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Topic # 23547 2-Jul-2008 13:13
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I was surprised to see a Series 6 LCD advertised in some Junk Ma... a flyer from Newbolds last night (the 46" LA46A650), as I'd been searching online for them earlier that day and found nothing in NZ.

These sets have gotten some good reviews, although as seems to be the norm the model number is different in other parts of the world.  I'm assuming/hoping the NZ LA46A650 = the UK LE46A656.  The specs seem to match up anyway.

Has anyone seen any others around? I'm more interesting in the 40" model, have emailed Samsung NZ & Newbolds but don't know when to expect a reply.

Cheers.

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  Reply # 142217 2-Jul-2008 13:49
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sjadd: I was surprised to see a Series 6 LCD advertised in some Junk Ma... a flyer from Newbolds last night (the 46" LA46A650), as I'd been searching online for them earlier that day and found nothing in NZ.

These sets have gotten some good reviews, although as seems to be the norm the model number is different in other parts of the world.  I'm assuming/hoping the NZ LA46A650 = the UK LE46A656.  The specs seem to match up anyway.

Has anyone seen any others around? I'm more interesting in the 40" model, have emailed Samsung NZ & Newbolds but don't know when to expect a reply.

Cheers.


DVB-T?





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  Reply # 142228 2-Jul-2008 14:20
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its listed on the oz site as "built in HD Tuner: Yes" but we all know that their standards are different to ours.

I would have expected a different model number for nz as we have hte different dvb-t system...




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  Reply # 142229 2-Jul-2008 14:22
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is on the newbolds site as well: http://www.100yes.co.nz/product_info.asp?category=Television&productID=23

No mention of dvb-t in their listing...




Previously known as psycik

NextPVR/OpenHAB: 
Gigabyte AMD A8 Brix --> Samsung LA46A650D via HDMI, NextPVR,OpenHAB with Aeotech ZWave Controller
Media:Chromecast v2, ATV4, Roku3, Raspberry PI temperature Sensors and Bluetooth LE Sensors,HDHomeRun Dual
Windows 2012 
Host (Plex Server/Crashplan): 2x2TB, 2x3TB, 1x4TB using DriveBender, Samsung 850 evo 512 GB SSD, Hyper-V Server with 1xW10, 1xW2k8, 2xUbuntu 16.04 LTS, Crashplan, NextPVR channel for Plex,NextPVR Metadata Agent and Scanner for Plex


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Reply # 142328 2-Jul-2008 19:27
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Yo, saw this on Noel Lemmings also...

Samsung 46" Full HD LCD TV

LA46A650

99600

Series 6 from Samsung - A statement in Design, Style and Technology. Unique crystal design, 100Hz, 4 HDMi (V1.3) Full HD and just about everything else you deserve from the best LCD TV.

Delivery $55.00 ($90.00 remote regions) or pick-up free.

 

$3999.99

159 Fly Buy Points 159 Fly Buys

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  Reply # 142329 2-Jul-2008 19:28
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Also have the 40 inch model too...



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  Reply # 142452 3-Jul-2008 10:02
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Cheers for that.  Good to know they've made it here.

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  Reply # 142463 3-Jul-2008 10:44
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demigod: Yo, saw this on Noel Lemmings also...

Samsung 46" Full HD LCD TV

LA46A650

99600

Series 6 from Samsung - A statement in Design, Style and Technology. Unique crystal design, 100Hz, 4 HDMi (V1.3) Full HD and just about everything else you deserve from the best LCD TV.

Delivery $55.00 ($90.00 remote regions) or pick-up free.

 

$3999.99

159 Fly Buy Points 159 Fly Buys


I have one of these - and can report that it is a fantastic TV :)

Not sure about the DVB-T tuner tho - dont think it has one built in...

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Reply # 142464 3-Jul-2008 10:46
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Cool... How much did you pay if you don't mind me asking & where from ???

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  Reply # 142467 3-Jul-2008 10:51
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demigod:
Cool... How much did you pay if you don't mind me asking & where from ???


Actually, my bad - I have this one;

LA46M81BDX
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I bought it about 9 months ago, and I paid far too much for it!

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  Reply # 143984 7-Jul-2008 19:18
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Hi

There was a display of Samsung LCD's at the Albany Shopping Center yesterday

Were about 4 Series 6, a Series 5, Series 4 and a Plasma

The Series 6 looked real good

Went along to JB HiFi and they has a 36 and 52 inch series 6 on display

Price for the 46 inch was $3999 and the 52 inch $5990. Think that the Samsung RRP for the 52 inch is actually $4999 so they may be asking a bit much for the 52 inch

No built in Freeview HD Tuner. Told that this may be in the Series 7 (later this year or early next)

AVS Forums give good reports and CNET give this better review than the new Sony W series.

Only real negative that is given is the red ting on the surround but ut is very slight and actually looks quite smart.

Trying to decide on either the 46 or 52 inch

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Reply # 144842 8-Jul-2008 18:24
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Well I bit the bullet and got a 40inch Series 6... Very cool !


Size of the room and budget made it a 40 instead of a 46.


Picture quality is awesome, and recommended purchase.  Plays PS3 like a dream !!


The red tinge isn't really that noticable, and I think is great rather than the traditional black shiny finish.


No tuner :( but aint the end of the world...


Order MySky Hidef, but won't be installed til Aug 26th... Looking at the picture, I'm not sure if the Sky upgrade is worth it...  Might save my money and spend it on blu-ray movies I actually want to watch... So might cancel that install.

Anyway, for sale, one 32 inch CRT... that will probably be as much use as a fish bowl, than a telly... LOL...


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  Reply # 145361 9-Jul-2008 13:10
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I think I would wait until it comes out with a DTT tuner..




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Reply # 146970 11-Jul-2008 21:10
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I was all set today to purchase the Samsung 40" LCD 6 Series as my first HDTV. Until I seen the Panasonic 42" Plasma TH-42PY800. I came home with nothing... due to more confusion with the latest technology's. The Panasonic clearly beat every HDTV I viewed for picture quality and specs I just want a second opinion. I'm sleeping on it over night. I have started a thread here above asking for your help on this model. Thanks guys.

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Baz

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