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I've asked in here before, but after much thought and going back and forth, I decided 55" would be too big for my apartment and so decided to go with a 46". Stuck between the following:

Sony 46HX800
LG 47LE8500

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I'm looking for the same TV, 46"/47", Full LED, WiFi, Internet,
swivel stand is a great addition. I hope there will be more helpful posts, it's great that people are generous enough to take the time to help! It is very much appreciated

Those 2 are great sets.

Look into secondary issues such as Audio Quality, Aesthetics, Number and location of side inputs, Remote Aesthetics/Quality, Menu System features and aesthetics.

I would add the Vizio XVT473SV to those 2 for you.

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I posted earlier in this thread. I've waited until now because
prices now are the lowest.

I am still looking for a small TV for my den.
19" would seem to be the right size, but
recommended sizes were 32". That size is way to big
for my small room.

So, which of the smaller HDTV's say are the top 3 best?

Amazon has this on sale now, any good?

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B003N3HKYA/...g=cnet-3554-20

I appreciate any input.

Cant go wrong with a small Vizio.

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My sister and Brother in Law are in the market for a new LCD, it's been a while since I've looked into new sets so I'm not really sure what to look into.

Size: 50 - 55 ideally.

Budget: 2000 and under.

Sits 6 to 10 feet away from screen.

It sits in the living room next to a large open window so daylight and glare will be a factor, but I could always set it up for a day mode and a night mode.

Has to be Energy Star certified (he has a deal worked out at work where they pay 50% on any Energy Star appliance he buys.) I think the vast majority are so that shouldn't be much of an issue.

3 people watching at once typically so I'd like one that's somewhat decent with off axis viewing.

Will video games be played on this set?

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So I'm buying my first real television and, as with every large purchase I make, I am over-obsessing about which one is the best for my price point and now can't make a decision without losing sleep staring at technical specifications I don't really understand. Halp?

-Budget: $500 max buuuut throw it up to 550 if I have to and you feel okay with me not eating for a week or two because the TV is THAT awesome

-Seating distance: 2.5-12' I'm using this as both a monitor and primary TV for my room, thus the strange range

-No real size limitations. I was looking for 32-42"

-Uses/sources. Again, monitor and TV. I'll be using mainly a Roku, Bluray, and digital cable box (in that order). As of now no console gaming (although definite PC gaming). Also, quick question: my computer isn't really all that impressive as it once was. I figure that in order to get 1080p I have to run my computer at the 1080p resolution, but it will probably make my video card rather upset. It is terrible if I run it at 720p res and let the TV upscale it? Or is that a cardinal sin and should I just stick to having a TV and a separate monitor?

-Lighting: My room is going to mostly be a mid- to low-lit man cave with the lights off often.

My current favorite is the LG 32LE5300, because it's a stupidly cheap LED LCD. But the sketchiness of the panel lottery has me worried and I really don't have the time to enter the constant package denial cycle. Until there is a way for me to reliably pick up this TV with IPS panels, I'm probably not gonna touch it. I was also looking at either the 32 or 42" LD450 models (preferably the 42 since it's 10" more for 50 bucks). I realize this one isn't LED but everyone seems to love it, and how often is the majority wrong (uhhhh).

Anyways, that's all the info I have for you guys. Any help/advice/trolling is appreciated. Again, I'm new here so every little bit helps.

Thanks!

Even the cheapest TV set internal scalers are pretty good these days. Dont sweat outputting 720p to the set from your video card.

The general consensus is that the

Sony EX400 32" 40"
Panasonic 1080p LCDs from 32" 37" 42"
LG LD450 32" 37" 42"

are very good sets for gamers and computer users...who wish to also have high quality video reproduction. In order of best PQ for video. All can be found onsale within your price range.

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Even the cheapest TV set internal scalers are pretty good these days. Dont sweat outputting 720p to the set from your video card.

