Fran;13584949 said:720p is pretty good. A lot of people recommend it. I've got a 50" DLP projection Samsung HDTV, that is 720p and is terrific.
But if you've got the money, get a 1080p or "Full HD" television. The best and highest-definition format out there.
Make sure you get a TV with HDMI inputs and component plug-ins, etc. What are you gonna hook up to the TV?
UNLIMITED POWER!!!Bad Fran, NO HELPING!
After all, you aren't a sub-mod.
Careful or you'll wind up getting curbed, fran.
what kind of tv do you have? I haven't seen any hdtv's that are 1080i/p that are less then 40".
I'm thinking about getting a 42" Vizio. Anybody know a reason why I shouldn't?
Maybe I' m late about that news but I Just heard about Super or Ultra HD!!! With 4 time the resolution of the current HD TV! This is crazy
Yeah, Super Hi-Vision/Ultra HDTV will be very cool technology when it hits the market but, as you've already discovered, it's going to be awhile before it's available. And when it does hit the market, expect it to be expensive as holy blue hell.
Not to mention the fact that it's gonna be a while before machines that can record in such a high resolution come into regular usage, because whe you quadruple what we have today, you go past the limitations of film. it's gona be a while before anyone but the huge production companies decide to by all-new camera equipment, not to mention the lighting and visual effects upgrades that would need to happen.
ok i got a Philips 50 inch DLP tv.
should i buy different a/v cables, or should i be ok with the ones that come with the tv?
Vizio makes decent LCD boxes for the money. I know a few people who have them and love them, after I spent some time fiddling with their picture settings to get the picture to really look as good as possible (granted this is something you have to do with any set out of the box, but the Vizio sets I've done this with seem to have needed more twiddling than some of the other sets I've calibrated). Vizio is a little stingy with some of the ports on some of their sets, but if you don't really need those it's not a deal-breaker. Definitely want to stay away from Plasma, though (which is part of why I asked). I'd say this is a decent set and you could do a lot worse. What are you looking at paying for this box?
Oh, I know all about plasma. I'll be plugging my PS3 into whatever TV I eventually settle on. And I believe I saw this at Wal-Mart for under $900.
Out of curiosity, which TV do you have in your home?