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IT'S NICE TO KNOW THAT, DESPITE THE DAILY DOOM-MONGERS telling us that we're all going to be living in a giant carboard box come this time next year, there are still some companies which refuse to be cowed by the economic downturn.

Which is good news for those of us who don't work for a major banking institution which has been bailed out by Gordon Broon, and won't be receiving an obscene bonus paid for out of the public purse despite the fact that they have piddled away billions, because very soon there will be some really big cardboard boxes for the rest of us to live in.

That's once the few people who manage to ride out the global financial catstrophe have bought theselves a brand new 82-inch LCD built under the Honeywell brand by Thai company Soyo and sold under the GE name.

And if you're lucky to be in the right place at the right time when whichever overpaid Premiere League footballer who stumped up the cash for it puts the empty box out for the bin men, you can rest safe in the knowledge that your new home once contained a full 1080p 82-inch LCD TV with three HDMI sockets, 120Hz refresh rate, built in speakers and a shiny black bezel.

You can also make yourself feel warm and fuzzy when you're wrapped up in your newspaper duvet dreaming about the possibility that the 303-pound monster will somehow tear itself away from the wall crushing them to death. µ
While there have been bigger concept models at CES, I believe this is the biggest one available. That's a 75x42" viewable area!
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Wow, there's a Honeywell factory in my town. Didn't know they made these
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Wow, there's a Honeywell factory in my town. Didn't know they made these
Well, technically they don't:

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...built under the Honeywell brand by Thai company Soyo and sold under the GE name...

This thing would be monsterous.
And here I am still hanging on to my 32" CRT.....
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would this work with nvidia's 3d vision then if it's 120Hz?
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There is no point in an 86" screen unless your couch is 20+ feet away.

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would this work with nvidia's 3d vision then if it's 120Hz?
It's probably not true 120Hz but interpolated, so I doubt it.
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There is no point in an 86" screen unless your couch is 20+ feet away.
I believe the ideal viewing distance for a 86" 1080p screen would be 11-21'


If you have this TV, I must assume you have a pretty big theater room.
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