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Topic # 110063 2-Oct-2012 17:10 Send private message

As above. 720p, 3xHDMI.

Looking for a smaller screen, but just not sure what this is worth to sell, if anything (but too big for the bedroom and whats the point storing it?).

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  Reply # 695104 2-Oct-2012 19:47 Send private message

As a starting point for you, I had a 60" ST30, less than a year old. Just sold it last week for $2k.

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  Reply # 695124 2-Oct-2012 20:36 Send private message

$750?

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  Reply # 695135 2-Oct-2012 20:52 Send private message

Not sure really, I've seen a 55" LG (2012 model) for $799 at Farmers the other day. Was full HD but only 2 HDMI (why would they do that?).

I think you'd be very lucky to get $700.



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  Reply # 695288 3-Oct-2012 08:04 Send private message

Thanks, I'd be stunned if I got as high as $700 for it I think.

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  Reply # 695317 3-Oct-2012 08:53 Send private message

Yeah I was being polite.  As above, you can get brand new, current model 720P 50" sets, with freeview built in for $799.  2nd hand, with no freeview, you'd be talking $550 maybe?

I'd be spending a bit more if I was buying, to get the warranty etc.  Limited hdmi ports is no problem if you have freeview built in, and especially if you have a receiver anyway.


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  Reply # 695325 3-Oct-2012 08:59 Send private message

The size is nice but non-1080p and non-Freeview is going to put a lot of people off and TV's seem to be plummeting in price (mine is about 9 months old and has been replaced by a newer model that is 30% cheaper than the price we paid!). I think about $500 is realistic as Panasonic is a decent brand and 50" is still a big chunk of screen even without the other features.

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  Reply # 695327 3-Oct-2012 09:03 Send private message

I'd say whack it on Trademe with a $1 reserve, you will get what it is worth.

I would consider paying up to $400 for a Pana that size.



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  Reply # 695718 3-Oct-2012 17:40 Send private message

Not in a big rush, as I have a few months up my sleeve till it becomes an issue (its going into a very small lounge, and just dominates the room, which is the opposite of what I want really.

If anyone had a 37" to trade I could be interested. (Im in Hawkes Bay).



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  Reply # 695897 4-Oct-2012 00:02 Send private message

If I were you I'd be talking to trig42.

On the plus side its a good size set that is "good enough" feature wise (ie 720p) for a lot of people and it's not too expensive, so it has a wide market. On the down side you can get so much brand new TV for your money these days from retailers.. and they come with CGA.

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  Reply # 695920 4-Oct-2012 08:22 Send private message

These sets are are ideal for people on freeview Sat only. That's SD only and requires an external tuner box anyway.

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