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Old 09-10-2017, 06:06 PM
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shopping for a new TV.

i'm asking the mallers for there opinion on the purchase of a new tv. i'm 9 weeks into a reno of our home ... and i'm I'm the market for a new home entertainment center ... I have about 4k to spend ,,, and I'm looking for the best bang for my dollar,
I'm thinking of getting a 65 ,in. wall mounted tv with a sound bar (wire less )
blue ray dvd. not sure about getting a kodi box
if anyone has suggestion i'm open ... thinking of purchasing from a audio store,, thanks in advance
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Old 09-10-2017, 06:49 PM
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I got a 1970 Zenith tv for sale...

You seem to have a pretty good idea of what you want. Download the Flipp app and do a search for what interests you and it will price compare all the major stores for you.
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Old 09-10-2017, 07:14 PM
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check cnet for tv reviews.

I bought a 4k 60"Vizio on sale a couple years ago.
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Old 09-10-2017, 07:46 PM
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do you like it ...? I've heard good things about the vizio... is the sound lound enough when you turn it up ?
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Old 09-10-2017, 07:47 PM
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DigitalHome dot CA is a great Canadian forum for all things to do with consumer electronics and Canadian service providers. I suggest that you also bounce your question over there too.
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Old 09-10-2017, 07:51 PM
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check cnet for tv reviews.

I bought a 4k 60"Vizio on sale a couple years ago.
Vizio's were great value for what you got, they were designed in the U.S. and built in Mexico. Recently sold to a Chinese manufacturer though, so be wary for the time being.
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Old 09-11-2017, 07:09 PM
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Samsung is the way to go, you can pair your tablet or phones if they are Samsung, then you could load kodi onto the tablet or phone and cast it to the smart tv. If you are not in a rush wait till black Friday we should get some good sales my friend just bought a 55" 4k UHD $1800 the step up to a 65" is a big jump in $ but I'd go big
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Old 09-11-2017, 07:18 PM
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I agree with most here the Vizio M series are great tvs, i grabbed the 70" 4k last year and dont regret it! You cant go wrong with samsung tvs either. The only dissapointing part was shortly after i bought mine the high dynamic resolution ones were released and the picture on those are wow, especially for 4k content. Another thing to take note is if you buy your TV at Costco they give you a two year warranty no questions asked.
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Old 09-11-2017, 07:19 PM
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Cnet is also a great place for reviews and finding the optimal settings for your TV.
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If you can hold out until canadian black friday they have the best sales for tvs. I bought a Sony Android TV for 1500 which normally runs 3k. Beauty of having it run android is I am able to install lots of apps and kodi. Great apps for free HD sports tv and local stuff as well. Since purchasing the TV I finally dropped my TV package since all the stuff I watch Live can be found in HD1080 on many android apps. For sounds system, I got myself wired system so not sure where to point you
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Old 09-12-2017, 08:36 AM
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Good timing.
I hear there is an unadvertised in-store flash sale at Best Buy today (sep. 12) on open-box TVs. So, quite likely floor models, demos, and returned products with minor repairs.
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Sony x900e. mic drop. ;)

I wanted to wait until black Friday too...then the CFL season started and that thought went out the window
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Old 09-12-2017, 09:41 AM
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Check out Rtings.com - Reviews and Ratings they have extensive guides for TVs, they thoroughly test each TV in their list to a ridiculous degree and they even sort them for you, i.e. Best Value, Best Under 3k, Best 50"/55"/etc.
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Good timing.
I hear there is an unadvertised in-store flash sale at Best Buy today (sep. 12) on open-box TVs. So, quite likely floor models, demos, and returned products with minor repairs.
YES just picked up a 65' 4k curved samsung for 900 then added service
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Old 09-13-2017, 08:22 PM
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I decided on getting the 65 inch new Samsung " frame tv ". It's a very clean design and hangs like a picture would on the wall . I also got a Samsung 4k blue ray DVD and a Samsung 9 speaker sound bar. To say the least I went way over budget and I still need a stand... installation is a week or 2 away.... thanks for all the input. This frame tv is very new and it hasn't been thoroughly reviewed. Thanks again to all who offered opinions
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Old 09-17-2017, 07:40 PM
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Update... installation is Wednesday.. . Also thinking about a HD antenna...
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Let me tell ya... I'm very happy
With my purchase . Installed professionally.. not a wire to be seen..picture is gr8 and the art mode is very cool... lots of images to choose from... tonight's game will be a good indicates on how it performs... colour rush uniforms are sometimes awful looking ... will update during the game...
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Update... installation is Wednesday.. . Also thinking about a HD antenna...
Good thing you didn't go with the vizio as some models no longer have a tv tuner. Basically just a monitor.

I'm a big fan of OTA and Niagara is a sweet location.

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sorry ... what is OTA ?
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sorry ... what is OTA ?
You mentioned an HD antenna interest above.

OTA = over the air (free) channels

See TvFool.com for a report of the available channels and signal strength based on your address.
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sorry for the lack of info the other night ,,I started watching the game ,,, but those rams colour rush jersey's burned my retinas ... so bright ,,, this " frame tv. " is the bomb !
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