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# 182473 17-Oct-2015 12:13
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Looking for a 60" TV doesnt have to be UHD or even a smart tv as its hooked to an HTPC.
  It seems that all the tvs now are only 50" and the  big ones are super expensive UHD panels.
 i passed on a 60" panasonic at $1299 earlier in the year and now kicking myself....

any suggestions on a 60-65" under 2500?

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  # 1408231 17-Oct-2015 13:51
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KDL60W600B was $1888 at JB a few weeks ago, seemed like a good buy.

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  # 1408242 17-Oct-2015 13:58
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Harvey Norman list a few

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  # 1408282 17-Oct-2015 16:37
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KDL60W600 is an old model, make sure it doesn't suffer from the Mira effect.
Basically, grab a pure white JPG... 1080 resolution.
Pop it on a USB stick, put it into the TV and view the file as a 'photo'.
Then see if you see the 'pebble in a pond' effect. If you do, it's one of the Mexican made panels. Avoid.

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  # 1408359 17-Oct-2015 19:38
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Well, having recently (2 - 3 weeks ago) looked at 60" - 65" TVs, I found that Harvey Norman, Noel Leeming, JB Hifi, Dick Smith, Appliance Shed and a few PC stores like PBTech still had some available, starting around $2200 for models like the Panasonic TH-60C430Z. Some had more choice in store than online.

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  # 1408640 18-Oct-2015 16:15
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ive never seen a "hotel" model TV before...whats the difference? (picture quality or just connection options??)

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  # 1408665 18-Oct-2015 16:36
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floydie: ive never seen a "hotel" model TV before...whats the difference? (picture quality or just connection options??)

Not too sure myself but maybe this can shed some light: 

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