PSYCOACOUSTICS FOR THE EYES (PSYCOVISUALS?) Here is my take on analog TV (crt) versus digital TV (lcd, lcos, plasma, dlp, etc.) I am only considering the display technology, not the electronics behind them. Just the output device. On a digital TV there are several types of defects: stuck or missing pixels, due to various problems, depending on the type of display. No output, due to burned-out lamp. Screen-door effect, blurred motion, rainbows. On an analog TV (remember, just the output device) there are several types of defects: focus problems (adjustable), mis-convergance (adjustable), no output, due to burned-out lamp (front projection crt). Things in common: grey scale, color, brightness and contrast. All adjustable. Some of the digital "defects" (SDE, rainbows, etc.) can be adjusted out to some extent, but are really still there. And "broken"-type defects (stuck/missing pixels) can not be salvaged. To my mind, the digital defects are far and away worse than the analog ones. Either they can not be fixed, or cost a few hundred dollars to replace a wear-out item (lamp or light engine). The analog defects, to me at least, are much easier to live with. A slight out-of-focus condition is tolerable. At least until I get a chance to tweak it. Same thing for misconvergance. Any comments? BTW, I have a RPCRT TV. No way I could have paid for a flat panel, and I replaced a 27" TV in an entertainment center, so no space problems. Also, my front speakers are 4 feet tall, 18" wide, and 12" deep (Home-made double Advents). The RPTV looks very nice between the speakers.