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Hello,


I am thinking about upgrading from a 82" 1080P DLP to a new 4k LCD. I was never really impressed with the image quality of the DLP, so I'm pretty sure whatever I upgrade to is going to be a significant improvement. I would like to find a 75" - 82" to replace it with, but I'm concerned about ensuring I get a TV that is compatible with the upcoming formats like Dolby Vision, etc.
I would also like a TV with ARC as I would like to keep my Onkyo 818 for now and plan on getting my 4k content through streaming from the TV for now.


1. Budget - $2,000 - $3,000
2. Seating distance - 8 -9'
3. Size/placement limitations - None, large wall in living room
4. Uses and sources - Movies, Concerts, Netflix/Amazon Prime
5. Room lighting - A window with shades directly behind couch in front of TV. My DLP was pretty dark, but I'm hoping any LCD would be an improvement.


Thanks so much for your suggestions in advance,


Mike
The only 75" VA panel TV in your price range that supports DV and ATS is the Vizio M75-E1. It is a 60 Hz panel with some judder issues watching 24p content through a cable or satellite box though. It has decent FALD and HDR with the deep black levels and narrow viewing angle typical of VA panels. There is also the IPS panel LG 75SJ8570 which supports DV and ATS but suffers from the poor black levels typical to IPS panels. It does have a wider viewing angles than VA sets though if that is an issue for you. If you don't need wide viewing angle, stick with a VA panel. Both would be much brighter than your old DLP.

There are other 75" sets in your price range from Samsung and Sony but they don't support DV.
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Suggestions really appreciated-

Budget $1 - $1,700
65" Flat Screen
Sit 7 to 8 feet away

Have a Samsung 52" LCD 1080 for 8 years, no issue liked the Samsung a lot

Main use 4K HDR & 1080P Content at night dark room
PS4
Streaming Apple 4k TV

Samsung, Sony, Vizio??????????
Look at the Sony 900E and Vizio P series. Both are FALD VA panel sets - the Sony is better all around IMO while the Vizio has better FALD and supports both HDR10 and DV. Samsungs in that price range have poorly implemented edge dimming and don't have the high end quantum dot panel anymore.
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Look at the Sony 900E and Vizio P series. Both are FALD VA panel sets - the Sony is better all around IMO while the Vizio has better FALD and supports both HDR10 and DV. Samsungs in that price range have poorly implemented edge dimming and don't have the high end quantum dot panel anymore.
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Just curious, what if the QLED 65"inch were 1700. Several days ago, that tv was that price on massdrop, would you still prefer the other two tv's over that?
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Just curious, what if the QLED 65"inch were 1700. Several days ago, that tv was that price on massdrop, would you still prefer the other two tv's over that?
I'd go with the OLED in a heartbeat at that price.
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upgrade? 75 or 82

Hi,
I'd appreciate anyone's thoughts on my dilemma.

1. Budget up to $4,000
2. Seating distance 9' or 15' depending on setup
3. Size/placement limitations - none - i have plenty of space to utilize
4. Uses and sources - common TV watching, perhaps gaming in the future, source mainly satellite service and UHD blue ray player however most of my content is not UHD/HDR
5. Room lighting - currently day and night / daytime use once i get a projector

I bought a Vizio M70-D3 and have been thinking about exchanging it.
I'm honestly not that unhappy with it, but the tablet remote concerns me a little,
I don't use the tablet very often but a couple times when I went to use it she was pretty hot,
so I'm concerned if it goes bad I'll be stuck buying a new tablet/remote.

I was looking pretty hard at either the sony xbr 850 75" or the samsung mu8000 75"
but dont know if it's worth it going up from a 70 to a 75 so I started looking at the
samsung mu8000 82" I read some posts where the consensus opinion was that it's better
to get the xbr900 75" at about the same price point. I previewed all these models and the
mu8000 looks pretty good to my eye, even tho I looked at the 75" not the 82" the XBR 850
vs 900 was a little more difficult. I've been back 3 times now to compare them and the first
couple times I couldnt really tell much difference, other than the 900 seemed more saturated.
but today it did seem the 900 had a better overall picture, however, just slightly IMHO.
Perhaps my eyes, not being as sharp as they once were are unable to pick up the difference
and I'd be wasting my money on the xbr 900.
The one attractive thing on the sony is the up-scaling engine, I'm not sure how much better it is than the mu8000 tho - and I usually pass the souce thru my marantz AV7702mkII pre-processor which also does up-scaling so perhaps this isn't a concern for me?

