(Must have had too many skittles as a kid! lol)
Hi all. Been lurking around here for a year or so and finally made the jump to HD. Purchased a samsung hlt5076s the other day pretty dang cheap for alabor day weekend sale. At the store, I did not notice rainbows for any model butI was able to see them on my friends 73' mitsu model at his place. (I thought supposedly as how it uses a dual color wheel inside from what he said.)
Anyway, during the day it looks great to me and things are fine, but last night, in a dark room I could see the rainbows and it made my eyes sore after awhile. I guess the store flourescent bulbs help to not show the effect for me.
So now I have to take it back to BBuy and figure out if they have something in stock or take my money elsewhere.
So i'm basically looking to spend around $1500 at the most for a 50'' dlp screen (if that's possible), that is primarily for next gen gaming compatibility and digital cable, through a retail chain store like BBuy, CCity or Fry's so I can finance it. I realize now that I HAVE to have a hybrid dlp model like sxrd, lcos, etc. (I don't see rainbows on my other friends Sony 60' a2000.)
I looked at the newish samsung 87s digital LED model and it didn't seem as bright or sharp as the 76s I have now, plus i've heard some troublesome reviews about that one.
Obviously, i'd love to have a 1080 native model, but would be happy with 720p upscalable, because of my price constraints. Also, i'd really prefer not plasma or LCD since the wife and myself don't care for them. She:screen door effect. Me: gaming blur and screen lag potential.
Sorry for the lengthy posting, but wanted anybody with feedback to know what's happing so far.
Thanks for any advice/recommendations! It's great how much time and effort has been put into this forum to educate users.