Summary: From Panasonic website: "In some programs or channels, there is no sound from the digital audio output. However, the digital audio output returns when a different program is on. Why?
Pros: -inexpensive -good picture -generally good except... see "Cons"
Cons: The *ONLY* audio output is Toslink (optical, stereo, PCM, Dolby Digital/DTS), so you need a converter to make it analog (for RCA jacks to a stereo.) You can not turn off Dolby/DTS at the TV and your converter must support this. I found out the hard way, but I have yet to confirm it works since I ...
Summary: The tv is great for the price. I picked this up for $389 at Brandsmart. I was so mesmerized by the price that I did not do my homework. First of all this is a Plasma and not an LCD, so the video is not as bright and crisp. Second it does not have a vga port to connect my laptop.
Summary: I just helped a girlfriend of mine pick up this TV and get it hooked up. The picture looks great. The TV looks good and seems sturdy. It picked up a lot of channels she didn't get with the old box. Over the air HD looked really good. The HDMI input from a computer worked well.
Summary: This set has nice picture but one little hiccough that I believe is going to only get more pervasive these days, is that Panasonic saved themselves 50 cents & didn't provide those old fashioned RCA type output audio jacks.