.
I thought that when Pioneer announced that they are removing themselves from the 42" plasma market, they meant "completely - ie. no more 42" plasmas". But really it means they will not build 42" plasma panels.
Therefore, Pioneer 42" plasmas with Kuro will continue with a Panasonic panel.

In the future, do you think it possible that Pioneer will add 1080p to its 42inch plasma? Psycologically, it would probably be a good marketing move.

Thank you for your advice. Regards,

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plasma
by jasondtx / March 18, 2008 6:44 AM PDT

I imagine they will add a 42" 1080P model soon. That's one reason for the move is to add more sizes to their lineup. Can't wait to see what they come out with!

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inbetween plasma size? -great
by chesschess / March 18, 2008 8:54 AM PDT
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Greetings Jason,

Are you suggesting that Pioneer are looking at an in between 42 and 50 inch plasma?

I'd love to see a Pioneer 46inch Kuro Plasma 1080p. This would fit perfectly into my lounge. The 50inch is aesthetically a little too large a unit.

Cheers
Chesschess

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AS THINGS STAND NOW...............
by Riverledge / March 18, 2008 12:28 PM PDT

IT'S PRETTY MUCH A REAL WAIT AND SEE, PROPOSITION.

riv.

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