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dclegg
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  #2577025 1-Oct-2020 09:56
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Dingbatt:

 

I have reservations on buying any OLED that is going to have a lot of gaming done on it. Because I spent so much on mine, I’m paranoid about burn-in, so avoid anything that has static images. Mind you, I was the same with Plasmas a (TV) generation ago.

 



I've got a 2013 Panasonic Plasma. I game on it most days for about an hour (sometimes longer on weekends). No burn-in evident after 7 years.


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  #2577028 1-Oct-2020 10:01
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I wish Noel Leeming was selling the 77" version of the LG OLED cause I bet they would have been close to $8k in price.




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

 
 
 
 


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  #2577301 1-Oct-2020 13:57
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I'm glad I didn't pull the trigger yet. It seems like Sony must of dropped the price on the X9000H range - can get the 65" for $2280 or the 75" for $3599 with our corporate discount. I had initially disregarded the 75" in favour of the 65" because the price difference was so large, but now.... 

 

I think I might pull the trigger on the 75" this weekend 🤔


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  #2577375 1-Oct-2020 17:01
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JPNZ:

 

For anyone sitting on the fence NL has a clearout sale starting today..

 

Panasonic 65GZ1000 = $3197 - Lowest Ive ever seen it (what I personally have)

 

LG 65CX OLED = $4399 - Cheapest price of 2020

 

LG 55CX OLED = $3299 - Cheapest price of 2020

 

LG 65BX OLED = $3999

 

LG 55BX OLED = $2999

 

 

 

 

FWIW these prices end on Tuesday 6th October





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  #2577386 1-Oct-2020 17:41
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doctormaxim:

 

I'm glad I didn't pull the trigger yet. It seems like Sony must of dropped the price on the X9000H range - can get the 65" for $2280 or the 75" for $3599 with our corporate discount. I had initially disregarded the 75" in favour of the 65" because the price difference was so large, but now.... 

 

I think I might pull the trigger on the 75" this weekend 🤔

 

 

nice, I see the price dropped to $2845 & $4498 for the 65/75 respectively on Sony’s website today, thanks for posting those numbers, I was wondering how hard to push for a deal price. I’m going to stick with the 65” and if I can get $2500 I will be happy enough, or will wait until Boxing Day.


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  #2577505 1-Oct-2020 21:43
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Noel Leeming also has a decent deal on the 65NANO86 ($2k), a few reviews out there but not a ton.. I think I remember reading a post about someone here buying one and taking it back but can't find it now.

Anyone have one or can advise for or against?

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  #2577683 2-Oct-2020 08:01
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dclegg:

 

Dingbatt:

 

I have reservations on buying any OLED that is going to have a lot of gaming done on it. Because I spent so much on mine, I’m paranoid about burn-in, so avoid anything that has static images. Mind you, I was the same with Plasmas a (TV) generation ago.

 



I've got a 2013 Panasonic Plasma. I game on it most days for about an hour (sometimes longer on weekends). No burn-in evident after 7 years.

 

 

It was a comment on my paranoia as much as burn-in. Later generation plasmas had more effective anti burn-in protection and so do OLEDs. Things like news channel tickers have a greater impact because modern games don’t seem to have fixed screen elements as much any more*. But micro-LED TVs seem to be on hold at the moment so I will continue coddling my OLED (ie no gaming).

 

 

 

NL current sale prices seem to indicate they are moving away from the “because COVID “ excuse for keeping prices high and now need to move stock that wasn’t snapped up in the post lockdown buying frenzy.

 

 

 

*By observation of my family’s gaming. Things like MS Flight Sim may be an exception if you don’t change the view frequently enough. But I’m talking hours not minutes.





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  #2577806 2-Oct-2020 09:25
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I got my Pana OLED 14 weeks ago and have gamed around 40 hours on it. I have no qualms at all about burn in, you have to remember that LG/Pana/Sony all have screen maintenance programs to remove burn in if it happens too.

 

I purchased it to use to its fullest extent and thats what I'm going to do. 





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  #2577819 2-Oct-2020 09:38
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JPNZ:

 

JPNZ:

 

For anyone sitting on the fence NL has a clearout sale starting today..

