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post #1 of 19
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I'm looking to replace my 32' JVC Plasma because it gets excessively hot and I want a bigger tv as mine is quite old. I will be using this tv play Xbox 360 on and watch tv and dvds.

Some constraints:
-At least 40' up to 46'
-Stays cool while on for long periods of time
-HD inputs
-Budget of $700

I have very little knowledge of what the difference of LED vs LCD other then LED is basically the new LCD because of the why the backlighting is used. If there is more differnces such as lower heat on LED please inform me, I'm always willing to learn.

Thanks
Edited by Elite- - 3/19/11 at 1:48pm
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post #2 of 19
Unless you can find a really good deal on an LED tv then don't buy one and just go lcd. I've seen both and it's really hard to tell a difference as far as image goes. Of course the leds are thinner, but if you're 10 feet away it's hard to tell.
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post #3 of 19
This fits the bill, I have a 46" and it works great. If you want cool, efficient and good picture, it's the best.

LED's use like 1/4th the power or something like that, and weigh a good bit less. All while having great picture and contrast. Definitely go LED if you can afford it.
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Here's an LG, but I have no experience personally with this brand


*edit* crap, didn't see that the lower price was used. Oh well
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post #5 of 19
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If I can go with a bigger size tv with LCD with a bit more weight, thickness and power I wouldn't mind it. I could careless about those as long as its cheap and has great picture. I'm most likely gonna be looking at LCD now, because just like SSD's its not worth the little difference.
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post #6 of 19

Samsung LN40C630


Add to cart and proceed to checkout to see the price. Should be $680~. I bought this set brand new from sears right after christmas. Replaced a 32" Vizio. It's a night and day difference. The menu setup is much more robust(something you WILL appreciate as time goes by) and has plenty of inputs. Not to mention, it's just plain sexy .

2010 model
120Hz(looks amazing)
4 hdmi
turn-table stand(love it)
non-glossy screen(0 glare)

Before buying this tv I would just get cheap budget brands like Vizio or Dynex. Not anymore. Don't punish yourself, spend a little more to roll with the big boys. Get a Samsung.
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post #7 of 19
I actually chose my Panasonic Viera over the LEDs because the picture was just so much crisper, higher contrast and much more fluid. I don't like the whole 240hz that alot of these new TVs come in....
 
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post #8 of 19
As far as image quality i find them very similar giving the LED the lead in terms of brightness, but LED is the newest tech these days and its really thin in-case u have a small space its best
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Depending on what type of games you play on the 360 I would opt for the best LCD/Plasma with good picture quality/black levels/and lowest input lag. I'll do my research and make a recommendation.
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Originally Posted by VinhDiezel View Post
Depending on what type of games you play on the 360 I would opt for the best LCD/Plasma with good picture quality/black levels/and lowest input lag. I'll do my research and make a recommendation.
I play mostly FPS such as, Call Of Duty, Homefront, BFBC2 ect.
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