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How HDTV Works
by Gary Brown


 › Introduction to How HDTV Works
What Is HDTV?
MPEG-2
HDTV Stations
How is HDTV Different?
What Do I Need to Buy?
Lots More Information

HDTV has been getting media attention for several years now, and if you go to an electronics store you can see a fairly good selection of HDTV sets today.


Photo courtesy Sony Electronics
Sony Wega 42" XBR Plasma TV with built-in HDTV tuner

If you have ever looked at one of these sets, you know that the image they display is sharper and wider -- it is more like a movie screen than it is a TV set!

Related Books
  • "Guide to HDTV Systems," by Conrad Persson
  • "The Guide To Digital Television," by Michael Silbergleid, Mark J. Pescatore
  • HDTV has lifelike pictures and digital sound. The higher resolution produces clarity like you have never seen from a picture tube. Films retain their original width, enhancing your home theater experience. Imagine seeing more of a football field or a scenic panorama!

    In this article, we'll take a close look at HDTV and what you get with HDTV. We'll also explain the equipment needed and talk about what you should consider when purchasing a set. There's also a huge link section so that you can learn more!

    Lowest Price
    1.Panasonic PT-50LC13 50'' LCD Projection TV (16:9, HDTV Compatible) $2379.99
    2.Sony WEGA KDF-70XBR950 70'' LCD Projection TV (16:9, HDTV Compatible) $5879.79
    3.Samsung HLN437W 43'' DLP Projection TV (16:9, HDTV Compatible) $2596.95
    4.Sony WEGA KF-50WE610 50'' LCD Projection TV (16:9, HDTV Compatible) $2939.79
    5.Samsung HLN507W 50'' DLP Projection TV (16:9, HDTV Compatible) $3489.99

     

     
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    Table of Contents:
    › Introduction to How HDTV Works
    What Is HDTV?
    MPEG-2
    HDTV Stations
    How is HDTV Different?
    What Do I Need to Buy?
    Lots More Information


     
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