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Old 05-28-2010, 09:15 AM   #16
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So, what about DLP TVs?

They have 1080p, and the only real detractor that I can see is size. Is there anything else that I'm missing?
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Old 05-29-2010, 07:12 PM   #17
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So, I'll take a picture of where I'm going to be putting this thing...

Two things.

I was shocked at how thin the LED tv's are. SHOCKED. And it would make a huge difference with where I am putting this thing.

I am also looking for advice on a mounting bracket that allows a pretty big pull out from the wall and swivel capability. It's got to be THIN.



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Any thoughts on LED? Other than snipe will disown me.
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Old 05-30-2010, 05:21 AM   #18
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We just bought a 46" LED-backlit LCD - 6000 series from Samsung. $1,350 at the Costco. 1.2" thick, spectacular picture.
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Old 06-04-2010, 03:50 PM   #19
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Why shouldn't I?

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...87933426886936
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Old 06-04-2010, 06:54 PM   #20
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Cause you should spend twice as much, and buy Jurgen one too.
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Old 09-05-2010, 09:01 PM   #21
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How bout this? and Are the warranties worth it? The unit will probably be running 24-7 365.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...D&body=QA#tabs

Vizio VO370M 37" Class LCD HDTV - 1080p, 1920x1080, 16:9, 15000:1 Dynamic, 5ms, 3 HDMI
$479.99 no tax and free shipping
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Old 12-18-2010, 04:43 AM   #22
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All consumer products these days are throw away's when the break after warranty anyway so all are about the same when it comes to longevity.
Question Sniper X...I have a Philips Ambilight Plasma 42" and it seems the buffer boards (upper and lower) went out. I have red lines all over the screen. ITs about 6-7 years old, are you saying that its not worth fixing and getting another instead? If I was going to replace it, what is your suggestion? We dont have cable, mostly stream netflix and use the macbook as our cable via hdmi and watch espn3 or hulu. What is a good set for that type of viewing?
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Old 12-18-2010, 10:42 AM   #23
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Question Sniper X...I have a Philips Ambilight Plasma 42" and it seems the buffer boards (upper and lower) went out. I have red lines all over the screen. ITs about 6-7 years old, are you saying that its not worth fixing and getting another instead? If I was going to replace it, what is your suggestion? We dont have cable, mostly stream netflix and use the macbook as our cable via hdmi and watch espn3 or hulu. What is a good set for that type of viewing?
No.

You can get a new, 50" Panny plasma that will blow that tv out of the water picture wise for $500.

Not worth the trouble fixing it when you can get newer technology for about the same. 1 board could cost $500 - heck, the panel could be toast.
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Old 12-19-2010, 11:43 PM   #24
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I need a 42" tube to fit in the cabinet I already have. Wondering what kind of sales I'm gonna see after Xmas?
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Old 12-20-2010, 03:07 AM   #25
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I'm with you Fubars.... I too have a Mission style oak entertainment center....
just don't want to part with it, too much drama to get it.

I noticed that a good Panasonic Plasma is obviously popular enough NOT to be included among items discounted around Thanksgiving. I suspect the same will be the case the day after Christmas.

I've been reading about "gluts" of televisions in wharehouses everywhere, people not buying, prices will be HALF what they normally are..... NOT!
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Old 12-20-2010, 07:42 AM   #26
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So, I'll take a picture of where I'm going to be putting this thing...

Two things.

I was shocked at how thin the LED tv's are. SHOCKED. And it would make a huge difference with where I am putting this thing.

I am also looking for advice on a mounting bracket that allows a pretty big pull out from the wall and swivel capability. It's got to be THIN.



(insert duece bigello joke)



Any thoughts on LED? Other than snipe will disown me.
No I won't Pettey! I love the picture on LEDs, and for the consumer market tvs' they are the best picture if you sit close enough to center, which now is a lot better on lcd led than it used to be! I can say that only is fast motion and longevity better on plasma (consumer) than it still is on lcd and led.
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Old 12-20-2010, 07:43 AM   #27
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I need a 42" tube to fit in the cabinet I already have. Wondering what kind of sales I'm gonna see after Xmas?
600 range or way better. In a 42 get the best you can which wil be in the 600 dollar range. Get a 240hz LED tv or a plasma.
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Old 12-20-2010, 08:02 AM   #28
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SniperX, have enjoyed reading your wisdom in Advrider.

A question, We live off grid with a very good solar system, sign wave inverter not a modified sign wave (Zantrax 55-48). currently we have a Sony 60" vega DLP that has worked great. Would love to replace it with a LED of the same size. The LED has a lower power requirement and love the picture, our home is at 6,300 ft elevation not too far from you in Show Low, Az..
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Old 12-20-2010, 08:11 AM   #29
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SniperX, have enjoyed reading your wisdom in Advrider.

A question, We live off grid with a very good solar system, sign wave inverter not a modified sign wave (Zantrax 55-48). currently we have a Sony 60" vega DLP that has worked great. Would love to replace it with a LED of the same size. The LED has a lower power requirement and love the picture, our home is at 6,300 ft elevation not too far from you in Show Low, Az..
LCD and LEDs never had a problem with altitude, and if the DLP is fine on the off the grid service, then the LED will work fine. I suggest getting the extended warranty though....I also suggest (highly) getting the best power conditioner that you can justify. It'll also be a great power spike protector and surge supressor as well.
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Old 12-20-2010, 08:15 AM   #30
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