20" widescreen

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  1. John-Miles

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    anyone know of any manufacturers that make ones that small?

    the smallest widescreen tv i have ever seen was a 34"
     
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    There is a plethora of LCD-based wide- and flatscreen panels being released onto the market at sizes of 20 inches and smaller (and larger). Thing is, they strike me as ultra-expensive toys (they sell for several thousands of dollars) not worthy of playing the lead role in a home theater (blacks are still dark grays on those things); you could spend far, far less money on much, much more (a good widescreen RPTV, for example).
     
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    I believe the smallest CRT widescreen TV is the 30" Samsung for ~1200...but I agree with Jack.
     
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    Hmmm ok i guess my friend must be confused cause he said he only paid 300 or so (and no i never left off a zero) thats canadian funds too. i think he sait it was a magnasonic but i could be wrong on that.

    of course it could also be that he was bamboozled by the sales man who just told him the tv was wider than it was high (which is true of all tv's)
     
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    I'd like to have a widescreen set in my bedroom. 30" is pretty good. Right now, I watch VHS tapes I recorded off my DVDs on a 19" 4x3 set. In the pitch dark, I have no problem watching widescreen movies on that TV.
     
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    Unfortunately, unless you live in Europe, Australia, or Asia, there is no way you can get smaller sized widescreen TV. The smallest widescreen TV (direct view) is 14". I used to own one made by Sony. It's multi system and multi voltage are bonus too.
     
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    You managed to bypass the Macrovision?
     
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    Samsung, Panasonic, loewe, and possibly some others all make 30" 16x9 sets.
     
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    Samsung, Panasonic, loewe, and possibly some others all make 30" 16x9 sets.
     
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