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What kind of HD TV do yall have?

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#1 OFFLINE   Cage


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Posted 20 June 2007 - 04:12 PM

and how do you rate them, 1-10? Personally, I have a 42 inch Sanyo Plasma HD that i bought in Jan. 07, paid $1050 for, and absolutely love it. I currently have Time Warner Cable and their HD lineup really sucks. I am a sales trainer for a multi satellite provider and am really undecided as to what service provider i want. Dish has the most HD right now, but DTV is talking big s*#t about 70 plus channels in a few months. What is your experience?
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Posted 20 June 2007 - 04:34 PM

I have an Optoma HD7100 front projector with a 98" screen. :D As for what to do in your situation, the first rule is don't count on promises of future services. The second rule is (as Herman would say) "same as the first." Go with what ever service has the most of what you want when you are signing up for the service.
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Posted 20 June 2007 - 05:15 PM

Panasonic projector AX100

Gotta love a 119" image!




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Posted 21 June 2007 - 05:54 AM

Samsung direct view CRT since 2004. Only this year would I say the new models of HD TV are giving better pictures.

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 07:11 AM

Westinghouse LTV-37w2

I would give it a 6 out of 10. Picture not too bad, but have found some quirky issues that, would I have known about them earlier, would have encouraged me to spend a few extra dollars to get a different set.
Still great HD pic, though, via D* and OTA.

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 07:15 AM

Panasonic AX100 with 106" image - Love it! Incredible picture.
37" Vizio LCD - Our bedroom TV, also great
32" (4:3) Sony XBR, 7 years old. Definitely a quality TV with a sharp picture, but by today's standards I'm itching to replace it. It's what we use for most of the SD stuff we still watch, but the 16:9 HD window only equates to about a 29" screen, not nearly big enough for the room. I'm going to put the 37" Vizio in its place since it just fits in its spot in the entertainment center (a nice piece of furniture) after we get around to buying something bigger for the bedroom.
26" Samsung LCD - mounted over the bar. Looks great, ideal for its location.
32" Vizio LCD - just bought last week for our exercise room, haven't gotten around to mounting it yet.

I'm really happy with DirecTV. There's really no other choice for me since I want NFL Sunday Ticket. It just depends on your viewing habits - is it just more channels you want? Are you going to watch stuff on the additional channels?

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 07:24 AM

I have a 3 year old Toshiba 51H93. I bought it at Frys Electrons on a 2 day special for $1200.

51" Diagonal TheaterWide® Integrated HDTV Projection TV with 8VSB/QAM Tuner for receiving terrestrial and digital cable-in-the-clear signals.

Here's a link to the specs.

The picture still looks great. 7 or 8 out of 10? :D

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 08:05 AM

Sony KDS-R60XBR1. Wonderful TV, great picture. (See the link in my sig for details.)

My Rating: 9 out of 10

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 09:37 AM

in my sig 8/9 out of 10

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 09:41 AM

Sony KLD 40V2500 1080P LCD. I'll give it a 9/10, best picture I've seen but I'm glad I have my Kenwood and Bose for sound.

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 10:08 AM

Family room TV in my sig. great set, but wish it had dual HDMI inputs. Bedroom TV is 26 inch Ilo HDTV monitor. A bit too small for my liking, but bought it before I moved here. Den TV is a Sony 32 inch CRT HDTV monitor around 5 years old. Still a great set, but heavy as can be (150 pounds).


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Posted 21 June 2007 - 10:48 AM

In the family room, I have a Mitsubishi 57732 1080P DLP. Great pic... Bested only by plasmas. (I have a Toshiba A20 HD-DVD attached, too.)

In the master, I have a Westinghouse LTV-32w6 (720 LCD). It's currently attached to a 625 until I buy a 211 off E-bay.

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 11:12 AM

Panny 42" Plasma - $1,299 on sale at Circuit City in December. Very good picture and sound. Sometimes watching SD programming can be a little iffy, but not sure if its the TV or the provider.

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 09:05 PM

In my sig. 9/10.

