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Old 06-22-18, 02:47 PM
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Toshiba Fire TV from Amazon shipped by Best Buy (great price!)

They've got a 43", 50", and 55" - sweet prices.

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Toshiba 4K UHD Smart TV – Fire TV Edition delivers true-to-life 4K Ultra HD picture quality with over 8 million pixels for stunning clarity, deep contrast, and vivid colors.

With the Fire TV experience built-in, enjoy tens of thousands of channels, apps, and Alexa skills, including Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ, and more.

Fire TV Edition seamlessly integrates live over-the-air TV and streaming channels on a unified home screen (HD antenna required).

Easily control your TV with the included Voice Remote with Alexa—plus, launch apps, search for TV shows, play music, switch inputs, control smart home devices, and more, using just your voice.

Dimensions (W x H x D): TV without stand: 38.1” x 22.5” x 3.5”, TV with stand: 38.1” x 23.9” x 9.1”. Multiple device input/output options: 3 HDMI including 1 with ARC, USB, composite input, digital output (optical), antenna/cable output, audio output, Ethernet.



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Same price at BB if anyone wants this and BB rewards pts to go with it.
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Yeah that's a good deal for those who don't have a 4K TV yet and want one.
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I don't think this set is gonna give you crispy HDR. This is just some bulky ugly ass cheap shit. Probably on the same level as Vizio.
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My thoughts exactly, looks like Vizio type stuff. Funny how the Fire remote looks like a Roku one with the 4 buttons for services at the bottom. I guess they want to compete with TCL/Roku.
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It's a fucking Toshiba. I'll take a Toshiba over a Vizio.
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I’ll take TCL over Toshiba. And take a look at the Toshiba reviews, like on rtings.com. Doesn’t inspire me to try out a Fire TV.
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Thanks for posting this. I have finally upgraded my 10 year old Panasonic 720p set. I am a huge Kodi user (legally, don't use it to stream off the pirated websites). Have been using it since it originated on modded XBOX's. It would be a HUGE bonus if Kodi could be installed on this being that it's got Fire built in.

Right now I have a 50" Panasonic plasma (TH-50PX60) wall mounted. You guys think I could use the existing mount or do I have to get a different one?

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Old 06-22-18, 11:31 PM
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Re: Toshiba Fire TV from Amazon shipped by Best Buy (great price!)

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I’ll take TCL over Toshiba. And take a look at the Toshiba reviews, like on rtings.com. Doesn’t inspire me to try out a Fire TV.
I would, too. I'm just posting thoughts on the vizio comparisons.

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I don't do Toshiba.
I never will forgive them for HD-DVD.
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Originally Posted by JZ1276 View Post
Right now I have a 50" Panasonic plasma (TH-50PX60) wall mounted. You guys think I could use the existing mount or do I have to get a different one?
My rule is a new mount for new TV, unless you know for certain your current mount is still solid and do the job.

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I would, too. I'm just posting thoughts on the vizio comparisons.
Ha, I know. I'm actually surprised Toshiba has gone downhill the way they have. Their 1080's back in the day were solid.

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I don't do Toshiba.
I never will forgive them for HD-DVD.
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Iíll take TCL over Toshiba.
And I'll take Roku over Fire TV.

Seriously, if you want a a good cheap 4K Smart TV, get a TCL Roku TV.

TCL 55S405 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV (2017 Model) is on sale for $380.

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Right now I have a 50" Panasonic plasma (TH-50PX60) wall mounted. You guys think I could use the existing mount or do I have to get a different one?
You shouldn't have any problems using that old mount on the new TV. Those old 50" Panny plasmas were pretty heavy. I think around 90lbs. According to the chart above the Toshiba has the same VESA mounting points and is only 33lbs for the 55".
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And I'll take Roku over Fire TV.

Seriously, if you want a a good cheap 4K Smart TV, get a TCL Roku TV.

TCL 55S405 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV (2017 Model) is on sale for $380.

https://www.amazon.com/TCL-55S405-55...dp/B01MTGM5I9/
The TCL-Roku is what I was refering to. Both 5 and 6 series have HDR and Dolby Vision. The series 6 added Wide Color Gamut. Reviews for both are very good, which makes it very much worth the price.
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You shouldn't have any problems using that old mount on the new TV. Those old 50" Panny plasmas were pretty heavy. I think around 90lbs. According to the chart above the Toshiba has the same VESA mounting points and is only 33lbs for the 55".
Excellent, that's what I was worried about, the VESA points. Can anyone confirm if Kodi can be installed on this TV?

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Just canceled the Toshiba & bought the TCL on eBay. It was cheaper on eBay anyway.
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Thanks for posting this. I have finally upgraded my 10 year old Panasonic 720p set. I am a huge Kodi user (legally, don't use it to stream off the pirated websites). Have been using it since it originated on modded XBOX's. It would be a HUGE bonus if Kodi could be installed on this being that it's got Fire built in.
Hold on the Panasonic Plasma. They are as good as gold . I have two of them (1080p) and still my favorite TV
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Just canceled the Toshiba & bought the TCL on eBay. It was cheaper on eBay anyway.
Congrats! Let us know how it works out for ya.
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Congrats! Let us know how it works out for ya.
So far so good. Even though the screen is 5" bigger then my ancient Panny 720p 50" plasma, the TV itself is much smaller (and lighter).
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So far so good. Even though the screen is 5" bigger then my ancient Panny 720p 50" plasma, the TV itself is much smaller (and lighter).
Which also means you have to wear a sweater in winter since Plasmas had built in radiators.
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Which also means you have to wear a sweater in winter since Plasmas had built in radiators.
I took the old Panasonic 50" & set it up in my bedroom to replace a 32" Toshiba LCD. I only use the bedroom TV to watch OTA channels which the Toshiba had no problems picking up (NBC, ABC, CBS, etc.). For some reason the Panasonic won't pick up any channels after doing a couple of scans. Any ideas? I have FIOS & connect the cable directly into the TV. It has a built in tuner so I don't see why the Toshiba would pick up all the OTA channels but the Panasonic won't.
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I took the old Panasonic 50" & set it up in my bedroom to replace a 32" Toshiba LCD. I only use the bedroom TV to watch OTA channels which the Toshiba had no problems picking up (NBC, ABC, CBS, etc.). For some reason the Panasonic won't pick up any channels after doing a couple of scans. Any ideas? I have FIOS & connect the cable directly into the TV. It has a built in tuner so I don't see why the Toshiba would pick up all the OTA channels but the Panasonic won't.
The plasma is not picking up any channels at all? Is it a setting in the menu options you need to activate or something? That sucks man.
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The plasma is not picking up any channels at all? Is it a setting in the menu options you need to activate or something? That sucks man.
Not one. All settings are correct. Tried scanning 5 or 6 times. I think it's the way Fios has them mapped.
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The 50 inch version is $289.99 for Prime Day.

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Review of the Toshiba.

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