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Old 07-22-2007, 12:22 AM
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I've decided I'm definitely getting a DLP/SXRD screen. I currently have an LCD, and the black levels leave a lot to be desired, not to mention an LCD will cost a lot more than a DLP of the same size.


I have narrowed it down to one TV: The Sony 50a2020 50" SXRD.

I can get this for $1500, OR I can get a different normal DLP screen that's 55"-60" for around the same price or even cheaper.

So is the Sony worth it or should I go with a larger and/or cheaper screen? If you think I should get something different, please post a recommendation!


A projector is not an option and I'm really not looking for an LCD.

Thanks for the help guys !
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Old 07-22-2007, 12:33 AM
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http://www.amazon.com/o/ASIN/B000F2P...pf_rd_i=507846
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Old 07-22-2007, 12:41 AM
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Cool... but from what I hear LCoS/SXRD is generally better quality than a DLP.


That's pretty much why i'm asking this.. Is the image quality difference worth it?



Viewing angles are a huge plus as well.
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damn thats a good price!
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Old 07-22-2007, 01:48 AM
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I definitly recommend the new Sony HDMI 1.3 tvs, for the screen size you stated before(50) go with the 50a3000. 1080p with HDMI 1.3 Deep Color and xvYCC technology. It's always best to get the tv with the newest features, you won't regret it when BDs and HD DVDs start using xvYCC and Deep Color, as their color quality is supposed to be amazing. Also you get the ability to watch movies in their native 24 fps, which eliminated lag and frame refresh problems associated with 60 fps. http://www.sonystyle.com/webapp/wcs/...52921665153953
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SXRD won't have the rainbowing affect DLP has, but most people don't see that so it's not a big deal. The LED DLP linked won't have the rainbow either.

Right now is a good time to get a TV because the new models are coming out. Dont' buy into the hype, get last year's model as a bargain.
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Old 07-23-2007, 11:15 PM
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SXRD won't have the rainbowing affect DLP has, but most people don't see that so it's not a big deal. The LED DLP linked won't have the rainbow either.

Right now is a good time to get a TV because the new models are coming out. Dont' buy into the hype, get last year's model as a bargain.
good advice!

I picked my tv, I just can't believe the deal on this thing, especially comparing it with the sony SXRD at best buy.


It's a JVC 61" LCoS. Costs the same price as a 50" Sony SXRD. Has the same viewing angles, actually looks a bit sharper, and has slightly worse black levels.

I'll be picking it up in a week or so !
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Cool beans.
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