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Silo 24” 1080p LED HDTV

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wootalyzer


quality posts: 1 Private Messages wootalyzer

Wootalyzer's Pricing Post! - The price of today's woot item is saved here for future reference
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Silo 24" 1080p LED HDTV
$159.99 + $5 Shipping
Condition: New

*DISCLAIMER* Wootalyzer! is in no way affiliated with Woot!, and this post may not always be here!

jeffiekins


quality posts: 57 Private Messages jeffiekins

Boy; this is really an outstanding deal. Usually, $10/inch is a good deal for a refurb LCD TV. This one is new, and closer to $6/inch.

[Edit: okay, actually $6.67]

And full HD, too. If I needed a TV, I'd be all over this. (Don't want to sound like a fanboy, but seriously...)

And, yes, you can use it for a computer monitor; it has VGA and HDMI plugs, so it can be a first or second monitor, as long as your PC or video card is new-ish, and at least it can be a first monitor, even if your PC's old.

I'm supposed to buy something? But we're having so much fun with things as they are, I don't want to ruin it!
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cindihoward


quality posts: 42 Private Messages cindihoward

Eye like it!

MissouriMomma

zhangg


quality posts: 4 Private Messages zhangg

Would this serve as a computer monitor? IE, can anyone shed light on the difference between this and my 22" LED 1080p Viewsonic monitor, aside from this one having more connection options, a tuner and a remote?

More pictures here:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7331716&CatId=5987#

fxfuji


quality posts: 22 Private Messages fxfuji

1080p for a 24" TV seems to me like overkill... but it'd be great for a computer monitor. Buy it to hook up to your desktop or laptop, and you get the TV tuner thrown in for 'free'

jakezori


quality posts: 1 Private Messages jakezori

Silo? Any word on warranty/service? Quality?

AuraDave


quality posts: 7 Private Messages AuraDave

Silo, when I was young —
I used to call your name
When no one else would come,
Silo, you always came
And we'd watch TV ..

ionman


quality posts: 21 Private Messages ionman

Having 1920 x 1080 resolution at this size, it would probably make a decent combo TV & computer monitor for your kid heading to college this fall. Most 1080p 24" computer monitors (w/out TV tuner) are more expensive than this.

My dual 19" tube (gasp!) monitors are starting to look like it's time to go... wish I had the spare coin right now.

raphael4


quality posts: 0 Private Messages raphael4
jeffiekins wrote:Boy; this is really an outstanding deal. Usually, $10/inch is a good deal for a refurb LCD TV. This one is new, and closer to $6/inch.

[Edit: okay, actually $6.67]

And full HD, too. If I needed a TV, I'd be all over this. (Don't want to sound like a fanboy, but seriously...)

And, yes, you can use it for a computer monitor; it has VGA and HDMI plugs, so it can be a first or second monitor, as long as your PC or video card is new-ish, and at least it can be a first monitor, even if your PC's old.



But if you don't want to wait for shipping...http://www.frys-electronics-ads.com/ads/2011/07/01/54081/Haier-24-Class-LED-HDTV

heuster


quality posts: 1 Private Messages heuster

I may be in for one - just need to see some reviews. I hunted, but came up empty handed. TigerDirect had one review from someone where they got one of these DOA.

asacheson@anderson.edu


quality posts: 2 Private Messages asacheson@anderson.edu

Forget TV, looks to me like this would make a very nice computer monitor.

60Hz refresh

At 48w max this will run off almost any inverter, so would make a great car/travel/more portable LCD as well.

capecodbob


quality posts: 3 Private Messages capecodbob

Late at night I use headphones in a jack that shuts off tv speaker sound. Does this set have this jack?

ionman


quality posts: 21 Private Messages ionman
capecodbob wrote:Late at night I use headphones in a jack that shuts off tv speaker sound. Does this set have this jack?



