Sony LCD RP from Costco?

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  1. craig_curtis

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    I was looking at the "Sony’s® KDF-E50A10 Grand WEGA™ 3LCD Rear Projection HDTV" from Costco. Before I get blasted for buying a TV from there, I will have over $600 in credit built up there from my Amex card points (I use it for my business). ANYWAY, I'd like to use that $600 for a TV, since I don't have one. I want a 50 inch or so TV, (not bigger). Anyone know anything about this tv?
     
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    I have last years KDF 60" model. I think you will enjoy it.
     
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    that AVS link is great. I'll have to give it a read. Now if Costco would sell the 42 incher I would be extra happy! Our viewing room is borderline too small for a 50 inch, but I don't have many options at that store for smaller than 50 inches...
     
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    Go for the screen size... Make it work, it is totally worth it. [​IMG] Enjoy your new display.
     
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    yea I looked at it again last night, and even in the crappy Costco display it still looked good, and I checked it from the approx distance. I think I'll go for it! I hope they still have them in february!
     
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    I plan on buying a 56" Samsung DLP from Costco in a couple months. They currently carry the 720p model but I'm hopeing they'll have the 1080p model soon.

    MikeS.
     
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    the 56 is just too big. I'm actually thinking I'm going to get the 42 from 6th Ave, because it will be cheaper. I don't need a stand so I'm not concerned wih that, and they don't sell it without it at costco
     
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    Craig,

    You just saved me a lot of time. I have my eye on that Sony as well-- and need a stand for it. It's a lot of green, but my old Sony 32" is starting to die. Let me know how the 42" works out!
     
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    Hmph. The Sony 3LCD is much sharper. Better color too.

    1080p at Costco? Not anytime soon.
     
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    well considering that there aren't really many 1080P dvd players, and won't be in the budget range for a while, I wouldn't see that Costco would carry them yet. And for that matter, I keep reading where the 1080P tv's don't accept 1080P input from many sources anyway.

    Also, I currently have a great sound system in my HT (Denon receiver, Paradigm Mini mons/CC370 in front, and Paradigm Titans RS,CC270 RC), but am screening on a 19in Sony CRT from circa 1985. So ANYTHING will be pretty major improvement for me!
     
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    OH.. my local costco has the Sony displaying Star Wars III with a composit video cable, and a cheap one at that. The picture looks pretty good even with that...
     

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