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Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by plasmawannabe, Apr 16, 2003.

  1. plasmawannabe

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    Sorry if you guys get this once a day, but I searched and wasnt really happy with the answers I found and wanted a more current update.

    I really want to purchase a plasma TV, but 3k is as much as I can spend.

    I know about the Gateway model for 2999 and I also noticed that buy.com has a Cornea model for 2999 with rebate.

    Why would I regret buying these cheap models? I will use the plasma for xbox and DVD.

    Thanks very much for the help.
     
  2. sharon

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    The difference between those budget models and a Panasonic or Pioneer is really quite significant... I can't comment on the exact models you list but in general you will find lower contrast, little or bad support for progressive scan (important for your xbox), more drop-out (dead pixels) and generally a more washed-out display. You will probably regret it but at the very least ask to see whatever you want to buy alongside a panasonic or pioneer so you can compared.

    Or search around for a cheaper or ex-demo model - I found an exdemo Panasonic 42" for £2350

    Sharon
     
  3. sonofmoth

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    and also remember that there are other brands apart from Panasonic and Pioneer to choose from :devil:
     

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