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Consumer Reports Reveals that HDTV Shoppers Get More for the Money

An extended warranty for a TV ranges from $200 to $400. But both LCD and plasma TVs are overall very reliable and whilerear projection sets are more repair-prone, they are still often trouble-free for their first few years and needed repairs are often covered by the standard warranty, suggesting that the extended warranty is a poor investment for most consumers.

The full report is available in the December 2007 issue of Consumer Reports, which is available wherever magazines are sold and portions of the story are available for free online at