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    Proscan HDTV?

    Ok, I read through the HDTV thread. So if this needs to be combined, no problems.

    Anyways, I have been holding out on getting a new tv till one of these old 27" tv's die out. But, with my country needing me to spend the money they are sending my family, I have decided to look for a new TV.

    So, here are the guidlelines as I see them.
    -under $1000 (come on, I still have 2 27" tvs, I don't like
    spending a ton of money here on these. One is a 10+
    year old LXI)
    -I think I want a 37-42 inch screen.
    -I think I want it to be at least 1080i(quite honestly most
    are either 720p or 1080p)

    My main uses?
    -xbox360
    -Wii
    -I have a direcTV HD tuner(got it for free when I moved)
    so, I want to take advantage of the programming
    when I turn that on.
    -With that said, I like watching movies and sports
    mainly.

    So, I found this TV from salescircular at SEARS:
    Proscan 42 in. LCD Full HD (1080p) Television - Model 42LA45H at Sears.com

    Sounds good to me.

    But, before I go take a look and bring it home, any suggestions from the masses.



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    Re: Proscan HDTV?

    I think if you are only looking to spend in the $1000 range I would look for something closer to the 32" size and get a higher quality TV as opposed to getting the cheapest 42" you can get.
    Or you could look for a LCD projection TV that you could get a larger one for in that price range



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    Re: Proscan HDTV?

    In general it has been found that most of the no-name HDTV's perform just as well as the names.
    When you are looking at 37-42 inches, you don't need to worry about 1080p, because you will have to be sitting 2 feet from the screen to tell the difference.
    I picked up a 37" Olevia at Kmart a couple weeks ago for $600, and it is fantastic. There are some great deals out there for TV's this size if you keep your eyes pealed.



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    Re: Proscan HDTV?

    Olevia is amazing.. I highly suggest it.. I have the 537H and caught a great deal at tigerdirect.com

    Olevia 537H 37" 1366 x 768 720p Native 8ms 1600:1 Contrast Ratio HDMI ATSC HDTV LCD with Speakers and Stand at TigerDirect.com

    They get killer reviews.. I did a lot of research and couldn't be more happy with my TV.



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    Re: Proscan HDTV?

    I second the Olevia. I have bought 5-10 of these for customers and it is great. They have a 1080 model also. Check Compusa. They have great going out of business specials going on.



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    Re: Proscan HDTV?

    Bought my 42 inchToshiba on Tigerdirect. $999. Was rated Consumer Reports Best Buy. I love the T.V.



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    Re: Proscan HDTV?

    I'd recommend the Panasonic 42 inch plasma 720p TH-42PX75U. It's available from Amazon for $999.98 w/free shipping Check the great reviews.



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    Re: Proscan HDTV?

    Hey check this link out when your decding between 780 & 1080. Somebody posted this here before and I found it very helpful when I was looking.

    1080p Does Matter - Here's When (Screen Size vs. Viewing Distance vs. Resolution) CarltonBale.com



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    Re: Proscan HDTV?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobber View Post
    Bought my 42 inchToshiba on Tigerdirect. $999. Was rated Consumer Reports Best Buy. I love the T.V.

    This is a great TV at a great price Consumer Reports says so Best Buy has this model on sales also many times.


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    Re: Proscan HDTV?

    What do people think about the Vizio?



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    Re: Proscan HDTV?

    Vizio makes some quality sets as well.. if you don't get a name brand (samsung, , LG, toshiba, sony) then get an olevia or vizio.. just stay away from westinghouse, poloroid, magnavox, etc.

    A vizio TV is a sony in a different box (usually)

    and an Olevia is an LG in a different box (usually)



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