Re: [torchwood] (One of) The Seven Best British TV Shows Unavailable on American DVD
- View SourceFrom: Jackie Moleski <moleskij@...>
>I'm thinking of LCD or plasma, tho' the thought of payingIt depends what size you want, but if you want a living-room sized TV (36" and above), $1000 is still at the pretty low end, IMO. If you want a 20" or something, you can get a good one for that amount.
>$800 to $1000 for a TV set gives me the shudders. Any advice on
>.urls/boards/etc to look at for reviews and advice? I DON'T want to
>hear a hard-sell (I'm hoping the old TV will last 'til next Fall), but I
>am interested in starting some research. Thanks!
You might start here: http://www.hdtvprimer.com/
I also did a lot of research at the AVS Forums, and found help there on
using the TV's features, as well as the HD content available. For TV's, most models/model families have their own threads:
Rear Projection Units: http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/forumdisplay.php?f=63
Plasma Units: http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/forumdisplay.php?f=167
Other types, in the Display index: http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/forumdisplay.php?f=9
I have other links on my del.icio page:
You might check the links I have bundled under HomeTheater, especially htinfo, hidef, and htforums.
Hope that helps.
- View SourceRuss wrote:
> Your TV's internal speaker has caused the problem. When I got my lastAh!!! Now you're talking my language. We talked about Degaussing in my
> set some 20 years ago I removed the speaker from it and I listen
> through the stereo. Sure, it's lost some color but at least it's all
> the same color. Your TV needs to be degaussed, and there are things
> around the house that you can use. Go here for more info:
> Sounds a bit like something out of Doctor Who doesn't it? Just be
> careful not to reverse the polarity of the neutron flow!
A+ class. We even talked about how having your speakers too close to
the monitor, could cause the monitor to have "issues".
Somehow, I never connected that info to the large green or small purple
blotches on the TV, I just figured it needed to be replaced (it IS an
Thanks for the info and the link!
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> Jackie Moleski <moleskij@... <mailto:moleskij%40execpc.com>> wrote:
> Okay, I am confused. I don't have external speakers hooked-up to the
> TV, (just the ones that came with the set and are part of it,, like
> internally). However, I do have an entertainment center with all my
> other stuff to the right of the TV, including: Satellite decoder 1 (for
> our old 6-foot dish)-- this is currently NOT working and probably isn't
> even plugged in, Satellite Decoder 2 for Direct TV (this is my working
> decoder), DVD Player (my R2 Daewoo), then below the TV on a shelf is the
> VCR (yep, I still have one of them!). (oh, and I know I shouldn't, but
> lots of VHS tapes get piled-up around the components and spare shelves
> of my entertainment center)
> Does this help?
> --Jackie M
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