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Do you own a widescreen TV?

Old 07-13-03, 11:38 PM
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Do you own a widescreen TV?

Simple question...do you own a widescreen TV?
Old 07-13-03, 11:53 PM
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No. I wish i did. Does anyone have an extra one?
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as of this week my answer has changed to yes
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Congrats jkester. What kind did you buy? I've had my Mits 55" for about 1.5 years now and it's great. Now I just need to decide on which sat to get either dish or directtv so I can get HDTV. I can't get locals and my cable co is 2 years away from going digital.
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Yes. I am so glad I got mine
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Maybe next year, if everything go well I will buy a new 16x9 projector [:P]
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Just bought my Toshiba about 2 weeks ago.
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Absolutely... A 47" Panny. I've had it for over a year and it's worth every cent that I paid for it...
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I've had mine for 3 years now. Life can't get much better.
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Toshiba 50HX81 here. I love it!
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Toshiba 50H81 - since August 2001! Still as glorious today!!! (VE Calibrated, verfied by AVIA & S&V)

Page 2, after 56-pt. alignment about 2-weeks later.

Phil
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You can have my wife, my kids and my house. Just leave me with my new car, the WS Mitsubishi and my DVDs and I'll be fine.
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Had a 57" Sony KP57ws500 for about 8months...calibrated using avia, and it's BEAUTIFUL...
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I own a RCA F38310JX4 model purchased on
March 1, 2001. Today I ran a service diagnostic test on it and all came out OK. Odometer reading is 19,520 as read inside the Service Menu I hacked about 2 years ago.


Although the F38 is supposed to be 38 inches diaginol, mine is 39. I have measured and re-measured, but it's 39 inches. Configuration in *glass* is 19 9/16 inches high and 34.5 inches wide. A 38 would be 19"H by 33.25"W.



I was taught that 1/2 of diaginol is the height and 7/8 of diaginol is your width inside *glass* measurments.



P.S. I have also hacked the service menu code on all of my DVD players and DVD changers and a few other things.

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I don't own a HDTV. But I definitely want one.
Old 07-17-03, 09:03 PM
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I want one!!

Moving in a month....will have a dedicated HT room...need to figure out if I should get an HDTV or a projector (2 bd room town house...though renting so I would have to be careful about hanging a projector, building a quiet box, etc)

Maybe if/when I get a bonus...i'll take the plunge.

-pedagogue
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Proud owner of a Toshiba 65H83 for three weeks now.
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Originally posted by pedagogue
need to figure out if I should get an HDTV or a projector (2 bd room town house...though renting so I would have to be careful about hanging a projector, building a quiet box, etc

pedagogue, you can always table mount your pj- thats what i do.
the minus is that it takes over the sweet spot,
the plus is that you are now flexible to have a 'constant height/variable width' set-up-
something that no rp in the world can give you.
even 16:9 sets letterbox the widest movies.
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73 days until my new apartment and front projector! I can't wait...HDTV here I come.
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You took great photos of your TV Phil I, how did you get such clear images? Every time I take a picture I get flash or glare..

any input you could provide would be much appreciated..

Originally posted by Phil I
Toshiba 50H81 - since August 2001! Still as glorious today!!! (VE Calibrated, verfied by AVIA & S&V)

Page 2, after 56-pt. alignment about 2-weeks later.

Phil

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