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post #6601 of 6608 Old 03-23-2015, 03:28 PM
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Just got a 70" Sharp Aquos 240hz 3D smart TV (70TQ15U). Amazing picture - owned Sony, LG, and Samsung.
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Looking for TV for new basement setup... seating will be at approx 16-17 feet so I was thinking of 70" range.


No need for smart features, if I need anything I'll have something external to drive anything required. Will be used for family including 2 young kids, so movies, sports, tv..


I have access to good pricing on Samsung or LG, so if suggestions fall into those brands, win/win! Budget is otherwise flexible


Looking forward to everyone's suggestions!
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My 58" Plasma just bit the dust and I am looking to replace it with a LED LCD

I am looking between Samsung and Vizio, I will be using this for 50/50 Video games and movies (blu-ray and streaming)
Also I sit about 13' from the TV in a low lit room
any suggestions? my budget is $1,500 - $2,000
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Can't decide between the new 2015 Vizio E series E32C1 or last years M series M32 they are both 32" and is going to be used for console gaming mainly (xbox one and ps4). Any help?

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I recently purchased two new televisions for a home bar that I'm building in my basement. I got an incredible deal on the Samsung 4k series, the HU6950. I went with the 40 inch and the 50 inch. I have not had a chance to mount them yet to see for myself, but I've been reading a ton of mixed opinions on these displays.

Even though the set advertises a 120hz refresh rate, it appears that they are only 60hz. I will be using these displays primarily for sports and gaming. Should I stick with these televisions, or return them for 1080p sets with a higher refresh rate, at least 120hz? I've combed other threads endlessly, and my head hurts. I've never seen so many conflicting opinions.

So, in summary, should I stick with 4k at 60hz, or go with 1080p at 120hz? Any thoughts and opinions would be greatly appreciated.
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I had set my mind on 55 inch vizio m series which has great display and 'value for money' review across all review sites. M552i-b2 is available for $699 at my local Walmart now. But now I see that the p series price has been dropped and the 50 inch 4k is available at the same price of $699. The reviews of p502ui-b1 are not that great, but that's mostly because it is being compared to other 4k TVs.

Now my confusion is 50 inch 4k or 55 inch hdtv considering they are the same price. The viewing distance would be about 7-8ft. Can 4k in p series justify the downsize from 55 to 50 inch? Please advise.
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MpM2MpM, I saw that P series 50" at Sam's Wholesale, and it has a gorgeous picture. It made me even debate getting it and that is about twice what I was looking to pay (just looking for a budget model). They had it locked in to 4K on the demo, but I actually called a sales associate over and told him I wanted to see how regular cable would look on it. It looked pretty good. I didn't get a chance to really look long though. I wonder with the lack of 4K content, if 4K is worth it yet and if it looks any better on regular cable than any other non-4K LED that is maybe around $500? Man that 4K is pretty though and goes a long way to convincing you. I just think it may be a pointless feature for now. Would be like years ago having a blu-ray player with no blu-ray movies available.
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Looking for a 40-45" LCD paenl for my auto repair shop waiting area. Our 10 year-old Samsung 45" 720P RP set finally crapped out.
Need a decent picture that doesn't wash out too badly off-angle (either vertically or horizontally), decent built-in sound, and a budget of about $350.00 (maybe $400.00?) max.
Customers will be viewing 1080i DTV Comcast Cable 98% of the time. VERY brightly lit waiting area with a southerly facing floor-to-ceiling wall of glass and fluorescent ceiling fixtures.

I would prefer to purchase from a local Best Buy or Sam's Club.

Mucho thanks in advance for any advice!

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