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Your IFE Preference: Large Screen Or Private TV?  
User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 2752 times:


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I prefer large screen. Like a movie theatre.


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User currently offlineAlitaliaMD11 From Spain, joined Dec 2003, 4068 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2744 times:

Um... I'd take a PTV any day.


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User currently offlineTinkerBelle From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2742 times:

Well, I personally prefer PTV's because I get to what whatever I want, not the Jackie Chan movie playing on the big screen. I also get to check the map and other stuff on the PTV so for me, definitely PTV's. Now, EK's new 19 inch PTV's in business class are definately a plus.  biggrin 

User currently offlineN231YE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2713 times:

PTV's any day, since you're not "forced" to watch that "bad" movie. Also agree with TinkerBelle's comment on the Maps.

User currently offlineBA747YYZ From Canada, joined Mar 2006, 377 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2700 times:

PTV, more choice = less boredom, plus I have bad eyes, and like to wear my glasses as little as possible.

User currently offlineSW733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6265 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 2695 times:

Absolutely PTV if I had a choice, but as long as there is something on a flight over a few hours, I'm not too picky - just keep the boredom of flying away!

User currently offlineVtdl From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 81 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 2692 times:

PTV, of course, by a long long mile. I have 2 young kids (8 and 11) and I had to stack pillows and blankets so they can get a glimpse of the large screen. I have considered paying more money for airlines that have PTV.

User currently offlineAlaskaqantas From New Zealand, joined Dec 2005, 902 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2689 times:

well lets see... uhmmmmm PTV.

you can choose what you want and when you want.
~Cheers-
~~Kyle H.



to some people the sky is the limit, to aviation enthusiasts, its home!
User currently offlineVHVXB From Australia, joined Apr 2006, 5520 posts, RR: 19
Reply 8, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2683 times:

No brainer. Give me the PTV anyday regardless of which airline I fly

User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 11853 posts, RR: 18
Reply 9, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 2680 times:
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PTVs are way nicer then the 'big screen'. Watch what you want when you want

User currently offlineNZ107 From New Zealand, joined Jul 2005, 6338 posts, RR: 39
Reply 10, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 2676 times:

Umm.. PTV. Definitely.

1. You don't have to worry about these tall people blocking your view
2. Light can kill the picture
3. Stuck to that thing and nothing else (I like the "Airshow", not shown very much on the big screen.. Only in between movies)
4. Quality IMO is better in a PTV.
5. Good PTVs have pausing abilities etc.
6. Games!
7. Head gets sore turning to the screen/have to look a long way (well depends on where you sit.. How about on the window of a 747 a couple rows back from the bulkhead?)
8. Other videos.

I would like to try SQ's vast array of things to do on the IFE..



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User currently offlineADXMatt From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 947 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2672 times:

PTV.... this way no one blocks my view and I can watch what I want.

User currently offlineFlyKev From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2006, 1376 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2662 times:
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PTV all the way.
1. Personal Choice
2. The choices are gettign bigger and bigger
3. The screens are getting even biggers till
4. You get the personal map, when you want it.

Kev



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User currently offlineJLDWC From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 35 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2640 times:

PTVs all the way...you can choose what you wanna watch...im particarly fond of the flight display!!

User currently offlineDeltaRules From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3700 posts, RR: 9
Reply 14, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 22 hours ago) and read 2614 times:

IFE. Don't care how I get it. I prefer AVOD, but as long as there's some form of entertainment on longer flights, I'm fine.

DeltaRules



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User currently offlineSkyvanMan From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 224 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 2607 times:

PTV if there are channel choices but if the ptvs are all playing the same movie I prefer large screens.


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User currently offlineThePRGuy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 2591 times:

PTV
Easier on your neck
Thanks
PR


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