Buy this TV already
Sorry for this potentially irrelevant post, but I see people lurking on this forum who can't make up their minds about this TV.
A TV is a TV regardless of the technology, and DLPs have been highly regarded for years, just like CRTs have been highly regarded for decades.
Today those two technologies have been phased out leaving plasma and LCD flat panels. Plasma (successor to CRT) however is on the chopping block and will be next to go,and be phased out completely by 2010/2011, leaving an evolved version of LCD and potentially OLED the only choices.
Bottom line is whatever TV you get today, regardless of the tech and price will be phased out/obsolete by years end.
But if you want a good deal on a very large screen, maintenance free TV with excellent picture quality for a true cinematic experience, this is the TV to get.
There are only three TV families on the current market that have better PQ; the 60" Pio Kuros, 58" Panasonics and the 58" Samsung plasmas, and the contrast ratio/viewing angle/black level improvements of their PQs are definitely not worth thousand$ over the 61/67" versions of this set.
So, if you're thinking about buying one - just do it, before they're gone and you miss out on probably the best deal in large screen TVs right now.
Manufacturers are always looking at ways to save money on materials, etc and out of all the technologies, LCD is the cheapest to make, which means more profit on a fixed pricing structure (more on this later) and obsolesce on the other technologies regardless of their picture quality/motion/color gamut advantages