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Originally Posted by terraprime View Post
true....I've read a some reviews over some 30+ lcd and some of the screens were 1080p yet were all blocky and stuff b/c the screen couldnt do it right...and it was a good name brand too..but yea WestingHouse is a new name for me tho havent heard much about them but have been seening alot more of them tho
I heard that it's a pretty old brand at the East, like at New York..
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Dude I hate you, that screen is sweet. Nice
    
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post #13 of 22
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Westinghouse has been around a while for me. I'm from the East-coast, though, and never trusted the brand up until now.

Just, whatever you do guys, DO NOT TRUST THE BEST BUY SETS! Please for the love of all that is anything. The Best Buy sets are TERRIBLE representation of the quality on EITHER of these sets.

They had the W4207 running on a VGA connection, uncalibrated and you KNOW it had to be on for like 8 months straight. Messed with, screwed with, etc.

Just don't trust them! Trust yourself and the fact that there's a 30 Day return policy with NO RESTOCKING FEE!
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Oh! And both sets have Pip with three different size settings, positioning is up to you, overlay opacity etc.

So playing games and watching HDTV is a breeze. Just a little "fun" tidbit that could be somewhat useful.
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post #15 of 22
Wesinghouse used to make the best washers and driers. Then they were bought by White. Now they make crap W&D and OK TVs. They are considered on par with Benq here. Sony rules here though.
 
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Nice looking screens Audi, I just got a 22" LCD from westinghouse. I was apprehensive at first not having heard much from the company but I am pleasantly surprised. My biggest fears were laid to sleep when I turned it on and there where no dead pixels. Did you get both those at the same time? If I did that my g/f would kill me, lol. Thanks for the pics and the review.
    
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I agree! I had a bit o' stomach pains on the drive home BOTH TIMES, but was pleasantly surprised on both occasions. I did get them back to back. Just got one on Saturday, picked up this one today on lunch break. So, G/F is giving me the shifty eye.

Up until I told her I'll put the old 32" HDTV in her apartment til I sell it. She's ALL about that.

Westinghouse is now a recommended brand from myself. Might not be good to others, but I'm impressed at the price point and quality. Not to mention I got TWO DVI inputs AND an HDMI input.

All that's left is PS3, Wii, Crysis, and Left 4 Dead.
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Forgot to point out and should update the first post:

Broadcast SD sucks on BOTH sets. The best quality I could get out of it from my Motorola HD tuner box was 480p OverDrive. It's pretty bad, and my Samsung CRT was at least 3x better in SD.

This is due to the fact that you only have STANDARD and FILL as options to adjust the screen size.

Widescreen SD DVD's however look pretty darned good with a good DVD player. I use the OS X DVD PLAYER program to play 'em back and so far everything looks pretty good for Standard Def.

Just don't think you're gonna get much out of broadcast unless you have a good source tuner box for conversion.

You can get those at Best Buy.
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post #19 of 22
Are both of the screens 42"? Why is the one on the bottom wider? Price? lol, I want to buy me a 1080p screen for my room but quality does matter.
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So umm Audi.... Ya know if your girl wants you to get rid of that 720p... you could just send it my way and we could settle the projector/bigscreen discussion


Those things look fantastic, I'm jealous!
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