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Old 01-24-2011, 12:09 PM   Topic Starter
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HDTV assistance please

My dad has decided to make the jump to HD and is going big.

I would love some help finding him a few choices of 60" HDTVs around the $2000 and under range.

Found a Sony Bravia at Sears for $1699
http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_1...000P?adCell=W3

the same TV at Newegg is $1999.

Any opinions or other options you may know about would be appreciated. Also, is the one at sears a good option or should I have him wait until next week for the superbowl sales?
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Old 01-24-2011, 12:10 PM   #2
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God damn, the TVs are getting cheap. Thank you, worthless 3DTV technology.
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Old 01-24-2011, 12:22 PM   #3
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I have a Panasonic Viera 50" plasma and a 42" Samsung LCD. I like them both very much. Sony makes good stuff, can't go wrong with any of these brands, really.
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Old 01-24-2011, 12:42 PM   #4
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I have a Panasonic Viera 50" plasma and a 42" Samsung LCD. I like them both very much. Sony makes good stuff, can't go wrong with any of these brands, really.
i <3 my Viera
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Old 01-24-2011, 12:44 PM   #5
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Right now we are only looking at 60" TVs so those are the deals I looking for right now.

I am really curious about superbowl week though. Do they have big sales that week or only average.
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Old 01-24-2011, 12:49 PM   #6
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Right now we are only looking at 60" TVs so those are the deals I looking for right now.

I am really curious about superbowl week though. Do they have big sales that week or only average.
Anytime in January is a great time to buy a TV.
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Old 01-24-2011, 12:48 PM   #7
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It reviews out well, as best I can tell.

On a more personal note, a 60" is 43% larger than my measly 50".
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Old 01-24-2011, 01:01 PM   #8
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Just to throw another option in there, here's a 73in Mitsubishi DLP for $1300.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...?EdpNo=6277547

As for Sony, they are supposed to make quality products. But I just wonder if they're really that much better. When I first looked at HDTVs 3.5 years ago, I remember seeing the Bravias in the stores and wondering why they were usually 1.5 to 2 times the price of some lower priced brands like Vizio. They didn't look any better to me.
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Old 01-24-2011, 01:16 PM   #9
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Just to throw another option in there, here's a 73in Mitsubishi DLP for $1300.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...?EdpNo=6277547

As for Sony, they are supposed to make quality products. But I just wonder if they're really that much better. When I first looked at HDTVs 3.5 years ago, I remember seeing the Bravias in the stores and wondering why they were usually 1.5 to 2 times the price of some lower priced brands like Vizio. They didn't look any better to me.
Yeah, I have been seeing some dirt cheap DLPs but with it being kind of a dying technology I wonder if they are worth the investment. Also, you still have to replace the $200-300 bulbs every few years
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Old 01-24-2011, 01:56 PM   #10
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Yeah, I have been seeing some dirt cheap DLPs but with it being kind of a dying technology I wonder if they are worth the investment. Also, you still have to replace the $200-300 bulbs every few years
I'd avoid a DLP, especially since plasma and LCD prices have come down dramatically.
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I'd avoid a DLP, especially since plasma and LCD prices have come down dramatically.
Unless it's a 73" beast that is.
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Unless it's a 73" beast that is.
An extra 13" of shitty picture? Where do I sign....
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Old 01-24-2011, 05:16 PM   #13
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Unless it's a 73" beast that is.
You know they make an 82" now right? 82", 1080p and 3D compatible....this is what I'm aiming for. Bulbs be damned....it's 82"!

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Yeah, I have been seeing some dirt cheap DLPs but with it being kind of a dying technology I wonder if they are worth the investment. Also, you still have to replace the $200-300 bulbs every few years

I've had a DLP for 5 years and have yet to change a bulb.
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I've had a DLP for 5 years and have yet to change a bulb.
doesn't matter. He needs the TV to be wall mountable so DLP is out.
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