your safest bet is B&H Photo video or Adorama. Ritz is offering free shipping and some software extras. Or you could pre-order at a local Best Buy and they will get it for you in about a week. OR you can be brave and get the brand new ones being sold on e-bay.
Is it just a model replacement with all specs remaining exactly the same or are there any changes? cosmetic or driver etc?? thanks for the responses.. i checked out the archives but didn't find a discussion on the subject.
I'm with Kwang.
It's an accepted fact that the source is everything. Many are living happily with their displays after having calibrated it themself using a good test DVD. Read up on several websites and perform the simple tweaks outlined. Get a progressive source. Later, when you have more...
There may not be many places these days which have CRT's on display. However you can find many proud owners who will be glad to have you over to display what their setups.
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Some THD figures..
Bryston - around 0.007%
Classe - around 0.03%
Conrad Johnson < 1% (FET designs)
Krell - around 0.03%
Mark Levinson - around 0.3%
McIntosh - around 0.005%
Plinius - around 0.05%
It's accepted that THD above 1% is audible.
The things we own, end up...
A 40x81 today would be worth a $1000... tops.
You need to be sure that the unit does not have burn or heavy usage wear.
Seems like either that person doesn't know what his unit is worth, or is really not into front projection.
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