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I spied this at Sam's Club.

It looked to have a nice panel and good blacks.

No Smart TV functions and No WiFi.

Ultra thin bezel.

240Hz is questionable though. I think this might be a 60Hz set.

Remote is supposed to suck, cheap and the codes are spotty. (Though I read you can use RCA codes).

Might pick one up just to check out. $450 at Sam's.

Here is some information on it from Amazon.

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Does anybody own this set?

Aparently TCL is a big player in LCD TVs. A top 6 worldwide manufacturer.

Vizio VP322 Plasma / Vizio GV42LF LCD / Denon 2200 Silicon Image DVD / Panasonic S97 Faroudja Genesis DVD / Oppo 970HD Mediatek DVD / Oppo 983H Anchor Bay DVD / Panasonic LX-600 Laserdisc / Aiwa MX100 Multi-region VCR / JVC S7600 S-VHS / PS2 / Sega Genesis / Nintendo SNES / Roku 2 XS & HD-XR / Realistic STA-90 Reciever / Realistic Minimus 7 / Antennacraft G1483 Hoverman / Belden 7915A RG6 / Channel Master 7777 Titan 2 UHF/VHF / Panasonic AX-200u / Optoma Graywolf 92" / Draper Luma 92"
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Does anybody own this set?
Aparently TCL is a big player in LCD TVs. A top 6 worldwide manufacturer.

I thought I read somewhere that these TCL tv's are direct light and not edge light. Does anyone know for sure. Also are their screens matte or shiny?

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I thought I read somewhere that these TCL tv's are direct light and not edge light. Does anyone know for sure. Also are their screens matte or shiny?
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Next time Im in town, Ill swing by Sam's and inspect further.

The specs say it's 5" thick, which would indicate a Direct Lit LED screen.

Vizio VP322 Plasma / Vizio GV42LF LCD / Denon 2200 Silicon Image DVD / Panasonic S97 Faroudja Genesis DVD / Oppo 970HD Mediatek DVD / Oppo 983H Anchor Bay DVD / Panasonic LX-600 Laserdisc / Aiwa MX100 Multi-region VCR / JVC S7600 S-VHS / PS2 / Sega Genesis / Nintendo SNES / Roku 2 XS & HD-XR / Realistic STA-90 Reciever / Realistic Minimus 7 / Antennacraft G1483 Hoverman / Belden 7915A RG6 / Channel Master 7777 Titan 2 UHF/VHF / Panasonic AX-200u / Optoma Graywolf 92" / Draper Luma 92"
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So I checked this one out today at Sam's and the design of the back panel would seem to indicate a Full Array Direct Lit LED backlighting scheme.

I didnt like the off axis viewing, which seemed to dim rather quickly.

There is no Optical Digital Audio Out. It is a SPDIF Coax Digital Audio Out.

There is a 1/8th" Headphone out jack.

There is no Audio Input associated with the VGA Input.

There are separate Component and Composite inputs but they share the same RCA Analog Audio Stereo Inputs.

Hope that helps.

Ill pass on this set and do not plan on recommending it. Too many odd things about it.

Vizio VP322 Plasma / Vizio GV42LF LCD / Denon 2200 Silicon Image DVD / Panasonic S97 Faroudja Genesis DVD / Oppo 970HD Mediatek DVD / Oppo 983H Anchor Bay DVD / Panasonic LX-600 Laserdisc / Aiwa MX100 Multi-region VCR / JVC S7600 S-VHS / PS2 / Sega Genesis / Nintendo SNES / Roku 2 XS & HD-XR / Realistic STA-90 Reciever / Realistic Minimus 7 / Antennacraft G1483 Hoverman / Belden 7915A RG6 / Channel Master 7777 Titan 2 UHF/VHF / Panasonic AX-200u / Optoma Graywolf 92" / Draper Luma 92"
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