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Topic # 9685 4-Oct-2006 23:17
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Just saw (New) Samsung 50" DLP(SP50L6HX) on sale ($2499 displayed) at H&S.

Anyone got an idea? pros? cons?

I have used NTSC version of Samsung 52" DLP from 2003~eairly 2006, changed bulb once didn't give me a rainbow effect, but what about PAL version of Samsung DLP?

I tried get into system menu by pressing Mute-1-8-2-Power, but doesn't work.

Do anyone knows how to get into system menu for SP50L6HX?

There is also 42" DLP(SP42L6HX) on sale($1699 displayed) as well.

Which would it be price wise?

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  Reply # 47618 5-Oct-2006 09:39
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The big thing to remember with a DLP is that the bulb has a finite life and will generally need replacing every 2-3 years with normal use. You have to weight up the pros and pro of bigger screen vs this cost.

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  Reply # 47628 5-Oct-2006 10:34
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That would apply to any RP TV set, whether DLP, LCD or LCoS. For my part I never saw rainbow effects on my Toshiba DLP but I did see image smearing, and the so called clay face effect where say in a face, instead of a gradual change in tone across the face, the color tones changed in obvious steps - hence the name clay face

All of that has gone away with the JVC D-ILA (LCos) set I use now

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast


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