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I'm surprised nobody started up a thread on these displays yet, and it's getting close to the end of this model series, iirc. So I'll start off by saying that these are pretty good bang for the buck for what you get. Not everyday that even 32" TVs have 3D and 240Hz in them, not to mention local-dim backlights. So far, I'm waiting on mine to ship out and get to me hopefully by the middle of next week. I'm hoping that this will be good for a PC monitor as well as for PS3 Blu-ray and gaming use.
So welcome me to the Toshiba family of owners here. This is my second display after getting a Samsung LN46A750 for my living room, this TV is being used for a small bedroom, where I have my PC and PS3.
Here are the primary features of this set, and let's hear from other owners of these sets, regardless of the size that you have, and your experiences with this:
1080p Full HD, the highest level of HD picture quality available today.
ClearScan® Get awesome, crisp images for quick-action sports and other fast-motion video.
Local Dimming With control of different "zones", it allows for precise and accurate dimming control for deeper images.
Gaming mode Enhances the gaming experience by reducing game controller delay.
Audyssey Dynamic EQ® Improves sound quality through special algorithms that calculate the difference between the original recorded audio level and the level at which it is being played.
HDMI port Scale up your gaming, movies and music on a home theater - with full 1080p high-definition video, and amazingly immersive surround sound.
3D capability Enjoy games and movies in truly immersive 3D
Skype® Make calls right from your couch with Skype® capable TVs.
Built-in WiFi Enjoy convenient in- home connectivity without the cable clutter to stream content from your media server or the internet.
InstaPort Connects in a fraction of the time, for faster HDMI switching between components.
3D Natural (Passive) 3D technology is ideal for families and gamers who want to enjoy in-your-face action, eye-popping movies and games in 3D.
Expert Mode Allows for more precise picture adjustments for a totally optimized home theater experience.
If you guys have any calibration suggestions as well, these too, will be appreciated in this thread. Anything you guys have to say about these sets, or any pros or cons you have, fire away.
Living Room: Samsung UN46A750 46" ToC 1080p, Yamaha HTC-6160 AV Receiver, JBL Cinema 480 5.1 Speakers, Magnavox HDD/DVD Recorder, Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300HD.
Master Bedroom: Sony KDL-55W950B 55" 1080p, Sony HT-XT1 Soundbar, Xbox One, Scientific Atlanta 8300HD
Basement: Toshiba 32TL515U 32" 1080p 3DTV, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Bose Companion II Series 2 2.1 Speakers, Panasonic DMR-EZ28 DVD Recorder