This was posted 3 years 11 months 4 days ago, and might be an out-dated deal.

Aldi - 42" (106cm) Full HD 100Hz LED TV $1299

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Aldi - 42" (106cm) Full HD 100Hz LED TV $1299

Starts 27th May.

  • Full high definition display 1080P
  • Integrated HD tuner
  • Inputs: 3 x HDMI, 1 x Component Mini Jack (lead included), 1 x AV Mini Jack (lead included), 1 x VGA, 1 x antenna
  • Piano black finish
  • 100Hz technology with motion correction provides sharper picture, reduced motion blur and minimised judder on fast moving images
  • Response time: 5ms
  • Contrast ratio: 1300:1
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Standby power less than 1w

Two Year in house warranty

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    Not really a bargain?

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      Aren't LEDs like shit expensive?

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        Yeah it'd LED not LCD - which I'm led to believe are the same thing but LED is a back-lit LCD. Great picture tho

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          All LCDs are backlit. The difference is whether by fluorescent lights or LEDs.

          LEDs are more energy efficient and last longer but I think it also has some downsides? Image/colour/something might not be as good as a fluorescent LCD.

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        Aren’t LEDs like shit expensive?

        Yes, Real LED Tvs are - $7k for an 11" : http://www.sony.com.au/productcategory/tvp-oled-tv
        , but this is just a led-backlit LCD.
        Not worth paying much extra for. But the salesman will tell you its a whole new category.

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    If I was planning on purchasing a TV in the next 3 months, I would push my purchase to now. Our dollar has declined by 10% in the last 2 weeks. This will be passed on in the next few weeks/month.

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      make sense

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      No agree here.

      Buy a TV when you can afford it and have found a decent deal, don't panic and rush a purchase just because the dollar has dropped. "Experts" - usually marketing driven - are always saying "now" is the best time to buy. There will still be good deals in 3, 6, 12 months' time. In fact, many of the retailers/wholesalers have already made orders and paid for stock that will only be on the shop floor in 6 months' time.

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      I don't think it will be as big a problem as the last time FX fluctuations affected consumer electronics (early 2009). Back then, the A$ depreciated badly (around 30%) to 60-something US cents. Even then there was limited movement in TV prices from memory (not everything increased, and not by as much as everyone was thinking if they did increase).
      To be honest, the A$ around US$0.90 is higher than it usually is and it should have been factored in by the manufacturers. In addition, they should have hedged some of their FX exposure limiting the impact somewhat.

      There are however other, more genuine, reasons to buy now. Like World Cup in 3 weeks, State of Origin soon, footy season starting to ramp up, manufacturer promos from Samsung and Sony (and I believe LG jumped in recently) - usually the last promos until the Xmas promos if you want some 'freebies' before the footy finals (although tbh there will probably be a prie drop after the promos imo), ridiculously tight stock supply for some models if you are planning to get a TV for WC, some nice deals on clearing 2009 models, etc etc.

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        Yes you are right. I remember X-mas 2008 EVERYBODY was saying buy now because after the New Year sales prices will go up quite significantly because of the weak AUS $. But of course they didn't, in fact prices still followed a general downward trend for large screen TVs.

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    Gotta love Aldi - they sell everything. German brand We-Vibe next? ;)

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    DSE has LG 42" LED $100 cheaper, I'd rather get a brand I'd heard of before

    Can't see store stock so it may be online only, so you have to add $40 for delivery - still cheaper
    http://www.dse.com.au/cgi-bin/dse.storefront/4bf531000358594...

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      The DSE one says 42LD460 though which isn't LED according to the LG website.

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    Maybe just buy if for the World Cup and take it back in 60 days for a full refund ;).

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      lol…couldnt have put it better myself..=]

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        I could by replacing 'if' with 'it'

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    Seen a Samsung 40" at JB for a similar price, though I despise Samsung for their unreliable products, mega-poor after sales support and tardy service.

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    aussman this is a LED tv not a LCD tv. I dont even think led tv are two or three years old as they are still new.

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    What the hell does it mean by PVR by USB, you're telling me it works like a nice PVR if you stick a memory stick or HDD onto it?

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      It doesn't have any more information about it but I'm guessing that's what it means?

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    Would rather buy a 46" Sharp Backlit LED with 3 year warranty for 2K and get a proper Topfield PVR thrown in.

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    Just found this site. Happy to be here.

    Looking at the specs provided my greatest concern would be the contrast ratio. 1300:1 ? What is that all about?

    Most decent non LED backlit Tvs would have a contrast ratio of at least 40,000:1 and any decent LED backlit TV would have a minimum of 1,000,000:1. I am not sure if this is a misprint or someone in graphics couldn't be bothered typing the extra 0's but either way this would need to be clarified before anyone thinks about parting with their $'s.

    The 40" Samsung LED (base model 6000) was on special at the local DSE for $1347.00 with a BLU Ray player thrown in. Someone else said they didnt like the Samsung TV's but I have to say I have owned a few over the last 5 years and they have all performed incredibly well for their price and I have had no issues whatsoever. As I buy a new one I give the previous model to a family member and each one is still going strong.

    Logic

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      Look up static contrast vs dynamic contrast and have your eyes opened to the marketing farce of contrast ratios. The figure of 1300:1 is a static contrast ratio. Figures of 40,000:1 - 1,000,000:1 are dynamic ratios. There aren't standards for the reporting of contrast figures and different manufacturers measure/report contrast differently. Don't rely on specs to tell you everything.

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      I've got an LED tv with a supposed contrast ratio of 1000:1 and it looks just fine. I don't think a contrast ratio above that would make much of a difference.

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    Having recently bought the ALDI 200Hz 42" LCD to try out I must say I was quite impressed with the quality of the product (for the price). So don't write this off yet :)
    Anyhow, on the add it says PVR via USB. Does anyone know what that means ? Could it mean that if I plugged a USB HDD unit it would be able to record to it ? Because that would be very cool.

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      I would assume thats what the PVR function is for, but generally firmware and software of generic electronics are very poor, so I don't believe it would offer much compared to a specialised PVR.

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