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How would you compare a Sharp to an Vizio or even Pansonic brand? I'm new to TV's.
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How would you compare a Sharp to an Vizio or even Pansonic brand? I'm new to TV's.
In my opinion, Sharp is still better than Vizio, especially on creating big screen TV. But still behind Samsung, Sony, LG and Panasonic in quality.
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does anyone own a 70lb7100? I'm currently in the return period of another TV. And the only thing holding me back is finding out if I just had a bad panel. Or if LG is just really bad for gaming. Here is my video, look toward the end where there is a blueish trail on the ceiling. The video isn't great but you can see that part very obviously. That's how bad it was. .



I was also having severe global dimming.


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D-e-d ..... Dead TV.

So my office 46 inch TV (Samsung TL-T4671FX) Just crapped the bed. I tried changing cable boxes and all wires. The screen when I turn on is vertical lines, and IF a picture shows up, it is all pixelated and jumping.

Thus, I am in the market for a new LED LCD which in in the range of 500 bucks, 40-50 inches. I just this for watching sports and playing the off video game when I loose the right to my living room (i.e. Wife or kid gets the TV).

Any suggestions?

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I have ~$2700 to buy a new TV. The seating is roughly 10-12' away, and it will be mainly used for gaming, movies/netflix viewing, and the occasional sports. I'd like to get a 55"-60".

I've had recommended to me the HU8550 series. Is this my best option?
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D-e-d ..... Dead TV.

So my office 46 inch TV (Samsung TL-T4671FX) Just crapped the bed. I tried changing cable boxes and all wires. The screen when I turn on is vertical lines, and IF a picture shows up, it is all pixelated and jumping.

Thus, I am in the market for a new LED LCD which in in the range of 500 bucks, 40-50 inches. I just this for watching sports and playing the off video game when I loose the right to my living room (i.e. Wife or kid gets the TV).

Any suggestions?

Thanks
Maybe You can try Sony KDL40W600B or Samsung UN40H5500. You can check some article such as
http://www.hdtvversus.com/samsung-un...dl40w600b.html.
They're both Smart TV, if you don't think about Smart TV, You can also check LG 42LB5600.
Hope that can help.
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I have ~$2700 to buy a new TV. The seating is roughly 10-12' away, and it will be mainly used for gaming, movies/netflix viewing, and the occasional sports. I'd like to get a 55"-60".

I've had recommended to me the HU8550 series. Is this my best option?
Samsung UN55HU8550, Sony XBR55X850B or LG 55UB9500 are your options in my opinions, You can also check VIZIO P602ui-B3.
Samsung UN55HU8550 is best for watching TV, Sony XBR55X850B is better for gaming. Maybe You can check these articles for your information:
http://www.hdtvversus.com/samsung-un...-55ub8500.html => Samsung vs LG
http://www.hdtvversus.com/samsung-un...br55x850b.html => Samsung vs Sony
Hope that help.
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Moving in a couple weeks and looking for advice on a TV for the new place. Either 55" or 60", for what will be a fairly bright room, and gets all-around use (TV, movies, gaming - so preferably no super high input lag screens). I'm pretty ambivalent towards 4K or not - all else equal I don't think I really care about it, but if a better TV that happens to be 4K (i.e. better IQ ignoring the 4K part) costs more I'd probably pony up a reasonable premium.
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Moving in a couple weeks and looking for advice on a TV for the new place. Either 55" or 60", for what will be a fairly bright room, and gets all-around use (TV, movies, gaming - so preferably no super high input lag screens). I'm pretty ambivalent towards 4K or not - all else equal I don't think I really care about it, but if a better TV that happens to be 4K (i.e. better IQ ignoring the 4K part) costs more I'd probably pony up a reasonable premium.
Just want to help, but I think It's better if you state your budget range for better estimation.
For 4K:
1. Samsung UN55HU8550 => 4K, complete Smart TV and 3D feature
2. Sony XBR55X850B => 4K, Excellent picture quality, perfect for gaming
3. LG 55UB8500 => 4K, Excellent picture quality, but not that good for gaming.
For Comparison, You can take a look at
http://www.hdtvversus.com/samsung-un...br55x850b.html =>Samsung vs Sony
http://www.hdtvversus.com/samsung-un...-55ub8500.html => Samsung vs LG
http://www.hdtvversus.com/sony-xbr55...-55ub8500.html => Sony vs LG

