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July 17, 2007

Not Sure Which Type of TV is the Best for You?

We've talked quite a bit in the past about the major TV types but it might be time for a small refresher course. There's a small but decent article at CourierPostOnline.com that breaks down some basic TV types like:

Rear-Projection DLP (digital light processing)

Displays are based on microchip technology from Texas Instruments. Light is projected through a color wheel by thousands of tiny tilting mirrors, which reflect the image off the chip onto the screen.

Pros: Better picture quality than rear-projection CRT; not as expensive as plasma or LCD flat-panel; essentially immune to burn-in; excellent brightness levels, great picture color.

Cons: More expensive than rear-projection CRT or direct-view CRT; average black level quality (although the latest 1080p models are much improved in this respect), can suffer from "rainbow effect.'

Or how about:

Rear-Projection LCoS (liquid crystal on silicon)

A a type of LCD that sandwiches liquid crystals between a plate of glass and a silicon microchip rather than between two layers of glass. Hitachi and JVC are two companies that have made serious investments in LCoS, which is less-proven in production than DLP as a microdisplay technology.

Pros: Much higher resolution and picture quality than rear-projection CRT; much less bulky than rear-projection CRT; much larger screen sizes than plasma or LCD flat-panel.

Cons: More expensive than rear-projection CRT or direct-view CRT; economic viability of production is currently unclear.

Be sure to check out the entire article.

at CourierPostOnline.com

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Posted by William Hungerford at July 17, 2007 9:18 AM

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