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joetama
11-13-2006, 11:41 PM
Alright, so I guess I'm looking to blow some money. SO, the next thing that need for my system is a new TV. I don't know much about them. So, I guess I'm looking for something with a super awesome picture, something around 42in and flat screen. So, let me know what you guys think..

mrogowski
11-14-2006, 05:53 PM
I ended up getting a last-year Hitachi LCD model for good and cheap. But not because of the price...

I spent nearly an hour trying to tweak a Samsung unit on one side and a Sony on the other. No matter what I did, I just couldn't duplicate the picture quality of the Hitachi sitting between them.

I was sold.

joetama
11-14-2006, 06:12 PM
I think I just need to go out shopping and see what pictures I like. I was looking at some Pioneer Elite but don't know if I can justify that much money for something I don't really use that much. My big thing in wanting to get rid of my current TV is that it makes too much noise when it's on and it bothers me listening to music....

Beat_Dominator
11-14-2006, 06:28 PM
<- My ****...buy it :fyi:

ngsm13
11-14-2006, 06:30 PM
Start searching online, look at reviews and specs and such... and then go out and look at the pictures ;)...

Bout time. Feggy.

nG

joetama
11-14-2006, 07:01 PM
<- My ****...buy it :fyi:

Yea yea yea.... I'm getting there just hold your horses.... Never had such a pushy sales staff before ;)....


Start searching online, look at reviews and specs and such... and then go out and look at the pictures ;)...

Bout time. Feggy.

nG


Yea well the thing is I can't stand that 10k hiss that my **** TV does.....

heyman421
11-14-2006, 07:03 PM
HP plasmas are 2nd in quality only to philips, and they're really reasonably priced.

The picture is astounding for a plasma, which aren't my favorite, but you did say you wanted a flatscreen.

joetama
11-14-2006, 07:04 PM
Plasma, isn't that something in your blood ;).... Just kidding...

Beat_Dominator
11-14-2006, 07:09 PM
Sony XBR LCDs are good :fyi:

springy101
11-14-2006, 07:12 PM
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=7679185&type=product&id=1134703131623&ref=06&loc=01

i have this tv and i like it a lot.

heyman421
11-14-2006, 07:13 PM
And some sort of warranty plan.

Broken pixels for LCD's, and burn-in for plasmas are scary stuff.

joetama
11-14-2006, 07:20 PM
And some sort of warranty plan.

Broken pixels for LCD's, and burn-in for plasmas are scary stuff.

Has anyone on here with a plasma or LCD tv had a problem with theirs? Just curious.....

ngsm13
11-14-2006, 07:26 PM
Just make sure you buy some HD **** to go with that HD Tv :)

Oh, an HD digital camcorder is next on the list.

We'll take care of it ;)

nG

joetama
11-14-2006, 07:48 PM
I don't honestly know if HD **** is a good idea or not.....

mrogowski
11-14-2006, 09:34 PM
This may sound stupid, but insist on watching something low-key like standard cable, even take a VHS tape with you. The shops are always showing things off with the highest, best definition, but for the most part, you won't be watching everything in HD anyway. Its always good to see how well a TV reacts at lower resolution.

ngsm13
11-14-2006, 10:35 PM
Heh. Good idea, especially with the cable quality at our apartment...

nG

crunktimes.com
11-14-2006, 10:41 PM
And some sort of warranty plan.

Broken pixels for LCD's, and burn-in for plasmas are scary stuff.

This is why I ended up getting a mitsu DLP and love it.

joetama
11-15-2006, 01:46 AM
This may sound stupid, but insist on watching something low-key like standard cable, even take a VHS tape with you. The shops are always showing things off with the highest, best definition, but for the most part, you won't be watching everything in HD anyway. Its always good to see how well a TV reacts at lower resolution.

Hey that isn't a bad idea.... I'll have to find a VHS tape somewhere... Hmmmmmm.....

ngsm13
11-15-2006, 01:47 AM
So... 42"... non-plasma.

