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    Re: Anyone looking for a new TV?

    Great price on that tv, but it's refurbished. Better check into Woot's return policy on refurbs before buying.



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    Re: Anyone looking for a new TV?

    Warranty: 90 Day Vizio

    I bought a refurbed Olevia a couple years ago and it didn't work. Olevia sent me a brand new, unrefurbished one for a replacement (newer model even). Not sure how Vizio would handle it.



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    Re: Anyone looking for a new TV?

    6500:1 Dynamic Contrast is horrible!! I have a 22" that has a 20,000:1. I can't imagine what 6500:1 would look like at 47"



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    Re: Anyone looking for a new TV?

    Quote Originally Posted by djcubby View Post
    6500:1 Dynamic Contrast is horrible!! I have a 22" that has a 20,000:1. I can't imagine what 6500:1 would look like at 47"
    It might look pretty good, actually. You'd have to see it to know. Here's an article on contrast ratio:

    TV Contrast Ratio - What is TV Contrast Ratio?



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    Re: Anyone looking for a new TV?

    Quote Originally Posted by djcubby View Post
    6500:1 Dynamic Contrast is horrible!! I have a 22" that has a 20,000:1. I can't imagine what 6500:1 would look like at 47"

    Equally important here is the fact that the eye would not detect a 10 times improvement in contrast performance - rather, the perceived difference in image performance between these two devices is marginal and detectable only if a room is in total darkness.
    The Contrast Ratio Game: Playing with Numbers



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    Re: Anyone looking for a new TV?

    Another thing - Vizio is known as a fairly decent quality budget brand as far as I know. You're not going to get top-of-the-line specs from a Vizio, but your pocket book will love you for it.



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    Re: Anyone looking for a new TV?

    Quote Originally Posted by kcclones View Post
    I am far from an expert. That looks like a very nice 32" to me though. Only thing I'd point out is that on a 32", you sometimes don't need such robust features like 1080p. You can't always tell much difference between a 720p and 1080p picture on smaller tv's. I've never looked at it side by side though.



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    Re: Anyone looking for a new TV?

    In the lats 6 months I've bought a Smasung 37" LCD and a 48" Panasonic PLasma. Both 1080p, the LCD is 120hz, etc and I can tell you that the Plasma has the better picture.



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