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help purchasing a plasma television

by ROB AMATO / January 23, 2006 2:20 AM PST

I recently purchased a Bose Lifestyle system and it is phenomenal
I am ready to team it up with a HD plasma or LCD television
Probably a 42 inch
Since the sound portion of my entertainment system is taken care of
I would like for most of the dollars of my purchase to go to the picture and not so much the sound.
my budget is in the$2000 to $2500 range

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Panasonic Hands Down...The 50U....
by Psych Doc / January 23, 2006 2:25 AM PST

...That's all you need to know. No reasonable competition for the money. Want to spend almost twice the money, look at a Pioneer. Very good but ridiculously overpriced.

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DONT GET CAUGHT UP IN THE HYPE.
by BONSPEED / January 23, 2006 3:06 AM PST
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When cost matters
by bknowledge / January 25, 2006 3:24 AM PST

The two best plasmas, most people will agree is the Panasonic TH42PX50U and Pioneer PDP-4363HD. I read all of the reviews and the Panasonic has better black levels but side-by-side the Pioneer is the better overall TV. So if you have the $4500 buy the Pioneer but if you don?t then go with the Panasonic, which is a close 2nd. And that will be my purchase.

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The PANASONIC TH-42PX50U if you want plasma.....
by Riverledge / January 25, 2006 11:38 AM PST

as for rear projection LCD, the SONY KDF-E42A10 seems to be a popular favorite. I think Sony's 40" Bravia LCD is beyond your price range. There are many
sets in your size & price range; give them a fair look, as well.

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