Possibly rear projection LCD... possible DLP?

nG

joetama
11-15-2006, 01:52 AM
So... 42"... non-plasma.

Possibly rear projection LCD... possible DLP?

nG

I need to email Julio to see what he has to say about the TV world of things.... I might just say **** it and get an ASW825 or something like that.....

ngsm13
11-15-2006, 03:01 AM
Eh. The ML does it's thing...

nG

mrogowski
11-15-2006, 07:58 AM
So... 42"... non-plasma.

Possibly rear projection LCD... possible DLP?

nG

I was initially after a DLP machine. That was until I saw the Samsumg and Sony units (both DLP) beside the LCD Hitachi. There was no comparison.

UndercoverPunk
11-15-2006, 08:11 AM
uh.... PROJECTOR! I'll bring my ****** one down, well play some game and you can TRY to tell me that Projectors /> TVs.

TXST8tj
11-15-2006, 03:39 PM
right off the bat, i would not suggest plasma.
*pros - bright picture, vast viewing angles
*cons - burn in (not as much an issue with newer sets as before, but still an issue), really hot near screen, picture will fade over time-no repair for this.

rear projection (LCD or DLP) is the best bang for the buck. gives you incredible picture at a fraction of the cost of most flat panel LCD and plasmas. if you can stand a 14" or so depth unit and are not concerned with mounting it on a wall, rear projection is the way to go.
*pros - low cost, great picture, low weight for their size
*cons - not wall mountable, bulb has approx. 3 year life span-replacements are between $200-400 at this point (next generation of bulbs will last approx 10 years)

if you want flat panel, LCD is the answer. you're going to pay a high price for it (that's why i suggest rear projection), but it is ultimately the best choice.
*pros - fantastic picture, great viewing angles, wall mountable
*cons - expensive

any issues you are going to have with the picture are going to be evident right out of the box. keep in mind, with these newer sets, the best picture is not the default setting. some calibration is needed to fine tune the picture.

i personally wouldn't get too carried away with 1080p right now. unless you are going to buy a Blue Ray Disc player or PS3 anytime soon, there is no need for it. save yourself a lot of cash and get a 720p as it is the standard in HD now. 1080p will be one day, but by then you can move your new tv into another room and get a 1080p for a nominal price.

that's the abridged version......let us know what exactly you want (wall mount or not necessarily), how much you want to spend, your ultimate intentions, etc.

ngsm13
11-15-2006, 03:49 PM
Well I know he isn't going wall mount... :fyi:

nG

joetama
11-15-2006, 04:07 PM
Thanks for all the input.... I am thinking that the rear projection LCD or DSP is the way to go....

TXST8tj
11-15-2006, 04:23 PM
i am not a fan of sony for anything other than their TVs, but i am very pleased with my sony KDF-50E2000 50" LCD. the 46" version can be had for $1500 or less these days. they also have a 42" version but it's not commonly found at most retailers.
samsung and mitsubishi both make very nice DLP rear projection sets. if i'm not mistaken though, mitsu.'s smallest is in the 50"+ range.
once you decide what kind you are looking for, it comes down to what your eyes see. no one can sell you on that part.

joetama
11-15-2006, 04:28 PM
Sony does Headphones, TV's, and some Digital Cameras pretty well..... But everything else is shady to say the least....

ngsm13
11-15-2006, 04:29 PM
Sony does Headphones, TV's, and some Digital Cameras pretty well..... But everything else is shady to say the least....

I definitely agree with ya there, they try to survive on their name alone on most other things...

nG

ace_800
11-15-2006, 04:37 PM
i am not a fan of sony for anything other than their TVs, but i am very pleased with my sony KDF-50E2000 50" LCD. the 46" version can be had for $1500 or less these days. they also have a 42" version but it's not commonly found at most retailers.
samsung and mitsubishi both make very nice DLP rear projection sets. if i'm not mistaken though, mitsu.'s smallest is in the 50"+ range.
once you decide what kind you are looking for, it comes down to what your eyes see. no one can sell you on that part.


