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Old April 21, 2008, 09:01 AM
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Future Shop: TV & Video: 40"-49" TVs: Sony 40" Widescreen LCD HDTV** (KDL40S3000)

thats a good deal...
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Old April 22, 2008, 05:54 PM
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But it's native res is 720p and it can't do 1080p.

What others think of that ?
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Old April 23, 2008, 06:05 AM
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If you are going to stick to those two places I'd definitely go with a Denon or Yamaha amp in whatever price range you can afford. As for speakers, the only real choice you have for quality and sound would be some Energy's. I can pretty much guarantee that if you go with Denon (or Yamaha) and the Energy speakers you will be very pleased. Infinity used to make excellent speakers but I haven't listened to any of their models in over a decade so I can't safely recommed them.

One thing I would do for sure it take a cd that you are very familiar with and go do some listening tests. That's the only real way to find out what sounds good to you.

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Old May 13, 2008, 05:14 PM
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Alright i have a Samsung 32" 720p as ma computer screen and ill be brutally honest with you its brilliant picture quality specially watchin BattleStar Galactica in HD if theres any BG FANS OUT there WOOT WOOT!!! alright noow with that in mind you gotta keep something into perspective as i never knew this before if your a gamer yud probbaly want the 1080p as that resolution is more supported in games then the 1366 by 768 so if i had a choice i would definetely get the 1080p but at the same time Samsung did not offer anything in the 30-32" ratio with that resolution and theres no freakin way im sittin a feet away from a 40" screen lol im sittin a feet away from the Samsung! The Aquos which Captain has mentioned is a great tv look at reviews and stuff.







Dont get me wrong nothing wrong with 720p if yea play occasional games but more and more games are startin to support the 720p resolution except for freakin Command and Conquer Kane wrath puttin the resolution down to 1024 by 768. I cant remember if Crysis support the 720 p resolution i think it does anyways look at how far your looking from it My Samsung costed 1000 with tax and 4 year warranty i went to futureshop and bargained the crap outta of them i got the tv for $649 and used the savings towards warranty.
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Old May 13, 2008, 05:17 PM
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Ohh and for cabling i dont see anyone mentioned it but Belkin is also an awesome company its been around for ages they make awesome high quality cabling with lifetime warranty. Please do not spend 100 bucks on futureshop/best buy monster cabling please go to any computer store they usually have sales for a dvi-to Hdmi cable or if you have an HDMI port on yer computer that works out better i actually got my Belkin cable from ebay no many people want 16" of cable but i didnt really give a hoot considering it only costed 16 bucks to ship and i called Belkin to make sure it was legit and it was so look for awesome deals and picture quality will blow you away i went from a Viewsonic VX922 19" to this the Viewsonic is an awesome gamer screen but not too good for watching movies.
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BSG is awesome. I had one of the Cylons outside work last week, I work in a building with a casting agency, he was reciting lines hahahaha. This guy Matthew Bennett (I)
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Old May 13, 2008, 09:31 PM
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ohh dude tell me yea got pictures and shit yea?
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you can use a PS3 , it has Blu Ray built in. Great if you like to play games also.
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Old June 23, 2008, 07:34 PM
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Sharp Aquos gets my vote.
As for BSG. Cally was into my work the other week, and apparently Six has been there as well.
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Old June 25, 2008, 01:18 PM
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Another vote for sharp. amazing screens. I personally don't have one (i'm still in love with my projector). I lov BSG also for those interested it looks like SG-Atlantis has started up. Finally in regards to the speakers. If i was on a budget then i would get a Yamaha Amp, and some nice speakers. How ever i have have been incredibly impressed with my combination.

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Front: JBL Venue Stadium
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Sub: Athena P4100 (i can't crank it stuff falls off the wall :) )
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