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Is bigger better?

10-22-2007, 06:43 PM
I just purchased the Panasonic TH50PC77U at Costco. Now that I have it I want larger? I had a 53 inch rear projection Sony that looked much bigger somehow?? I know this is not really the case. So here is the dilemma. Costco has a 58 inch TH58PE75U that will fit in my space. It seems this model is older? And I can not find out any reviews on this model. Do I go with the philosophy “bigger is better” or will I be sacrificing quality?

Thanks again for your help.

10-22-2007, 06:53 PM
This is the first I've heard of this 58 inch model. Its got to be this years model because it ends in "75U". Last years were 60Us or 600Us.

Yes. Bigger is better.

10-22-2007, 07:56 PM
Well, some do say that size matters, but most agree, it's more in the technique.

10-22-2007, 08:16 PM
The 50 set looks so much smaller because it is widescreen (shorter) and there is much less substance to it, since it is vastly thinner than your old rear projection.

I believe the 58 set is Panasonics 720p "warehouse/club" model. In that size screen, I'd certainly go for 1080p resolution.

10-22-2007, 08:26 PM
Yeah, I also think it is just a specialty model for SAM's, Costco and such.. Here is the tables of the differences. As you can see for the most part, not much difference..


10-22-2007, 10:29 PM
Well, some do say that size matters, but most agree, it's more in the technique.haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaa almost spilled my tea wink wink .........