Thats the one I have, the 42" really light, great picture in non HD and HD. 42" can be had for 1399, I've seen that price at tweeter and BB.

TXST8tj
11-15-2006, 04:52 PM
my 50" is only like 73lbs. a 50" LCD or plasma is over 100lbs.

sony has dug themselves into a hole and become the joke of the electronics world for the most part. it's the uneducated people that purchase off of their name that keep them in business......makes me sound like a hypocrite b/c i have a sony TV, but they do those well.
sony does make decent digital cameras, but they have such a big head, they use their own type of memory card, pretty much making you a prisioner of their product if you have one.

mrogowski
11-15-2006, 06:10 PM
Sony began losing their TV superiority when everyone got heavy into the big screens and tube technology was an afterthought (read: not long ago). I've only seen one other tube-based TV that had a better picture than a tubed Sony and that was a B&O counsole that was going for $4200.

Nowadays, they're just another 'one of those to look at' type brands and face some serious competition.

UndercoverPunk
11-15-2006, 07:50 PM
Projector!

1loudsuv
11-15-2006, 08:29 PM
i like the sony xbr1 and 2's pq and their not to expensive
but i love the way the samsungs look

also projector i want a sony pearl :) im thinking of dumping my tv for that

ngsm13
11-15-2006, 10:37 PM
Went to Audible Elegance today...

The Pioneer Elite 42" Plasma... it owns. It's also $3500.

So... That... or a $1500 46" Sony Rear Projection 3LCD model @ Sony Style...

Or a 46" $1430 Samsung Rear Projection DLP @ CC... and maybe get a better deal on that b/c I know the people there...

I had lots of funs looking at teh TEE VEES. Oh, and Audible Elegance now carries a full line-up of McIntosh! :)

nG

joetama
11-16-2006, 12:58 AM
I'm excited about that McIntosh stuff.... And the more I think about it that Pioneer Elite is a nice TV....

btnhfan
11-16-2006, 01:35 AM
On the topic of dlp tvs, anyone have any input on this one?

http://www.sears.com/sr/javasr/product.do?pid=05754406000&sid=I0084400010000100600&AFFL=Y

TXST8tj
11-16-2006, 09:23 AM
On the topic of dlp tvs, anyone have any input on this one?

http://www.sears.com/sr/javasr/product.do?pid=05754406000&sid=I0084400010000100600&AFFL=Y

toshiba generally makes quality stuff. while they have kinda slacked in the TV market lately, i wouldn't hesitate to buy a product of theirs. a buddy of mine has that set and likes it very much. just go to the store and watch it. compare its picture to others like it. the price of similar TVs is generally very close, so it knocks price out as the deciding factor. it really all just comes down to P/Q.

in that size, go compare the p/q of that toshiba to that of a samsung.

joetama
11-16-2006, 10:25 AM
When shopping at the Blue store last night I thought the Toshiba's were some of he clearest TV's......

btnhfan
11-16-2006, 03:03 PM
Nice.

Theres a black friday sale for 999 at sears that day.

Ill have to check it out.

TXST8tj
11-16-2006, 03:16 PM
the price of 720p TVs is going to drop tremendously very soon. TV makes are producing and pushing 1080p in a big way and will step it up even more after the new year. if you don't get one on BF, don't worry. you'll get as good a price or better a week or two after. you are going to see the best prices on 720p TVs at superbowl. after christmas/new years that is the next big sale. 720p is going to be the "left-overs" by then. they are going to make it where everyone can have HD for the superbowl....haha. that's just my prediction.

UndercoverPunk
11-16-2006, 05:33 PM
Or you could get a ten and a half foot screen.

ngsm13
11-16-2006, 05:50 PM
Or you could get a ten and a half foot screen.

It's not gonna happen. Don't get it?!?!?!

What wall is he gonna put it on. Not to mention how ******* loud they are... that's the reason he wants to get rid of it anyways.