The general consensus is that the

Sony EX400 32" 40"
Panasonic 1080p LCDs from 32" 37" 42"
LG LD450 32" 37" 42"

are very good sets for gamers and computer users...who wish to also have high quality video reproduction. In order of best PQ for video. All can be found onsale within your price range.

You rock. Thanks so much for all this, it really helps. I just had two more quick questions:

1) The 42" LD520 is on sale on newegg for $550. I haven't read too much about it but most seem to like it. Is this a good TV for my applications?

2) I'm finding multiple models of Panasonic 1080p's in my size range (U22 v U25 I believe). Was there one in particular you recommend?

Again, thank you.

Ninja edit: Do the LD450's suffer from the same panel inconsistency as the 5300s?
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You rock. Thanks so much for all this, it really helps. I just had two more quick questions:

1) The 42" LD520 is on sale on newegg for $550. I haven't read too much about it but most seem to like it. Is this a good TV for my applications?

2) I'm finding multiple models of Panasonic 1080p's in my size range (U22 v U25 I believe). Was there one in particular you recommend?

Again, thank you.

Ninja edit: Do the LD450's suffer from the same panel inconsistency as the 5300s?

1. The LD520 is a nice set for your requirements and is 120Hz. You may want to confirm input lag for this set in the threads and the Input Lag War thread. The 42" will maximize screen size for you as well.
2. Im not up on the particulars of the Panasonic nomenclature, but all Panny 1080p LCDs are good for gaming and have better PQ than the LG LD450.
3. The LD450s suffer from the panel lottery, as well. But so do the Sony's.

The Sony EX400 has Samsung S-PVA panels, and alternate Japanese made AuO panels. But the descrepancy between them is much smaller than the LD450s IPS and non IPS panel. In other words, they are both good panels with good specs. Some may even prefer the AuO panels to the S-PVA panels.

If that LG LD520 has good Input Lags specs in gaming or PC mode, then it might be a real winner for you. Its got the same IPS panel as the LD450....basically the same set but with 120Hz instead of the LD450s 60Hz.

The Sony Bravia 2 Engine is probably the best video processing solution of the bunch, and will help with video streamed over the Roku and Standard Definition stuff from Digital Cable.

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I would recommend these 3 sets

Sony EX400
Panasonic 1080p LCD
LG LD450

The Sony would have the best PQ and SD video processing of the bunch.

Awesome!!!! Thanks for your help!!! I do have a few quick questions though...
Will 120 hz make a difference on the tv? It will probably be used on ALOT of blu-rays. I definitely was looking at that Sony for the longest but I wasn't sure if I should get the lg le5300 or the Hitachi l32s504 cuz of the 120hz. I'm just nervous about the panel lottery on the lg.
Any thoughts on those TV's lag for gaming and use as a monitor?
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So my search continues. I can get EPP on the Sony and Panny website so I'm leaning toward them, but I mean if there is a better deal on a better TV somewhere I'm more than willing. I haven't even decided on Plasma or LCD yet. But I'm looking at these

Sony EX400 and 500 in both the 40 and 46 models
Panasoninc U22 and U25 it seems they only come in 42" models
Panny G25 in 42"
Panny C2 in 46" is the best buy out of them but that's a 720p Plasma

I don't really know if I need 120hz or even 1080p

Now I'll primarily be watching SD and HD TV
Xbox360
Football on Sundays

In that order

I'm sitting relatively close at 6-6.5 feet and on my CRT there is some glare but this tv is going to be in a different spot in front of a window. I'd like to spend no more than $700 but if there is a good deal there I wouldn't mind paying a bit more.
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Awesome!!!! Thanks for your help!!! I do have a few quick questions though...
Will 120 hz make a difference on the tv? It will probably be used on ALOT of blu-rays. I definitely was looking at that Sony for the longest but I wasn't sure if I should get the lg le5300 or the Hitachi l32s504 cuz of the 120hz. I'm just nervous about the panel lottery on the lg.
Any thoughts on those TV's lag for gaming and use as a monitor?

