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If you're going to do it, do it right.


Best LCD for the money.
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Get this.

Edit: The above post is also great!!
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The tv ElMikeTheMike posted is nice, my dad owns it, but I would recommend looking at some 120Hz sets before you set your sights on it. Personally, I find 120Hz uncomfortable to watch. Something about it is just unnerving to me.

The Aquos wouldn't be bad, as the Aquos line is usually indicative of some good sets.

The Sceptre you listed earlier would not be a bad tv either. My last LCD TV was a Sceptre. They have decent color levels, but the blacks are pretty terrible, and you really want as close to a deep dark black level as you can get. A high contrast ratio is always nice too!

Definitely go to a local store and check out some of these tvs on display and see what you would like. Look at the different sizes to see what would be right for your room. Look at the differences between Plasmas and LCD's. Most stores have the tv's in a dark area, which will be similar to where you place your tv and should give you a decent frame of reference. Watch closely as you compare standard 60hz and the newer 120hz screens.

Also, from my experience, the salespeople don't know a lot about anything, so don't trust them, trust your eyes.
post #24 of 44
Quote:
Originally Posted by h33b View Post
The tv ElMikeTheMike posted is nice, my dad owns it, but I would recommend looking at some 120Hz sets before you set your sights on it. Personally, I find 120Hz uncomfortable to watch. Something about it is just unnerving to me.

The Aquos wouldn't be bad, as the Aquos line is usually indicative of some good sets.

The Sceptre you listed earlier would not be a bad tv either. My last LCD TV was a Sceptre. They have decent color levels, but the blacks are pretty terrible, and you really want as close to a deep dark black level as you can get. A high contrast ratio is always nice too!

Definitely go to a local store and check out some of these tvs on display and see what you would like. Look at the different sizes to see what would be right for your room. Look at the differences between Plasmas and LCD's. Most stores have the tv's in a dark area, which will be similar to where you place your tv and should give you a decent frame of reference. Watch closely as you compare standard 60hz and the newer 120hz screens.

Also, from my experience, the salespeople don't know a lot about anything, so don't trust them, trust your eyes.

Very true about the 120Hz. Some people love it, some hate it. I think it makes images look more life-like. Other times it looks horrible. That said, it depends on what you're watching. It's good with sports, fast action movies, and such. On movies with little to no action, it looks very strange and unrealistic. On the TV I linked, you can adjust the 120Hz bettern Off, Low, Med, and High.
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post #25 of 44
Quote:
Originally Posted by zarusprime View Post
Plasmas has a better picture quality than lcd

Amazon.com: Panasonic Viera TH-50PZ80U 50-Inch 1080p Plasma HDTV: Electronics $1375 shipped

Bought same plasma and it has been amazing even for sd
+1 for panasonic. Their viera line is excellent, and an amazing value.
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post #26 of 44
Thread Starter 
Well I just got back from Worst Buy and I like the Samsung one posted above. My cousins have it in the 58" or something. Its very tits. Plasma looks kinda weird. LCD is what I liked the best.


Here is the Blu Ray player I want too
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Probably, I was entranced by the blu ray on the samsungs though.
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I just picked up a 52" LG LCD.... Awesome. I'd suggest LCD over Plasma for better response and it's recommended for gaming.
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hmmm...
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...1080p_LCD.html

it's $1,600 slightly more than your budget.
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