;) :p: :veryhapp: :greedy: :laugh: :eek: :naughty: :crying:

nG

ngsm13
11-16-2006, 05:51 PM
http://reviews.cnet.com/Sony_KDL_40XBR2/4505-6482_7-31901205.html?tag=lst

http://reviews.cnet.com/Samsung_LN_S4096D/4505-6482_7-31954846.html?tag=lst

nG

bigbangtheory
11-16-2006, 10:10 PM
Sony XBR LCDs are good :fyi:

Love mine!

I would suggest that Pioneer elite. Friend of a friend has one who I just happened to watch a football game their and mang, I wish I got that!

UndercoverPunk
11-16-2006, 10:55 PM
It's not gonna happen. Don't get it?!?!?!

What wall is he gonna put it on. Not to mention how ******* loud they are... that's the reason he wants to get rid of it anyways.

;) :p: :veryhapp: :greedy: :laugh: :eek: :naughty: :crying:

nG


Make a screen for $20 you lazy bastards. The new ones aren't that loud.

You guys may be audio HFC, but you're video *******. :p:

joetama
11-17-2006, 03:41 AM
Make a screen for $20 you lazy bastards. The new ones aren't that loud.

You guys may be audio HFC, but you're video *******. :p:

So why should I get a projector? Because I don't have anywhere to put it, i don't have room for a screen, and the 3 TV's i'm looking at look much better? Is that about right? ;)

ngsm13
11-17-2006, 03:44 AM
So why should I get a projector? Because I don't have anywhere to put it, i don't have room for a screen, and the 3 TV's i'm looking at look much better? Is that about right? ;)

Sounds about right to me...

nG

heyman421
11-17-2006, 07:37 AM
99% of houses/apartments don't have an appropriate room for a projector

you pretty much need to design a room specifically for that purpose

you need a way to control ambient lighting, and of course an unobstructed path for the projector, and a seating position that's just as far from the screen as the projector for the best light reflection back to your eyes with the least amount of distortion, which is why the loudness of a projector is an issue, since ideally you'd be sitting directly above/below it

if you can set one up PROPERLY in a light controlled room, there's nothing like them, period, but the low (comparitively) initial cost of a projector is quickly overshadowed by install costs if you want to do it properly, not to mention the bulbs can cost $400-600, and only last 2-3 thousand hours.

And a GOOD screen costs in the thousands as well.

I'm personally, a projector BUFF, i would LOVE to have one, some day.... But you have to keep in mind there's a difference between simply buying a projector, and having an appropriate installation for it to be displayed correctly. Kinda like buying a $1600 solox 18" without taking into consideration the space and power requirements.

Sounds like B&W's being pretty reasonable on his screen-size requirements, and while a projector's an awesome way to go, it's really not very practical for most houses/budgets/screen size requirements, let alone NEEDS........

Sounds like you're up the right alley with the Elite. A friend of mine has an old elite setup from the crt-rear projection days that still looks just as good as most of the non-hd stuff out there even today. They don't slap the 'elite' sticker on anything less than brilliant.

joetama
11-17-2006, 11:10 AM
That Elite is a pretty fancey TV. I just don't know about the $3500 for the one I'm looking at.... I know I would not regret it, but $3500 is a lot......

99gtxgolfer
11-17-2006, 11:14 AM
hands down the 42in Hitachi plasma http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=7803013&type=product&productCategoryId=pcmcat95100050005&id=1142293092238
this is what i bought. its rediculous.!!

joetama
11-17-2006, 11:20 AM
hands down the 42in Hitachi plasma http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=7803013&type=product&productCategoryId=pcmcat95100050005&id=1142293092238
this is what i bought. its rediculous.!!

That TV does look good but have you seen one of the Pioneer Elites?

