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Plasma breaks $1k price barrier


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#1 OFFLINE   Nick

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Posted 10 November 2006 - 07:00 AM

42-Inch Plasma HDTV: For $998?
Wal-Mart will break the $1,000 barrier for a big-screen Plasma set on Black Friday.
By Phillip Swann

Washington, D.C. (November 9, 2006) -- Have you been waiting for that stylish
Plasma HDTV to drop under the magic $1,000 mark?

Well, you have only 16 more days to wait.

Wal-Mart is planning to offer a 42-inch Plasma HDTV (with a HD tuner inside) for
just $998 on the day after Thanksgiving, according to various news reports. Known
as Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving is regarded as the unofficial start of
the holiday shopping season. ...

More @ TVPredictions.com

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#2 OFFLINE   Cholly

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Posted 11 November 2006 - 05:27 PM

In looking at the Wal-Mart ad on bfads.net, I see that this receiver has a resolution of 1024X768 pixels -- not quite 720p, as stated in the ad. Also, the price is $988 (5a.m to 11 a.m.).
The same ad has a 32 inch LCD for $598, which does have true 720p capability.

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#3 OFFLINE   P Smith

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Posted 11 November 2006 - 07:08 PM

Swann should be punished for false advertisement EDTV set as HDTV. ;)




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