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#1 of 4 Ozwald

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Posted June 24 2001 - 02:11 PM

hi,
i'm planning on buying a 36xbr450, but i'm not going to have the money for about 6-12 months. I need a tv in between though since me and my roomate am parting ways. I can't stand watching a tv with a big bubble screen, yet I don't want to spend too much money. Size isn't as important to me as quality so help me out. Thanks a lot.


#2 of 4 Steve Schaffer

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Posted June 24 2001 - 02:52 PM

Ozwald,
You don't mention a price range. For around $600 you could get a 27" Sony Wega with flat screen and 16/9 squeeze mode. For a couple of hundred less a JVC or Sharp 27 incher would have a flatter screen than most Toshibas.

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I prefer not to push the subwoofers until they're properly run in.
Steve S.
I prefer not to push the subwoofers until they're properly run in.

#3 of 4 ThomasL

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Posted June 24 2001 - 05:03 PM

If size is not important, check out the 20 and 24 inch flat screen offerings from JVC, Panasonic, Sony and Toshiba. All 4 have 24 inch flat screens for somewhere around $400-$500. You can pick up the Toshiba 20 inch flat screen (20AF41) for $300 or less. I just bought one of the latter. I am not sure on the pricing for the panasonic but I do know that Sony comes in at a little more and seems to have less features for the $$$. In addition, for $600 or so, I believe you can get the flat screen JVC 27 inch I'Art - 27F702. It's the little brother of the more expensive 27F802. If you can't afford a true flat screen at 27 inch prices, but you like the look of the flat screens (i.e. side speakers, gray cabinet), check out the JVC 27 inch D series.

hope this helps,


--tom


#4 of 4 Abdul Jalib

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Posted June 24 2001 - 11:36 PM

You could use a 19" or 21" monitor and an old PC with a $15 video capture card plus dScaler.


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