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Old 02-10-07, 12:07 PM
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What TV To buy?

I'm wondering whats the opinions are on these two TV's.

Toshiba 50HP66 50-inch Flat Panel Plasma HDTV
http://www.overstock.com/cgi-bin/d2....rod_id=2107861

Panasonic TH-50PX60U 50in Plasma TV
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1134702980410

How big is the difference from 720p and 1080i? Which TV would you buy? My budget is around $2000
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Old 02-10-07, 12:16 PM
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Definitely go with the Panny. The only other brand that rivals Panasonic,IMO, is Pioneer Elite and they charge twice the price. You can get the 50" Panny from One Call for $1,799 plus shipping(One Call is a very reliable online etailer).

www.onecall.com/ProductDetails.aspx?id=31141
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So if I could manage to scrounge up 3k would this be an ideal TV? http://www.dbuys.com/product/?11305&...rt_id=20072019
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Why pay more for Pioneer when Panny is at least as good?
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Originally Posted by Spiky
Why pay more for Pioneer when Panny is at least as good?
The pioneer elite is 1080p and the panasonic is 720p thats why im wondering if the pioneer is worth it for the 1080p
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Not the one you linked to. You mean the PRO-FHD1 is 1080. And I doubt you will find it for $3K this year. They did drop the MSRP from $10K to $8K.
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Originally Posted by Spiky
Not the one you linked to. You mean the PRO-FHD1 is 1080. And I doubt you will find it for $3K this year. They did drop the MSRP from $10K to $8K.
Oh ok, well what is the one I linked to?
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Old 02-10-07, 06:42 PM
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1280 x 768.

In case it hasn't been mentioned, the Panasonics are great. And OneCall.com is an extremely good e-tailer.
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Whats the difference from the PANASONIC TH50PX600U, TH50PX60U, and TH50PX6U? Anything?

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Originally Posted by Jake77444
Whats the difference from the PANASONIC TH50PX600U, TH50PX60U, and TH50PX6U? Anything?
All three models will give you the exact same picture quality. The PX60 has a photo viewer SD slot for your JPEGs that the PX6 does not have. The top of the line PX600 adds the following:

-better sound system
-TV Guide On Screen Program Guide
-PIP
-Cablecard(especially useful if you're going to wall mount)
-PC input
-nicer aesthetics, IMO.
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Old 02-18-07, 03:08 PM
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Get the Panny. IMHO, the best value in displays right now (other then front projectors).

And if you like plasma's your not got to get it in 1080p for under about $7,000. And in a 50" set I doubt you could see any difference anyway.
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