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Thanks for the info. I have a Panny 700U that I bought last month and really should have purchased the Pioneer based on what I saw, but didn't. Anyway, is it worth the loss to buy the Elite? Any thoughts?
 

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Ok, now I'm torn. Ordered the 1150HD, but can still switch to the 110FD. Watch mostly blue-ray and hd-dvd and sit about 10 feet in a controlled lighting environment. Can't move any closer. Driving me nuts. Yes I could spend the extra dollars, but only if I could really see a benefit. Also have the wife factor to consider. If 5-8 feet is too close for the 1150, does 10 feet make any more of a difference? Thanks.
 

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Ok, now I'm torn. Ordered the 1150HD, but can still switch to the 110FD. Watch mostly blue-ray and hd-dvd and sit about 10 feet in a controlled lighting environment. Can't move any closer. Driving me nuts. Yes I could spend the extra dollars, but only if I could really see a benefit. Also have the wife factor to consider. If 5-8 feet is too close for the 1150, does 10 feet make any more of a difference? Thanks.

Are you saying you cant move closer because it gets worse?
 

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I guess the other factor is how long you plan on keeping the TV. If Pioneer comes out with some ground breaking technology in the next couple years and you want to upgrade, is it worth spending the cash on the 1080P now?
 

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I guess the other factor is how long you plan on keeping the TV. If Pioneer comes out with some ground breaking technology in the next couple years and you want to upgrade, is it worth spending the cash on the 1080P now?

You sit too close so you have to have 1080p whether it's Panny, Sammy or Pioneer only you can decide.

What's wrong with PZ700 that you want to replace it already?
 

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I too have narrowed my search down to either the 1150hd or 110FD. While I love the 1150's price, the 1080p on the 110FD sure is pretty. My living room is set up with my lazy boy about eleven feet away from my TV. At that distance, would the 110 really seem that much better? Because I'd love to be able to justify not spending the extra money for 1080p. However, I only use my TV for movies, would the 1150 have issues with Blu-ray?
 

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Are you saying you cant move closer because it gets worse?

I could, but it's a wraparound couch and my wife dosen't like it moved all the time. She already thinks I nuts for all the money I have sunk into this hobby.


Went back and measured and it actually came out to 8 feet. Thinking it may be worth it after all based on the comments, given that my blue/hd movie collection totals about 150 and I view in a dark environment. If I don't there will always be that doubt in the back of my mind that I made the wrong decision. Thanks.
 

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I could, but it's a wraparound couch and my wife dosen't like it moved all the time. She already thinks I nuts for all the money I have sunk into this hobby.


Went back and measured and it actually came out to 8 feet. Thinking it may be worth it after all based on the comments, given that my blue/hd movie collection totals about 150 and I view in a dark environment. If I don't there will always be that doubt in the back of my mind that I made the wrong decision. Thanks.

Oh I see you have not taken delivery yet. Well I think you answered your own question
Either way I think you really will be happy.
 

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I could, but it's a wraparound couch and my wife dosen't like it moved all the time. She already thinks I nuts for all the money I have sunk into this hobby.

So does mine. But what do I do for entertainment anyway? Build PCs, watch TV & cruise the AVS Forum.


A 7-day cruise aboard "Liberty of the Seas" w/balcony stateroom can run upwards of $5000... I've done (7). A week @ WDW staying in a (2) bedroom suite @ the Beach Club Villas can cost many $$$$. Check out the cost of DVC membership these days. Supplementing your elderly in-laws meager income so they can afford to remain in their home w/health care and prescription drug costs
these days.


you get my drift...


even BIG boys like their toys.

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Went back and measured and it actually came out to 8 feet. Thinking it may be worth it after all based on the comments, given that my blue/hd movie collection totals about 150 and I view in a dark environment. If I don't there will always be that doubt in the back of my mind that I made the wrong decision. Thanks.

Take my advice, go 1080p and don't look back... I've got ~$13,000 (50PX50U & PRO-150FD) invested into this "hobby" and can assure you that you will not be disappointed. 720p displays will eventually go the way of their 480p predecessors... into obsolescence.


Why spend $$$$ for "old" technology.
 
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