I've seen a few threads on this topic, but I thought I'd present my particular situation, and get some advice...
I bought a 52" Toshiba DLP about 6 or 7 years ago... and after a few blown lamps (one the night before the Superbowl) and other issues, I think the thing finally died altogether. Blown ballast.
So... I'm done. I need something new. But... we just had our first kid and my wife stopped working, so our budget is tighter than it was back when we got the Toshiba. Paid well over 3 grand for that one... need to stay as close as possible to 1 grand or under for this one.
Needless to say, I feel like I made the wrong purchase last time... so I;m hoping to be smarter now.
Thoughts? I'm looking for any and everything here... LED? LCD? Plasma? 3D? Smart TV? Brands? 1080? 720?
We have a big living room, but there is a fairly large window, so I am a little worried about glare. But I'm also a movie guy primarily... moreso than a gamer. In store, I'm always attracted to the plasmas... but I'm afraid of those glassy screens.