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Care to share the source of this rumor?

Man, a 20% cut in MSRP in just 5 months. That's awesome

In any case, $6000 for the Pio 50" is pretty damn good also. They only honor the warranty from "authorized" internet dealers, right? How much do these authorized dealers discount usually?
The "source" is industry-bible CED, not any secret source in this case.

It was posted in another thread by Alex, who reads CED regularly.

I am just re-reporting here and adding -- again -- that CED rarely makes things up and is usually right.

If so, a $6000 Pioneer will be 50% more expensive than a $4000 Panasonic. And that just doesn't seem very competitive and is unlikely to sell even 1/4 as many units. FWIW>

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.
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Here's the link to the other thread:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...&&#post6009513
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Enhanced Contrast Ratios Offer Better Black Level Than Ever Before

Long Beach, CA August 10, 2005

Two new PureVision plasma televisions introduced today by Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. take a leap forward in picture quality with enhanced black level detail and brilliant image quality to deliver amazingly sharp, bright, accurate picture quality that lets sports fans, gamers and movie buffs experience the best of what HDTV programming is meant to deliver.

A newly designed Crystal Emissive Layer combines with Pioneer’s PureDrive II circuitry to deliver improved contrast ratios that create the best black levels ever seen in a Pioneer plasma television.

“We are committed to driving innovation in plasma technology with every new product we develop, and to offering consumers a truly compelling high definition viewing experience. Engineering excellence in plasma means delivering a realistic picture that has an extremely high degree of color accuracy, giving viewers an incredible level of detail in both light and dark scenes, and delivering a consistently bright, clear picture,†said Russ Johnston, senior vice president of marketing for home entertainment at Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.

The Pioneer PDP-5060HD (50â€) and PDP-4360HD (43â€) utilize newly developed sixth generation plasma glass combined with Pioneer’s proprietary new PureDrive II video processing ‑ a combination of technologies all designed to create blacker blacks, smoother transitions and generally sharper, brighter and more accurate images than previous models.

Exclusive Glass Technology

Crystal Emissive Layer is sandwiched between the plasma glass and the individual light cells to increase the speed at which each cell is charged and discharged. The result is an extremely smooth transition from color to black, providing more detail in dark scenes and reducing the overall energy consumption.
To reproduce the most brilliant lifelike colors, Pioneer uses a First Surface Pure Color Filter. This filter is bonded directly to the plasma glass instead of adding an additional layer of glass, thereby reducing environmental waste while enhancing the image quality. Since there are fewer layers of glass, there is less refraction of light to distort the images; however, there may be a slight increase in audio noise from the plasma.
Pioneer uses a Deep Encased Cell Structure so each cell contains more phosphor creating a more efficient, brighter picture.
PureDrive II

Advanced Continuous Emission IV detects the type of content shown on the screen and dynamically adjusts the grayscale to create optimum viewing qualities creating great detail within black areas.
To ensure a faithful and accurate presentation of film content, Pioneer created Advanced PureCinemaâ„¢ II also known as 3:3 pulldown.
In addition to the enhanced image quality, the new plasmas have numerous features, including:

TV Guide™ On Screen® interactive electronic program guide, giving the viewer an opportunity to surf through up to eight days of programming.
Dual NTSC/Single ATSC/Digital Cable Ready (DCR) with CableCARDâ„¢ slot. A CableCARD device can be obtained from the local cable provider to use in place of a standard cable set-top box.
Multiple HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) terminals allow for direct digital connection of video and audio signals using a single cable, offering viewers full-digital images and sound without signal degradation.
SRS TruSurround® features three surround modes to deliver true-to-life reproduction of sound. The system includes detachable speakers and a subwoofer output for enhanced audio quality.
Multi-Screen makes full use of the large screen to display images in 50/50 split screen or P-in-P.
A slimmer bezel allows the excellent picture quality to really stand out while the frame fades into the background.
Pioneer introduced the world’s first high definition plasma television in 1997. Continual research and development enable the company to offer innovative technologies that enhance the viewing experience, add features for ease-of-use and reduce power consumption.

Sixty thousand hours (20 years at 8 hours per day) is an approximate time for the display panel to reach half of its original luminescence. This approximation may vary depending on source and type of content, settings, environment and use. This approximation does not provide or imply any warranty beyond the manufacturer's standard limited warranty.

The Pioneer PDP-5060HD and PDP-4360HD will be available in September for an estimated market price of $6,000 and $4,500 respectively.

