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Advanced Settings

There many model specific advanced setting modes on the various LED televisions. Some are helpful but others seem to be gimmicks invented by the marketing department and you may be better off turning them off. What is automatic widescreen format switching? This automatic setting if turned on allows the television to automatically switch the display […]

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Basic Settings for your LED TV

When you turn your TV on the picture quality may not be what you experienced in the store. That is because the ideal settings for your TV at home are sometimes different from the ideal settings in a showroom because of the softer lighting in your home. Brightness Note the manufacturer’s settings in case you […]

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Disposing of your old TV

If you are buying a TV retailers in Great Britain have an obligation under the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment regulations (WEEE) to ensure that customers purchasing similar electrical equipment for the same function can return their old equipment free of charge. WEEE enacted in January 2007 aims to reduce the amount of electrical and […]

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Faulty LED TV

An LED television is an expensive purchase and you won’t want to be out of pocket if it goes wrong. The good news is that in the UK you have statutory rights as a consumer that give you six years (five in Scotland) from the date of purchase to make a claim. These rights are […]

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Accessories

Don’t be Conned Remember that retailers only have a small markup on the actual television and rely on people buying overpriced accessories and extended warranties to improve their profit margins. When doing your research make sure that you also pay attention to accessories. Cables You will need Scart leads to connect your TV to an […]

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