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#233216 - 12/06/08 02:28 PM Re: LCD TV owners...seeking input [Re: Da_Gimp_Pimp]
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Registered: 02/28/08
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What about Visions, that's where I got my Samsung.
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#233315 - 12/06/08 07:27 PM Re: LCD TV owners...seeking input [Re: onn]
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No Visions in Ontario and I can't even imagine how much it would cost to ship a 67 or 72 inch TV!
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#233323 - 12/06/08 07:50 PM Re: LCD TV owners...seeking input [Re: Lorenzo1000]
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No there isn't, interestingly enough, the 72in. DLP at Costco is $200 more the 67in. DLP at Leon's. Regarding the noise generated from the 72 in., I don't know if it would ever be audible unless the TV was on without any volume?? Does anyone know if one technology is better than the other?

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#233466 - 12/07/08 04:28 PM Re: LCD TV owners...seeking input [Re: Da_Gimp_Pimp]
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 Originally Posted By: wheelz999
Does anyone know if one technology is better than the other?

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Apparently I'm an idiot, Alan clearly answered my question in his previous post
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#233521 - 12/07/08 11:15 PM Re: LCD TV owners...seeking input [Re: Da_Gimp_Pimp]
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The Brick...Leon's same poop, different colour. Nice TV though.

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#235595 - 12/17/08 09:30 PM Re: LCD TV owners...seeking input [Re: fredk]
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well, looks like we are narrowing down our choices to either a 46" or 50" Panasonic Plasma 1080p with the 460hz subfield stuff (for fast moving sports/movies). The reviews I've read are wonderful on these models. Costco has a 46" for around $950 and they extend the warranty to 2 years. The 50" at costco is $1450. Sears has basically the same 50" for 1390, but you only get 1 years and they want over $400 for 3 years, what a crock.
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#235597 - 12/17/08 09:35 PM Re: LCD TV owners...seeking input [Re: SirQuack]
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I just negotiated a $1499 price for the Samsung PN50A650 50" Plasma at H.H. Gregg. It's gotten good reviews. It was delivered yesterday, and I'll be hooking it up when I get home next week. I'll let you know how it looks.
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#235608 - 12/17/08 10:07 PM Re: LCD TV owners...seeking input [Re: SRoode]
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It was down to Samsung and Panasonic. Samsung has definately narrowed the gap on popularity with Panasonic. I think the Samsungs have more bells and whistles, but I was not seeing any technology to address fast moving sports like the Panny's. Maybe they do, but I was not able to find it...
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#235628 - 12/17/08 11:19 PM Re: LCD TV owners...seeking input [Re: SirQuack]
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I have never noticed an issue with sports on plasmas, only LCD's, mind you most of the sports I have watched on Plasmas has been in HD anyway which seems to not create many issues on either format from what I have seen, at least on the newer Flatscreens.
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#235754 - 12/18/08 12:27 PM Re: LCD TV owners...seeking input [Re: jakewash]
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Ok, we are getting the 46" Panasonic 1080p plasma from Costco for $949.. the question I now have is when I go pick it up.

I've heard you have to keep plasmas upright? But, my dad had a technician come work on his Pioneer plasma once to replace a few boards, and he laid it down on the floor?

I have a Chevy Silverado truck, but it is cold outside and we are supposed to get an ice storm later today. I wonder if it would fit in the Honda Pilot, in the back...hmmmm
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