The Fine Print: The Best HDTV For You


Watching: Foreign films in the den
Spending: $ Sony Grand WEGA SXRD 50-inch rear-projection HDTV, $3,500; $$$ Fujitsu P55XTA51UB 55-inch Plasmavision HDTV, $8,999
Buying: Hifi House, Broomall, 610-544-4420, www.hifihousegroup.com

Watching: The Eagles game in the basement man-cave
Spending: $ Hitachi 42HDM12 42-inch plasma TV, $1,488; $$$ LG MW-71PY10 71-inch plasma TV, $70,000
Buying: www.6ave.com

Watching: Blue's Clues over and over and over in the kids' playroom
Spending: $ Samsung TX-R2435 24-inch DynaFlat standard-definition direct-view TV, $261.99; $$$ Sony BRAVIA KDL-32S2000 32-inch LCD flat-panel HDTV, $1,699.99
Buying: Best Buy, Philadelphia, 215-336-2212, www.bestbuy.com

Watching: Late Show with David Letterman in bed
Spending: $ LG 32LC2D 32-inch LCD HDTV, $1,499; $$$ Runco CW-50 50-inch plasma HDTV, $8,000 by special order
Buying: Bob & Ron's World Wide Stereo, Montgomeryville, 215-368-8343, www.wwstereo.com

Watching: Sesame Street in the morning, House at night in the living room
Spending: $ 42-inch TH42PX600U Panasonic plasma HDTV, $2,499, by special order; $$$ 50-inch Pioneer Elite Pro 1130HD plasma HDTV, $5,499
Buying: Tweeter, King of Prussia, 610-337-4591, www.tweeter.com

Watching: Grand Theft Auto, Vice City in the game room
Spending: $ LG 32LX1D 32-inch LCD flat-panel HDTV, $1,500; $$$ Mitsubishi WD-73727 73-inch DLP rear-projection HDTV, $5,499
Buying: Hi-Fi Sales, Cherry Hill, 856-751-1100, www.hifisales.com