My intention is to get a projector for night time movie watching so the TV will be mostly for
daytime use, since my room is very difficult to light control - it's a multi-purpose room.

bottom line - is it worth it to go from a 70 to a 75 if so... mu8000 or xbr850
or should i just invest in the mu8000 82"
or should i save the money and put it into the projector setup.

((Again I'm not unhappy with the M70-D3))

Thanks in advance.

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Hi,
I'd appreciate anyone's thoughts on my dilemma.

1. Budget up to $4,000
2. Seating distance 9' or 15' depending on setup
3. Size/placement limitations - none - i have plenty of space to utilize
4. Uses and sources - common TV watching, perhaps gaming in the future, source mainly satellite service and UHD blue ray player however most of my content is not UHD/HDR
5. Room lighting - currently day and night / daytime use once i get a projector

My intention is to get a projector for night time movie watching so the TV will be mostly for
daytime use, since my room is very difficult to light control - it's a multi-purpose room.
Based on your room dimensions with the dual seating distances you listed, and your intention to ultimately use the TV for daytime use, have you considered an IPS panel set? If some of your seating locations are at off angles, you might consider the LG 75SJ8570. Going for around $2,600 it supports both HDR10 and DV, and does have local dimming. The contrast level advantages of VA panels are somewhat mitigated when viewing in a bright room during the day.
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Based on your room dimensions with the dual seating distances you listed, and your intention to ultimately use the TV for daytime use, have you considered an IPS panel set? If some of your seating locations are at off angles, you might consider the LG 75SJ8570. Going for around $2,600 it supports both HDR10 and DV, and does have local dimming. The contrast level advantages of VA panels are somewhat mitigated when viewing in a bright room during the day.
Hi Dave,
I appreciate your input. Off angle isn't really an issue for me
my 9' is pretty much dead on and the 15' will be also, once I rearrange
the room for the projector setup. I didn't spend a lot of time looking
at LG, however I recall reading they have a nice interface. I saw their
75UJ657A at costco today. I'll look up the one you mentioned as well.

I saw a 70" next to a 75" at Costco today and even tho the specs didn't
lead me to think the difference was very significant, having seem them side by side
it's a noticeable difference and I'll definitely move up to at least a 75".

My Costco also has the samsung mu8000 75" on display and it looks
really good imo.

Well I'm gonna read up on those LGs.

Thanks again.

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1. Budget - up to $3000
2. Seating distance - 10' to 14'
3. Size/placement limitations - None
4. Uses and sources - Movies (4K, UHD preferred), Games (PC & Xbox), Streaming (Plex, HDHomeRun)
5. Room lighting - Dark (one window that it's blacked out with blinds and curtains)

I'm looking for either a 70" or 75" UHD HDR set that won't break the bank. HDR10 (Dolby Vision isn't a big deal to me), wide color gamut. FALD is a must.

So far all I've found that fits the bill is the Vizio M75 or M70. I've had a REAL hard time finding the M70 in a store. I finally found it on dell.com for a heck of a deal... but the first one they delivered was busted all to hell and the second one wasn't much better. So now I'm not going back to Dell. And no one else seems to have the M70 in stock.

With that said, I'm giving a long hard look at the Sony 900E but I'd really like to see another option that has wide color gamut and FALD *and* under $3000. What am I missing??
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Hi Dave,
I appreciate your input. Off angle isn't really an issue for me
my 9' is pretty much dead on and the 15' will be also, once I rearrange
the room for the projector setup. I didn't spend a lot of time looking
at LG, however I recall reading they have a nice interface. I saw their
75UJ657A at costco today. I'll look up the one you mentioned as well.

I saw a 70" next to a 75" at Costco today and even tho the specs didn't
lead me to think the difference was very significant, having seem them side by side
it's a noticeable difference and I'll definitely move up to at least a 75".

My Costco also has the samsung mu8000 75" on display and it looks
really good imo.

Well I'm gonna read up on those LGs.

Thanks again.
Well since you don't need off-angle viewing, go with a VA panel. The Sony 900E is the best and will show its stuff with HDR due to the FALD and brightness. The Sony 850E doesn't have any local dimming and the Samsungs have pretty awful edge dimming.
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1. Budget - up to $3000
2. Seating distance - 10' to 14'
3. Size/placement limitations - None
4. Uses and sources - Movies (4K, UHD preferred), Games (PC & Xbox), Streaming (Plex, HDHomeRun)
5. Room lighting - Dark (one window that it's blacked out with blinds and curtains)

I'm looking for either a 70" or 75" UHD HDR set that won't break the bank. HDR10 (Dolby Vision isn't a big deal to me), wide color gamut. FALD is a must.

