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Diata

alright...so im looking to purchase a new television and am for the most part unfamiliar with the modern home entertainment world, somewhere between 56 and 62" and under $3k... suggestions?

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bangbang023

Toshiba 52HM84 or Samsung HL-P5063W would be the only ones fitting into your budget, although they are a bit smaller. That's not counting a possible service plan to cover things like the light bulb (short lifespan) and wiring.

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Diata

i was takin a look at some toshibas- the 57h93, 57h84, and 65h84, theyre all bigger and cheaper, any specific reason why?

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Snipe

Because those are probably rear projection TVs - they are cheaper and bulkier and I guess they do not have as good of picture either.

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Diata

what are the differences between rear projection tv's and others

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Snipe

hmmmmmmm. i don't want to sit here and explain stuff, let me find a quick explanation...

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Diata
hmmmmmmm. i don't want to sit here and explain stuff, let me find a quick explanation...

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understandable, thanks for the links

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bangbang023
JVC HD-52Z575 HD-ILA TV without a doubt...

http://www.jvc.com/product.jsp?productId=P...8500&pathId=114

it will strech your budget ( 3-3.5k) but it's WELL worth it...

-edit it was 3-3.5k last nov-dec. I saw some online just now SHIPPED for $2.5k.... excelent deal

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Great technology but poor implementation. The set is overly bright and thus suffers from some graineness in the picture.

i was takin a look at some toshibas- the 57h93, 57h84, and 65h84, theyre all bigger and cheaper, any specific reason why?

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Rear projection TV's offer a much dimmer picture with a very very narrow viewing angle, meaning unless you sit right in front of them, at the perfect level, you won't get a good picture. Digital Projos, such as DLP, LCoS, or LCD Projection offer a brighter picture with a viewing angle almost comparable to that of Plasmas with ranges starting at 160 degrees and going as high as 170 degrees, meaning you can sit pretty far to the side and still get a good looking picture.

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