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Old 09-27-02, 10:24 AM
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Plasma talk/advice

ok people, i need your professional help!
im planning to buy my dad a plasma tv! the harsh part is that he doesnt know im going to buy it. he goes on and on about him getting the biggest one out there. so who else do i go to? you guys...
Q1) what is the best company?
Q2) what is their biggest size plasma screen?
Q3) what is the price? (hopefully under 20k)
Q4) where do i grab one?
Q5) im going to be broke afterwards arent i?
Thnx a bunch!

ps- is there anything i should look for in purchasing one?
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Old 09-27-02, 10:58 AM
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from what i understand the larger plasmas (50" 60") haven't yet obtained the quality of the 42" models. plus, most plasmas still have a serious problem with burn-in and losing significant brightness quickly (18-24 months.) i think the pioneer and the fujitsu are among the best out there...possibly others like faroujda and runco but way pricey. a good 42" should run you 5,000 to 8,000. very cool if you have the cash but not a great value by any means.
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Old 09-27-02, 11:53 AM
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The Runco is by far the best out there. But unless you are looking for something because of novelty, or because of space, this is not the way to go. I have the Runco in my bedroom, (bad purchase), but my Mitsu in the living is a far better TV, and at half the price.
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Old 09-27-02, 12:39 PM
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Check out the AVS forum, they tend to like the new Panasonic

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/forum...?s=&forumid=40
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