Originally Posted by Rascal
Consumer reports listed the JVC HD-61FH96 ($3200), Sony KDS-R60XBR1 ($3200), Sharpe 56DR650 ($2500), Toshiba 62MX195 ($3000) ahead of this unit (fifth overall).
The JVC, Toshiba, and Sony 60" are out of my price range though. I have yet to see that Sharpe model.
You can get the Sony KDS-R60XBR1 on ebay between 2600-2900 (that's how I got mine and haven't regretted any penny over blowing up my budget). The Directv HD and local HD channels is all I watch.