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David Willow

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All this talk about Plasma makes me want to buy one. I have a 42" Panasonic that was used in my bedroom for a few years (currently broken) but my main HT TV is a 5 year old LCoS from JVC. So with this in mind (and the peer pressure from this forum :blush: ), I started looking for something new.

HH Greg has 3 60" plasmas that I could pick up and have in my house by this weekend. What are you thoughts on these? And are any of them worth it over my JVC HD-ILA?

http://www.hhgregg.com/lg-60-1080p-plasma-smart-hdtv/item/60PB6650

http://www.hhgregg.com/samsung-60-1080p-plasma-hdtv/item/PN60F5300

http://www.hhgregg.com/lg-60-1080p-plasma-hdtv/item/60PB5600

Best Buy has one:

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/samsung-60-class-59-9-10-diag--plasma-1080p-hdtv-black/8182045.p?id=1218864995544&skuId=8182045

I prefer to buy local for TV's.
 

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I recommend the Samsung.

Samsung models tend to have deeper blacks, brighter whites, and richer colors than LG models.

Both are still better than watching an LED/LCD.
 

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The 6650 series LG uses the same panel as the "made 2 years ago" THX certified set.Then, LG was the only one with a THX certified plasma...everybody seems to forget that. The software that runs the TV isn't as robust...hence why it isn't THX certified anymore.
 

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That's the LG 60PB5600 model. So tempting... too bad it only has 1 HDMI input, and no "smartness". :D
 

David Willow

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schan1269 said:
HH Gregg has a 60" LG plasma as "todays deal" for $500.
Done. Picking it up tonight. You can't beat $500 - Even if it isn't going to replace my old TV, it will fit nicely in the basement. :D
 

David Willow

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Sold out online. My local store has bunch of them but the price is no doubt back up to $699.

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Congratulations, David! Nice work (and a great example of the danger of HTF "peer pressure." :biggrin:

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

I hope you have many years of enjoyment with it! :thumbsup:
 

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