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Plasma TV Wall Installation - Los Angeles - Any suggestions?

Postby julienjay » Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:01 pm

We are finally giving in and getting a TV in our MCM living room. Do you know of any good installers you would recommend in the LA area? Thank you.

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Postby egads » Sat Nov 08, 2008 12:16 am

Well, if you have not purchased yet, I highly recommend Star Club:

They have installers and killer prices. Especially for the Sharp lcd panels. They are authorized dealers. That means the warranty is good. (some good deals online can void the warranty. Hanging an lcd can be much easier because they weigh way less. They also use much less energy.

If you really want a Plasma:
Multimedia Systems, 9005 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034.
The best price on Pioneer (the most beautiful and plain simple plasma available) and Panasonic. This is hands down the cheapest place to buy a mount.

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Postby moderns-r-us » Sat Nov 08, 2008 10:05 am

I would choose LCD on the energy use alone. But don't get me going on Plasmas.
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Postby sky » Sun Nov 09, 2008 11:47 am

I agree with egads and MRU about LCD vs plasma.

The only two advantages of the plasma: 1) that you can hang it on the wall – except that means you are watching tv at an angle you will find unnatural while sitting on your modern sofa. 2) that you can see the picture equally well from the sides – as if this is where you would watch tv from.

LCDs have a great picture and are fairly flat so that they are very close to the wall. And you would watch them at a more natural angle. You also have to be careful about the brightness in plasma tvs which give some people a headache.

And if you get a nice LCD on a slick modern stand, you might not need installation help at all.

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Postby Tony » Sun Nov 09, 2008 4:57 pm

LCD's also perform better than Plasma's in high ambient light situations.

Agree about Star Club! Never had them install anything, but I've bought TV's from them in the past and their prices were great.

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