So far all I've found that fits the bill is the Vizio M75 or M70. I've had a REAL hard time finding the M70 in a store. I finally found it on dell.com for a heck of a deal... but the first one they delivered was busted all to hell and the second one wasn't much better. So now I'm not going back to Dell. And no one else seems to have the M70 in stock.

With that said, I'm giving a long hard look at the Sony 900E but I'd really like to see another option that has wide color gamut and FALD *and* under $3000. What am I missing??
You are missing nothing. For WCG and FALD in your price range there is only the Vizio M. Just over your budget there's the Sony 900E and Vizio P.
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Okay, since nobody helped before I am going to see if I can get any input before the weekend. I currently have a LG 79UB9800 and want to upgrade to an HDR set. Mine is a 2014 model year. I am looking at either the Samsung UN82MU8000 for $3500 new, or a higher level Samsung UN78KS9500 for the same price, higher level but a model year older. Please help with my decision.
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Okay, since nobody helped before I am going to see if I can get any input before the weekend. I currently have a LG 79UB9800 and want to upgrade to an HDR set. Mine is a 2014 model year. I am looking at either the Samsung UN82MU8000 for $3500 new, or a higher level Samsung UN78KS9500 for the same price, higher level but a model year older. Please help with my decision.
where'd u find the 82-mu8000 for 3500???

lots of opinions around, I'm not the best to give advice, since i'm not really up on all the latest technology as well as I should be. That being said, I'm trying to answer the same question. I drove to Costco in burbank today that have that 82-mu8000 on display and it looks pretty good to me. picture quality is solid and the size is impressive for me, having looked at the sony xbr850 and xbr900 the difference doesn't warrant spending the extra money. As I sit here right now I'm thinking about getting the 82, but with black friday right around the corner might wait until then.

my advice is to go to best buy or wherever you can view mid and top of the line tvs and see if the top is worth the extra money. For me, with my fading eye sight, it's not. I'm about 90pct sure I'm getting the big boy.

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Vizio P65-E1 / C1 / Sony XBR75X900E

I am looking for a 65 inch TV to replace my old Toshiba Regza and I narrowed it down to these choices:
Vizio P65-E1 $1300
Vizio P65-C1 Apparently they can still be found in some Costcos around $1300
Sony XBR65X900E – I can find one locally for about $1500

Budget - about $1500
Seating distance: 10 ft
Size / placement limitations – will sit in the corner of a room, 75 inch might be a bit too large
Usage will be a mix of gaming (PS4 Pro, Xbox One X when it comes out, PC with 980 Ti) and some streaming content, mostly 1080, occasionally 4K. Budget: about $1500 or so
Room lighting – varies. Well lit during day light, dim lights at night.

I think Vizio might be a better fit for me due to low input lag for gaming. Thoughts?

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I am looking for a 65 inch TV to replace my old Toshiba Regza and I narrowed it down to these choices:
Vizio P65-E1 $1300
Vizio P65-C1 Apparently they can still be found in some Costcos around $1300
Sony XBR65X900E – I can find one locally for about $1500

Budget - about $1500
Seating distance: 10 ft
Size / placement limitations – will sit in the corner of a room, 75 inch might be a bit too large
Usage will be a mix of gaming (PS4 Pro, Xbox One X when it comes out, PC with 980 Ti) and some streaming content, mostly 1080, occasionally 4K. Budget: about $1500 or so
Room lighting – varies. Well lit during day light, dim lights at night.

I think Vizio might be a better fit for me due to low input lag for gaming. Thoughts?
The Vizio P65-C1 would be best for your use case. It has lower input lag and the upscaling issues are at 720p and below, not a problem at 1080p.
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The Vizio P65-C1 would be best for your use case. It has lower input lag and the upscaling issues are at 720p and below, not a problem at 1080p.
Ok thanks, I will try to find one locally if they are still available.
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Hi guys,

I’m ready to pull the trigger, please help me choose between these two:

Samsung UN60KS800D $998 @ Sam’s

Or

Vizio P65-E1 $1299 @ Cotsco

What’s best /worst of one over the other?

