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  Reply # 1032081 27-Apr-2014 15:33 Send private message

never owned a plasma but might be being convinced



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  Reply # 1032082 27-Apr-2014 15:34 Send private message

any thoughts on other makes brands/// sony 550 70'' sharp have a 70 or pannyvt60 is best

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  Reply # 1032083 27-Apr-2014 15:38 Send private message

Panasonic 65VT60.
I have the 55" version with x 2 windows behind me, one to the side.
It's more than fine.


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  Reply # 1032090 27-Apr-2014 15:58 Send private message

One more for the VT60. Nothing is going to touch it for the foreseeable future.



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  Reply # 1032092 27-Apr-2014 16:01 Send private message

had a look online seem to be about 5k $4900 would that seem like a standard price or anyone know where they r cheaper lol

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  Reply # 1032096 27-Apr-2014 16:10 Send private message

foxy38: had a look online seem to be about 5k $4900 would that seem like a standard price or anyone know where they r cheaper lol


They are EOL. They aren't making any more and no new stock will be coming. They will probably not be heavily discounted again.
If anyone has stock 6 months from now, it will probably be listed at $5999.00 or more (just like the old VT50 is currently).

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  Reply # 1032097 27-Apr-2014 16:13 Send private message

Probably just missed the Easter sale ... there should be another sale at some stage

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  Reply # 1032139 27-Apr-2014 18:06 Send private message

joker97: Probably just missed the Easter sale ... there should be another sale at some stage


Yeah, the next holiday weekend which will be Mon 2 Jun.

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  Reply # 1032142 27-Apr-2014 18:09 One person supports this post Send private message

Another vote for the VT60. I recently bought the 55" version and it's fantastic. Easily the best TV's we'll see at a reasonable price for the next few years... OLED at a decent price is a ways off yet me thinks!

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  Reply # 1032146 27-Apr-2014 18:14 Send private message

Can't vouch for that particular model but have a Panasonic plasma and it is amazing. I'd say my room is average brightness but if I really care for a movie or game I'll close the curtains....

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  Reply # 1032150 27-Apr-2014 18:22 2 people support this post Send private message

There's no reason for retailers who have stock to discount.
Simply put, they don't have to.
People want it, not everyone has it, and there's no more coming...
If you want one, pony up I suppose.

Normally suppliers would subsidise TV's to ensure old models move along and make room for the replacements...
But as it's the end of Panasonic plasmas, that part of the equation no longer comes into play.

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Reply # 1032153 27-Apr-2014 18:36 Send private message

Dunnersfella: There's no reason for retailers who have stock to discount.
Simply put, they don't have to.
People want it, not everyone has it, and there's no more coming...
If you want one, pony up I suppose.


Exactly why I bought one!  Was just lucky Harveys had a good discount that week.  Got my 55" for only $2800! 

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  Reply # 1032167 27-Apr-2014 19:13 Send private message

I dropped 4k on a TH-P55VT about a year and a half ago and was one of the best investments in a tv I have ever made, Did a lot of research before getting it and have not been disappointed  in it since.




Once upon a time.......

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  Reply # 1032199 27-Apr-2014 20:26 Send private message

I've got a Panny ST30 in a very bright room, french doors on one side and windows on the other and have never had an issue with viewing during the day. I can't recommend one enough, you won't be disappointed with a plasma. Just pull the trigger and buy one.

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  Reply # 1032207 27-Apr-2014 20:50 Send private message

http://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-TC-P65VT60-65-Inch-Discontinued-Manufacturer/dp/B00BC4SN9S/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1398588439&sr=8-1&keywords=Panasonic+65VT60

And those are $US prices! Anyone thinking they'll sit back and wait for a sale, is going to miss the boat.

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