120Hz is desireable for quality video playback, but not mandatory. Its an incremental marginal improvement. However their are other factors that are important. I think that squeezing extra screen size at your price point is important, so if you could get a 40" 40EX400 under your price point, that would be better than getting a 32" 32EX500. Also the 60Hz sets are often much better with input lag. The benefits of 120Hz grow with screen size as well. The larger the screen the more noticeable the effect of not having it are....the smaller screens like 32" its not as noticeable.

The Sony EX400 is great for Video Console and PC gaming and good for Computer Monitor.

The LG LD450 if you get the IPS panel, is great for gaming and a slightly better Computer Monitor, but the Sony will have noticeably better Video Processing and PQ on Movies and TV video.

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So my search continues. I can get EPP on the Sony and Panny website so I'm leaning toward them, but I mean if there is a better deal on a better TV somewhere I'm more than willing. I haven't even decided on Plasma or LCD yet. But I'm looking at these

Sony EX400 and 500 in both the 40 and 46 models
Panasoninc U22 and U25 it seems they only come in 42" models
Panny G25 in 42"
Panny C2 in 46" is the best buy out of them but that's a 720p Plasma

I don't really know if I need 120hz or even 1080p

Now I'll primarily be watching SD and HD TV
Xbox360
Football on Sundays

In that order

I'm sitting relatively close at 6-6.5 feet and on my CRT there is some glare but this tv is going to be in a different spot in front of a window. I'd like to spend no more than $700 but if there is a good deal there I wouldn't mind paying a bit more.

Of those 3 the Sony EX400 is the best safest bet. It has better PQ than the Panasonic LCDs. And avoids the issues with Plasma. It will give you a better overall average experience in varied light environments, with less potential for big negative experiences or drops in PQ with potential bugaboos.

I would get a 1080p set.

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Budget: 450
Seating distance: 10-15'
Size: 32"
Uses and Sources: Gaming, DIRECTV, and Blu-Ray.

I've been looking at:
LG 32" LD350
LG 32" LD450
Samsung 32" LN32C350

This TV's primary use will be gaming which is why I've picked 3 with the lowest input lag. I'm leaning towards to the 32" LD350 because it's cheaper and I've read that 1080p won't make a diffence on a 32" if it's not used as a monitor. PQ is important but I'd much rather have less lag.
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Need Recommendations. I think my Plasma was just broken. I will probably go LCD this time.

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Budget: 450
Seating distance: 10-15'
Size: 32"
Uses and Sources: Gaming, DIRECTV, and Blu-Ray.

I've been looking at:
LG 32" LD350
LG 32" LD450
Samsung 32" LN32C350

This TV's primary use will be gaming which is why I've picked 3 with the lowest input lag. I'm leaning towards to the 32" LD350 because it's cheaper and I've read that 1080p won't make a diffence on a 32" if it's not used as a monitor. PQ is important but I'd much rather have less lag.

That should be fine for your purposes. I think the LD450 is a bit better choice though.

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Of those 3 the Sony EX400 is the best safest bet. It has better PQ than the Panasonic LCDs. And avoids the issues with Plasma. It will give you a better overall average experience in varied light environments, with less potential for big negative experiences or drops in PQ with potential bugaboos.

I would get a 1080p set.
So the question is this the 40ex500 and the 46ex400 are identical in price. Is the 120hz worth the drop in 6" of screen?

I've also heard that the Pannys are the best gaming LCDs. Will the Sony be just as good or better?

Last thing I'm not limited to those mentioned if there are any other good deals out there.
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Less criteria, more options. Simple as that.

But i have only MSRP prices so god knows how much do they cost in one place or other.

