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Advice on getting a new HDTV

Old 12-29-08, 11:50 PM
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Advice on getting a new HDTV

I am currently shopping around for the best size in the HDTV that I want. I think I know I am going with a Sony Brand and I basically will be using the TV to play games on the Wii, on my PS3 and mainly to be watching movies with blu-ray and standard DVD but the whole purpose of getting the HDTV is mainly for the blu-ray and I heard the quality is great. I just need to know what is the best size to get for a small room. I think I can go up to 40ish but not really sure. I want to make it look like a semi theatre room. I don't own a lot of movies now. but i will be collecting more and more in the next months. I have never bought a TV no longer than 32' but that was with standard tv. Should I upgrade and what is the best size for someone in my case?
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Old 12-30-08, 12:04 AM
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Define "small room," and how far your main seating area will be from the TV.
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Old 12-30-08, 08:47 AM
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Originally Posted by PHMustang2000 View Post
I think I can go up to 40ish but not really sure. I want to make it look like a semi theatre room.
If you can only go in the 40" size range then the choice is easy...

Panasonic 42" plasma. They are down to less then $700 if you look around!

If you want more of a theater experience, then go with the

Panasonic 50" plasma. They are down to an unbelievable $900 with just a little looking.

If you want even more of a theater experience then go with a

Front projector and make your own 90-100" screen. You can get one for a grand or less.

I saw you mention the Sony brand, but meh, why? They make some nice high end sets, but there are a lot better values out there, IMO. But yes, their high end stuff is nice if you want to spend the money.
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