Thanks in advance!!!
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Am about to pull the trigger, and the Vizio P55-E1 is in my sights due to a 4 year warranty at costco (using my costco CC) and it being $799.... I had been looking at Samsung's KS8000 from last year but I like the features of the 2017 Vizios.... now my question is. I've never owned a Vizio so I was wondering if the build quality and longevity would be equivalent to the Samsung, or would I be better off going up in price.
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Am about to pull the trigger, and the Vizio P55-E1 is in my sights due to a 4 year warranty at costco (using my costco CC) and it being $799.... I had been looking at Samsung's KS8000 from last year but I like the features of the 2017 Vizios.... now my question is. I've never owned a Vizio so I was wondering if the build quality and longevity would be equivalent to the Samsung, or would I be better off going up in price.
Be aware that the 55" has an IPS panel while all the other sizes have a VA panel.
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Be aware that the 55" has an IPS panel while all the other sizes have a VA panel.
yeah, I had heard that. one of the reasons I was CONSIDERING the M55-E0 (2017 model) but I won't know unless I check it out at an angle .... I'll be sitting directly in front of it as this will be a bedroom TV though... (just slightly elevated to clear my dresser) sadly I can't fit the next size up (65) in the area I'm putting it at

but my big beef was still wondering about their reliability. I remember back in the day Vizios were joked about as the "2 year" tv's, as that's about as long as they were expected to last

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yeah, I had heard that. one of the reasons I was CONSIDERING the M55-E0 (2017 model) but I won't know unless I check it out at an angle .... I'll be sitting directly in front of it as this will be a bedroom TV though... (just slightly elevated to clear my dresser) sadly I can't fit the next size up (65) in the area I'm putting it at

but my big beef was still wondering about their reliability. I remember back in the day Vizios were joked about as the "2 year" tv's, as that's about as long as they were expected to last
I would not get an IPS panel for a bedroom TV since viewing is in the dark and you don't need off-angle viewing. And the P is far better than the M. What features of the Vizio do you want?
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I would not get an IPS panel for a bedroom TV since viewing is in the dark and you don't need off-angle viewing. And the P is far better than the M. What features of the Vizio do you want?
my TV is about 3.5 feet above my head though.. does that count as off angle? (tallboy dresser)


as for features... just a reliable TV that will allow me to watch Blu-rays and 4K UHD discs with a purdy picture that will last. NONE of the smart features really interest me as my PS4 or Sony UX800 will be the only thing that it ever pulls content from.
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Hi, i'm looking for 4k TV, that is 4k, OLED preferably.

Currently i have 4k non smart TV, but all the menus etc. are 720p at best. I had Nvidia shield and sold it, because everything on it, expect video was just upscaled 1080p and netflix probably 720p?

This there any TV on the market:
Has UI in 4k? (I have nvidia shield, and it is outputing 4k, but whole UI is upscaled and looks unclear without processing)
Has netflix app in 4k? Especially subtitles. Does it switch refresh rate to 24hz correctly?
Does have plex app? With 4k UI? Does it switch refresh rate correctly to 24hz?
If i switch input to ps4? Can it turn off when I turn ps4 off? PS4 does not send standby signal over cec, but tv would loss signal. When i turn off tv on ps4 input or it turns off itself on signal loss and then turn it on (With TV remote, not PS4 remote) will it turn on the ps4 input and start ps4 or can it go to homescreen? Is this behavior configurable on any TV on sale?
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RIP: 2011 Panasonic 55GT30 Plasma

Family seeks replacement for 70% movie/streaming/sports (soccer), 15% Blu-ray movies, 15% Games (PS4). Built in apps, etc are unimportant … display quality is very easily the main (only) factor.

Audio is 100% through AVR /Speakers in 5.1 so built in sound is a non-factor

The GT30 was a perfect set except for the image ghosting/retention, especially with UI tiles (movie covers, etc on FireTV) and static game UI elements. Picture was effectively perfect for any cinematic content.

Likely looking for a 55" for a viewing distance of 10.5 ft. with very low viewing angles (eye level and direct).

I'd really like to persevere image quality and avoid retention/ghosting.

I feel like my candidates are:

LG OLED55B7A (1700)
LG OLED55C7P (1900)
Sony XBR55X930E (1700)
Sony XBR55X900E (1200)

Will the $500 over the XBR55X900E have much tangible benefit?

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RIP: 2011 Panasonic 55GT30 Plasma

Family seeks replacement for 70% movie/streaming/sports (soccer), 15% Blu-ray movies, 15% Games (PS4). Built in apps, etc are unimportant … display quality is very easily the main (only) factor.

Audio is 100% through AVR /Speakers in 5.1 so built in sound is a non-factor

The GT30 was a perfect set except for the image ghosting/retention, especially with UI tiles (movie covers, etc on FireTV) and static game UI elements. Picture was effectively perfect for any cinematic content.

Likely looking for a 55" for a viewing distance of 10.5 ft. with very low viewing angles (eye level and direct).

I'd really like to persevere image quality and avoid retention/ghosting.

I feel like my candidates are:

LG OLED55B7A (1700)
LG OLED55C7P (1900)
Sony XBR55X930E (1700)
Sony XBR55X900E (1200)

Will the $500 over the XBR55X900E have much tangible benefit?

