[mythtv-users] OT: Need a new HDTV

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Jan 15 22:09:11 UTC 2007

On Jan 15, 2007, at 1:14 PM, Mark wrote:

> Jake Palmer wrote:
>> Most HDTV's made today are either 720p or 1080p.  The key to  
>> smooth motion
>> is in the letter, not the number.  Progressive will look better than
>> interlaced, regardless of resolution.  And unless you have a very  
>> large TV
>> (50+"), you'll be hard pressed to see the difference in resolution  
>> at a
>> normal viewing distance (8-10').
>> Jake
> I've had some time today to look at this information.  It looks  
> like the
> 1080p requirement is a non-issue,
> as there isn't any real content out there anyway.  It looks like  
> there's
> a nice Olevia 37" 537H at abc warehouse
> for around $800.  Any opinions on Olevia sets?
> It's got a tuner, and is 37".  Good contrast ratio and is an 8ms set.

I've seen the Olevia in person and was my second choice to the  
Westinghouse I ended up getting. The color looked most realistic on  
skintones than any other display I looked at.

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