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Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I was thinking of going with panasonics new 32" but it looks as if it has no ATSC tuner built it.


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not really sure to tell you the truth. I guess I just wanted to get an idea of what people like right now. Also, I only want the 4:3 ratio to fill an entertainment center.
 

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Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I was thinking of going with panasonics new 32" but it looks as if it has no ATSC tuner built it.


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Since you want the ATSC tuner the new 32" Sony XS945 would be a nice choice.


The letterboxed 16:9 area of a 32" screen is about equal to a 29" size so you're only losing an inch when watching HD, but get a LOT more screen area when watching regular TV.
 

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Hi,

I have been searching for a 32" HDTV tv, and found one that I really liked, but couldn't find any Walmart that carried it. I settled for the Philips 30" WS 30PW9110D. About a week later, I was in my local Walmart, and happened to see the original Panasonic I was looking for sitting on a cart. I asked about it, and it turns out that the unit was a layaway never picked up. I asked the price, and when it was scanned, it came up as $398. I did a double take, since this unit is on their website at $690 clearance. I picked one up that night, and am returning the Philips that I wasn't 100% satisfied with anyway. It doesn't have a built in tuner, but at $398, an HDTV ready 32" can't be beat. It seems that it is a discontinued mode on clearance, but some stores still have stock. It's a great set, and has plenty of inputs for the future, as well as being HDTV ready. Good Luck finding one, I just thought this might be some helpful information. The model number is CT-32HC14. Thanks again for all the responses to my previous posts.


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I'm in this same boat with w 4:3 32" TV and am having a tough time finding models. I should say finding models with an integrated tuner. Here are the options I've seen:



Sanyo HT32744 from Walmart

Phillips 32PT9100D/3 at BestBuy

Samsung txp3271H f at my local Best Buy, but not on the website



That is really it from my research. Are there other 32" 4:3 HDTVs with an integrated tuner for about $700-800?
 

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On that note, should I be looking at 32" sets without the ATSC tuner if I plan to use it? How much can one get it externally?


I really don't like the limited selection of the 32" sets with tuners at the various B&M places around here. If I had to pick today I'm going with the HT32744 but it's an old model and the problems with the component imputs do scare me...
 
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