What to look for in a tv for progressive scan?

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  1. Shane Morales

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    Ok, I did do a search, but just can't seem to find what I'm looking for...

    A pal of mine wants to buy a DVD player and a 27" TV. What do we look for in a TV that will take advantage of a progressive scan DVD player? We're looking at the sub $100 pannies, just don't know what type of TV to get. My pal is dirt poor so basically we're going for the cheapest thing that will display progressive scan.

    Thanks.
     
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    I'm pretty sure you need a High Def TV for progressive scan
     
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    You do, and $100 won't get you there. Expect to pay at least $500 for a 480p-capable display.
     
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    I bought a Zenith 27" HDTV for my bedroom from CC about a year ago for around $500.
     
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    While there are no advantages to a prog-scan machine with an interlaced-only display, purchasing one assures future compatibility. Only, in the meantime, use its interlaced output.
     

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