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New Plasmas Set the Mark for Excellence in HDTV with Increased Contrast Ratio and Excellent Black Levels

Long Beach, CA August 10, 2005

Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. today introduced two new Pioneer Elite PureVision high-definition plasma televisions that take three-dimensional high-definition imaging to a new level with best-in-class picture clarity and color accuracy. The new 43†and 50†plasmas take advantage of newly developed glass and enhanced video processing circuitry that push closer to “absolute black†than ever before.

“The drive to reach absolute black is the gold standard of high-definition video quality. That’s the measure for a television’s ability to deliver the highest possible degree of color accuracy, picture clarity and amazing detail in imagery. The technology advances in the new Pioneer Elite plasmas offer a significant increase in black levels,†said Russ Johnston, senior vice president of marketing for home entertainment at Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.

The PRO-930HD and PRO-1130HD both have a sleek new design and offer full functionality including the TV Guide On Screen® interactive program guide, Digital Cable Ready functionality with CableCARD™ slot and Home Gallery™ for viewing digital photos. The bezel around both plasma models is 27 percent slimmer than previous models, giving viewers more picture and less frame. This makes it easier to fit the televisions in small spaces. The slim frame fades into the background so picture quality truly shines.

JAW DROPPING IMAGE QUALITY

Any consumer in the market for an HDTV is looking for the jaw-dropping image quality that comes with high definition television. Pioneer’s 6th generation glass combined with its PureDrive II video processing technologies create that edge-of-your-seat excitement TV watchers desire. PureDrive II includes:

A Crystal Emissive Layer sandwiched between the plasma glass and the individual light cells that helps conduct energy more efficiently so that each cell can be charged and discharged three times faster than before. The result is blacker blacks and sharper detail in dark scenes.
Working together with the Crystal Emissive Layer is an Advanced Continuous Emission IV technology that reduces the visual steps between the levels of color, making color transitions smoother than before. With its newest enhancements, the plasma can identify the type of content shown on screen (fast vs. slow motion scenes, dark vs. light scenes, etc.) and dynamically adjust the grayscale to create the optimum viewing qualities.
Consistent contrast that helps the picture really pop can be attributed to the Active Dynamic Range Expander (DRE). This constantly monitors the video signal and boosts white only where needed and not across the entire picture, which delivers better contrast within the colors displayed.
For the most brilliant lifelike colors possible, the First Surface Pure Color Filter improves the picture quality and reduces ambient light reflections, resulting in sharper, more accurate color images. Since the filter is bonded directly to the plasma glass, instead of utilizing an additional layer of glass, there is less reflection, less overall television weight and less future environmental waste impact. The reduction of the extra glass may, however, create a slight increase in audio noise from the plasma.
Brighter images are easily achieved with Pioneer’s Deep Encased Cell Structure, which allows the company to use more phosphor in each cell without ‘leaking’ light into the neighboring cells. This creates a sharp, bright image
Advanced PureCinema™ with 3:3 pulldown at 72 Hz is a cornerstone of Pioneer’s proprietary video processing that creates natural images that are a faithful and accurate presentation of film content.
While networks are increasing their high definition content, there are still occasions when a consumer may watch standard definition television programming. The proprietary technologies that are part of PureDrive II also enhance standard definition digital and analog signals.

MORE THAN JUST A PICTURE
Image quality is a key driver of consumer demand for new flat panel high definition televisions. Pioneer provides the best-in-class image quality along with convenience features that transform an average display into a great plasma television. Pioneer’s new Elite televisions are full-featured sets that include:

Enhanced ISF C3: This capability allows a certified calibrator to perform advanced color calibration with never-before-achieved simplicity, accuracy and reliability. It includes a detailed gamma selection with eight steps.
Home Gallery: Digital photos can be viewed on the plasma by inserting a PC card into the plasma’s media receiver with the memory card from most digital cameras. Home Gallery allows a user to rotate, scroll, zoom in and out of pictures, display thumbnails for easy navigation, and watch a slideshow for easy viewing.
TV Guide On Screen® Interactive Program Guide: This interactive program guide helps guide consumers through the multitude of programming currently available. The program guide will offer up to eight days of future programming at no cost.
Separate Media Receiver: This two-piece plasma television offers the sleek, slim wall-hanging display with a separate media receiver that can be stored in a cabinet below the set and connected to other components in a home theater system.
Dual NTSC/Single ATSC/Digital Cable Ready (DCR) with CableCARDâ„¢ Slot: Consumers who subscribe to cable television can utilize a CableCARD to receive high and standard definition broadcasts instead of using a traditional cable set-top box. The CableCARD provided by the cable company is inserted into the media receiver.
Multiple HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) terminals allow for direct digital connection of video and audio signals using a single cable, offering viewers full-digital images and sound without signal degradation.
SRS TruSurround® features three surround modes to deliver true-to-life reproduction of sound. The system includes detachable speakers and a subwoofer output for enhanced audio quality.
Sixty thousand hours (20 years at 8 hours per day) is an approximate time for the display panel to reach half of its original luminescence. This approximation may vary depending on source and type of content, settings, environment and use. This approximation does not provide or imply any warranty beyond the manufacturer's standard limited warranty.

