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We've been talking about the pros and cons of the two flat-panel TV display technologies, plasma and LCD, for quite a while 95924069 discounted nike shoes now, and we usually end the discussion with something like, "Plasma wins, since it's less expensive and has better picture quality." Well, we recently got a chance to review two of the best examples of flat-panel LCD technology yet: Sony's 40-inch Bravia KDL-V40XBR1 and Philips' 42PF9830A. If these new models are any indication, the gap has narrowed quite a bit. Both can deliver home-theater-worthy picture quality, characterized by relatively deep shades isabel marant of black that previous flat-panel LCDs just can't match.
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The good: Deep black level for an LCD; full 720p resolution; plenty of inputs, including HDMI, DVI and CableCard; solid video processing; numerous color adjustments.
The bad: Expensive; somewhat inaccurate 86988276 ken griffey jr nike shoes out-of-the-box color temperature; cannot switch aspect ratios with high-def.
The bottom line: This panel has great performance for an LCD, but we'd still take a less expensive, better-performing plasma nike free run for home theater.
2. Sony Bravia KDL-V40XBR1
The good: Deep blacks and detailed shadows for an LCD; three component-video inputs; slick styling.
The bad: Expensive; poor color decoding with heavy red push; only one HDMI input.
The bottom line: While not quite as good for home theater as the best plasmas, the expensive Sony Bravia KDL-V40XBR1 puts on a pretty face and delivers an impressive picture.
3. Philips 42PF9830A
The good: Solid black-level performance for an LCD; video processing includes 2:3 pull-down; accurate primary colors; attractive styling; motorized swivel stand; built-in colored backlight.
The bad: No independent memory timberlands isabel marant sneaker sale per input; color decoding accentuates red slightly; no dedicated PC input.
The bottom line: The Philips 42PF9830A is one of the best-performing LCDs we've reviewed, although it still doesn't rival the better plasmas at this size.
4. Panasonic TH-37PHD8UK
The good: Accurate color decoder with no red push; solid video processing with 2:3 pull-down; excellent black-level performance; independent cheap jordans shoes memory isabel marant sneaker sale per input; numerous 60300368 nike shoes for sale picture adjustments; customizable inputs.
The bad: Limited connectivity options; basic and industrial in its design; no tuner included; no 90082744 nike air max white aspect-ratio control for HD sources; floats black.
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5. Panasonic TH-42PX50U
The good: Deep blacks; clean video processing with 2:3 pull-down; independent memory per input when using different picture modes.
The bad: Less-than-ideal color decoding; no PC input; lacks picture-in-picture; can't change aspect ratio with isabel marant sale HD sources.
The bottom line: The only bang-for-the-buck competition facing the Panasonic TH-42PX50U plasma comes from the same company's industrial model.
6. Pioneer PDP-4360HD
The good: Extremely accurate color; able to reproduce deep blacks; solid feature package; sleek, glossy-black finish; excellent connectivity, including two inputs for HDMI and three for component video.
The bad: Blacks still not quite reference quality; minor visible low-level noise in dark material; high-quality inputs share input slots.
The bottom line: Pioneer's PDP-4360HD offers improved black-level performance and excellent overall picture quality, but it costs a bit more than the competition.
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