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> 70" TVs?

JGreen7

Active Member
This is the biggest I've seen so far...
Bang and Olufsen Unveils Gigantic B&O BeoVision 4 85-Inch 3D Plasma TV

It can be bought with a motorised stand which moves the screen to suit your eye level. Shame it's got such a massive bezel around the screen though.
 

Dextur

Distinguished Member
Hi all,

I was wondering what the news was in terms of the really big TVs available this year? I'm weighing up between a big TV and a projector, I've seen these three TVs below but not sure how 'available' they're going to be this year. Can anyone add anything?

70" Sharp LC-70LE935U
Sharp LC-70LE935U Review; Aquos Quattron, LED LCD TV, 3D TV, Full Array Local Dimming

72" LG LZ9700
LG Newsroom

75" Samsung UN75D9500
Samsung D9500

Thanks

Folks will argue on this but to my mind a plasma creates
a different picture to a projector.

I have a decent ranged Projector, quality screen and I
still use my 65" Plasma more than the 100" projector.

I can't quite put my finger on it but there's something in
a plasma or LCD that seems to "do the job".

I would go review the projectors you're thinking about
first, you might find it's a no brainer decision.

Also worth noting to get the most out of a PJ< to get it to
compete with a LCD or Plasma, you need far better
conditions and room setup than you do for a TV.

Just a heads up.
 

edb49

Active Member
Simon, this was really the thinking behind going for a 'normal' TV instead of a PJ. The room has got 5 sets of French doors, and open plan to other areas of the house. So difficult to control ambient light, which means an expensive PJ set up would be needed.

The 70" range isn't my ideal size, really 90-100" would be better, but it is a compromise with whatever I choose.
 

Daftboy

Active Member
Sharp make a 108" LCD and I think Panasonic make a 158" Plasma.
You might only have the ability to purchase these through specialist (Commercial installation) retailers as high street stores will not stock these size screens.
Given the cost and that you live in the US (I guess because of the $$$), a projector home theatre setup would be your best and cheapest option?
 

edb49

Active Member
Actually based in the UK... I just see some prices quoted in dollars. I don't really want to get a megabucks plasma, I'm looking for the best compromise in terms of size/picture.

Projector means more compromises with the room lighting. TV means compromise on size. 75" TV for me would be no compromise at all... hence the interest.
 

Daftboy

Active Member
Most of the manufacturers showed off the sets you mentioned at the shows early this year, so I would imagine the 70"-80" products are going to be coming through (With realistic retail prices) from June / July onwards.
Might be an idea to hand on for a couple more months and wait to see what happens?
 

mcnixcapana

Active Member
edb49 said:
Hi all,

I was wondering what the news was in terms of the really big TVs available this year? I'm weighing up between a big TV and a projector, I've seen these three TVs below but not sure how 'available' they're going to be this year. Can anyone add anything?

70" Sharp LC-70LE935U
Sharp LC-70LE935U Review; Aquos Quattron, LED LCD TV, 3D TV, Full Array Local Dimming

72" LG LZ9700
LG Newsroom

75" Samsung UN75D9500
Samsung D9500

Thanks

A little under size but the 65VT30 is out. It's a beautiful screen! :D

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