Summary: This tv is remarkable. Because Pioneer using something different in the colors to make it blacker, the picture is the clearest and brighest I have ever seen. Also, they say plasma tv's get hot and warms your room, ours always feels cool. My only problem with it is the manual. I have way too many things in there to read.Nothing wrong with the manual. I like a tv to just turn on, follow a menu on the screen and ajust from there.
I'll tell you my honest truth behind the PDP-5070HD
9 July 2007
Summary: Pioneer's PDP-5070HD 50-inch plasma sets a benchmark for flat-panel performance and is well worth the premium price for people who take video quality seriously. The Pioneer PDP-5070HD has a native resolution of 1,365x768, which is one pixel short of the 1,366x768 standard among its 50-inch plasma competitors. That single pixel makes no practical difference, in case you're wondering, and the Pioneer has plenty of pixels to fully resolve every detail of 720p HDTV material.
Excerpt: "...sales and found that the Pioneer is the best quality, yes you will need to pay more if you are fussy and need a good quality TV. but hopefully this will last until I retire... Looking for the best deals is hard long hours on the intranet and visiting all the electical store in the area. I am so cheesed that at one point I though I will buy the cheapest.. sod qaulity. Finally did purchased this Plasma screen and set it up with my SkyHD, Arcam DVD ...