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New TV Recommendations

Post by TIrwin24 » Mon Jan 18, 2016 10:13 am

Happy Monday guys,

Looking to upgrade the TV experience in the household and I'm looking for input on what you guys have experienced.

The only constraint that it has to be 45" or less due to an enclosure.

What say you?


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Re: New TV Recommendations

Post by RickRund » Mon Jan 18, 2016 11:16 am

We are really partial to LG or Samsung. With the prices as we have seen them the OLED and even curved sets are reasonable.



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New TV Recommendations

Post by Bobcat4Ever » Mon Jan 18, 2016 12:50 pm

I only thought I had a TV until we got a Sony Bravia with Wifi. Just something about everything -- color depth, sharpness, controls, features, sound -- we love it. Works great with wireless for Netflix, and plugging in an iPad for Watch Big Sky or ESPN3. Could not find the particular one in size we needed in town so ordered it directly from Sony. Same price everywhere we searched. Never been sorry. Good luck hunting!
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Re: New TV Recommendations

Post by allcat » Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:27 pm

RickRund wrote:We are really partial to LG or Samsung. With the prices as we have seen them the OLED and even curved sets are reasonable.
Since you are in California, it probably would l d do no good to pm ag1. But maybe he has recommendations.


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Re: New TV Recommendations

Post by CatBlitz » Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:08 pm

I will recommend Samsung. Anything in their 6 series and above.

I don't mind Sony either.


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Re: New TV Recommendations

Post by grizzh8r » Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:33 pm

CatBlitz wrote:I will recommend Samsung. Anything in their 6 series and above.

I don't mind Sony either.
Yep, Samsung, Sony and LG all make very good products. Incredible how inexpensive they have become, too.


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Re: New TV Recommendations

Post by Cledus » Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:09 am

I have an LG ultra high def that I like a lot.

When I purchased it, I looked into the curved screen (Samsung, not LG). I think a curved screen is more of a gimmick than anything because you'll get some glare on the edges. There's no boost in image quality with a curved screen.

I did wind up going with ultra high def. If you watch a lot of movies, then it's great. The detail is so sharp you can see blemishes on actors' faces. But the TV signal is not yet UHD, so you won't see any bump in quality through your provider.

I have four HDMI ports and it's getting to the point with peripheral devices where even four is not enough. I'm currently using three. If you get less than four, you'll probably regret it.



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Post by CatBlitz » Thu Jan 21, 2016 2:26 pm

Cledus wrote:I have an LG ultra high def that I like a lot.

When I purchased it, I looked into the curved screen (Samsung, not LG). I think a curved screen is more of a gimmick than anything because you'll get some glare on the edges. There's no boost in image quality with a curved screen.

I did wind up going with ultra high def. If you watch a lot of movies, then it's great. The detail is so sharp you can see blemishes on actors' faces. But the TV signal is not yet UHD, so you won't see any bump in quality through your provider.

I have four HDMI ports and it's getting to the point with peripheral devices where even four is not enough. I'm currently using three. If you get less than four, you'll probably regret it.
The curve is cool if you're sitting a bit closer. It's a more immersive experience.


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Post by lutecat » Thu Feb 04, 2016 8:20 am

allcat wrote:
RickRund wrote:We are really partial to LG or Samsung. With the prices as we have seen them the OLED and even curved sets are reasonable.
Since you are in California, it probably would l d do no good to pm ag1. But maybe he has recommendations.

Does AG1 own an electronics store?



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Re: New TV Recommendations

Post by AlphaGriz1 » Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:28 pm

No, he doesnt


He just has access to distributors.....................Go Samsung if you have the money LG if you dont. Both are great devices.
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Re: New TV Recommendations

Post by LongTimeCatFan » Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:29 pm

AlphaGriz1 wrote:No, he doesnt


He just has access to distributors.....................
Cool story bro

So what's the best tv to buy


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Re: New TV Recommendations

Post by AlphaGriz1 » Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:30 pm

LongTimeCatFan wrote:
AlphaGriz1 wrote:No, he doesnt


He just has access to distributors.....................
Cool story bro

So what's the best tv to buy
Read my post bro...........go Samsung or go home


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Re: New TV Recommendations

Post by LongTimeCatFan » Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:32 pm

AlphaGriz1 wrote:
LongTimeCatFan wrote:
AlphaGriz1 wrote:No, he doesnt


He just has access to distributors.....................
Cool story bro

So what's the best tv to buy
Read my post bro...........go Samsung or go home
Nice edit bro

Why Samsung? Aren't they just Korean pirates of stolen technology?

What sets them apart broheim?


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Re: New TV Recommendations

Post by AlphaGriz1 » Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:36 pm

Power supplies are 99.9% bullet proof and they have better up scaling......even if the technology is stolen.

Side by side nothing in the consumer market looks better than Samsung, not even Sony

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Re: New TV Recommendations

Post by CatBlitz » Tue Feb 09, 2016 4:32 pm

AlphaGriz1 wrote:Power supplies are 99.9% bullet proof and they have better up scaling......even if the technology is stolen.

Side by side nothing in the consumer market looks better than Samsung, not even Sony

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This.
Also, doesn't Samsung still makes the displays for the iPad?

I have had a Samsung for 3 years and I would never get anything else at the moment.


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