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sportsfan12
TroutStamp wrote:


Plasmas will always have better blacks than a DLP. The reason for this is because the phosphorus cell that is lit by the tv in a plasma goes completely off (black) when there is no color there, where on a DLP there is that backlight that makes it look slightly grey/blue when it should be black. I personally am not a huge fan of LED/DLP tvs for a few reasons. The first being the expensive bulbs which need to be replaced, and the second being the very narrow viewing angle compared to LCDs and Plasmas. Some LED/DLP tvs use 3 bulbs to produce their picture and depending on where you get your parts from each one of those could cost up to 300 bucks a pop. However, many of the new LED/DLP tvs use only one bulb now to produce their colors, but still, just save the hassle and get an LCD or Plasma. As for the viewing angle on most DLPs.... yuck, just go look at one from the side and you'll see what I'm talking about. Nearly all new good LCDs have a 178 degree viewing angle and Plasmas have 180.

There is no such thing as a perfect tv yet though, but the Samsung series 950 LCDs are getting pretty damn close....


LED DLP's do not use bulbs, or multiple bulbs. They use LEDs.....they can last for 20 years running 8 hours a day. No need to worry about replacing it. LED's are also better than bulbs at having better blacks that rival plasmas. DLP's do have a slightly worse viewing angle(~170%)....but the price is way cheaper with as good or better picture quality.
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sportsfan12
CnCsion wrote:


sportsfan wrote:


CnCsion wrote:


Wizzler wrote:


DLP is probably the best.


I disagree, i have one, not as good as LCD or plasma


As with all of this discussion, you need to take into account the year and make/model of the unit.
Practically any LCD/DLP/Plasma 2008 model from a quality brand will all basically give you the same picture. All the major problems that each specific technology had in the past are gone.

Right now, I've read that the DLP screens with the LED backlights are the best picture overall.

No screen glare or possible burn-in(plasma problems)
Almost perfect blacks and vibrant color(Plasma strength)
No "blurry" images on fast picture scenes(LCD problem)
Very low power consumption(LCD strength)


I have a DLP screen with LED (Samsung) the picture is great but the HD isn't very great. I spent a couple months at my dad's this year and he has 2 plasma, the HD picture was a lot better then my tv, I would say the colors are more crisp and he never had problems.
As to the problems you are correct, you really can't go wrong with the glare, you never get any, lights in the room at night or anything. The perfect blacks I would disagree, I thought the plasma screen was a little better and especially when it comes to color vibrancy it is a far 2nd to the plasma.
As for power consumption it is pretty decent, my bill isn't very high at all when the tv runs.
DLP's do have parts you have to replace, the bulb in the back needs to be replaced every 300 hours or so and can be very very expensive.


Was your LED samsung properly calibrated or using the stock settings. over on CNET they have a guide on how they changed some settings on that tv(61 inch?) and it really made a difference.

Also, LEDs last for 20 years running 8 hours a day....no need to worry about replacing it. Older DLP's that use bulbs....yes.
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cncsion
sportsfan wrote:


CnCsion wrote:


sportsfan wrote:


CnCsion wrote:


Wizzler wrote:


DLP is probably the best.


I disagree, i have one, not as good as LCD or plasma


As with all of this discussion, you need to take into account the year and make/model of the unit.
Practically any LCD/DLP/Plasma 2008 model from a quality brand will all basically give you the same picture. All the major problems that each specific technology had in the past are gone.

Right now, I've read that the DLP screens with the LED backlights are the best picture overall.

No screen glare or possible burn-in(plasma problems)
Almost perfect blacks and vibrant color(Plasma strength)
No "blurry" images on fast picture scenes(LCD problem)
Very low power consumption(LCD strength)


I have a DLP screen with LED (Samsung) the picture is great but the HD isn't very great. I spent a couple months at my dad's this year and he has 2 plasma, the HD picture was a lot better then my tv, I would say the colors are more crisp and he never had problems.
As to the problems you are correct, you really can't go wrong with the glare, you never get any, lights in the room at night or anything. The perfect blacks I would disagree, I thought the plasma screen was a little better and especially when it comes to color vibrancy it is a far 2nd to the plasma.
As for power consumption it is pretty decent, my bill isn't very high at all when the tv runs.
DLP's do have parts you have to replace, the bulb in the back needs to be replaced every 300 hours or so and can be very very expensive.


Was your LED samsung properly calibrated or using the stock settings. over on CNET they have a guide on how they changed some settings on that tv(61 inch?) and it really made a difference.

Also, LEDs last for 20 years running 8 hours a day....no need to worry about replacing it. Older DLP's that use bulbs....yes.


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sportsfan12
here is the link if this is your model...

[link=http://reviews.cnet.com/projection-tvs/samsung-hl61a750/4505-6484_7-32915921.html]http://reviews.cnet.com/projection-tvs/samsung-hl61a750/4505-6484_7-32915921.html[/link]
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kulio75
Ok guys, I'm still shopping for a TV and have decided that a Plasma is what I want. My question now is has anyone had any experiece with LG's? I am looking at a LG 50" Model 50PG20. Good TV?
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