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Lg 42lc5d

ten27oh4
05-06-2008, 12:30 PM
A friend of mine is able to get me an LG 42LC5D for $868 plus shipping. She works for a distributor that can get me any LG TV for a reduced price and the reviews I have read on this TV seem pretty decent. Mostly I'll be watching Hi-Def sports (football and baseball) as well as eventually Blu-Ray movies (once I can convince my wife to let me buy one). In addition, from time-to-time I will have photos on my TV coming from my laptop. I originally wanted a plasma TV but was told there was some issues with plasma at elevation - I live at about 6500 feet with the possibility of moving to about 9000 feet in the near future. Can you experts tell me if I am going to see much motion blur with this TV and what the pros/cons would be? Should I look for something with 1080p or 1080i rather than the 720p? I have been told for the money it is better to get a 720p. Let me know what you all think. Thanks in advance.

Michael

ten27oh4
05-07-2008, 09:37 AM
Never heard from anyone. Any advice?

raremmick
05-11-2008, 05:53 PM
At 42 inches it'll be hard to see the difference between 1080p and 720p, you need to go up to the 50inch range to notice. This of course is assuming you watch your tv at the recommended distance, usually about 6 feet.

As for 1080i vs 1080p, you will want the 1080p. Sports have fast moving objects and the "i" will cause bluring where the "p" will greatly reduce it, though I'm not sure many tv's even coming in 1080i anymore.

As for plasma and height, not sure. It is a liquid that is goning to be sensitive to temp, it may also be sensitive to hieght as well, I would def. do the research on that one.

GoDJ416
05-13-2008, 09:52 AM
At 42 inches it'll be hard to see the difference between 1080p and 720p, you need to go up to the 50inch range to notice. This of course is assuming you watch your tv at the recommended distance, usually about 6 feet.

To the original poster, please disregard the quoted opinion masquerading as fact. Every viewer's eyes are different, and while it is much more likely the difference between 720p and 1080p will be noticed at larger screen sizes, the imaginary 50 inch plateau 720p owners throw out is in no way set in stone.

The best advice is to go to a store and compare a 720 and 1080, same screen size at the same distance. Can you tell? If so, is the money worth the quality difference?

Hope this helps.