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Dick Smith Vivo Plasma TV $597. 81cm (32"). Built-in HD tuner. G6251X. M7824.


Dick Smith has a great Tivo 81cm Plasma with built-in Hd and all, for less than $600. It also comes with a free Belkin Surge Pack powerboard. It's a great deal - Big W has a similar Sanyo model for a whole $100 more on sale.


  • 81cm (32") Plasma TV with Analogue & HD Tuner
  • Max. Resolution - 852 x 480
  • Contrast Ratio - 1800:1
  • Brightness- 500 cd/m2
  • HDMI x 1
  • Aspect Ratio - 16:1
  • Pixel Pitch - 0.831x 0.830
  • Response Time < 20ms
  • Active Display Area 708.01 x 398.4
  • Display Color (max)16.2M
  • Viewing Angle (H/V) 80° / 80°
  • Color System - PAL
  • Sound System - DK/BG/I
  • Audio Stereo System - Yes
  • Audio Speaker - 10W x 2
  • Connections:
  • CVBS + AUDIO R/Lx 2
  • TV(RF)x 1
  • PC Analog Port x 1
  • PC Stereo Input x 1
  • S-Video x 1
  • YCbCr/YPbPr x 2
  • HDTV 1080i, 720p - Yes
  • DVB-T (HD) -Yes
  • Horizontally Scan Frequency - 30-60 KHz
  • Vertically Scan Frequency - 55-75 KHz
  • Accessories - Instruction Manual, Remote control
  • Power supply - 110V-260V
  • Power Adapt - 12V 4A
  • Power consumption160W
  • Stand by power consumption<5W
  • Dimension (WxDxH): 823 x 233 x 598mm
  • Weight - Gross: 19Kg
  • Net:23Kg

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  • Pretty bad specs:

    Max. Resolution - 852 x 480
    Contrast Ratio - 1800:1

    For a couple hundred more you could get a samsung with 3 year warranty. Much better spec'd and much better TV

    I won't give it a neg cause I suppose its a bargain for 32" but geez thats scrapping the bottom of the barrel. Anyone know how tv viewing would look on that reso?

  • Mmmmm inbuilt HD tuner with SD native resolution. Almost pointless… almost. There are quite a few places selling 720p (1366x768) res LCD TVs for $7-800.

    Using "inbuilt HD tuner" is deceptive because its not a HD tv. Something like that would be easily worth the extra $100

    • Mate exactly what I was think. Wtf is the point of a HD tuner on this tv?

      • To be able to view things like OneHD and other content which is only on HD channels is a good feature, even if the TV can't show them as HD.

  • If you want an average 32" cheap, this the best lcd.

    • below average you mean.. that resolution is barely better than a CRT.. and you'll get better colours from a cheap CRT

    • +1 vote

      It's a plasma actually, so watch out for the burn on these cheap models…

  • A whole lot of critical comments but not one negative vote - the deal itself is fine for what it is.

    The point being is that the product specs dont match most peoples expectations in todays market.

    Congratulations to all above for the insights this is great sharing and very helpful to all here.

  • yeh its a good deal

  • For non tech wiz's like me and not much spare cash for luxuries I wouldn't turn my nose up at it! LOL I'm watching TV on an 8 year old LG 68cm so geez what resolution would that be :)
    It's usually true you get what you pay for I s'pose.

  • I bought a 32" 4:3 CRT for $400 over 3 years ago now and I thinks that's still a better deal than this. 852 x 480 is the same vertical resolution with just some extra columns of pixels.

    Ok, so it has some merit, like those dodgey 42" wide screens that have 1024x768 for less than $900, but I think they're only suited for the walls of pubs and fast food restaurants.