The Pioneer Elite PRO-1130HD and PRO-930HD will be available in September with an estimated market price of $6,500 and $5,000 respectively.

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Like I said, I'll be interested to see what the eventual street price differential is. I don't believe the difference was 50% before. The Pioneer price has been dropping by $3k each year on MSRP:

5045 = $12k
5050 = $9k
5060 = $6k

And if Panny is dropping their price so much on their 50", you have to wonder if they're anticipating big competition from the Pioneer. Just speculation.
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Pansonic might be trying to gain clients by lowing there price before the new Pioneers come out that way for those who were about to buy...will. Makes sense. I guess the $500 mail in rebate is there just to sell off the old models. That will be an interesting choice. When the XX50's go on clearance the rebate will still be valid until October 31st and they are likely to take a price drop....there are going to be some low prices on the on XX50's after rebate.
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These new press releases are poorly written and don't clearly differentiate between the two model lines. Can someone please help? I'm sure there'll be cosmetic/design differences. The Elite line has a Photo Gallery feature and it also seems to have more sophisticated adjustment capabilites.

Are there any differences which would allow one line to have a better image (aside from the more precise adjustment features) than the other? Perhaps special processing circuitry, muffler bearings, gewgaws and doodads.
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Sorry, but can anyone tell me what's the difference b/w "Elite PRO-930HD" and "PRO-930HD"?
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No, I mean that there is a very well-sourced rumor that the 50PX50 is going to see its MSRP cut to $4000 at the end of the month.
i missed that original post, thanks. though, i assume, the 8UK still won't be sold for a street price higher than the consumer model, so i assume that will be reduced, in effect, as well ... if panny does take that plunge
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Apparently Pioneer doesn't think it has to compete with the rest of the industry on price still. Five K notes for a 43" is pretty steep now.
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Apparently Pioneer doesn't think it has to compete with the rest of the industry on price still. Five K notes for a 43" is pretty steep now.
You sure about that? Maybe you meant to say, "Pioneer doesn't think it has to compete with Panasonic on price still". What about Fujitsu, Hitachi, Sony, etc...? And you can't even put the el cheapo brands into this comparison, we're talking QUALITY displays. I would say dropping MSRP by $3k each of the last 3 years is competing.

And even if Panny cuts that MSRP to $4k, do we think resellers are going to drop the street price by a grand? I don't think there's that much margin.

My guess is that the actual street price differential will be around $500-$700 which I will gladly pay for the media receiver, bezel aesthetics, and pq.
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Panasonic's price change -- assuming it comes -- is motivated by DLP, LCD, and other plasma makers. Not just Pioneer, which they probably figured would cut prices to these levels and not really be a huge factor -- albeit competition.

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.
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What about Fujitsu, Hitachi, Sony, etc...? And you can't even put the el cheapo brands into this comparison, we're talking QUALITY displays. .
If people are buying them, it's competition. We can turn up our noses at Maxent and Vizio, but, judging from the other threads, many people -- and these are picky AVS forum people, mind you -- seem to feel it's not worth paying thousands more for a name brand when some of the el cheapos deliver competent performance. Sony is is probably the world's best electronics brand name, but their plasmas are overpriced and nobody's buying them and they're losing money. So they're not competition. But people are buying Maxents left and right. It's about getting people to buy your TV over another unit, it doesn't matter what name is on it.

