What do i need to do to use my HDTV as my continuous monitor?

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  1. PhilM

    PhilM Extra

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    I'm in the market to buy an HDTV (Panasonic 47WX49/51 or the Toshiba 40H81)
    First off, what do I need as far as hardware is concerned?
    I have an Asus AGP V7700 deluxe GC, should I upgrade to one of the many Geforce 4 Ti 500 cards? or something in addition to my current GC?
    Should I possibly look at another HDTV then the two I've previously stated? And how is the quality of the picture on any HDTV from a PC?
    And finally, should I just stick with the regular monitor (please say no)
    thanks,
    phil
     
  2. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    If that model has the VGA input (which I believe it does) you just need a connecting cable between the 2. I will warn you that to take full advantage you'd need a video card that supports 16:9
    Jeff Kleist
     
  3. Todd Hochard

    Todd Hochard Cinematographer

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    You should stick with a computer monitor, as the stationary image of the desktop will burn in on a RPTV.
    Todd
     
  4. PhilM

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    you know, i didn't even think of that, good observation, thanks
     

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