2010, performance wise, 50+ LED LCD:

Vizio XVT553SV
Sharp LC-52LE810UN
Samsung LN55C650
Vizio VF552XVT
Toshiba 55UX600U
Sony KDL-52EX700
Sony KDL-55EX500
Samsung LN55C630
Samsung UN55C6300
Samsung UN55C6400
where do you get the MSRPs from?

The first tv, Vizio XVT553SV is on Vizio's web page for $2199.99.
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Serialmike is measuring 16ms lag times on the Sony EX500 on this forum. There is of course some variation from unit to unit. Check out the EX500 thread and the Lag Input Wars thread for serialmikes posts.
He told me in the input lag wars thread that the ex400/500 gets 40 - 50 ms lag
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1. Budget - $650 and under
2. Seating - distance 8-10 FT
3. Size/placement limitations - 40-42 INCH/None
4. Uses and sources - Games,Blu-ray Movies,and dvd's
5. Room lighting - Dark/Moderate light from a little lamp that is behind me

Here are some tv's im looking at
1.http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Sharp+-+...&skuId=9742442
2. http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Sharp+-+...&skuId=9742406
3. http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Sony+-+B...4#BVRRWidgetID
4. http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Toshiba+...&skuId=9835937
I dont like lg there black level are horrid, but i like Samsung. Im looking for a LCD t.v. with good blacks i know plasmas are better but im done with them. FYE my plasma was the TC-p42s2 the black level's arent what they used to be i cant watch it anymore.

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So the question is this the 40ex500 and the 46ex400 are identical in price. Is the 120hz worth the drop in 6" of screen?

I've also heard that the Pannys are the best gaming LCDs. Will the Sony be just as good or better?

Last thing I'm not limited to those mentioned if there are any other good deals out there.

If you've got the room for it, go for the 46". You won't regret it. The difference you'll notice in size more than makes up for the incremental difference in Hz.

Of course, if you've got the cash, get both.
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Thanks for your help Escape Velocity! Your recommended the following:

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Sony 46EX400 (60Hz) 46EX500 (120Hz)
Sharp 46D68UT (60Hz) or 46D78UT (120Hz)
Samsung 46C530 (60Hz) 46C630 (120Hz)

Vizio E470VL is a good fall back position/starting point.

We found a Samsung 46C600 on sale for $800 ($100 over what we hoped to spend) at BJs and it seemed to be a good compromise between the two Samsungs you recommended, so we picked it up tonight. I hope we don't find out later that this was some "off" model.

Now if we can just get it connected so that everything works, it will be a true Christmas miracle!
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1. The LD520 is a nice set for your requirements and is 120Hz. You may want to confirm input lag for this set in the threads and the Input Lag War thread. The 42" will maximize screen size for you as well.
2. Im not up on the particulars of the Panasonic nomenclature, but all Panny 1080p LCDs are good for gaming and have better PQ than the LG LD450.
3. The LD450s suffer from the panel lottery, as well. But so do the Sony's.

The Sony EX400 has Samsung S-PVA panels, and alternate Japanese made AuO panels. But the descrepancy between them is much smaller than the LD450s IPS and non IPS panel. In other words, they are both good panels with good specs. Some may even prefer the AuO panels to the S-PVA panels.

If that LG LD520 has good Input Lags specs in gaming or PC mode, then it might be a real winner for you. Its got the same IPS panel as the LD450....basically the same set but with 120Hz instead of the LD450s 60Hz.

The Sony Bravia 2 Engine is probably the best video processing solution of the bunch, and will help with video streamed over the Roku and Standard Definition stuff from Digital Cable.

