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Guide To High-definition TV


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#1 OFFLINE   Nick

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Posted 11 July 2005 - 11:44 AM

EDTV vs. HDTV: The real deal

You're in your local consumer electronics store looking at two 42-inch plasma TVs side by side, and they're playing the same high-def demo footage that stores typically use to make TVs look good. Cosmetically, the two sets appear very similar--until you examine the little price/info placards. One set costs $4,499, the other costs $5,999. You then notice that one is described as an EDTV or Enhanced Definition TV ¹, and the other as an HDTV or High-Definition TV. Look a bit closer, and you may even notice (depending on the quality of the source) that HDTV plasma looks sharper. Which do you buy?

More at www.CNet.com

CEA report on HD/ED/SD standards, definitions and consumer labeling www.ce.org/shared_files/resources/95DTV%20Definitions.pdf (pdf file)

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Posted 11 July 2005 - 12:55 PM

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Posted 12 July 2005 - 09:07 AM

A few more places to look: http://www.dtv.gov http://www.electroni...ks.com/hdtv.htm
http://www.pcworld.c...,RSS,RSS,00.asp
http://www.hdtvmagazine.com
http://www.hdtvprimer.com
http://www.projector...m/hdtv_edtv.htm

I especially like the last article. I've given copies to friends who want to know about HDTV.

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