[mythtv-users] Small TV or monitor with good quality sound?

Tom Lichti redpepperracing at gmail.com
Fri May 21 18:42:45 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 2:30 PM, Dan Wilga
<mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu> wrote:
> On 5/21/10 2:22 PM, Tom Lichti wrote:
>> I have bought 3 TV's that are pretty much as described, one for
>> myself, one for a friend, and one for my in-laws, and probably not
>> surprisingly they are all used in kitchens. Mine is a JVC, one is I
>> think Zenith (or maybe Phillips?) and I don't recall the third one.
>> Mine is 17", wide screen, but I don't think it's HD resolution. It
>> does have all the usual inputs, analog Cable, VGA, component, S-Video
>> and composite, and it's extremely loud, with the volume at the second
>> lowest level it's almost too loud for the kitchen. I can't get the
>> model number as it's solidly mounted at the moment, but it will be
>> coming down soon, so I can get it if it's wanted.  (After a quick
>> Google, I think it's this one:
>> http://products.howstuffworks.com/jvc-lt-17x576-17-inch-lcd-tv-review.htm)
> That set is 720p, native, so it definitely fits the bill. (It can also
> down-scale 1080i.) Thanks, I'll see if I can find any.

The other option is to use something like the Dell Sound Bar:
http://reviews.dell.com/2341/313-4037/reviews.htm I actually have one
on the 28" monitor I use in the living room, and it is plenty loud,
for the size. I just cut off the tabs (since I am not using a Dell
monitor) and used some heavy duty velcro to attach it to the top of
the monitor, and it works great, and doesn't look hideous, at least to
my eye... :)


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