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Phillips 50 inch Plasma vs Pioneer 50 inch Plasma @ Costco

by Spent2Much / June 27, 2005 12:23 PM PDT

Hi Everyone:

I am very close in purchasing a 50 inch plasma at Costco. I was wondering which is better in picture quality and performance? The Pioneer 50 inch plasma Model: PDP-5004C or the Phillips 50 inch Ambilight Model: 50pf9996/37

The price difference is around $1100 for the Pioneer.

Thanks for any advice!

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by _Chris_ / June 27, 2005 3:18 PM PDT

The pulldown technology in the Phillips is sub-par, and if you watch the screen, you'll notice how choppy the image is.

I'm no expert, but seeing both of their 42/43'' screens, I'd pick the Pioneer hands-down...

... if money wasn't an issue. Wink

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Re: Hmm...
by Spent2Much / June 27, 2005 8:01 PM PDT
In reply to: Hmmm...

Sorry I am really new to plasma technology. But what's the pull down technology?

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Pioneer PDP 5040HD at Costco
by emileg / June 27, 2005 7:42 PM PDT
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