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Old 06-27-2007, 06:02 PM   #1
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Best Buy in a flat screen TV?

Syntax 32 Inch LCD HD-Ready TV - 332H at The Home Depot

Buy the OLEVIA 32" 2 Series LCD HDTV (232V) and other Flat-panel TVs at

Anybody have one of these syntex/olevia units? Seem pretty cheap....errrr inexpensive...
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Old 06-27-2007, 07:36 PM   #2
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Check out the WalMart site...

TVs - 26" to 36" - Shop by Screen Size - TVs - Electronics - Wal-Mart

They have 32 inch LCD TVs starting at $500

They have 42 inch LCDs starting at just under $1000
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Old 06-27-2007, 07:40 PM   #3
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Check the AVS forum: AVS Forum - Home

You probably can search for the models you are looking at and see what complaints other users have had.
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Old 06-27-2007, 07:45 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by maddythebeagle View Post
I bought the Olevia 32 at Circuit City last Dec. for 499, it works great.

Also used which I recomened, to buy a 63 inch Samsung plasma.
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Old 06-27-2007, 08:37 PM   #5
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Amazon and epinions reviews seem good.

One question: what are you going to feed it with? A lot of these sets look decent with a 720p widescreen feed but arent quite as attractive with an analog style signal from non-high def sources. One of the areas consumer reports tags is the quality of output when fed from 'inferior' sources.
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Bear in mind

if you want the same vertical dimension in a wide-screen that you have in a standard set, you need a size 1.22 times the standard size. This is the minimum I consider to be an equivalent size. Most regrets people have are not buying a larger one. Vizeo has a great 50in plasma for $1400 at Costco. Their 42in lcd goes for $950 at Walmart. I don't consider HD-Ready HDTVs since they don't have an ATSC tuner for broadcast. Two tuners would be nicer for PIP.
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