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dumb newbie screen size ???

Discussion in 'Displays' started by William-R, Mar 13, 2004.

  1. William-R

    William-R Agent

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    im thinking of geting the Philips 30PW850H
    its a 30 in widescreen tv but i was wondering will the actual higth of the vewing area be less than a standerd 30 in tv ??

    and if so how many inches
     
  2. Greg.K

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    A 30" 4x3 TV will have a screen about 24" wide and 18" tall.

    A 30" 16x9 TV will have a screen about 26" wide and 14.7" tall.

    You need a 36" 16x9 screen to have the equivalent screen height of a 30" 4x3 set.
     
  3. BrianCC

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    Here's a handy site ...
     
  4. Adam.Heckman

    Adam.Heckman Second Unit

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    BTW, good choice on the TV. I have one also.
     

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