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by: NoIfs July 19, 2004 2:44 PM PDT

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EDTV vs HDTV

by NoIfs - 7/19/04 2:44 PM

Hello everyone, I am new to these forums and appreciate any help. I am looking for a 42 inch plasma flat panel. I am currently focused on the Panasonics, but open to suggestions. My question involves EDTV vs HDTV. I currently get my HD through local cable company (Insight), which I have on a small Samsung LCD. Its great for true HD content, but non HD is pixelated if you are too close to the screen. I want to avoid this problem if possible in the larger set, and wonder if that makes ED the way to go?

Second part of this is, display with HD receiver/tuner built in, or just a monitor. My first inclination is to go just monitor since I will need a box for the pay services, etc., but again your input is greatly appreciated.

Thanks and I look forward to your ideas.

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