For 1080p:
1. Samsung UN55H6350 => 1080p Full HD, Complete Smart TV
2. Sony KDL55W850B => 1080p Full HD, Excellent for gaming
3. LG 55LB6300 => 1080p Full HD, newer WebOS Smart TV
4. Vizio M552i-B2 => Lower price but still good picture quality
For Comparison, You can take a look at
http://www.hdtvversus.com/samsung-un...-55lb6300.html => Samsung vs LG
http://www.hdtvversus.com/samsung-un...-m552i-b2.html => Samsung vs Vizio
Hope that help. If you can state your budget, that would be great.
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Hi All,

I'm looking for some TV advice. However, it will all be connected to an old receiver I have, so I need a tv that can properly send Dolby Digital through the optical connection.

1. Budget: $800-1100
2. Seating distance: 12 feet
3. Size/placement limitations: 50-60"
4. Uses and sources: dvd, blu-ray, tv, netflix, pc streaming, maybe some video games.
5. Room lighting: dim, no direct light where TV will be.

I was thinking of either the 55" or 60" Vizio M series, but wasn't sure if there was something better in that price range, so figured I would ask here. Edit: I just realized the 50" P-series UHD screen is in this price range. Should I go for that?

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Hi All,

I'm looking for some TV advice. However, it will all be connected to an old receiver I have, so I need a tv that can properly send Dolby Digital through the optical connection.

1. Budget: $800-1100
2. Seating distance: 12 feet
3. Size/placement limitations: 50-60"
4. Uses and sources: dvd, blu-ray, tv, netflix, pc streaming, maybe some video games.
5. Room lighting: dim, no direct light where TV will be.

I was thinking of either the 55" or 60" Vizio M series, but wasn't sure if there was something better in that price range, so figured I would ask here. Edit: I just realized the 50" P-series UHD screen is in this price range. Should I go for that?

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I'm bascally in the same boat as he is. What could you guys offer for me and him. Thank you. BTW my seating distance will be 4-7 feet.
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Hi All,

I'm looking for some TV advice. However, it will all be connected to an old receiver I have, so I need a tv that can properly send Dolby Digital through the optical connection.

1. Budget: $800-1100
2. Seating distance: 12 feet
3. Size/placement limitations: 50-60"
4. Uses and sources: dvd, blu-ray, tv, netflix, pc streaming, maybe some video games.
5. Room lighting: dim, no direct light where TV will be.

I was thinking of either the 55" or 60" Vizio M series, but wasn't sure if there was something better in that price range, so figured I would ask here. Edit: I just realized the 50" P-series UHD screen is in this price range. Should I go for that?

Thanks!
Hi,
For 4K, You can get
1. Samsung UN50HU6950, It's currently around $100 beyond your budget but better in picture quality
2. Vizio P502ui-B1, lower in price but a little less in quality especially the Smart Features than Samsung.
Both of them are 50-Inch, You can check the comparison here
http://www.hdtvversus.com/samsung-un...p502ui-b1.html

For non 4K, You can get
1. Samsung UN55H6350, best choice more expensive price
2. LG 55LB6300,
3. Vizio M552i-B2, lower price, less quality especially on Smart feature
They're all 55-Inch TV, You can check the comparisons here (help you search in google)
http://www.hdtvversus.com/samsung-un...-55lb6300.html => Samsung vs LG
http://www.hdtvversus.com/samsung-un...-m552i-b2.html => Samsung vs Vizio
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I just wanted to chime in. at 12 feet, 50". Heck no to the UHD question. Save money and get the best quality HD you can find. You'd have to be in the 70" range at that distance to really benefit. And even that is kinda borderline.

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