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mirror tv for bathroom

Posted by tcjohnsson (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 19, 08 at 6:00

I'm building a smarthome and I was thinking about installing "tv-mirrors" in the bathrooms. I am aware of a couple manufacturers but the prices are ridiculous - over $2,000. I was wondering if anyone has managed to find a less expensive turnkey alternative or if anyone has built their own tv mirrors using a good LCD tv and two-way mirror. Any advice is appreciated!


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here's some info on TV mirrors (let more light through than 2 way mirrors)

TV Mirrors on eBay


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Thanks but those are just mirrors - no tv. I can't imagine paying $500+ (incl shipping) just for a two way mirror. If that company was smart, they would integrate a tv into the mirror and sell as a package - for about $800-$900. The tv wouldn't cost more than $250. A nice sleek package would be worth $900.


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but, this way, YOU can choose any type and style of TV, LCD, plasma, size, brand ect.

just think about trying to get the mirror TV serviced. carry-in ? to who ?


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True... but my concerns would be with fogging, moisture, sound (blocked speakers), etc. True mirror tvs are IP64 or better and offer side-firing speakers or speakers through the mirror themselves. So while a DIY version is an option, even doing it well could result in problems. I think a well-designed, reliable version could be built and sold at a sub-$1,000 price and they would sell relatively well. As data becomes more and more important, the tv could be used for more things than just tv. The possibilities are endless.


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RE: mirror tv for bathroom

True... but my concerns would be with fogging, moisture, sound (blocked speakers), etc. True mirror tvs are IP64 or better and offer side-firing speakers or speakers through the mirror themselves. So while a DIY version is an option, even doing it well could result in problems. I think a well-designed, reliable version could be built and sold at a sub-$1,000 price and they would sell relatively well. As data becomes more and more important, the tv could be used for more things than just tv. The possibilities are endless.


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i am interested in this too. did you find anything out?


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Bump... to see if anyone else has one in their bathroom


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