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ps. and, to rogo, you're right -- for the same reason i noted above. it's about NFL dad buying your unit over another, regardless of the technology. panasonics are trying to be more competitive with microscreens and dlp and all that. and when they do, DLP and microscreens are going bye-bye
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The new Pioneer panels are destined to announce themselves with some sort of noise from the panel--it's even been noted in the press release. Im surprised that no one has taken issue with this. What is this noise they're refering to? Do they snap, crackle and pop or just make a deep rumble or is it fan noise? Is it a given in all the panels or does it only occur sometimes?
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They said the same thing with the Elite 20's and regular 50's. They are talking about panel buzz. It is really a non-issue but they printed it to cover their butts.
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Sorry, but can anyone tell me what's the difference b/w "Elite PRO-930HD" and "PRO-930HD"?
No difference: the PRO-930HD is the Elite model line. The non-Elite model would be 4360 (assuming Pioneer follows the standard naming convention). Similarly, the Elite PRO-1130HD would map to the non-Elite 5060.
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Martin,

It looks like both the XX60HDs and the Elites are going to be released at the same time.

Thanx for the great info. Much better then running Babelfish on the Japanese sites. ;)

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P.S. I do hope the blacks are there with the PDP-5060HD, it is the one I have been waiting to see.

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Martin (Tulsa1),

It looks like both the XX60HDs and the Elites are going to be released at the same time.

Thanx for the great info. Much better then running Babelfish on the Japanese sites. ;)

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P.S. I do hope the blacks are there with the PDP-5060HD, it is the one I have been waiting to see.

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What does "introduced" mean? Were the displays shown at some event or was it only a press release?

What does "multiple" HDMI inuts mean? 3? 2? I know the 1120 had 2 but why not say 2? Unless it had more?

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I've been looking for detailed specs on the 6100 and haven't hardly been able to find anything on line. Does anyone know of any?

I was thinking I'd buy the 614mx, but I understand the 6100 is just now available. I'd like to find any info I can in case it differs from the 1410.
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Do you know when the Pioneer PDP 435 was released?

Was it January, 2005? or eariler than that?

I need to know this information, thanks!
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I noticed that the article is guessing the price for the 5060HD to be 6K. No mention of the ELite. I read in this thread that the Elite is supposed to be 6500? If this is true, who would not spend an extra 500 and get an Elite? Any more info on the Elite pricing? Thanks Guys.

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They said the same thing with the Elite 20's and regular 50's. They are talking about panel buzz. It is really a non-issue but they printed it to cover their butts.
But what exactly is panel buzz?
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I noticed that the article is guessing the price for the 5060HD to be 6K. No mention of the ELite. I read in this thread that the Elite is supposed to be 6500? If this is true, who would not spend an extra 500 and get an Elite? Any more info on the Elite pricing?
Well, the street price differential would be greater because you can find the non-elite series online discounted *some* from authorized retailers like TVA, but you can't get the Elite except at a B&M for full price usually. At least my Tweeter doesn't budge.
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But what exactly is panel buzz?

Ever turned on a fluorescent light and heard it humm?? Imagine that to a much much much smaller degree.

Sound is caused by vibration. The layers of glass on the front panel vibrate somehow due to the electronics inside (be it magnetically induced from a power converter or otherwise i do not personally know, but anyway..)

Pioneer's new panels gained certain qualities (read the pr) by taking away a layer of glass. Since the glass dampened the vibration, taking away glass lowers the dampening, so more of the vibration makes it to the air/glass boundary, creating the potential for more sound noise.

The way I read this PR, if you had problems at high altitude with the previous generation, this panel may not be for you. But really all we know is Pioneer is at the least just covering their own butt.

Buzz is inherent to plasma technology as a whole from what I gather. I do not know of a manufacturer who does not warn of potential buzz at high altitude.
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That is the press release I was questioning.

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They said the same thing with the Elite 20's and regular 50's. They are talking about panel buzz. It is really a non-issue but they printed it to cover their butts.
I think its untrue that Pioneer said the same thing about the PRO-1120HD. I've gone back to read the press release for that model and there is no mention of any audio noise. Here is that release for you to re-read.

Purevision Technology From Pioneer Makes New Elite Plasma TVs Brighter, Sharper and More Accurate Than Ever





Indianapolis September 10, 2004


INDIANAPOLIS, CEDIA Booth #400 (September 10, 2004) – Pioneer today introduces two new Pioneer Elite PureVision plasma televisions that will raise the bar for performance of all HDTVs with their true-to-life image quality that is brighter, sharper and more accurate than ever. For the first time in the industry, Pioneer has created a First Surface PureColor Filter for plasma displays. This new filter, in addition to the other PureVision technologies, make the Pioneer Elite PRO-1120HD (50â€) and PRO-920HD (43â€) seem more like real live action than a picture on TV.