Any advice is very helpful.
At 10.5 feet, you should be looking at a minimum 65" set for 4K viewing and 75" would be optimum. Any smaller then 65" at 10 feet and 4K content looks pretty much just like 1080p. Since a mid-range 75" set is out of your price range, you should consider a 65" set. For $1,800 you can get the Sony XBR65X900E which is an excellent all around TV.

Since you're a plasma user, be aware that VA panel viewing angles are limited to a little over 20 degrees, so off-angle viewing is severely compromised. So you'd need to go OLED if there will be significant off-angle viewing. But that brings into play image retention, which is a characteristic of both plasma and OLED TVs. OLEDs also have ABL (automatic brightness limiter) circuits built in which lower screen brightness significantly when the whole screen is showing a bright scene. ABL does not affect peak brightness for highlights so HDR performance is excellent on LG OLEDs.
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I Haven't seen any comparisons yet, but forgive me if I missed it: what is better, mu7000 or Vizio M55-E0? I can get either for the same price, so thats not an issue.

I primary use my TV for console gaming and movies. I'm mostly concerned about mu7000's motion issues in several reviews, and the not very impressive HDR function.

Will the M55-e0 pop in color as much as the MU7000? Is the motion over exaggerated? Am I more or less just paying for the brand name when it comes to samsung?

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where'd u find the 82-mu8000 for 3500???

lots of opinions around, I'm not the best to give advice, since i'm not really up on all the latest technology as well as I should be. That being said, I'm trying to answer the same question. I drove to Costco in burbank today that have that 82-mu8000 on display and it looks pretty good to me. picture quality is solid and the size is impressive for me, having looked at the sony xbr850 and xbr900 the difference doesn't warrant spending the extra money. As I sit here right now I'm thinking about getting the 82, but with black friday right around the corner might wait until then.

my advice is to go to best buy or wherever you can view mid and top of the line tvs and see if the top is worth the extra money. For me, with my fading eye sight, it's not. I'm about 90pct sure I'm getting the big boy.

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Walt's here in Phoenix quoted me $3500. I do not think black friday will do much on the 82. I want to buy this week and I found the 78KS9500 for $3800 including taxes and the 82MU8000 for the exact same after tax. The reviews on RTINGS.COM lead me to believe that the 9500 is a better TV. It has a higher DCI-P3 % and the CD/M2 looks way higher for both SDR and HDR.
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I'm looking at the possibility that I will need to replace my bedroom TV soon. My 40D550 Samsung is starting to show signs of panel problems. It's an AAO1 panel, so it wasn't the best available. (I didn't feel like playing the panel lotto for a rarely used TV at the time) So, I'm looking at Samsung's 6300 line to replace it. I'm eyeing the 40" and 43" screens as possibles. From what I understand from rtings, the 40" is a VA panel while the 43" is an IPS panel. I see merits to both techs so I'm a bit torn. I'm currently using my bedroom TV for Netflix and Switch gaming. (lower res games look better on the smaller screen) and I may one day convert it to a PC monitor as well. Off angle performance is probably the biggest weakness of my current display, but I also know that the AAO panels were worse than the VA panels in this regard, so I kept it in the running.
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I need to replace my 50 inch toshiba 1080p. Looking for a 55 inch.

1. Budget: 1 to 1.5K
2. Seating distance: around 8 feet
3. Size/placement limitations: need a wide viewing angle, room is wide but not deep
4. Uses and sources: movies, cable (sports), ps4 games, chromecast
5. Room lighting: bright room (den over garage with lots of windows) but can be darkened with drapes.

I'm thinking Vizio P55-E1. Good choice? Any other suggestions? I'm in Canada, so no TCL....

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I need to replace my 50 inch toshiba 1080p. Looking for a 55 inch.

1. Budget: 1 to 1.5K
2. Seating distance: around 8 feet
3. Size/placement limitations: need a wide viewing angle, room is wide but not deep
4. Uses and sources: movies, cable (sports), ps4 games, chromecast
5. Room lighting: bright room (den over garage with lots of windows) but can be darkened with drapes.

I'm thinking Vizio P55-E1. Good choice? Any other suggestions? I'm in Canada, so no TCL....
That one has an IPS panel for a wider viewing angle, so it is a good choice.
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Get the 65". You don't need wide viewing angles so the 65" is both larger and has a far superior contrast ratio so a far better video experience. You can upgrade the sound system incrementally as funds become available.
Thanks for the advice, Dave. I was leaning towards the 65" myself. Apologies for the delayed response, but I kept getting error messages when I tried to reply.
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