Description says it has a headphone out jack, so I'd assume so.

groundeeoso


quality posts: 0 Private Messages groundeeoso

Question - my grandma is looking for a new TV. She doesn't have cable and doesn't have any sort of convertor box or external antenna. Will she be able to pull in her local stations with this TV, without having to buy anything else? Thanks!

vidroth


quality posts: 3 Private Messages vidroth

To the folks thinking this would make a good monitor...

Probably not. The dot pitch on a TV is generally WAY worse than a computer monitor. I know it sounds like "resolution=resolution, 1920x1080=1920x1080" but as a rule it just ain't so. Small computer text is MUCH harder to read on a TV, even at 1080p.

And you can get a bargain 24" monitor for not much more than this.

I know you'll do it anyway, but remember you were warned.

StCarl


quality posts: 5 Private Messages StCarl

Two vendors on Amazon have this tv for around a hundred bucks more. No reviews though.

kmsshaffer


quality posts: 4 Private Messages kmsshaffer

It doesn't look like it has a DVI input. Otherwise it looks nice.

ninjit


quality posts: 0 Private Messages ninjit

I think it's interesting to note that there's no SquareTrade warranty offered for this TV/Monitor - while there was one offered for the last TV on woot - which was still an offbrand "Protron".

If squaretrade was willing to warranty that no-name model, but not this one...
That alone tells me to pass on tonight's woot.

kyrnzkewl


quality posts: 2 Private Messages kyrnzkewl
groundeeoso wrote:Question - my grandma is looking for a new TV. She doesn't have cable and doesn't have any sort of convertor box or external antenna. Will she be able to pull in her local stations with this TV, without having to buy anything else? Thanks!



This TV has a built-in Tuner. All she needs is an antenna (indoor/outdoor) and she can watch all the over-the-air channels for free.

ionman


quality posts: 21 Private Messages ionman
groundeeoso wrote:Question - my grandma is looking for a new TV. She doesn't have cable and doesn't have any sort of convertor box or external antenna. Will she be able to pull in her local stations with this TV, without having to buy anything else? Thanks!



Yes. Has a standard NTSC/ATSC tuner. That translates to the old analog signals used in the US from the 1950s until a few years ago (NTSC) plus the now current digital over the air broadcasts (ATSC) - including high definition content.

Th0r


quality posts: 17 Private Messages Th0r

Does a PS3 require HDCP?

The specs on this monitor don't mention HDCP. Does it support HDCP?

Thanks.

ThunderThighs


quality posts: 617 Private Messages ThunderThighs

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ninjit wrote:I think it's interesting to note that there's no SquareTrade warranty offered for this TV/Monitor - while there was one offered for the last TV on woot - which was still an offbrand "Protron".

If squaretrade was willing to warranty that no-name model, but not this one...
That alone tells me to pass on tonight's woot.

Nothing of the sort. It was a technical glitch on our end. It's there now.



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metalhead15


quality posts: 0 Private Messages metalhead15

Anyone know if this tv is 60hz or 120hz?

gravywillis


quality posts: 1 Private Messages gravywillis

Plug it into the wall and connect a Roku box, clean and simple.

ah to woot

friartek


quality posts: 15 Private Messages friartek
kmsshaffer wrote:It doesn't look like it has a DVI input. Otherwise it looks nice.



All you need is a DVI to HDMI converter that is available from any good electronics retailer starting at about $3 and up.

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teafie


quality posts: 0 Private Messages teafie

just wondering from anyone's experience if off brand tvs are reliable and last long and are just as good as well-known brands, or is it better just to spend the extra money for something name-brand? This deal's looking pretty good to me, and I'm just looking for a general tv for my college room and maybe looking to keep it as a replacement for the bulkier type of TV.

isavino


quality posts: 0 Private Messages isavino

Man I've been looking around for a good monitor that I can use to game/watch movies on my 360 and play PC games too.. But I'm worried that once I buy a 24" that I'll wish I got a 32". I know I don't want a TV that's TOO big because my room wouldn't be able to fit it anyway but I feel like 24" is so tiny if I really want to invest in a 1080p..

