Large Screen Monitors?

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  1. Don_K

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    My 10 year old Hitachi projection TV is slowly (but expensively) dying.

    I'm using DBS and DVD sources, thru an AV Receiver. So I don't need tuner or audio circuitry in the TV. Are there such animals as large screen (40-inch +) "monitor" units, where I can save $$$ by excluding the unnecessary electronics?

    Thanks,

    Don
     
  2. Gregg Loewen

    Gregg Loewen Video Standards Instructor, THX Ltd.
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    Im sure there are, but I cant think of any right now.

    Why are you spending "expensive" money on a 10 year old set? Go out and get yourself one of the new Panasonics. Ive heard rumors of $1499 for a 53" wide screen that is HD ready. The 47" version can be had for less than that!!

    On a similar note, I do agree with you that the tuners, and audio circuitry / speakers are a waste of money when included (for some people). I guess it comes down to being cheaper to mass produce a set with all the options then to make 2 smaller production runs with different options.

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    Gregg
     
  3. Don_K

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    Thanks Gregg.

    Looking today, I saw reasonably priced units.

    Don
     
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    Michael TLV THX Video Instructor/Calibrator

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    Greetings

    Getting them to make stripped units will end up costing you much more money for the same TV.

    Regards
     

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