LaserTV

Discussion in 'Gear' started by PitBull, Apr 11, 2009.

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  1. PitBull

    PitBull Bred to Brawl

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    Does anyone know anything about this type of TV? Its supposed to be the future of TV, and supposedly twice as clear as the best LCD model out there today.

    Is anyone manufacturing this yet?
     
  2. Laserjock

    Laserjock South Endzone Rocks! Staff

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    Mitsubishi actually has halted production for a while but are now back at it. Initial models are going to be in the $7000 range
    • and they are delayed in getting the 73 inch model out.

      Supposedly are expected to delivery a very wide color response and consume a lot less energy.

      Will be interested to see how quickly this technology is embraced given the high price point it will come in at.
     
  3. Puck

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    there have been panels twice as clear as LCD for years .... it's called plasma
     
  4. PitBull

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    plasma sucks in comparison to LCD. IMO.
     
  5. Tuckfro42

    Tuckfro42 Frozen Donkey Wheel

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    I believe one of the major selling points of "laser" televisions is a more 3D-like picture than LCD, plasma, or DLP.
     
  6. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne #CoachKegstand

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    I was just wondering yesterday what the 'next' type of tv will be. HerDTV? haha
     
  7. Puck

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    name ONE thing that LCD has on plasma ?

    contrast ratios = no
    black levels = not even close
    color gamut = no
    viewing angles = nope
    120hz ? = thats an LCD gimmick. recent plasmas are 480hz
    THX certification ? = dont know of a single LCD that got the certification

    Panasonic VIERA G10 Series TC-P50G10
    - for $1700, there's NOTHING in the LCD world that even comes close
    about the only thing LCD has on plasma is weight and power consumption

    few displays can stand up to Panasonic or Pioneer plasma
    about the only thing that compares to a Pioneer is a Panasonic (vice-versa)
     
  8. Puck

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    1440p
    they should have skipped 1080 altogether

    720p x 2 = 1440
     
  9. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

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    I am waiting for a TV I bought in 1989 to kick the bucket so I can get a plasma.
     
  10. Tuckfro42

    Tuckfro42 Frozen Donkey Wheel

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    completely agree. I've got a 42" Panny plasma EDTV that I prefer to my 37" Samsung LCD HDTV. Before anyone says, "yeah, but the Panny's bigger," remember it's an EDTV - that's 480p max. Colors are more real, blacks are blacker, whites are whiter, no motion blur, more depth to the picture. When I get the funds, I'm getting a 50 inch Panny 1080p. Probably the 850 series.
     
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