dealslg42-lm3400 lg 42" led 3d tv 60hz w/ 4 pairs of…

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I can't comment on this specific set, but this is the cheapest I've seen a 42" 3D TV. I got one for $500 a year ago and am not sure I've seen a better price until now. EDIT: Looking back this model has been on Woot before, but at $420+ last I see.

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Only 60Hz? I thought 120Hz was as low as a 3D TV should be. That way, as it displays the 2 different images for the 3D effect, each eye is in 60Hz. I would think that each eye would only be 30Hz with this model and would look choppy and blurry. Anyone have a 3D TV that is only 60Hz?

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@bsmith1: I do. There are two kinds of 3D TVs. Active is the kind that should be at least 120 Hz. It displays a full picture for the left eye, then a full picture for the right eye, with powered glasses blocking the image each eye isn't supposed to see. So whatever rate the display shows, each eye is only getting half.

This is a passive 3D set. Instead of halving number of frames, it halves resolution. Usually this means when wearing the (unpowered) glasses, each eye will see every other row. So you'll get the full 60 Hz in 3D, but at 1920x540 resolution. Personally I've found this to still be pretty decent for most imagery, but it can be kind of bad for things like small text in games.

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60hz ouch! Even at 120 you get motion blur on sports/video games really bad. 240hz minimum if you watch anything that moves quickly....

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only 1 HDMI input?!?!?!?!? WTF??

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I bought this exact model in January for $499. This is a great TV. There are two HDMI inputs. I don't know why the Fry's listing only lists one. I've not seen any problems associated with the hz rate. It works great for movies, sports, xbox, wii. The most incredible thing is the 2D to 3D conversion. It does an amazing job of rendering an accurate 3D version of any video, on-the-fly, and without any audio lag or video degradation. The glasses that come with the TV are light-weight and sharp. The TV also works with RealD 3D glasses that my kids have brought home from theaters. Definitely a great buy at $399. The only downside is the audio quality. I ended up spending more on my new home theater setup than the TV. I recommend pairing this with the LG 3D bluray player.

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2 HDMI, per the Manufacturer's Spec Sheet: http://www.lg.com/us/tvs/lg-42LM3400-led-tv
..Free Shipping? Big Discount? I'm in for one. Always wanted to see how Modern Warfare and Motorstorm looked in 3D.

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Here's a better deal for a 47" LG 3D TV that is 120Hz. I just bought one last week. It is listed for $799, but it's crossed so you have to get to checkout to see the sale price. It's $569 with free shipping.

http://www.frys.com/product/7348654?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG

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Amazingly this item is still available for online orders and only on store in my area has sold out their stock. This set has a lot of features and does come with 4 pairs of glasses. Note that like any other slim cabinet LED backlit TV, the speaker sound quality leaves something to be desired but can be tweaked to somewhat suitable sound, or add an inexpensive 2.1 PC powered speaker set. Doubtful that a better price point will be found for a set of this size having these features. I would be on this myself if I hadn't just bought a 32" Sceptre 3D LED 1080P set for $220 online this past week and can't justify spending another $180 to gain 10" diagonally. Yes, I know; the bigger screen would provide a better viewing experience. But, at some point one can't economically justify the Bigger is Better argument.

NOTE; THIS ITEM'S SALE PRICE IS ONLY VALID THROUGH THURSDAY, MARCH 21st.