[mythtv-users] Cheap LCD HD ready TV - UK
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Thu Sep 28 12:27:13 UTC 2006
Quoting Nick <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com>:
> On 27/09/06, Michael frandsen <mf1910 at vip.cybercity.dk> wrote:
>> Graeme Hilton skrev:
>> > Anyone got any opinions on this piece of hardware?
>> > <http://www.aria.co.uk/productinfocomm.asp?ID=20717&SpecialStatus=1>
>> > I was thinking of getting it to replace my 28" widescreen CRT TV. I
>> > currently use an FX5200 card to provide both VGA to an 800x600 7" 4:3
>> > screen and the TV out to the CRT.
>> > Anyone see any problems with changing over to the LCD?
>> > Cheers,
>> > Graeme Hilton
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>> I only have a comment about buying cheap LCD since you would not get the
>> same picture quality. What I have seen is that you need up too high end
>> LCD to get same quality as similar CRT screen size which is much cheaper
>> compared too.
>> Of course if you want the flat screen because of the appearance or less
>> space consume then CRT can not compete.
> There's also the real issue of never having a dark screen in a dark
> room - the backlight bleed-through can be quite bad (the opposite of
> plasma IIRC)- I'd always try and see the screen in action in different
> lighting conditions (or at least try to get a neutral opinion) before
> purchasing. Obviously some people will notice this more than others so
> it may not be an issue (I see this on my 19" Acer LCD monitor too,
> although it's used more in the day).
> Also note it has not HD-Ready, doesn't contain a FreeView tuner, and
> doesn't seem to have component video inputs, but saying that, it could
> be a real bargain if it's going to be used solely via DVI.
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I use a similar 32" LCD TV via VGA with Myth and love it. No more
modlines etc..... Just plugin and go. Fantastic.
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