clone wrote:their was a time early in the thin transition where those gynormous console tv's still looked better because they really were that huge despite sitting 5feet deep, it's nice to finally see the thins being larger and thinner than the old projections.Get as big as you can at a given quality Big is good.
That new sony 84" is phenomenal
I'm trying to decide between a 60 and a 70 and whether or not the extra 10" will be worth the added expense..... I don't have anything else to buy atm but it's a matter of principal I don't want to spend more than $3000 on a TV.
LEDs are LCDs, but instead of a CCFL backlight, they're LED backlit. The edge lit models are garbage, the only LEDs worth buying are the ones with local dimming. Still, a plasma is superior in every visual way to a LCD, so as long as you aren't susceptible to the visual anomalies of plasma technology, go with a plasma.Hawkwing74 wrote:This is a thread diversion now, but if money were no object, what is the best TV? LCD vs LED vs Plasma? I read an article that said Plasma handled black the best but LED was the brightest and most energy efficient.
The Lord of the Rings is a poor transfer, so you might be disappointed to see it on Blu-ray. It's still miles better than the DVD, but the theatrical editions have been scrubbed to death with noise reduction, and the extended editions have a weird turquoise hue to them.Hawkwing74 wrote:My main goal is to have Blu-ray movies look as good as possible on my screen. 55" is probably as big as I need to go right now. Some of the movies that I want to see look spectacular are Star Wars, Serenity, Lord of the Rings, etc.
No matter how terrible Episode 7 may or may not be... it will look fantastic on your new TV.Dizik wrote:So, uh.....Star Wars?
Captain Ned wrote:Now that Mark Hamill has been (supposedly) roped in, here's a clever bit. More like Star Wars meets Gran Torino.
http://tpsaye.wordpress.com/2013/02/23/ ... ith-you-3/
Hawkwing74 wrote:Yeah I don't get that either unless it is decades after RotJ and he doesn't have a central role.
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