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  1. HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    Alright guys so I've been saving my pennies and my top 2 sets are now within my budget. I can either go with the LG C7 55 inch OLED for $2,499 or get the 55' Sony X900E with local Dimming for $1,999. I know some people will get upset that I even brought this up but here are my concerns. I am...
  2. Industry News
    Sharp Canada this week announced its new 2012 Consumer Electronics line-up of nearly 20 large screen 60-inch plus TVs including the companies first 80 inch 3D LED TV. The 2012 LCD TV line-up consists of five different series - the Aquos 5/6/7/8 and 9 - in sizes ranging from 60 to 80 inches in...
  3. HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    Sharp Electronics announced this week the Aquos LC-80LE632U, an 80-inch LCD TV which the company says will go on sale in Canada in October Selling price is $5,300.
  4. Home Automation and Security
    My neighbour left their garage door open overnight and lost some valuables in the process. I was thinking there must be a cheap circuit I can build that could detect when the garage door is open and illuminate a small LED in the house. Besides constantly opening the garage to check it's closed...
  5. Industry News
    Global television shipments were 55.5 million units in the second quarter of 2011, down 1 percent from 56.2 million units in the same quarter a year earlier, according to recent report from DisplaySearch. The decline was not a big surprise to analysts since the second quarter of 2010 was very...
  6. Industry News
    Sharp and Pioneer are bringing back an iconic name in television by introducing Elite LED LCD TVs. Sharp has owned a 14% stake in Pioneer since 2007. The new line of HDTVs is the first under the Elite brand name since Pioneer stepped making Elite Plasmas in 2009. The sets were developed by a...
  7. Industry News
    Sharp Electronics announced this week the Canadian availability of the Aquos LC-70LE732U, a 70-inch LCE TV which the company says is the largest LCD television in the market today. Sporting a screen whose viewing area is twice that of a 46 inch screen, the new Aquos comes in black and features...
  8. Industry News
    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) this week released a study which shows how much more energy efficient flat panel televisions are today than six or seven years ago. The report, produced by research firm TIAX LLC, reviewed power consumption data on best-selling high-definition liquid...
  9. HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    Sony Canada today announced the introduction of five new models of LCD high definition televisions which are also 3D ready. The new NX810 and NX710 Sony Bravia models, which range in price from $2,300 to $4,700, feature 1920 x 1080p resolution, LED Backlighting with local dimming, a light...
  10. Industry News
    First shown at CES in January of this year, Samsung this week announced the Canadian launch of its new 9000 premium series of 3D ready LCD HD televisions. Features of the sets include: super slim panel (less than 8 millimetres thick); stainless steel metal chassis; edge lit LED lighting; 1920 x...
  11. HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    First shown at CES in January of this year, Samsung this week announced the Canadian launch of its new 9000 premium series of 3D ready LCD HD televisions. Features of the sets include: super slim panel (less than 8 millimetres thick); stainless steel metal chassis; edge lit LED lighting; 1920 x...
  12. HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    Wanted to buy a new 46" LCD TV - mainly for HD source and BD. Can anyone tell me what is the difference between the NX series and the EX series? Only Wi-Fi? Thanks!
  13. HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    Toshiba today announced the availability of its new DLNA certified UX600 Internet enabled television (IETV) in 40″, 46″ and 55″ screen sizes. The Toshiba 40UX600, 46UX600 and 55UX600 with WiFi adaptor will be available in U.S. stores this month for $1,400, $1,700 and $2,500 respectively. In...
  14. Industry News
    Toshiba today announced the availability of its new DLNA certified UX600 Internet enabled television (IETV) in 40", 46" and 55" screen sizes. In the United States, the sets will have access to a number of Internet services including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Picasa and the New Youork...
  15. Industry News
    By 2011, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) will become the primary light source for LCD flat panel televisions according to a recent report from DisplaySearch. The research firm estimates that 56% share of all LCD televisions will be illuminated by LED, up from 27.8% in 2009. Currently most LCD...
  16. HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    So is this the new TV technology to have? Seems the old RPTV may be on it's last legs and would hate to buy into aging technology. I was under the impression that the actual images came from a packed matrix of LED's, but now they talk about using LED's as the backlight for essentially LCD...
  17. HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    Samsung Canada has announced the successor to the its 81 Series of LED LCD HDTV's, with the Series 9 LED LCD HDTV. The 2008 flagship Series 9 features 1080p resolution, LED SmartLighting, Auto Motion Plus 120Hz technologies and Touch of Colour design with a patterned bezel and charcoal grey...
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