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post #11161 of 15013 Old 04-04-2014, 11:03 AM
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im guessing most have gone the vt route, after viewing both, and the price difference.....stocks are low now, so its buy while you can.

For me, when the prices dropped this past Holiday season, the ZT became much more appealing.

the 60" ZT and 65" VT were very similar in price at that point. So, it was size vs performance in my mind.

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The ZT is only available in the 60" size in Europe. Is this the case with the VT as well?

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The ZT is only available in the 60" size in Europe. Is this the case with the VT as well?
no the vt is available in 65

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I'm wondering if retailers stocked any 60" VTs at all. And considering the 60" ZT was competing against a 65" VT--similar PQ but for probably a similar price--it's no surprise there are still ZTs to be had.
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I'm wondering if retailers stocked any 60" VTs at all. And considering the 60" ZT was competing against a 65" VT--similar PQ but for probably a similar price--it's no surprise there are still ZTs to be had.
no 60 vt here

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So the choice was between a 65" VT & a 60" ZT? Puzzling. I love the ZT but if those are the options I think I'd opt for the increased real estate, even if it meant I wouldn't get a gold card in the product brochure.
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So the choice was between a 65" VT & a 60" ZT? Puzzling. I love the ZT but if those are the options I think I'd opt for the increased real estate, even if it meant I wouldn't get a gold card in the product brochure.
vt are 50, 55, 65, zt only in 60

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(There was no 65" zt over there.)
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just a quick pic of my 65zt60.
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just a quick pic of my 65zt60.

Nice. Looks like Paradigm Signature speakers in the setup?

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How close do you have to be to see dither on the 60"?

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just a quick pic of my 65zt60.

Very nice !

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Nice. Looks like Paradigm Signature speakers in the setup?
Thanks. Close, they are paradigm studio 100 and cc-690 all v5's in piano black. Wish I could afford the signatures :-)
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How close do you have to be to see dither on the 60"?
I've only noticed it at very close distances (i.e. 1-2 feet) and only in certain situations (i.e. darker content). YMMV
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Thanks. Close, they are paradigm studio 100 and cc-690 all v5's in piano black. Wish I could afford the signatures :-)

Those beryllium tweeters aren't cheap wink.gif

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Does anyone know what the best rechargeable 3D glasses are for the ZT60? Thanks.

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TY-ER3D4MU

They're like the battery powered model but they're rechargeable & the arms block a bit more light.
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I took the plunge and OMFG its awesome.

60" of pure awesomeness from 7ft.
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I took the plunge and OMFG its awesome.

60" of pure awesomeness from 7ft.
Not too much either then? Welcome aboard.
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TY-ER3D4MU

They're like the battery powered model but they're rechargeable & the arms block a bit more light.
Thanks for confirming that. So even though specs on some sites like BB don't say ZT60 they work just fine because they adhere to the standard?

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I took the plunge and OMFG its awesome.

60" of pure awesomeness from 7ft.

Welcome smile.gif

The ZT60 is bad ass!

BTW: How are things on the Dune front? Had all my stuff ripped to ISOs once w/YADIS.
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Thanks for confirming that. So even though specs on some sites like BB don't say ZT60 they work just fine because they adhere to the standard?
There are 3 movie watchers in my family so I bought the TY-ER3D4MU based on Katzmeier's recommendation. They work just fine, identical to the sets that some with the ZT--hard to tell them apart in fact--but, like I said, they block a little more light. I overpaid for bought them at Best Buy btw.

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There are 3 movie watchers in my family so I bought the TY-ER3D4MU based on Katzmeier's recommendation. They work just fine, identical to the sets that some with the ZT--hard to tell them apart in fact--but, like I said, they block a little more light. I overpaid for bought them at Best Buy btw.

Fantastic. Thanks a ton for that info!

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Not too much either then? Welcome aboard.

Thanks. No its just right, I was worried it would be too big but its perfect, The image just pulls you in.

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The ZT60 is bad ass!

BTW: How are things on the Dune front? Had all my stuff ripped to ISOs once w/YADIS.

Cheers.

I sold the Dune and now have the Popcorn A400 as I really wanted a player to play 3D. The Popcorn is a great player although the movie wall took a lot of setting up and tweaking before I finally got it spot on.

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The Blacks, Motion, Colours, Contrast are just amazing. One worry I had about the ZT was its peak brightness but it can actually go very bright so no worries there what so ever.

The wife and kids have been glued to the screen all night with the jaws hitting the floor so it must be good lol.

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Guys how do you check the manufacture date?

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There's a sticker in the middle of the back panel that tells you the month & year. You can determine the actual date using the serial number.

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