“The picture quality that a viewer experiences with a Pioneer Elite PureVision television brings a whole new meaning to the term ‘reality TV,’†said Russ Johnston, senior vice president of marketing for the home entertainment division of Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. “The difference between grass and astroturf on the football field is apparent, you can read the shirts on fans in the stadium, the black in the uniform is truly black. You start to wonder if it’s on TV or if you’re at the game. This new reality is a direct result of Pioneer PureVision technologies including our First Surface Pure Color Filter.â€

The public has been conditioned through the years to expect television to look like television. With the adoption of HDTV, television can now look like real life. HDTV was designed for a phosphor-based display like plasma TV. As a result, plasma is the best display technology for viewing true HD content. As broadcasters continue to increase levels of HD programming, demand for high quality plasma televisions will continue to grow. There are already nearly 2,000 hours of HD content available weekly, driving the growth of HDTV and plasma TVs in particular.

The new Pioneer Elite PureVision plasma televisions offer all the technologies that make the PureVision brand so breathtaking, with reds that are truly red, blacks that are really black, and an on-screen image that looks like it is just outside the window.

To create a sharper picture, Pioneer uses its proprietary Pure Drive technology to maintain a pure digital signal path from source to image. This reduces digital and MPEG noise, corrects image accuracy and improves gray scale levels.

For the most accurate picture, Pioneer turns to the newly developed First Surface Pure Color Filter an industry first for plasma TVs. This technology creates blacker blacks, brilliant lifelike colors, great contrast levels, accurate color reproduction and true to life colors. The First Surface Pure Color Filter is optically adhered to the plasma glass, eliminating any air gap between the plasma glass and the filter found in other plasma televisions. By eliminating that air gap, Pioneer has further minimized light refraction making the picture even purer. The filter also uses a mesh infrastructure that acts like a mask for the light output, further enhancing its sharpness and black levels in almost any room environment.

The brightness in Pioneer PureVision plasma TVs is the result of the company’s Deep Encased Cell Structure, which produces a greater light emission to achieve 60 percent higher brightness level than previous plasmas. This is achieved by making each cell deeper to increase the phosphor area, and by encasing each cell with horizontal ribs to prevent light leakage from neighboring cells.

The nature of a phosphor-based technology like plasma is such that it looks great straight out of its box. However many custom installers and integrators prefer to adjust the television for a particular viewing area or a particular customers’ taste. To enable this, Pioneer worked with the Imaging Science Foundation to implement ISF C3™ Calibration mode, which allows a certified calibrator to do advanced color calibration with never before achieved simplicity and reliability.

Smooth reproduction of film-based content comes to fruition with Pioneer’s Advanced PureCinema™ II, allowing for faithful and accurate reproduction of film content with the most natural images. Pioneer is the first to introduce 3:3 film detection at 72Hz, enabling this enhanced film reproduction.

Close-ups of faces and smooth transitions from dark portions to light parts of a scene are made possible with Advanced Continuous Emission III (ACE III). This key PureVision technology enables color and contrast that create larger-than-life images. Grayscale is improved with ACE III, which distinguishes 1792 grayscale steps for each of the pixel colors to help keep the blacks truly black and provide finer gradations within the dark areas. Compared to 256 grayscale steps found in many other displays, Pioneer offers a tremendous advantage in making dimly lit scenes sharp and clear.

For ease of use, Pioneer has incorporated a digital cable-ready tuner (DCR) into the television’s media receiver offering a combination of ATSC tuner or CableCARD™ as well as dual NTSC tuners. This makes the televisions compatible with high-definition terrestrial broadcast transmissions as well as standard NTSC broadcasts. The media receiver also allows the consumer to input an array of sources including satellite, cable, DVD, VCR and computer signals up to wide XGA. The media receiver is digitally linked to the panel for optimal performance. It also offers multiple HDMI connections for a pure digital connection to external sources.

“These new televisions offer consumers a unique and unrivaled HD experience with the brightest, sharpest, most accurate picture quality,†said Johnston. There is a tremendous growth in high definition programming now available. With digital cable-ready tuners, numerous options for digital connectivity and unrivaled image quality, we are helping Americans create the high definition home.â€

The PRO-1120HD and PRO-920HD plasma televisions are both true native XGA displays. These high-definition televisions have a native resolution of 768p and are 16:9 widescreen. Their screens are perfectly flat, flicker free and have no horizontal or vertical viewing limitations. Pioneer has also upped the ante by providing an industry first natural resize screen mode, digitally enhancing content that is 4:3 in nature, giving images less jagged edges and a more refined look.

The PRO-1120HD and PRO-920HD plasma televisions will be available in October at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $13,500 and $10,500 respectively.
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