 

Panasonic 65GZ1000 = $3197 - Lowest Ive ever seen it (what I personally have)

 

LG 65CX OLED = $4399 - Cheapest price of 2020

 

LG 55CX OLED = $3299 - Cheapest price of 2020

 

LG 65BX OLED = $3999

 

LG 55BX OLED = $2999

 

 

 

 

FWIW these prices end on Tuesday 6th October

 

 

ALL of these are no longer listed / sold out on NL site

 

Panasonic 65GZ1000 = $3197 - Lowest Ive ever seen it (what I personally have)

 

LG 65CX OLED = $4399 - Cheapest price of 2020

 

LG 55CX OLED = $3299 - Cheapest price of 2020





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doctormaxim
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  #2578360 2-Oct-2020 23:15
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tungsten:

 

doctormaxim:

 

I'm glad I didn't pull the trigger yet. It seems like Sony must of dropped the price on the X9000H range - can get the 65" for $2280 or the 75" for $3599 with our corporate discount. I had initially disregarded the 75" in favour of the 65" because the price difference was so large, but now.... 

 

I think I might pull the trigger on the 75" this weekend 🤔

 

 

nice, I see the price dropped to $2845 & $4498 for the 65/75 respectively on Sony’s website today, thanks for posting those numbers, I was wondering how hard to push for a deal price. I’m going to stick with the 65” and if I can get $2500 I will be happy enough, or will wait until Boxing Day.

 

 

Good luck with the haggling!

 

FWIW I went into JB Hifi tonight, told them my pricing available through Sony NZ and told them if they can either match the 75" at $3599 or get close then I would buy it then and there. The salesperson went away for 10 mins talking with his manager at the main counter before coming back to tell me they could bring it down close to $4200 but their system wouldn't let them go anywhere near $3599 (he seemed genuine in his response).

 

Sounds like I'll be ordering it through Sony, plus they ship it to my home for free so that's a bonus.


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  #2579304 4-Oct-2020 21:20
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Pulled the trigger on the 75” Sony X900H today, ordered it from Sony because the price was night and day between what they could give it to me for (+ free shipping) vs what the other retailers could sell it for. Also ordered a new HDMI cable to run behind the wall so I don’t have to do it again later.

Now it’s time to sit and wait for it to turn up.

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  #2579366 5-Oct-2020 08:29
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doctormaxim: Pulled the trigger on the 75” Sony X900H today, ordered it from Sony because the price was night and day between what they could give it to me for (+ free shipping) vs what the other retailers could sell it for. Also ordered a new HDMI cable to run behind the wall so I don’t have to do it again later.

Now it’s time to sit and wait for it to turn up.

 

Noice, make sure to let us know your impressions when it turns up.

 

$3.5k is a helluva price for that TV. Hell, after swearing off LCD, I'd probably consider the 65" for that sort of discount


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  #2579559 5-Oct-2020 14:09
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I know it's at the opposite end of this thread in terms of quality, but ive just seen the Panasonic 58" HX700 is $1288 AT HN / NL etc, which seems quite reasonable. 


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  #2582054 9-Oct-2020 18:36
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ShinyChrome:

doctormaxim: Pulled the trigger on the 75” Sony X900H today, ordered it from Sony because the price was night and day between what they could give it to me for (+ free shipping) vs what the other retailers could sell it for. Also ordered a new HDMI cable to run behind the wall so I don’t have to do it again later.

Now it’s time to sit and wait for it to turn up.


Noice, make sure to let us know your impressions when it turns up.


$3.5k is a helluva price for that TV. Hell, after swearing off LCD, I'd probably consider the 65" for that sort of discount



The Sony was delivered today!

Mounted to the wall and all I can say is wow, stunning picture right out of the box. Haven’t played with any settings yet but the menus and OS all feel real snappy.
My only issue I’ve run into is my older Samsung Soundbar (Samsung HW-F450) doesn’t seem to want to work over ARC, even though from my googling it does support this, but I can’t seem to figure it out.

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  #2582645 11-Oct-2020 12:52
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What’s the view of the Samsung 65Q80T QLED which is on price match with several retailers at $3,299 ?  My use case will be streaming / downloads movies & programmes from Mobi and BBC iPlayer so the upscaling is an important feature together with apple airplay capability.


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