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Panasonic had a very impressive booth with a huge stage out front featuring their 103" plasmas with frequent live performances. Of course this also meant that any time they had a performance it was almost impossible to walk by their booth.
The 103" TH-103PZ600U plasma was a stunning display, but at $69,999.95 I don't think I'll be putting one in my theater any time soon.
Panasonic's big news at the show was their 1080p plasma offerings have expanded to include both a 58" (TH-58PZ700U) and a 50" (TH-50PZ700U). The displays are expected to be available this summer, but pricing had not been finalized at CES.
Panasonic was also showing their SOLSYS SC-
Panasonic also had some new DVD recorders that feature digital TV tuners, like the DMR-EZ27 ($279.95). The DVD recorder seems to be a dying breed, but with the ability to record digital broadcasts and a Dolby Digital soundtrack they seem to make more sense now than they ever did.