99gtxgolfer
11-17-2006, 11:23 AM
That TV does look good but have you seen one of the Pioneer Elites?

ya dude its reeeally nice!! but i only like the 60in i think the Hitachi looks the best for a 42in. the 60 in is like 6 grand though lol. still BA

99gtxgolfer
11-17-2006, 11:26 AM
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e352/99gtxgolfer/IM001193.jpg

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e352/99gtxgolfer/IM001192.jpg

Computer monitor as well :) seriously though the HD channels are sick

99gtxgolfer
11-17-2006, 11:43 AM
keep talkin bump

ngsm13
11-17-2006, 01:03 PM
That TV does look good but have you seen one of the Pioneer Elites?

That's the one that was @ BB... but wasn't turned on in that one aisle!

;)

nG

UndercoverPunk
11-17-2006, 07:47 PM
*******.

explorer2
11-17-2006, 07:53 PM
For a rear projection, the sony sxrd are awesome. And for plasma (havent looked into it in a while) pioneer elite seems to be the leader. Sony really only makes good non tube tvs and cameras, and maybe laptops. Since they stopped making the super fine pitch tubes, their tube tvs ****.

brandontw
11-18-2006, 02:14 AM
That Elite is a pretty fancey TV. I just don't know about the $3500 for the one I'm looking at.... I know I would not regret it, but $3500 is a lot......

I know i would. for something that entertains me about 1 hour per day? ouch!

if it really is a viable option for a computer monitor, that may make the blow a little softer, but they arent THAT sharp are they?

plus imagine the computer you coul d buy for 3500$, and that entertains me or i am force to be on it ALOT everyday.

TXST8tj
11-18-2006, 10:42 AM
For a rear projection, the sony sxrd are awesome. And for plasma (havent looked into it in a while) pioneer elite seems to be the leader. Sony really only makes good non tube tvs and cameras, and maybe laptops. Since they stopped making the super fine pitch tubes, their tube tvs ****.


their sxrd units are really nice, no doubt.
panasonic rules the plasma world these days. the pioneer elite is nice, but is always outdone by someone else shortly following.
sony actually makes the best CRT tv still on the market today (not many left). HERE (http://www.sonystyle.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/eCS/Store/en/-/USD/SY_DisplayProductInformation-Start?CategoryName=tv_34to36TVs&ProductSKU=KD34XBR970&Dept=tvvideo&INT=sstyle-tv_Tube-deptfeature-KD34XBR970|sstyle:sy_cat_content_p:tv_tube)

not endosing sony by any means...

joetama
11-19-2006, 12:55 AM
When to Best Buy tonight with my brother, who has super sharp eyes, and we both agreed the that the Pioneer (standard) looked the best out of all the ones we looked at (Sony, Samsung, Toshiba, ETC.) So, the thing is the Pioneer Elite looks A LOT better than the standard Pioneer, so now I just need to pony up the cash, maybe I'll wait till my birthday or something....

1loudsuv
11-19-2006, 03:47 AM
When to Best Buy tonight with my brother, who has super sharp eyes, and we both agreed the that the Pioneer (standard) looked the best out of all the ones we looked at (Sony, Samsung, Toshiba, ETC.) So, the thing is the Pioneer Elite looks A LOT better than the standard Pioneer, so now I just need to pony up the cash, maybe I'll wait till my birthday or something....

the pioneer elite the 1080p one is the ish but i dunno about the rest never seen them


renember this when you go to a store

not all of them are getting the same source or connected the same way so it might be displaying the best possible pq or the worst possible theirs only one way to find out and that is by looking at the back of the tv making sure all the tvs are connected the same way and with hdtvs usually hdmi is best. and that the settings are optimized so say a 1080p tv is getting 1080p not 480p etc etc

also if the settings are off that will screw pq up alot.

one example of stores intentinionally (sp?) doing things wrong

go to best buy they have a 37"? or something like that plasma hooked up to a toshiba hd-dvd player and the samsung blu ray player the hd-dvd player looked like crap the samsung looked ok but i was in a rush and just left.

