What TV technologies are you considering?
I indicated other, because there was no option for choosing a CRT based HD TV. I have to agree with Consumer report's March 2005 article ''CR'S GUIDE TO BIG-SCREEN TVS.'' I quote:
CRT-based sets are bargains. A rear-projection CRT-based TV - the type that uses picture tubes - is the least-expensive way to watch HD on a big screen. You can buy an HD-ready TV with a 50-inch-plus screen for $ 1,500 or less. We've seen some sets advertised for $ 1,000. The well-known drawback to these TVs is size: Most are 24 to 30 inches deep. Still, if you have the space, they're real values.
You can get a HD ready or CRT TV with a built in tuner for roughly half (or less)the cost of a comparable size LCD or plasma set. Reality check: most people don't have five thousand dollars or better to spend on a TV. CRT based sets can offer those of us with less disposable income an entry into the HD experience, and if you pick the right set, you will have a picture that rivals or exceeds the quality of the LCD or plasma models. You won't have the cache of a framed TV on your wall, but I don't have to have cache. The Sony KD-34XBR960 will do me just fine; sure it weighs a ton, but apparently CNET's editores agree with me:"This is the reference standard for picture quality among direct-view HDTVs and also happens to be a great value."
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