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#271936 - 09/09/09 09:17 AM new TV for the parents
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Registered: 03/09/03
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My parents are looking for a TV in the 32" range. Size is limited because they want to put in in a cabinet they already have. I believe the cabinet width is 35", but I have to verify.

They were looking at a Samsung but I found a slightly better Samsung

I haven't kept up with TV's though. I know 120Mhz is preferably, but smaller TV's all seem to be 60 still. How about the response time. How low is needed to get rid of motion blur, as I expect sports will be watched on the TV.

Any TV suggestions in this size would be helpful too. I believe they want to keep it under $500.

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#271940 - 09/09/09 10:03 AM Re: new TV for the parents [Re: Zarak]
Adrian Offline
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I have 120hz and I still notice some motion blurr.

I would lean towards a Sammy or Sony myself.

You may not notice blurring as much on a smaller TV BTW. Have a good look at the demos in the showroom with some action sports/movies and see if you can get away with the less expensive 60hz. People also say sometimes that 1080 is not necessary on sets under 40".
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#271943 - 09/09/09 10:22 AM Re: new TV for the parents [Re: Adrian]
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Cabinet is 34" across that the TV will go in. I think it's going to be 60hz by default for this size TV. I'm not sure what ms response time they'll need. I agree with 720P. No need for 1080 on something that size.

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#272057 - 09/10/09 03:33 AM Re: new TV for the parents [Re: Zarak]
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Jason, the 460 which you linked should be fine, but for about $100 less the Vizio VO320E could also be considered. It was top-rated in the latest Consumer Reports tests in the 32" category.
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