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Feb 23, 9:54am - #407795 
guys, should i buy this tv?

i never really wanted one of these cause they are so expensive, and i know this one isn't the best, but the guy only wants $150 for it and it was like $500 new. said he was gonna put an x-box on it and put it in his car but it's never been used. is it worth it? it'd be cool to put a gamecube on it and play RE4 in the car.

anyway here's the specs...

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Motorized Eject/Flip-up LCD Monitor. AM/FM Receiver & Motorized Eject/Flip-Up LCD Monitor. AM/FM Receiver & CD Changer Controller. In-Dash Unit Appears To Be Standard Car Radio. VHF/UHF Tuner. RCA Jacks For Easy Hook-Up     External Video Source. Audio & Video In & Out TV/AV Switch for Easy Switching Between Sources. Letterbox Compatible. BRAND LANZAR. Series Street Vision Series. Category Mobile Video. Lanzar Street Vision Series Home Theatre and video gaming take to the streets with Lanzar's ""Street Vision"" line of mobile monitors and kits, The latest technology and flexibility are offered here as never before. Watch your favorite movies from the luxury of your vehicle. Challenge yourself with the latest games, all on a state of the art TFT monitor. Your Vehicle is now truly an extension off your home. Street Vision by Lanzar: experience it.

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Feb 23, 10:07am - #407796 
Not bad for 150 but never heard of the brand.

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Feb 23, 10:27am - #407797 
same here

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Feb 23, 11:00am - #407798 
the main reason i would want it is for a gamecube. but since it doesn't play mp3s, i would only want it if i can keep my sony mp3 deck, and still run my subs/speakers, etc. through that. but i'd want sound out of the tv for when i play games too. does that make sense? it's just a screen w/ hookups to a gaming system or whatever. doesn't have a built-in dvd player either. but like i said, i just want it to hook up a gamecube too.

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Feb 23, 11:23am - #407799 
Ill save up for a dvd player where you can hook up anything.

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Feb 23, 3:51pm - #407800 
looks pretty cheap...id rather save up for a better one...like pioneer or something


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Feb 23, 3:57pm - #407801 
Originally Posted by TRD604
looks pretty cheap...id rather save up for a better one...like pioneer or something


that's the thing though i won't ever spend the money to put a tv in my car, but i'm tempted because this one is cheap.

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Feb 23, 4:08pm - #407802 
Its not a bad price, not the best brand at all. the thing is, you won't be able to keep your sony player if it doesn't have some kind of auxility rca inputs. It doesn't look like the tv/dvd has an internal amplifier (according to that description).

To be completely honest man, you wouldn't be happy with this unit in a couple of months, its not going to have all of the features you're going to want in a tv. I'd say don't get it even though its a good price.

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Feb 23, 4:09pm - #407803 
Originally Posted by InfernoSonoma
Its not a bad price, not the best brand at all. the thing is, you won't be able to keep your sony player if it doesn't have some kind of auxility rca inputs. It doesn't look like the tv/dvd has an internal amplifier (according to that description).

To be completely honest man, you wouldn't be happy with this unit in a couple of months, its not going to have all of the features you're going to want in a tv. I'd say don't get it even though its a good price.


what if all i ever want it to do is play my gamecube? i don't really care about it playing dvds or anything else. would you go for it under that scenario if you were me?

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Feb 23, 4:52pm - #407804 
Might not help much, but you can find out more about lanzar products at:

http://www.lanzar.com/

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Feb 23, 4:53pm - #407805 
im not sure about that brand though rofl


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Feb 23, 5:58pm - #407806 
dude if you put a tv in your car put an xbox mod it and put a 200 gig harddrive in it i have my tv on order and thats' what i'm doing and my boy has it in his car. If you download music vidoes and drive with em it's sick.

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Feb 23, 6:00pm - #407807 
really all i'm looking for is a screen with decent picture quality. doesn't have to have a dvd player i just want to hook up a gaming system to it.

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Feb 23, 6:22pm - #407808 
look in my profile and get the alpine tm580 screen... its like 500 and the pic quality is awesome...i wouldnt go for it man honestly thumbsup

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Feb 23, 6:44pm - #407809 
Find out why he is selling it.


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Feb 23, 8:22pm - #407810 
Where are you really going to be able to fid that flip out AND you sony? You willing to do the work to fiberglass and everything to make it work?

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Mar 6, 8:54pm - #407811 
my friend just bought one of these no-name brand screens in his xb it works great. he got his for 300 brand new. has all th3e good features internal amp mp3 capable tilt screen. i would say buy it thumbsup


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Mar 6, 9:46pm - #407812 
well it's too late, it's sold now. he sold it for less than that too. but i got springs w/ the money i would have used on the tv and i don't really regret it.

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Mar 6, 10:01pm - #407813 
i sold a sweet deck for a kenwood excelon in dash dvd. i lost a lot of sound quality and have had several problems with a 1500 unit. i would only recommend an indash if you get a good one. dont yank out a deck and replace it with something unless its better. you will be disappointed. ive seen people sell pioneers for a few hundered, not the n1 but the older ones. id say keep looking


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Mar 6, 11:02pm - #407814 
that screen kinda looks like the one i have right now in my car (check profile for pix). i'm about to get a lcd screen for my jdm console though.

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Mar 6, 11:52pm - #407815 
yeah don't skimp on the deck or you'll probably regret it later

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Mar 7, 12:00am - #407816 
You did the right thing by waiting. I want to pu tone in bad also, but i'm holding out on a touch screen computer monitor for mine.

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Mar 7, 10:05am - #407817 
Yeah man, trust me, just wait and save up for a nice and expensive one, haha! A nice touch screen, that has a built in DVD, outlet for back-up camera and whatever gismo you want to add is well worth the money. I have the Pioneer AVH-6500DVD and shit, I don't know what I would do without this thing now! And I still want to upgrade to a bigger, badder one. It's worth the $2000 or whatever man, trust me and everyone here...we don't give false information grin

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