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    Hi Def Toshiba TV

    I bought a 42 inch High Def LCD Toshiba through Tiger Direct the other day. Based on some information I got on this site, I went with the 768 resolution instead of a pricier 1080. I really really like this t.v. The high Def channels are fantastic and it takes watching football to whole new level.

    Before this I was using an old 19 inch JVC that I had bought in 1989. It's pretty cool to have a picture now that's bigger then your whole old t.v was.

    The only downside is that the regular channels look kind of blah now. They're not bad, but it's like saying skiing Dubuque is as good as skiing Steamboat up in the Rocky Mountains.


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    Re: Hi Def Toshiba TV

    Hey that's like going from a Schwinn to a Bugatti. Give it time you'll adjust. Mine's the 50" from Toshiba, no complaints here!


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    Re: Hi Def Toshiba TV

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy Hard View Post
    Hey that's like going from a Schwinn to a Bugatti. Give it time you'll adjust. Mine's the 50" from Toshiba, no complaints here!
    52" DLP Toshiba here...couldn't be happier.



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    Re: Hi Def Toshiba TV

    47" LCD Toshiba 1080 plus a 36" Toshiba HD ready tv in the office. No complaints. We get HD for the 47 on Friday, im as happy as a little girl!



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    Re: Hi Def Toshiba TV

    Sounds like this is turning into a sizing contest here... You guys win, my biggest tv is a 19" sanyo color model....Pretty sweet!


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    Re: Hi Def Toshiba TV

    Darn you all, I am so jealous!!!!!

    Some day I will get color TV.



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    Re: Hi Def Toshiba TV

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Sounds like this is turning into a sizing contest here... You guys win, my biggest tv is a 19" sanyo color model....Pretty sweet!
    You are such a liar!



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    Re: Hi Def Toshiba TV

    Do you dare say I'm compensating for something?


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    Re: Hi Def Toshiba TV

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy Hard View Post
    Do you dare say I'm compensating for something?
    No... You probably shouldn't...



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    Re: Hi Def Toshiba TV

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobber View Post
    The only downside is that the regular channels look kind of blah now. They're not bad, but it's like saying skiing Dubuque is as good as skiing Steamboat up in the Rocky Mountains.
    I got a 42" hdtv a few yrs, ago and had the same problem. If you are able to switch from sat. to cable to ota, there are indoor and outdoor antenae that will make your picture just as good as on satelite. I got an indoor at Best Buy for under $50 and it works great! I watched the playoffs ota in crystal clarity.

    Also, if you have Directv, the rumors have it that they will be carrying our locals in hd soon, but I've been hearing that for some time.





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    Re: Hi Def Toshiba TV

    Quote Originally Posted by Wx4Cy View Post
    52" DLP Toshiba here...couldn't be happier.

    same here....1080i. And they say size doesn't matter.



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    Re: Hi Def Toshiba TV

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobber View Post
    I bought a 42 inch High Def LCD Toshiba through Tiger Direct the other day. Based on some information I got on this site, I went with the 768 resolution instead of a pricier 1080. I really really like this t.v. The high Def channels are fantastic and it takes watching football to whole new level.

    Before this I was using an old 19 inch JVC that I had bought in 1989. It's pretty cool to have a picture now that's bigger then your whole old t.v was.

    The only downside is that the regular channels look kind of blah now. They're not bad, but it's like saying skiing Dubuque is as good as skiing Steamboat up in the Rocky Mountains.
    Actually, if you got the 42" Regza it does show in 1080i, which is great because that is what broadcast are usually in. I don't know why they don't advertise that fact more.



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    Re: Hi Def Toshiba TV

    Quote Originally Posted by pulse View Post
    Actually, if you got the 42" Regza it does show in 1080i, which is great because that is what broadcast are usually in. I don't know why they don't advertise that fact more.
    Yes it is a Toshiba Regza. That's interesting. The specs only say 768 resolution. How's it able to show 1080i when it doesn't have that many pixels? It's got a great picture, I know that...



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    Re: Hi Def Toshiba TV

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobber View Post
    Yes it is a Toshiba Regza. That's interesting. The specs only say 768 resolution. How's it able to show 1080i when it doesn't have that many pixels? It's got a great picture, I know that...
    It downconverts the image to it's native resolution. 1080i vs 720p vs 1080p, it does not matter, they all look incredible.


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    Re: Hi Def Toshiba TV

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Sounds like this is turning into a sizing contest here... You guys win, my biggest tv is a 19" sanyo color model....Pretty sweet!


    Man I must be getting old - 19" looked smaller in my younger years



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