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Old 05-13-08, 12:43 AM   #13
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I always thought Plasmas are superior to LCD's .. they produce better contrast (i.e. black levles) , faster response time & an overall better image. so my vote goes for teh Plasma.
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Old 05-13-08, 08:06 AM   #14
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DLP for me.
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Old 05-13-08, 10:41 AM   #15
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I would take a look at the new LED backlit LCDs that are out. The black levels are fantastic on them.
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Old 05-13-08, 11:17 AM   #16
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Isn't the Pioneer Kuro plasma the best TV you can buy now? All the reviews seem to think so.
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Old 05-13-08, 01:25 PM   #17
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Decision made It is SAMSUNG LE46A656

Was looking at several shops today at different plasma and LCD TVs, and SAMSUNG LE46A656 had (within my price range) the best picture, contrast and colors. Many plasmas seemed really washed-out, except some really high-end ones (2 times above my price range). Also 240 W power consumption is a big difference to 500W + for plasma TVs.

They did not have Philips 47" LCD on stock though... So I went with Samsung LCD.
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Old 05-13-08, 11:28 PM   #18
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Decision made It is SAMSUNG LE46A656
Nice choice, hope you enjoy it! I own a smaller Samsung and it is great. The only issue I have with it is its PVA panel sometimes shows a little ghosting or trail in fast moving games and video images. Perhaps the latest models improve on this.
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Old 05-14-08, 06:46 PM   #19
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This TV is a gem. I love it.

Btw, there are 100 plus pages about it on avforums.com:
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Old 05-15-08, 03:28 AM   #20
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Decision made It is SAMSUNG LE46A656

Was looking at several shops today at different plasma and LCD TVs, and SAMSUNG LE46A656 had (within my price range) the best picture, contrast and colors. Many plasmas seemed really washed-out, except some really high-end ones (2 times above my price range). Also 240 W power consumption is a big difference to 500W + for plasma TVs.

They did not have Philips 47" LCD on stock though... So I went with Samsung LCD.
You cannot compare plasmas to lcds in bright showrooms due to the fact that bright rooms favor LCDs(makes them darker while the plasmas get washed out). Plasma is still at least two years ahead of the lcds, which are getting better, but no where near plasma quality.
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Old 05-15-08, 05:04 AM   #21
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I watched those TVs both in well-lit rooms and dark rooms. Looking at Panasonic "7" series (2007 gen) and "8" series, there was a big difference. PZ70 is a crap, very low contrast, bad colors, but new PZ80/PZ85 is a very nice TV. Even DVB-T PAL looked very good on it.
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SAMSUNG LE46A656 + XBox 360:

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Looks very nice! Hope you enjoy your new baby!
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Old 06-20-08, 08:35 PM   #24
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congrats on your new T.V, looks sweet. how far back are you sitting? it looks like from here you might need to get a bit more spread from your speakers.
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