[opendtv] Re: Barriers eroding to LCD TV adoption

  • From: Craig Birkmaier <craig@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2004 09:27:08 -0400

At 8:05 PM -0400 7/1/04, Tom Barry wrote:
>According to recent AVS posts there are a couple of Sanyo integrated
>(ATSC&Cable QAM) direct view 30" & 32" sets at WalMart for only $747.
>I think that sort of sets a new price point to beat.

Yup, if the price for these sets is only $747, they really do 
represent a new low price point.

I would note two things:

These are CRT displays that weigh in at about 150 pounds.

You can buy the non HD version of the 32" Sanyo with Svideo and 
component inputs for $447. This means that the premium for the HD 
tuners and drive circuity is just $300 at retail.

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