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  Reply # 1334780 1-Jul-2015 10:45
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Kopkiwi: I just purchased a 65" Sony 930C. Brilliant TV. HRD, HDCP 2.2. Plus all the rest of it.


May I ask where from? None of the shops seem to list it on their websites and sony.co.nz has it listed for $6999.

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  Reply # 1334782 1-Jul-2015 10:46
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Hobchild:
Kopkiwi: I just purchased a 65" Sony 930C. Brilliant TV. HRD, HDCP 2.2. Plus all the rest of it.


May I ask where from? None of the shops seem to list it on their websites and sony.co.nz has it listed for $6999.


From Sony, but got it for $6200

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1334862 1-Jul-2015 11:13
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I just purchased a 65" Sony 930C. Brilliant TV. HRD, HDCP 2.2. Plus all the rest of it.

 

 

Thanks for the tip. $6000 won't fly in my place but when the price drops it might sneak into the budget.

 

Something to look forward to.



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  Reply # 1335644 2-Jul-2015 12:04
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Looks like Sony are out of stock anyway plus $6000 is way outta my budget. Personally looking at the 55" 8500c.

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  Reply # 1335794 2-Jul-2015 14:45
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Someone snap up the 65" Panasonic VT30 on TradeMe for $2500 !!!!

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  Reply # 1335934 2-Jul-2015 16:26
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heylinb4nz: Someone snap up the 65" Panasonic VT30 on TradeMe for $2500 !!!!


lol TV is worth about $800

I sold my 65ST50 2 weeks ago for $1k

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  Reply # 1335938 2-Jul-2015 16:33
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An ST is not a VT...
The only Pana that holds value is the VT, kind of like the FHD Kuro from Pioneer being the only TV that people paid silly prices for.
However, $2500 is too high.

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  Reply # 1336023 2-Jul-2015 19:11
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Just about all reviews state the ST50 is at least on par with the VT30

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  Reply # 1336024 2-Jul-2015 19:13
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Yup - then again, apparently the 2014 Porsche Boxster is a nice car, but I'd still want the 2013 Porsche 911...

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  Reply # 1336202 3-Jul-2015 09:25
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Kopkiwi: Just about all reviews state the ST50 is at least on par with the VT30



A calibrated ST50 is nearly on par with a Calibrated VT30. The VT30 does have additional calibrations that make for a slightly better picture and black level.

I ended up getting an ST50 for $3000 as the VT30 at the time was $3600

I feel $2500 is a good price considering you cant buy these any more and to get something in 65" with similar picture quality and black level  is well over $2500.


It was certainly a sad decision by Panasonic to end the high end Plasma line



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  Reply # 1336206 3-Jul-2015 09:27
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Kopkiwi:
heylinb4nz: Someone snap up the 65" Panasonic VT30 on TradeMe for $2500 !!!!


lol TV is worth about $800

I sold my 65ST50 2 weeks ago for $1k



You sold it too cheap :)

Every ST ive seen on TradeMe over the last 8 months has sold for around $1800-$2000

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  Reply # 1336332 3-Jul-2015 11:41
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heylinb4nz:
Kopkiwi:
heylinb4nz: Someone snap up the 65" Panasonic VT30 on TradeMe for $2500 !!!!


lol TV is worth about $800

I sold my 65ST50 2 weeks ago for $1k



You sold it too cheap :)

Every ST ive seen on TradeMe over the last 8 months has sold for around $1800-$2000


You're telling me, I feel it was worth around $2k. But some d3ckhead on TM had one up for $1200 so he had set the market.



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  Reply # 1351650 25-Jul-2015 17:10
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I'm glad I held out as it seems everybody is having a pretty good TV sale this weekend.

Looking at this. It was $3499 https://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/prod139011.html Not the TV of my dreams but not a bad price either and well within my budget. I could wait longer and eventually get a nice 4KTV on clearance but in the end you can always do that I suppose and our borrowed HD ready Samsung plasma is starting to make my brain go fuzzy.

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