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Panasonic TH-42PX75U or TH-42PX77U

by locohuge / May 2, 2007 12:42 AM PDT

I just bought the 75U model this past weekend thinking that this model had the anti-glare screen, according to the sales rep when I asked him he said yes this model has the anti-glare screen, only to find out from Cnet that only the 75U does not have the anti-glare screen.

Now should I return the 75U and get the 77U
What's the difference besides the anti-glare screen
Anybody, an Editor, please help

Thanks, Miguel from Jersey

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Panasonic 75U versus 77U
by tuongn2005 / May 2, 2007 7:23 AM PDT

- The 75 series are the cosmetic changes (from silver to black) from 60 series
of last year model. Their prices are pretty competitive ($100 - $200 more)
to the 60 series

- The 77 series have anti-glare and they will be $400 - $500 more than the 75
series

- The Z700 series have anti-glare and 1080p resolution and they will be
$400 - $500 more than the 77 series

Pioneer and Samsung will come out some plasma models /w anti-glare coating
this year (summer 07). The reflection from the plasma glass is annoying
so it's worth to get the anti-glare coating.

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75U versus 77U
by locohuge / May 2, 2007 11:22 PM PDT

Thank you guys, so I think I'm going to return the 75U and get the 77U, since the sales rep told me that the 75U had the anti-glare screen.

thanks again, Miguel from Jersey

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I gotta say, for most circumstances & most people, glare
by NM_Bill / May 2, 2007 9:52 AM PDT

isn't that much of a big deal. A couple hundred bucks for the small difference? Not me. A non-issue at a practical level. If not, how do you manage to stand flat glass windows? Do they make your life a living hell?

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75U vs 77U
by locohuge / May 2, 2007 11:26 PM PDT

I think your right in a way, but my problem was with the sales rep, he sold me something I didn't ask for, that's my issue because I had read a little bit about the anti-glare screen but I wasn't sure which model had that option, but thanks anyways.

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75 versus 77
by Justanopinion / May 4, 2007 5:09 AM PDT

I have not had a chance to see the 77 model yet. I have been looking for it, but the stores don't have it on the shelf yet here in San Diego. The stores advertise it for store pickup in their websites, but I called CC and they don't have it yet. I have seen the 75 up close at Circuit City, Best Buy and Fry's.

The 75 has the speakers in the bottom and is a bit more narrow...The 77 is a couple inches wider and has the speakers on the side......along with the anti-glare

In 42" plasma....check the Pioneer 4270 model also. A fine choice.

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