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Plasma breaks $1k price barrier

Discussion in 'General Satellite Discussion' started by Nick, Nov 10, 2006.

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  1. Nick

    Nick Retired, part-time PITA DBSTalk Club

    Apr 23, 2002
    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
  2. Cholly

    Cholly Old Guys Rule! DBSTalk Club

    Mar 22, 2004
    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.
  3. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

    Jul 25, 2002
    W.Mdtrn Sea
    Swann should be punished for false advertisement EDTV set as HDTV. ;)
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