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Anyone recently purchase a Pioneer Elite?

hmmm
02-27-2008, 11:09 PM
Hi all.

I am wondering if there is any of you out there that have recently purchased the Pioneer Elite plasma. In Either the 42" or 50". The only thing that bother me about the 42" is the lack of 1080 pixels, and the reflectiveness. My Plasma would be near the kitchen, so the sound of the fridge would make the supposed sound of the plasma humming a moot point.

- Thankyou -

bprewitt
02-28-2008, 07:02 AM
I can't remember if there's a difference between Elite and Kuro, so sorry if this isn't helpful, but I just got the Pio 5080 6 weeks ago and couldn't be happier. I was worried about the reflective aspect as I'm in a pretty bright room during the day, but it hasn't been an issue at all, even with a bright window directly on the other side of the room. Mine's 768 and not 1080, but the picture is just so good, it's just not worth worrying about.

Loves2Watch
02-28-2008, 08:28 AM
Mine's 768 and not 1080, but the picture is just so good, it's just not worth worrying about.

That's one opinion but there others that say 1080 is better. It is your choice so go do some further viewing in stores, stand back as far as the TV would be in your home and compare. See if it would make a difference to you as you are going to be the person to watch it. Compare it to the 1080p Panasonic plasma.

hmmm
02-28-2008, 02:28 PM
Forgot to mention, I will be sitting no further than 7 feet from the screen.. how does that matter as far as 1080 or not?

djbamber
02-28-2008, 03:11 PM
The closer you get to the set, the more you will notice any "imperfections" of the sets picture quality.

randys1
02-28-2008, 04:21 PM
Forgot to mention, I will be sitting no further than 7 feet from the screen.. how does that matter as far as 1080 or not?

depends on screen size, from what I have read the 50 inch at 7 feet will notice the difference

I have a 3+ yr old Pioneer Elite 50 inch, the quality is almost scary...(in a good way)

My dealer/installer/retailer talked me OUT of buying a new one at 1080p because he says that at 12 feet, my distance, I wont notice it...

might ignore him anyway :lol: , we will see