Thanks - it sounds like a thumbs up and you wouldn't advise me to go for something of a lower spec.
Did you invest in a DVD with upscaling or a HD DVD?? Once again I only have standard DVD's just now.
If you can run to the budget I would get this set. I intend to keep mine for 5 years plus and whilst technology moves on every day this should still be doing a good job in the years to come.
I have not invested in a new dvd yet, came close but could not decide if I just wanted an upscaling player or recorder with or without hdd so for now I am just playing dvds through a playstaion 2!!! and they look amazingly good given the composite output.
The fan noise is noticeable at low volumes, but I can live with this. My Vogel 6345 wall bracket arrived today and I am hoping that once the set is wall mounted the fan noise will be less noticeable.
I am very pleased I made this choice, I had been wishing for a 42" full HD Plasma but reading the review of the panny I think I have made a good decision.