went back the next day looking for more stuff to buy. and this time i had time on my hands started looking at the settings and the hd-dvd player was set at 480p...... and the samsung at 1080p so i ask the employee for the remote gives me the run around ask the manager get the run around. so i tell them i have the exact remote of my player and im instrested in this tvand its in my truck can i bring it in? and their like ok with a mad face lol they mark it i dont care since i use my logitech 880 and not that one. so i set it to 1080i

wow way big of a difference their was customers all along watching what i was diong one actually wanted to buy one but wasnt sure wich one. and all the customers where wowed by the good pq of the $500 hd-dvd player versus the $1000 blu ray player and one actually bought the hd-dvd player

went back like 3 days later and the setup was gone. dont matter i carry my remote at all times just incase :up2somet: not like i use it anyways lol

bimma85
11-23-2006, 05:30 AM
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=7679185&type=product&id=1134703131623&ref=06&loc=01

i have this tv and i like it a lot.

nice sale on it too ;)
http://www.bestbuy.com/site//olspage.jsp?id=pcmcat104300050017&type=category

UndercoverPunk
11-23-2006, 11:50 AM
When to Best Buy tonight with my brother, who has super sharp eyes, and we both agreed the that the Pioneer (standard) looked the best out of all the ones we looked at (Sony, Samsung, Toshiba, ETC.) So, the thing is the Pioneer Elite looks A LOT better than the standard Pioneer, so now I just need to pony up the cash, maybe I'll wait till my birthday or something....
Fancy.

joetama
11-23-2006, 12:44 PM
Pioneer Elite just came down in price too!!!

ngsm13
11-23-2006, 01:32 PM
To what?

nG

UndercoverPunk
11-23-2006, 05:46 PM
alotta****ingmoney

Megalomaniac
01-13-2007, 05:14 PM
Aaron you get a new tv yet?

ngsm13
01-13-2007, 05:21 PM
He gots the 42" Pioneer Elite Plasma.

It's ****.

nG

Megalomaniac
01-13-2007, 05:23 PM
He gots the 42" Pioneer Elite Plasma.

It's ****.

nG

:yumyum: id like to see a photo with all his baddass audio equipment he has for his HT

ngsm13
01-13-2007, 05:27 PM
Yeah, I'm surprised he didn't bump this thread with pics... or make a new one.

nG

DBfan187
01-13-2007, 05:27 PM
does his put out a lot of heat?

Idealrealist
01-13-2007, 05:31 PM
the pioneer elite the 1080p one is the ish but i dunno about the rest never seen them


renember this when you go to a store

not all of them are getting the same source or connected the same way so it might be displaying the best possible pq or the worst possible theirs only one way to find out and that is by looking at the back of the tv making sure all the tvs are connected the same way and with hdtvs usually hdmi is best. and that the settings are optimized so say a 1080p tv is getting 1080p not 480p etc etc

also if the settings are off that will screw pq up alot.

one example of stores intentinionally (sp?) doing things wrong

go to best buy they have a 37"? or something like that plasma hooked up to a toshiba hd-dvd player and the samsung blu ray player the hd-dvd player looked like crap the samsung looked ok but i was in a rush and just left.

went back the next day looking for more stuff to buy. and this time i had time on my hands started looking at the settings and the hd-dvd player was set at 480p...... and the samsung at 1080p so i ask the employee for the remote gives me the run around ask the manager get the run around. so i tell them i have the exact remote of my player and im instrested in this tvand its in my truck can i bring it in? and their like ok with a mad face lol they mark it i dont care since i use my logitech 880 and not that one. so i set it to 1080i

wow way big of a difference their was customers all along watching what i was diong one actually wanted to buy one but wasnt sure wich one. and all the customers where wowed by the good pq of the $500 hd-dvd player versus the $1000 blu ray player and one actually bought the hd-dvd player

went back like 3 days later and the setup was gone. dont matter i carry my remote at all times just incase :up2somet: not like i use it anyways lol

That's crazy and I love it. :D

ngsm13
01-13-2007, 05:33 PM
does his put out a lot of heat?

Eh. Gets warm.

Like most LCDs and Plasmas.

nG

joetama
01-13-2007, 10:36 PM
Yea... I'll get around to that eventually....

