When price is no object and you just want the best picture you can get, these TVs are just what the holiday doctor ordered.
Whether it's worth $300 or $3,000, you want to know that the TV you're buying represents the best you can get for the price. That's where these TVs excel.
Can you get a good TV for less than $500? Judging from the sets on this list, which range from 32 to 51 inches and $250 to $500, the answer is "yes."
Did you know you can get a 60-inch Smart LED TV for less than a grand? Or for the same price, a 60-inch plasma with even better picture quality? Check out our favorite big-screen bargains of the year.
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May 24, 2013
Replacement SuperDrive for MacBook or MacBook Pro for $28 + $6 s&h
MegaMacs offers the Replacement SuperDrive for MacBook and MacBook Pro GSA-S10N Superdrive, model no. 678-0558A, for $27.99 plus $6.44 for shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $10. This slot-loading drive burns DVD+R and DVD-R discs at 8x, DVD+RW at 6x, DVD-RW at 4x, DVD-ROM at 8x, CD-R at 24x, and more.
Used Apple 3rd-Generation iPad 64GB WiFi 10" Tablet for $400 + free shipping
CowBoom offers the used, 3rd-generation Apple iPad 64GB WiFi 9.7" Tablet in Black, model no. MC707LL/A, for $449.99. Coupon code "iPad36450" cuts it to $399.99. With free shipping, that's $85 under our February mention of this tablet used and the lowest total price we have seen for a 64GB iPad with a Retina display. (For further comparison, it's $155 under the lowest total price we could find for a new one today.) It's 9.4mm thick, weighs 1.4 lbs., and features a 9.7" 2048x1536 Retina display, A5x dual-core processor with quad-core graphics, 5-megapixel iSight camera with 1080p video recording, front FaceTime camera, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, up to 10 hours of battery life, and iOS 5.
Note: No warranty information is provided. Also, this used item may have cosmetic blemishes or be missing accessories.
Gemini DJ FirstMix I/O MIDI Controller for $89 + free shipping, Mixer for $225
As one of its daily deals, AltaTac offers the Gemini DJ FirstMix I/O MIDI Controller with Software (pictured) for $89 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $21. Compatible with both PC and Mac, this controller features a built-in sound card, support for M4A, AIFF, WAV, MP3, FLAC, and OGG audio files, mixer/CD player layout with crossfader, and two-deck controller with volume, 2-band EQ, effects, and jog wheel for each, and MixVibes Cross LE software.
AltaTac also offer the Gemini Pro DJ Mixer Dual Scratch CD/MP3/ID Media Mixing Console, model no. CDM-3650, for $224.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $35. It features dual blue-backlit LCD displays, variable pitch control sliders, CD, CD-R, and MP3 CD compatibility, selectable jog modes, and 2-band EQ with gain control. Deals end today.
HP Over-The-Ear Stereo Headset for $7 + $2 s&h
As one of its daily deals, PricePlunge offers the HP Over-The Ear Stereo Headset, model no. RF824AA#B1H, for $6.99 plus $1.99 for shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $6. Features include an in-line microphone, in-cord volume control, 5-foot cord, and more. Deal ends today.
Toshiba 2TB SATA 6Gbps Hard Drive for $80 after rebate + free shipping
Ending today, TigerDirect offers the Toshiba 2TB Serial ATA 6Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive, model no. DT01ACA200, for $99.99. This $20 mail-in rebate cuts it to $79.99. With free shipping ($0.04/GB), that's tied with our expired mention from four days ago (which lacked a rebate) and the lowest total price we could find now by $20. It features a 64MB cache and runs at 7200 rpm.
Compact Appliance Sale: 30% off sitewide + extra 10% off, free shipping
Compact Appliance offers 30% off sitewide during its Memorial Day Weekend Sale. (Discounted prices are as marked.) Plus, get an extra 5% off most models. (Discount is taken automatically in-cart.) Even better, coupon code "MAY5OFF" cuts an additional 5% off all Edgestar and Koldfront items. Plus, all orders qualify for free shipping. That's beats our mention from three days ago, when we saw 25% off sitewide with the same additional discounts, and it's among the better sitewide discounts we've seen from Compact Appliance. Offer ends May 27.
A best bet is the EdgeStar 62-Can Extreme Cool Beverage Cooler, model no. BWC70SS, bundled with a $60 Naked Wines Voucher for $151.99 before discounts, and $144.39 after. (The voucher is added to your cart automatically.) With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $26. This compressor-based cooling system can hold up to 62 standard 12-oz. cans.
Toshiba Satellite AMD Dual 1.4GHz 16" Laptop, Carrying Case for $300 + $30 s&h
Toshiba offers its 5.5-lb. Toshiba Satellite C850D-ST3NX1 AMD E1 1.4GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Laptop, model no. PSCBQU-00200F, bundled with a Toshiba 16" Carrying Case, model no. PA1449U-1EC6, for $329.99. (The carrying case is added to your cart automatically.) Coupon code "MDC850DS" cuts it to $299.99. With $29.99 for shipping, that's $25 under our mention of the laptop alone from three weeks ago and a low price for such a bundle. The laptop features an AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 320GB hard, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, webcam, media card reader, 6-cell battery, and Windows 8. The case fits laptops with screens of up to 16" and features an expandable outer zippered pocket with polymesh organization and USB flash drive pouch. Deal ends May 27.
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Toshiba 3TB SATA 6Gbps Internal Hard Drive for $120 + $4 s&h
TigerDirect offers the Toshiba 3TB Serial ATA 6Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive, model no. HDKPC08, for $139.99. Coupon code "RUT91399" cuts it to $119.99. With $4.24 for shipping, that's $0.04/GB and the lowest total price we could find by $5. It runs at 7200 rpm and features a 64MB cache. Coupon expires May 27.
Refurb Apple 23" Aluminum Cinema LCD Display for $260 + $17 s&h
MegaMacs offers the refurbished Apple 23" Aluminum Cinema LCD Monitor, model no. M9178LL/A, for $259.99 plus around $17 for shipping. That's $32 under our refurbished mention from a week ago and the lowest total price we could find for a refurb by $57. It features a 1920x1200 native resolution, USB hub, two FireWire 400 ports, and DVI input. Deal ends May 29.
A 30-day MegaMacs warranty applies