Can anyone recommend a great TV under $700-800?

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  1. Lee Scoggins

    Lee Scoggins Producer

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    Thanks for your help. Looking for a tube-based TV for family room.

    Ideally want hidef capability and screen size of 32-36 and that circuit that keeps volume at same level during commercials...

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    I don't think you can buy an HDTV for that price.
     
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    you can pick up a nice 30" toshiba hdtv for less than 700

    if you go refurb, which i would advise in this category of tv as they are very reliable in general, you can spend less for a 30 or maybe get a 34

    or get a 26 lcd flat panel

    lots of choices are out there under 700
     
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    Magnavox (and possibly Philips) are the only brands I know of that have the volume control circuit for commercials. Look into Phillips to see if they have it.
     
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    Not sure about the volume thing either. But, walmart of all places has some Sanyo HD sets, that get good reviews.
     
  6. Lee Scoggins

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    Sony has SteadySound volume control also.
     
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    Any other suggestions? Thanks.
     
  8. Charlie Campisi

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    I can't personally recommend it, but some people on the forum have purchased from www.outlet.philips.com. They sell their refurbished tvs direct. You can get a 30" HD ready set for $359 shipped. There are a number of models to choose from and I didn't look at them all, but the $359 model has the volume control you mentioned. If you go this route, post your experiences. It would be a reasonable way to get an HD set for a secondary location like my BR.
     
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    Electronics Alley also sells Phillips refurbs.
     

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