Why get rid of a good thing?

  snowy30 23:56 06 Apr 2007
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The Toshiba 32WLT66 have been discontinued, despite its awards and its picture quality.

Last night, as I was on the Comet website at the time, I checked to see how much the 32WLT66 costs to see how much the price has dropped. Only to discover it has been discontinued to be replaced by a Toshiba 32C3030DB; for picture quality Comet has given it a Picture Grading B, compared to its predecessor having a Picture Grading A.

Even the other big name retailers like Amazon; BeyondTelevision; Currys and Dixons don't have them in stock.

Considering it won awards why stop making it?

Why get rid of a good thing?

  Kate B 01:20 07 Apr 2007

Without knowing exactly what a Toshiba 32WLT66 is, I can only say that it's doubtless because nothing in hardware stands still. I'm sure a 486 with a stonking 8MB of Ram won awards in its day but you wouldn't want one now.

Also, there's the simple commercial imperative: you want people to upgrade their kit, so you keep making new models.

  snowy30 17:18 07 Apr 2007

Its and LCD TV

click here

  ICF 17:18 07 Apr 2007
  snowy30 17:19 07 Apr 2007

oops! I mean its an LCD TV

  snowy30 17:38 07 Apr 2007

Thanx for the link, but thats a 32WL66.....the difference between them is that the 32WLT66 has a freeview receiver.

  snowy30 17:39 07 Apr 2007

And I was aware they still sell them, or can't get rid of them.

  snowy30 17:42 07 Apr 2007

saying that I just read now it does have analogue and digital tuners for freeview

  Stuartli 19:50 07 Apr 2007

The Toshiba 32WLT66 has been replaced - I haven't seen the new model in action yet, but am assured by my best mate (who owns an independent audio/visual/appliances outlet) that it is even better.

  ripvan 04:22 11 Apr 2007

As far as I know the 32wlt66 has been replaced by the 32wlt68.See click here for info from the the forum users.

  Whaty 11:26 11 Apr 2007

We have a 32WLT66 at work and I have a 32WLT68 at home, in my opinion, the '68 is a better TV.

And I have compared them both in the same environment (I think this is very important).

I borrowed the '66 a few times and brought it home to evaluate it on my set up, my aerial etc etc because I was considering buying one for myself. I thought it was a very good TV, good picture, nice colours, handled movement quite well (GT4 on my PS2 looked great on it) and I wouldn't hesitate in recommending it, however. Like I said above, I've had the '68 model for a couple of months now and in my opinion, it is the better of the two.... but there's not a lot in it.!

I think it's fair to say that the sound is much better on the '68..

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