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post #1 of 11 Old 03-18-2013, 06:16 AM - Thread Starter
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This was "news" last year? I dont remember, but this seems to surffacing again, also see:
http://www.avsforum.com/t/1463849/japans-panasonic-corp-is-leaning-towards-withdrawing-from-plasma-television

Nothing really "new" here however, and until they state they are moving out of Plasma, bothing really of note....
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There's already 2 or 3 threads about this posted in the last 12 hours. And even more of them posted in the last year. Do we really need even more?

This is old news, and Panasonic has basically said they're considering phasing out Plasmas sometime in the next few years, but that nothing has been decided yet. I think it's safe to say most of us do think that Panasonic will stop making Plasmas once they start making OLEDs.

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Just curious, I have the st50 and love it except the IR. but how long is panasonic required to carry parts just in case I have some kind of failure. .? Thanks
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Just curious, I have the st50 and love it except the IR. but how long is panasonic required to carry parts just in case I have some kind of failure. .? Thanks

I just bought a plasma and might buy an extended warranty for 5 years...if it lasts 5 years ill be happy.
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I just bought a plasma and might buy an extended warranty for 5 years...if it lasts 5 years ill be happy.
...and five years from now you will buy a Edge-Lit LED as replacement smile.gif
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^That is nothing to be flippantly jovial about! Calling Artwood. mad.giffrown.gif
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^That is nothing to be flippantly jovial about! Calling Artwood. mad.giffrown.gif

I suspect they've carried Art out in a stretcher.
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lol
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Reporting this umpteenth duplicated content-free thread.

There is no difference in HDMI cables. If you can see the picture without visible dropouts or sparklies, the cable is working at 100%. No other cable will display a better version of that picture. You're simply wrong if you think there is a better digital cable than one that is already working. (Oh, and plasma didn't die because of logistics problems, nor does OLED ship in big boxes because it comes from Korea.)
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Thanks: this article has been posted earlier

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