[access-uk] Re: PURCHASING A TELEVISION

Hi John I'm not sure why you think that there may be an attitude problem on my behalf. AD doesn't disrupt the program or the quality of the viewing so it's not to much to ask for it to be turned on. If I was the sighted member in my family then I would switch it on with out any objections.


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From: "john coley" <johncoley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, October 04, 2009 11:07 PM
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [access-uk] Re: PURCHASING A TELEVISION

I'm with you entirely Derek. Saqib, sounds like there's a bit of an attitude problem there. Don't your family count with you?
                   John.

----- Original Message ----- From: "Derek Hornby" <derek.hornby_uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Sunday, October 04, 2009 10:53 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: PURCHASING A TELEVISION


Hi Saqib

So are you saying sighted people have no right to say no to AD?
Should the blind  come first  if so why?
Regards, Derek
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From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Saqib
Sent: Sunday, October 04, 2009 8:13 PM
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Subject: [access-uk] Re: PURCHASING A TELEVISION

HI Dean you've got every right to watch TV and take as much info in as
possible as long as AD is available to the programs you watch. I get members

of my family complaining about AD and I tell my children either they watch the program as it is or leave the room and me in piece. It does the trick.

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From: "Dean Wilcox" <wilcoxdean@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, October 04, 2009 7:01 PM
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [access-uk] Re: PURCHASING A TELEVISION

My Parents bought a Techwood TV from Morisons, 32 inch I think and it also

has audio description. Never heard about it before that so a nice bit of luck there. I haven't had much to do with it though as it is a family TV
and I don't think AD would go down well with everyone.

At 14:16 30/09/2009, you wrote:
If you want audio description then all sony and Panasonic models have this

built in although they rarely say so in the product descriptions even on
their own websites. I've just spent quite some time confirming this with
both companies.


Adrian Higginbotham
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Sent: 29 September 2009 14:15
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Subject: [access-uk] PURCHASING A TELEVISION



Hi all,

I'm looking to buy a TV and am at a loss regarding accessibility.
Can anyone point me in the direction of guides re what to look out
for, from the point view of accessibility when purchasing a
television? I want something capable of receiving free-view with
controls/remote control which isn't a nightmare to navigate
around.

Any suggestions gratefuly received.

Thanks,

Kevin

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