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Is this a good tv

jj71787
11-25-2010, 11:40 PM
Samsung LN46C630 46-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LCD HDTV (Black)


It will be for a bed room to watch tv, movies, sports, and play ps3 on. I have enough money for this tv now that its on sale but would like some input if its a good tv.
Theres also a 46" LG on sale but when I worked at bestbuy I always thought the samsung pictures looked better

neoshredder27
11-25-2010, 11:51 PM
Yes. Would be my choice if Plasma didn't exist.

jj71787
11-25-2010, 11:54 PM
thanks. would go plasma but I do watch a lot of tv and play ps3 a lot and would be scared of burn in im the type that falls asleep with th tv on sleep timer

PFC5
11-26-2010, 12:13 AM
Plasmas are actually better with game playing since they have pixel response times that are at least 2,000x faster than the fastest LCD, and virtually no video game lag like many LCDs have. You just have to be careful if you play games for long hours straight with static elements like a bright HUD on a game. The COD games are not a problem because they change the screen completely between each match. We have played for many hours on my plasma with no issues. So check the games you may like to play for hours at a time without breaks and see if they have constant portions/elements that always stay on the screen. If they do not, then you can get a bigger screen often for less money compared to a good LCD model.

jj71787
11-26-2010, 12:14 AM
the most I played a game in 1 sitting is 2 hours but I also watch movies on my ps3 and I am the type to fall asleep with the tv on and I know the picture can burn in

PFC5
11-26-2010, 12:18 AM
Well I set my PS3 to auto dim and to auto shut off after a set time, and I also set my Panasonic plasma to auto shut off after 3 hours automatically as I often fall asleep with movies on so these things combined should solve you problem with that. I have no issues with this setup, but I do not know if Samsung plasma have that auto shut off feature like the Panasonic plasmas have.

jj71787
11-26-2010, 12:21 AM
so if I fall asleep with the tv on every night but set the sleep timer to like an hour or if I watch a certain channel for a long time theres still a slim chance of burn in?

PFC5
11-26-2010, 08:30 PM
so if I fall asleep with the tv on every night but set the sleep timer to like an hour or if I watch a certain channel for a long time theres still a slim chance of burn in?

No. Only if there is a static image left on the screen. I assume you do not go to sleep looking at a static picture on your screen right? ;)

jj71787
11-26-2010, 09:57 PM
what if i go to sleep with fox on isnt the logo a static image that can burn in

neoshredder27
11-26-2010, 10:08 PM
what if i go to sleep with fox on isnt the logo a static image that can burn in
Commercials don't have it. Watch out for ESPN though.

jj71787
11-26-2010, 10:37 PM
true I haven't shopped around much. I was in target today and they had a panasonic plasma 600hz next to a samsung lnc630 with only 60 hz and the plasma did look a lot better. Im a noob with this if I do look for a plasma whats better 120 hz, 240hz or 600hz.

Still considering the samsung lnc650 though

neoshredder27
11-26-2010, 11:01 PM
true I haven't shopped around much. I was in target today and they had a panasonic plasma 600hz next to a samsung lnc630 with only 60 hz and the plasma did look a lot better. Im a noob with this if I do look for a plasma whats better 120 hz, 240hz or 600hz.

Still considering the samsung lnc650 though
Plasma's only come in 600hz. LCD's have 60hz, 120hz, and 240hz.

jj71787
11-26-2010, 11:15 PM
ok I looked up plasmas at amazon at 46" same as the samsung lcd and the only tv that had a good price was the Panasonic TC-P46S2 for $763

neoshredder27
11-26-2010, 11:22 PM
You can go with the top of the line 2d Plasma with the Panasonic TC-P42G25 for $799 plus a free speaker system.

jj71787
11-26-2010, 11:37 PM
this is better then the 46" samsung lcd?

neoshredder27
11-26-2010, 11:43 PM
this is better then the 46" samsung lcd?
Better PQ but you lose 4-inches. It's another case of size vs. picture quality.

jj71787
11-27-2010, 12:07 AM
ok I will weigh in the pq, life span, possibility of a burn in
thanks for all the responses

jj71787
11-28-2010, 07:45 PM
ok I narrowed it down to 2 tvs in my price range

1. Panasonic TC-P46S2

and

2. Samsung ln 46c650