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Topic # 191004 19-Jan-2016 19:03
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Hey guys,

 

thinking about upgrading to a new TV (small room and big plasma = very warm room in summer), and I'm wondering what you reckon I should be asking for for my old TV. Unsure of model, I think it may be a ST30, but it's just under 4 years old. Looking at moving to an OLED or 4K (or both if finances allow) set.

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  Reply # 1474798 19-Jan-2016 19:03
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  Reply # 1474818 19-Jan-2016 19:14
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Where?

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1474894 19-Jan-2016 21:05
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Zero interest around here when I asked a similar question about a 42 inch ST50 a couple of years ago; Sorry not much help, just thought I would warn you ;-)




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  Reply # 1474903 19-Jan-2016 21:23
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Zero interest around here when I asked a similar question about a 42 inch ST50 a couple of years ago; Sorry not much help, just thought I would warn you ;-)

 

 

Shame, it's a decent set and honestly half of the reason I'm holding back is waiting for OLED to become cheap so that I don't feel bad about abandoning the Plasma. Wish that it didn't go the way of the dinos.


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  Reply # 1475295 20-Jan-2016 12:20
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Cpuld be interested.

 

Where are you located ?

 

 

 

Expected price ?

 

 





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  Reply # 1475332 20-Jan-2016 13:06
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I'm looking for a 50" panny plasma as second set. Some sellers seem to have ridiculous price expectations - for example, asking around $500-600+ for panels that are around 5 years old.

 

Based, no doubt, on what they paid for it - but ignoring the fact that new tv prices has dropped substantively since they purchased.


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  Reply # 1475411 20-Jan-2016 14:15
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I'm looking for a 50" panny plasma as second set. Some sellers seem to have ridiculous price expectations - for example, asking around $500-600+ for panels that are around 5 years old.

 

Based, no doubt, on what they paid for it - but ignoring the fact that new tv prices has dropped substantively since they purchased.

 

 

 

 

While I agree with the sentiment, the higher end panasonic plasmas are perhaps a bit of a special case in that you can't by them any more, and even the newest TVs still don't match them on picture quality, unless you spend big (or so I hear, since I haven't really looked at buying TVs much recently...)


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  Reply # 1475465 20-Jan-2016 15:10
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I am always looking for broken Plasmas <$45 for parts.




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  Reply # 1475467 20-Jan-2016 15:13
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I feel like nearly no one has read the title. I'm not trying to sell it (yet, at least), just feel out how much I could fairly expect if I did. It's still a very nice set, and were I to sell it for a pittance, I'd ratherove it into the lounge to replace the LCD the family uses.

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  Reply # 1475529 20-Jan-2016 16:27
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Yeah sorry, I avoided giving my guess because I thought it might disappoint you, but I would say you probably wouldn't get much more than $350, if that.  This is based on the fact that a couple of 65 inch ST50s came up around here and I think one person struggled to get $1000 for one, and there was no interest in the other. Drop to 40 inches and I think you're going to halve that amount, then it's a ST30 not ST50 so I think less again. I haven't really followed prices on trademe or anything recently, so this really is just a guess based on only a couple of recent data points... :)


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  Reply # 1475987 21-Jan-2016 11:20
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toejam316: I feel like nearly no one has read the title. I'm not trying to sell it (yet, at least), just feel out how much I could fairly expect if I did. It's still a very nice set, and were I to sell it for a pittance, I'd ratherove it into the lounge to replace the LCD the family uses.

 

I read your title. Replied in case you decide to dump it as you won't get much for it nowadays ...

 

People who hunt for TVs on Trademe are buying 40" for around $150 if those are not full HD and perhaps a little bit more if it is. That is from my experience on watching auctions when people upgrade and TV is still working and not broken yet. As for me - I once bought fully working 50" Plasma (very cheap) took what I wanted out of it and dumped the working screen as pretty sure noone would be interested. Right now have working LG Plasma TV (can't remember 42" or bigger) - have not dumped it yet as I did not take the components out yet....


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  Reply # 1476002 21-Jan-2016 11:33
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When I finally have to give up my Pioneer Plasma (which is on it's last legs) I'd hope I don't have to pay somebody to collect it!

 

 


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  Reply # 1476057 21-Jan-2016 12:28
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I sold a Sony Bravia 46" KLV-46S200A for $300 a week ago on TradeMe. It's a 10 year old TV so I was pretty happy to get that much.

 

Continue to use the TV, but have it listed on TradeMe for a buy now price that you'd be stoked to get. You might just get lucky : )


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  Reply # 1476080 21-Jan-2016 12:50
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I'd say max $200, if you are prepared to wait a bit. More likely $150 if you want to get rid of asap. I sold my 42" panasonic plasma a few months ago for $150.


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  Reply # 1476569 22-Jan-2016 09:22
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I sold a Sony Bravia 46" KLV-46S200A for $300 a week ago on TradeMe. It's a 10 year old TV so I was pretty happy to get that much.

 

.....

 

 

That KLV is LCD - those TVs have only one useful part for me - couple of ceramic resistors. I am not interested in LCD TVs even for free nowadays.. FYI in some older type LCD PC Monitors there were quite powerful and portable 12V PS. Also LCD monitors when broken screen present health hazard similar to power saving bulbs (mercury inside) - so be careful with dumping those.

 

From Plasma I get much more components and the older the Plasma - the better. JVC, Panasonic, Sony and Samsung.

 

i.e. all ROHS compliant electronic devices nowadays are more difficult to de-solder than pre-ROHS device (melting temperature is higher).

 

There are few parts I found usefull in Projector TVs if anyone has any to dump: 3 high quality magnifying lenses, some components from the HV Power Supply and Back Cover - good peice of flat plastic I cut for my projects.

 

 


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