Originally Posted by mcoughlin
Curious if all the 52hm84's, 94's and hmx's owners out there would buy the same Toshiba again or even the new 95's?
Now that the plasma's are coming down in price I have a dilemma. Buy a 42" HD plasma for $2500 or a 52hm95 DLP?
I have read every post in this thread and looked at a few dlp's at stores like sears, and BB and pretty much decided the Toshiba would be the DLP I would buy.
I have a 50" RP Sony KLW-9000 anybody remember these?
Its just not that bright especially in the daytime in a bright room.
I would rather replace with similar size but 50" plasma is out of my price range.
So..who would buy a Toshiba again if you bought today?
You know what, I am going to go out on a limb here.
I have to believe that Toshiba has some good quality stuff, even though Sound and Video states their DVD payer with HDMI was basically junk.
I love the fact that the TV has a ton of options... That in itself is awesome.
HDMI x 2, Firewire x2, Built-in HD tuner, Cable Card.
My guide is now working... works fine now, and I love the way it flip flops back and forth between the two different tuners.
No the Picture Quality is not as nice as my old 45LC12, but I have to say that when I was in Best Buy they had this 27 inch Toshiba LCD TV hooked up to a PC. The TV had a Guide Sticker on it, so I have to say it had built-in tuners. Basically it was best picture that I had ever seen, bar-non, on a PC.I was completely blow away and was in shock....
I bought my TV, a couple of days ago, for a little over 2 grand, from Best Buy.
And I would have to say that for the features and the Guide alone, it is worth it.
If you are looking for a Plasma kilelr, this aint it...
MY new major Gripe with the TV is the slowness of the Menu system, both for the Guide and for the TV's own menu system. It can get to be very frustrating... Anyone have a remedy for this?
I am going to play around with the TV for a few more days. Eventually, if it does not knock me over with PQ, I will go ahead and jump on the JVC ILA bandwagon and grab one of those nice colorful 52 inch JVC's.
Would I get the Toshiba again, wait until after the AVIA DVD arrives from Netflix (should be Today or Tommorrow) and after I have callibrated the set itself, then I will tell you.
So far I am wayyy impressed with the features and for the most part, the functionality is good as well. What does not impress me is PQ, and I am dissappointed with the Slowness of the Menu, the lack of a PC\\VGA\\RGB port.