Movin out: TV recommendations

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  1. maximus

    maximus Camp Fodder

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    I'll be moving out sometime this summer it looks like. I also be in the market for a TV.
    Here are my preferences
    1. Flat Panel (don't mind a rear projection)
    2. HD
    3. Easy compatibility with PS3 (which I will be getting soon after I move)
    4. Quality of picture
    5. Affordability
    It's gonna be hard to find a TV that meets all 5 preferences, so if you know of others that might not meet all the preference, please suggest them as well.

    Any other help in this area would be nice
    Thanks
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  2. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    well, if you're moving out on your own for the first time, i doubt you'll have the money for one of the big-name brands, which is fine, you can barely tell a difference in the picture.

    i bought this one when it was on sale for like $400 a few months back and i'm very satisfied.

    http://www.olevia.com/en-us/Products/2Series/232VLCDHDTV.aspx

    my buddy bought this one a few weeks after i got mine(also on sale), and the picture is slightly better when it comes to video games.

    http://www.vizio.com/products/detail.aspx?pid=25

    the best piece of advice i can give you is to wait until the beginning of football season, that's when all HD tvs go on sale.
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  3. Kid Gloves

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    Check out an ilo 32" Widescreen LCD HDTV Monitor w/ HDMI

    I did get mine at Wal-Mart; bought it because it was selling for under $600 at the time. I've had it for over a year and I'm very happy with it. The only thing I'm unsure of is the PS3 compatability as I don't own a gaming system. I'd ask first with regards to PS3, but this tv is great for the price.
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  4. maximus

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    I've been saving up for the last year to move out. Price is nice. By the time I move, I should have at least 3000 to spend.
    I've got most of what I need in the kitchen.
    Furniture is gonna set me back about $500 hundred for what I'll be getting.
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    My parents are giving me a 20 inch CRT TV. It should get me long enough that I hit up the HDTV sales in August.
    Thanks for the advice
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  6. Puck

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    the size of the screen will determine quite a bit
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    I want a TV in the 32" range.
    Big enough to see from my futon, small enough that it doesn't take up to much space
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    I've got 3G, but I'm only budgeting around 1500 to move out.
    Bed, Desk, Mattress included in 1500.

    If I 3G to spend on a TV, I wouldn't have any trouble spending it
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  10. Puck

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    i saw a 32" Vizio at like Kmart for $600
    if that's what you're into
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