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First LCD, How about 37 inch Olevia?

03-19-2008, 01:28 PM
Can anybody tell me The difference between the 237T and 537H. The 537H is rated pretty good in Consumer Reports,can't find any thing on the237T. Who makes thier panels? How about repairs?:)

03-19-2008, 01:52 PM
how much is it?

03-19-2008, 03:04 PM
They seem to have identical specs I assume one model is slightly older than the other...here is Olevias home site....


03-19-2008, 08:42 PM
I read somewhere that Brillian-Syntax, Olevia's parent company is having financial difficulties and is looking to leave the market. You might want to look at some other brands before you make a decision.

03-19-2008, 09:06 PM
A couple of weeks ago I read on the Washington Post's website that the parent company of Olevia had defaulted on their loan obligations. The general tone of the story was that basically they were toast.

03-19-2008, 10:16 PM
Olevia/Brillian-Syntax is in a lawsuit for about $60 million for selling HD monitors after the FCC mandate that all televisions have tuners in them.

Regent's Maxent brand plasmas were also a target of the lawsuit.

03-20-2008, 01:48 AM
Syntax-Brillian also just signed an agreement to get Sharp and LG panels. You will be more than fine with an Olevia and SD will look better on your LCD than 90% of what's out there. Very nice internal video processors and name brand panels.

03-20-2008, 08:27 AM
how much is it?

the reason I ask for price is Office Depot has the 37" Philips 37PFL5332 on sale this week for $699.99 until March 22.

03-21-2008, 07:26 AM
I paid $599 at Office Depot,You can get a537H online for $679 and no tax.

03-21-2008, 07:59 AM
$599 at Office Depot.

03-21-2008, 08:58 AM
i wasn't impressed with the 537h. but for the money its not a bad tv. just look like it has a haze over it.

03-21-2008, 04:29 PM
I have the 237T on trial for 2 weeks from Office Depot. The picture looks real good,no haze on it.