TV question

Discussion in 'Gear' started by maximus, Sep 9, 2008.

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  1. maximus

    maximus Camp Fodder

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  2. ammotroop

    ammotroop Airforce MAN

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    Ehhh....720, which isnt that big a deal IMO, but for a 42inch plasma, you can find others out there around the same price. Its not a bad deal though...!
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  3. SEC 330 BIPOLAR

    SEC 330 BIPOLAR jive turkey

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    it's about or less than $150 off list price. If it were me, I'd go for something with greater native resolution. I mean, if your going to pay you might as well give a bit more and get a lot more. It just really depends on your mind set.

    on sale at Best Buy - $879.99
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  4. maximus

    maximus Camp Fodder

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    What's native resolution?
    I can get many of the TV's sold at HHGregg for cheaper than advertised because of my connections, any other HHGregg computers that are good.
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  5. Puck

    Puck Pro Bowler

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    would rather have this one for a little over $800
    http://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-Vie...UTF8&coliid=I2DTEIDEWCKIIM&colid=82JOBVJTKRO3

    you can see this set in Best Buy, most likely demoed right beside a Pioneer Kuro, and aside from a few shades of black level, they are quite comparable - until you realize the Panasonic is $850 and the Pioneer is $2G

    Plasma kings :
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    Panasonic
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    maybe Samsung
    Hitachi
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    everyone else
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  6. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    I havent been impressed with Panasonic when TV shopping. But that's what they say...if it isn't Panny or Sammy, don't get it.
    Then again, TV manufacturers are on top of the world one minute and in the gutter the next.
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  7. SEC 330 BIPOLAR

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    you know, that may not be the correct term. What I'm trying to say is that I'd rather have 720p and 1080i settings not just 720p. I'd rather have the 1080 capability as long as I was throwing down bucks. Prices will continue to fall on this stuff and you know that something better than 1080 will come along sooner or later. 720 is very good, but I'd rather have the 1080 at least... so as long as your spending you might as well spend a little more.
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  8. Gunny

    Gunny Lord and Master Tip Jar Donor

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    It is arguable whether there is a difference between 720p and 1080i.
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  9. VolnTitan

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    But what you don't want is some converted version of 1080i by a 720p TV. There are big differences technically btwn the 2. Honestly on alot of things, 720p is better due to not having fields. But when stuff is being broadcast both 720p and 1080i, why not get a TV that can handle both? I would say look elsewhere because if it is only a 720p, it isn't a very good deal. Are you sure it doesn't handle 1080i?
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  10. SEC 330 BIPOLAR

    SEC 330 BIPOLAR jive turkey

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    but it's irrefutable that you will argue anything.
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