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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 2007-01-08, 01:02 AM Thread Starter
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Philips announces 63" 1080p plasma for $3500 MSRP

WOW. Street price in Canada could reach $4k. This could start the end for RP.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 2007-01-08, 09:47 AM
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The end started a couple of years ago. This is more of a last nail in the coffin type deal.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 2007-01-08, 10:14 AM
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Get rid of the motorized swiveling stand and make it even more affordable. No mention of the horizontal resolution. Suppose it goes up to 1920?
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 2007-01-08, 11:10 AM
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I don't know if I agree that RP's are on the way out. DLP and LCOS are pretty decent technologies that are becoming extremely cheap. I think they'll be around for a long time to come as a cheap alternative to flat panel.

Also, personally I'm more interested in LCDs... Now that 50' LCD flat panels are a reality, I'm hoping 60' to 70' are on the way (that would be my next upgrade)

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