DBfan187
01-13-2007, 10:39 PM
Eh. Gets warm.

Like most LCDs and Plasmas.

nGmine gets HOT! especially @ the top.

Megalomaniac
01-13-2007, 10:41 PM
no Aaron, take a picture now... :) I can't seem to get enough of your B&W ****.

UndercoverPunk
01-13-2007, 10:41 PM
More importantly, when are you gonna let me watch ronin?

joetama
01-13-2007, 10:49 PM
I'm not in Cincy right now... My grandmother died so I'm at home with the family... But as soon as I get back I'll do pics....

Megalomaniac
01-13-2007, 11:37 PM
mine gets HOT! especially @ the top.

my Sony plasma does the same shiz. mine is one of the earlier generation ones, so maybe the technology has changed.

joetama
01-14-2007, 01:36 AM
The Elite gets warm but I really have not noticed it getting super hot. But, then again I don't really run it for long periods of time....

joetama
01-14-2007, 01:51 AM
OK, sweet new pictures of my TV.... Posted up in a second....

joetama
01-14-2007, 01:52 AM
So here it is....


































http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/pio/pe/images/portal/cit_3442/319624916PRO-940HD_front_med.jpg

Haha, fooled you....

ngsm13
01-14-2007, 01:56 AM
Didn't fool me.

Feg.

nG

joetama
01-14-2007, 01:58 AM
Didn't fool me.

Feg.

nG

I am so bored it's not even funny..... :uhoh:

It's pretty sad when I have to resort to the forum for entertainment....

ngsm13
01-14-2007, 02:03 AM
I do that occasionally.

That's why I joined offtopic.com :fyi:

nG

joetama
01-14-2007, 02:09 AM
Yea.... This one is boring tonight.... I can't even **** anyone off.... Bollocks....

ngsm13
01-14-2007, 02:12 AM
Boe Lawques indeeds.

nG

UndercoverPunk
01-14-2007, 03:19 AM
I do that occasionally.

That's why I joined offtopic.com :fyi:

nG
Now children, I want you to note this, that right there is what some may call a bold faced LIE, you have to watch out for those...

joetama
01-14-2007, 10:53 AM
Now children, I want you to note this, that right there is what some may call a bold faced LIE, you have to watch out for those...

:laugh: So true... So true.... That would be like saying I smoke a cigarette occasionally.....

Megalomaniac
01-14-2007, 01:09 PM
I can just imagin it now.....



http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q151/Megalomaniac1989/BW.jpg



i teh sux at photochoppin

joetama
01-14-2007, 01:12 PM
Wow... Good lord is that an old picture of my system....

BTW, that is really funny.... hahaha....

snb778
01-14-2007, 01:16 PM
if you want the best picture you gotta get something with 1080 resolution in the first place, ive heard LCD's put out the best HD quality...havent had the 3-4 different types of HD tv's with the same screen resolution right next to each other so I couldnt tell you which one looks the best from experience. Also im pretty sure LCD's last the longest, and are the cheapest to maintain....even though its still VERRRRRY expensive... one of our lenses just broke for whatever reason..... 1600 bucks to replace (THANK GOD FOR WARRANTIES!!)

joetama
01-14-2007, 01:26 PM
if you want the best picture you gotta get something with 1080 resolution in the first place, ive heard LCD's put out the best HD quality...havent had the 3-4 different types of HD tv's with the same screen resolution right next to each other so I couldnt tell you which one looks the best from experience. Also im pretty sure LCD's last the longest, and are the cheapest to maintain....even though its still VERRRRRY expensive... one of our lenses just broke for whatever reason..... 1600 bucks to replace (THANK GOD FOR WARRANTIES!!)

Was there a point to this post?