Also I would like to know if Silo is reliable and if it's 120hz, cuz 120 is supposed to be way better for movies right?

anddreus


quality posts: 4 Private Messages anddreus

Silo? I hope is not related to the ILO TV's that Walmart used to sell.

paulw1128


quality posts: 5 Private Messages paulw1128
Th0r wrote:Does a PS3 require HDCP?

Everything I've been able to find on google says PS3 needs HDCP for games as well as Blu-ray playback (I was hoping it was only for blu-ray)
e.g. http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=230232

Th0r wrote:The specs on this monitor don't mention HDCP. Does it support HDCP?


I've not found *any* mention of HDCP in conjunction with this set, and 'Silo' don't appear on the list of HDCP license holders here: http://www.digital-cp.com/about_dcp/list
Although that's not a guarrantee (could be licensed under a different name).

Also - 360 appears not to require HDCP for games...

wait - I did a quality post? When?!?

SuperNinja


quality posts: 18 Private Messages SuperNinja
capecodbob wrote:Late at night I use headphones in a jack that shuts off tv speaker sound. Does this set have this jack?


Every headphone jack I have ever used would turn off the speakers when the plug was inserted. I would wager that this one is no different.

emeybee


quality posts: 0 Private Messages emeybee

Are we sure these aren't stolen?

It seems that many people ordering earlier Silo TVs from Woot received them broken. Silo then wouldn't honor the warrantee, claiming that the TVs that Woot was selling were stolen. Woot replied to that post saying they would look into it, but never posted a follow up.

Disconcerting... (not that I think Woot stole the TVs, but that Silo would behave shadily and not honor the warrantee).

paulw1128


quality posts: 5 Private Messages paulw1128

One more point to note - for those wanting to use this as a PC/games monitor: 24 inch 1920x180 monitors generally run around the same price on sites like amazon, for much better-known brands.

Going this route you sacrifice the TV-tuner and usually the speakers (which you won't get anything through if you use DVI-HDMI adapters *anyway*). USB TV-tuners are pretty cheap nowadays though :-)

wait - I did a quality post? When?!?

Woooosh


quality posts: 1 Private Messages Woooosh

Is the Silo 24" tuner able to display the picture in full HD using my rooftop HD Antennae.

SmoothOne


quality posts: 1 Private Messages SmoothOne

Unless you really wanted a cheap 24" tv (kitchen tv?) I don't see what you buy this for. Probably too small for most rooms with regular viewing. Priced similarly to 24" monitors with far better branding. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236052 (170 with rebate now, but often on sale with free shipping for ~160). I'm probably partial to asus/samsung, but their customer support is fantastic and I'd much rather have my 242H and a tv tuner than this, which would be roughly the same price.

Why not.

lmsieu


quality posts: 0 Private Messages lmsieu

can't find a good review on this make/model. I say.. not this time.

Lily
and the dog.

jaimepdl


quality posts: 0 Private Messages jaimepdl

it has a VGA port, so its usable as a monitor.

dpuett


quality posts: 0 Private Messages dpuett
isavino wrote:But I'm worried that once I buy a 24" that I'll wish I got a 32". I know I don't want a TV that's TOO big because my room wouldn't be able to fit it anyway but I feel like 24" is so tiny if I really want to invest in a 1080p..



Get a 27"

sdc100


quality posts: 508 Private Messages sdc100

Woot must really be suffering from the bad economy because it would never have used SmartPost on something so large and heavy in the past. For those who don't know, SmartPost is an economy hybrid service where Fedex would deliver the item from Woot to your local USPS office. Your regular USPS mail carrier will then deliver it to your home. It's slower (note the logo's snail below) and there is greater chance of damage -- especially for something this large and heavy.

brian5888


quality posts: 0 Private Messages brian5888

Looks like a great deal and I'm tempted but two things especially concern me upon visiting the Silo website. One, the message prominently displayed that says "Purchases made through unauthorized dealers are not covered by the warranty" and, two, that there is no 24" TV listed currently in their product line. Is this a discontinued item and is Woot considered an authorized dealer. Ultimately, what warranty is this 24" TV covered under if the additional SquraeTrade warranty isn't purchased?