Keep your eye on this deal just in case it jumps the pond. Browsing the Pioneer Electronics USA site confirms this deal is not yet available in the US, but in France if you buy certain Pioneer Kuro plasma HDTV's, you'll receive a free Pioneer DVR-555HX digital video recorder. The ad above is in French, but it covers the Kuro models included in the deal which runs until March 31.
If you're looking for a for midsize LCD, say somewhere in the area of 37 inches, we've found a great deal for you. The Sharp Aquos LC37D43U 37-inch LCD has faced a 31% price cut at Amazon.com. With a new price tag of $895, you'll keep an extra $405 in your wallet that you wouldn't have had before.
The Aquos features a 6000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 720p resolution, and a rapid 4ms response time for a clear, crisp image even during fast-moving scenes. It's 176 degree viewing angle means you can place it pretty much anywhere and still be able to see the screen as if it was right in front of you. A slew of inputs including 2 HDMI ports makes the Aquos easily compatible with all of your home theater components, and it's built-in ATSC/QAM/NTSC tuners receive all types of programming, analog and digital.
It seems that Toshiba's HD DVD is attempting to fight the whole Blu-ray debacle by lowering prices on select Toshiba HD DVD players. The Toshiba HD-A3 is $139, shipped for free on Amazon and the Toshiba HD-A30 is $180. Rumors are on the move that have both Costco and Sam's Club selling the Toshiba HD-A3 for as low as $128. If you believe the format war isn't over yet, these are reasonable deals and the players still come with 7 free HD DVD's.
Amazon has a variety of products from CES 2008 available for pre-order already. Well there are no actual TV's yet, which isn't a surprise since half of them were prototypes anyway, there are some excellent laptop deals for web TV watchers and gamers and the new Logitech Harmony One remote is available as well.
Looking to add a projector to your cutting edge home theater setup? Try the Optomo HD72 DLP projector, regularly $3000, but now only $1199.99 after $1599 in instant savings and a $200 mail-in rebate. That's a lot of extra money in your pocket! The HD72 features high-def 720p resolution, a 7-segment color wheel with BrilliantColor and TrueVivid color enhancement technologies, a 16:9 aspect ratio, 5000:1 contrast ratio, and brightness rating of 1300 ANSI lumens. Wow! Combine all these features and you get superior color, deeper darks, and subtle color details only available with much higher-end, higher-priced projectors.
120 Hz frame rates will be all the rage in 2008, and one of the bestselling 120 Hz LCD's of this holiday season has been the Samsung LNT4671F 46 inch 1080p 120Hz LCD HDTV. With a MSRP of $3200 you pay for the cutting edge technology and picture the display offers, but right now the LNT4671F is $1200 off coming in at only $1999.98. Not only are you saving 38% off the regular price, but shipping is free and you'll receive a $100 gift card for NFLShop.com if you mail in this rebate form.
Want to compare prices before making any decisions? Head to Shopzilla's price comparison page for the LNT4671F.
Want to move your living room home theater to your laptop, desktop PC, or mobile phone with no monthly subscription fee? Then you need a Sling Media Slingbox AV, which can be had for only $69.99 right now at Woot.com. They are refurbished, but they work just as good as new and will move quickly. Compared to the Amazon price of $100 on sale, why wouldn't you save yourself $30 for adding the word "refurbished" to the product name?
Projectors tend to be a little on the expensive side, so anytime we see a great deal we want to let you know. The Mitsubushi HC 4900 home theater projector is regularly a pretty pricey $3000 at Circuit City. Not only is the projector $700 off at Circuit City, but a $500 mail-in rebate further brings the price down to $1800. The HC4900 is a 1080p LCD projector with a 7500:1 contrast ratio, and an ultra-quiet design and this deal includes it being shipped to your door for free!
Can you not wait to get your hands on a Sony XEL-1 OLED TV? We don't blame you, neither can we. But you might not have to wait. There are currently three available, available now at the "buy it now" price of $1999 US on ebay. Being sold by kyotostyles2, an ebay powerseller with a positive feedback score of 203, it looks like this is for real. Why didn't he do this before Christmas?