So I pulled the trigger on the LD520. It ended up being 625 after tax and that stupid e-waste tax but what can ya do. Thanks for all the help escape!
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Good early morning AVS community lol Ive been behind the scene doing intense research on two tvs and finally signed up just to get a good honest opinon

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Theres the toshiba 40G300U 40INCH 1080P 120HZ (amazon steal IMO)
Samsung LN40C500 40-Inch 1080p 60HZ
Panasonic TC-L37U22 37-Inch 1080p 60HZ (saw at brandsmart loved PQ)


Honestly as a college student it will be for PS3 usage (a lot) 5-6hours, blu-ray and hopefully streaming internet shows and movies since i dont pay for cable (yes I'm cheap like that lol)

If anybody has any other input please share will most likely buy on friday or thursday depends on how I'm feeling I've read and read and read but seriously 120 vs 60 hz is there really a big deal in my situation of course

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So the question is this the 40ex500 and the 46ex400 are identical in price. Is the 120hz worth the drop in 6" of screen?

I've also heard that the Pannys are the best gaming LCDs. Will the Sony be just as good or better?

Last thing I'm not limited to those mentioned if there are any other good deals out there.

Most people will enjoy/appreciate the larger screen size more than 120Hz at that size/point.

The Sony will be just as good, not better.

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He told me in the input lag wars thread that the ex400/500 gets 40 - 50 ms lag

I was under the impression that they were getting 16ms. Oh well.

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Good early morning AVS community lol Ive been behind the scene doing intense research on two tvs and finally signed up just to get a good honest opinon

Price Range: 550
Seating Range :6-7 feet

Theres the toshiba 40G300U 40INCH 1080P 120HZ (amazon steal IMO)
Samsung LN40C500 40-Inch 1080p 60HZ
Panasonic TC-L37U22 37-Inch 1080p 60HZ (saw at brandsmart loved PQ)


Honestly as a college student it will be for PS3 usage (a lot) 5-6hours, blu-ray and hopefully streaming internet shows and movies since i dont pay for cable (yes I'm cheap like that lol)

If anybody has any other input please share will most likely buy on friday or thursday depends on how I'm feeling I've read and read and read but seriously 120 vs 60 hz is there really a big deal in my situation of course

Thanks again didnt know you guys existed till now and I love this site!!!!!!

You can get by easily without 120Hz. Dont sweat that. Dont overpay for Internet Connectivity and Apps, a Laptop or Roku Box can provide that.

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EscapeVelocity your the man thanks for the response I was reading or saw in some opinions that Samsungs are slow as far as gaming is concerned that's the tv I'm really leaning towards lol do you or anybody else have any insight on the panny or maybe a tv within that criteria??

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Ok so I've been up all night and after further review I will be going with the samsung display just because of it's lower input lag after searching through the input lag war thread which is awesome by the way!!! Next step is my surround sound and hooking it up to a tv to all potential noobs seriously the answers are probably already in the forum just gotta search lol took me awhile but I got my answer

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Thanks for your help Escape Velocity! Your recommended the following:

We found a Samsung 46C600 on sale for $800 ($100 over what we hoped to spend) at BJs and it seemed to be a good compromise between the two Samsungs you recommended, so we picked it up tonight. I hope we don't find out later that this was some "off" model.

Now if we can just get it connected so that everything works, it will be a true Christmas miracle!

Talking Dreams, this week, CompUSA has the 46C600 for $699 in their ad. On their web site it is $799. I had BBY price match it since I bought this same set the day before Thanksgiving. It's not an off model. It is the C630 without the extra USB and internet apps + it is in the 5 series housing. All they did was take the extra 5 series housing and placed it in the C6 series panels to get rid of those extra housings sitting around. Plus this has like 20,000 less in contrast ratio, which is not a big deal.
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1. Price Range 1400
2. Seating Distance 9-11 Feet
3. Size 46 Inch (not absolute, if smaller recommended I would consider)
4. Usage, Blu-ray, Dvd, Cable Channels , no sports.
5. Large window opposite TV Curtains drawn most of the time, and one reading lamp.

I am unsure about internet usage and 3D is unlikely. I have looked at Sony 46NX800, and Samsung C630. These stand out, but maybe I am looking at something that has more than I need. The search has led me here with the question. Thanks in advance.

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