Also purchased a 50" Vizio Plasma for mom and a 32" Vizio LCD for the sister.

They both love them.
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Posted 21 June 2007 - 09:09 PM

and how do you rate them, 1-10? Personally, I have a 42 inch Sanyo Plasma HD that i bought in Jan. 07, paid $1050 for, and absolutely love it. I currently have Time Warner Cable and their HD lineup really sucks. I am a sales trainer for a multi satellite provider and am really undecided as to what service provider i want. Dish has the most HD right now, but DTV is talking big s*#t about 70 plus channels in a few months. What is your experience?

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 11:16 PM

55" Sony Grand Wega RP LCD HDTV in the living room, 42" Sony Grand Wega RP LCD HDTV in my bedroom. Both have Sony Upconversion DVD Players and SA 8300HD DVRs from TW connected to them. Very happy with all of my hardware.
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Posted 21 June 2007 - 11:26 PM

50" Panasonic 60U Plasma. Love it

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Posted 22 June 2007 - 08:06 AM

I have the Panasonic TH-37PX50U , I love my TV. I give it a 9 out of 10. I use Direct TV because a certain cable provider customer service isn't worth a #@%*!. :mad: I keep reading post about DTV hd lite but everytime people come over they talk about how good the picture looks in HD.
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Posted 22 June 2007 - 08:31 AM

Toshiba rear projection CRT 52"

Building this one just for fun


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Posted 22 June 2007 - 08:35 AM

Mitsu 52631. Awesome HD picture. Works great after getting the thermistor issue fixed. The SD picture is average, but who watches SD anymore....

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Posted 23 June 2007 - 09:05 AM

50" Panasonic TH-50PX60U plasma.

I love this set!

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Posted 23 June 2007 - 09:53 AM

and how do you rate them, 1-10? Personally, I have a 42 inch Sanyo Plasma HD that i bought in Jan. 07, paid $1050 for, and absolutely love it. I currently have Time Warner Cable and their HD lineup really sucks. I am a sales trainer for a multi satellite provider and am really undecided as to what service provider i want. Dish has the most HD right now, but DTV is talking big s*#t about 70 plus channels in a few months. What is your experience?

I have a 50 inch Pioneer Plasma Hd that i purchase in Nov 06 for the family room and a 43 inch Pioneer Plasma Hd for the bed room. I can say im very happy with both and im connected to DTV.

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Posted 23 June 2007 - 09:59 AM

Panasonic TH-65PX600U (1080P)
NEC PX-61XM2PA/S (This set is so old it does not have HDMI inputs, February
2004, but still has a great picture with component inputs)
Sony KLV-S23A10
Panasonic TC-22LH1

I have Verizon Fios hooked up to the Panasonic 65 via HDMI. I have component
digital cable also to the same set with component, because the cable box does not have HDMI.

On the NEC 61, I have Verizon Fios and digital cable hooked up via component.
Watching HD baseball on the NEC 61 wih Fios channels Comcast Sportsnet
Philadelphia, YES or SNY there is a much sharper and more vibrant picture than
MLB HD on digital cable. MLB HD looks like HD lite with faded colors.

However, watching HD baseball on the Panasonic 65, there is very little difference
in picture quality between Fios HD channels CSN, YES and SNY and digital cable
MLB HD (which is hooked up via component). There still is a difference in PQ,
with Fios being a little better, but digital cable no longer looks like HD lite on
the Panasonic 65. So the only thing that I can figure is the 1080P set somehow
improves the picture. Also the Fios HD channels on the 65 set have better PQ than the 61 set.

I like all my sets. The 1080P set has the best picture even though the broadcast
is not in 1080P. Also, there is a distinct improvement in HD quality when watching
HD on a larger TV, 61 or 65 vs 22 or 23 in my house.

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Posted 23 June 2007 - 12:36 PM

a sony bravia 42 inch and i cant wait until football season :)

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Posted 26 June 2007 - 10:32 AM

Panasonic TH-42PX50U, paid around $2,800 two years ago, worth every penny spent. Since then, the number of boxes & wires in my small media center doubles every 6 months.


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