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New HDTV - Plasma / LCD

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Which HDTV hardware do you guys own or prefer?

Total: 10 votes

  • PLASMA
  • 30 %
  • LCD
  • 60 %
  • Rear Projection
  • 10 %
  • CRT
  • 0 %
  • LCoS
  • 0 %
March 4, 2006 9:38:54 PM

Hey guys,

My friend is looking to buy a HDTV for his NYC apartment. As you know, Nyc apartments are tiny (well atleast the one taht my friend could afford) so he needs a 40-42 inch FLAT PANEL TV!!

Ofcourse in terms of price, would prefer not to pay above 2200$; so any ideas on which to go with??


Thanks,
Cypherkin

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March 6, 2006 12:12:00 PM

In that size range, Plasma is going to cost less than LCD.
March 6, 2006 6:51:20 PM

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In that size range, Plasma is going to cost less than LCD.


Yup, I was also looking at Cnet and AVSforums to see what would be a good cheap bet.

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http://reviews.cnet.com/Dell_W4201C/4505-6482_7-3163794... -> Dell 42in

There are problems w/ black colors on this; so your movies might not be as good !! still a good deal overall


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http://reviews.cnet.com/V_Vizio_P50HDM/4507-6482_7-3148... --> Vizio 50in

This has good reviews; but no Cable Card; or HD Tuner -> so basically you wlil need your cable box to work with this !! eitherways you are going to have cable box; so might not be a bad deal to consider.
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On the CostCo. website, there was also Sceptre; but I heard that its a good Computer LCD but makes a bad TV !!

So any ideas of which would be a good one to go with?
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March 7, 2006 12:04:26 PM

ya I just noticed that too. And people in the AVS forums were saying that for around 200-2400 the best thing to go with would be to try and get Panasonic 42px60U --> they were sayihng thast a damn good deal!!

any stores taht I can go find in NYC?
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