Megalomaniac
01-14-2007, 01:31 PM
if you want the best picture you gotta get something with 1080 resolution in the first place, ive heard LCD's put out the best HD quality...havent had the 3-4 different types of HD tv's with the same screen resolution right next to each other so I couldnt tell you which one looks the best from experience. Also im pretty sure LCD's last the longest, and are the cheapest to maintain....even though its still VERRRRRY expensive... one of our lenses just broke for whatever reason..... 1600 bucks to replace (THANK GOD FOR WARRANTIES!!)


You just said 1080. you didnt say 1080i or 1080p. If you meant 1080i then i would have to tell you that 720P would have a better image over all. problem with any form of "I", interlace, is when ever something is moving on the image it doesnt stay sharp all the time it gets kinda blurry, a prime example would be a pan shot, when the camera is pannin from one side to another side of an object,scene. The differances between LCD vs Plasma are minium now days, the only REAL downside to a plasma is a glare on the screen lol. either way its not realy cheap to maintain, once they go out they go out unless you bought the plasma or LCD MONITORS, where you can replace circuitry like a computer


Was there a point to this post?

i couldnt tell you :fyi:

bonesninja
01-14-2007, 01:32 PM
i don't know....i just bought this 62" Mitsubishi LCD Model WD-62528 on scratch and dent from ABC warehouse. I've tried watching dvd's with it and absolutely hate it.It just seems like the black portions of the screen try to consume the rest of the picture, no matter how much i try i can't correct it. Luckily i called my man that i bought it from and he said they can take it back. I think i'm definately going with a Sony Grand Wega now.

bonesninja
01-14-2007, 01:35 PM
Also, after extensive reading on the subject, i've discovered that the human eye is not capable of distinguishing the difference between 720p and 1080p on a screen less then 50" or so. I don't know if in fact that is true since i have not attempted to see this myself, but i've literally read myriads of different sources from within the industry and in independant lab tests that support this.

joetama
01-14-2007, 02:36 PM
Distance and screen size are the two big factors in the visual difference between 720p and 1080p....

99gtxgolfer
01-14-2007, 02:40 PM
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e352/99gtxgolfer/IM001193.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e352/99gtxgolfer/IM001192.jpg
if you get a plasma you need to get comcast HD. normal cable looks worst i think than on regular tube tvs.

If your going the plasma way i would get what i have or the Samsung

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=7803013&type=product&productCategoryId=pcmcat95100050005&id=1142293092238

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=7711201&type=product&productCategoryId=pcmcat95100050005&id=1138086487510

The reason why i bought the Hitachi is bc it runs cooler and it was 3 hdmi inputs and it swivels, and the fujitsu screen.

joetama
01-14-2007, 02:44 PM
Those are pretty nice TV's...

But I like mine better ;)....

Megalomaniac
01-14-2007, 02:45 PM
For me my next TV purchase would be a DLP tv :)

99gtxgolfer
01-14-2007, 02:46 PM
wow i already posted on this thread...

99gtxgolfer
01-14-2007, 02:47 PM
this is my next tv btw http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=018&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT&viewitem=&item=280068893528&rd=1&rd=1 Check out the Resolution!!!!

joetama
01-14-2007, 02:48 PM
For me my next TV purchase would be a DLP tv :)

IS there a reason? Or do you like the good picture with the cheap price?

joetama
01-14-2007, 02:49 PM
this is my next tv btw http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=018&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT&viewitem=&item=280068893528&rd=1&rd=1 Check out the Resolution!!!!

103" that's it.... It's too small....

Megalomaniac
01-14-2007, 02:56 PM
IS there a reason? Or do you like the good picture with the cheap price?

Yes, The price is great, for the same quailty IMO. I never intend on hanging a tv on the wall. DLP has come a long way and has proven to be successful, there use to be a problem with them being blurring when ever something was moving fast but that obstacle has been overcome :) . Another reason for DLP would be it runs off a lamp, so in the event the lamp burns out it can be replaced rather thanr replacing the enitire unit.

joetama
01-16-2007, 03:16 PM
There will be a new thread with pictures soon gang....

joetama
01-16-2007, 03:34 PM
http://www.caraudio.com/forum/showthread.php?t=208427