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HDTV: The Reasons For Buying Your Own

By Leroy Chan

HDTV: Why You Need It

The day advocates of high-definition television or HDTV presented it to the public in 1998, rumors spread about how it would be the best television viewing experience compared to our older TV sets. The image quality and sound would be better, giving the impression that you were in the movie or TV show while you watched it.

HDTV Defined

HDTV has made the older analog television sets obsolete. For one thing, images are several times sharper and clearer than older TVs. Older televisions receive analog wave signals in the air and the picture quality can be loss through conversion to the screen. Newer LCD HDTV or plasma HDTV sets receive digital signals from digital broadcast and picture quality is persevered.

HDTV: Function and Benefits

Analog television sets are functional today, but when digital broadcasting totally takes over in 2009, the only analog sets that will work are the ones that have a converter. Still, HDTV offers numerous benefits that an analog TV can't:

The picture quality of HDTV is better and you can see tiny details even on bigger screens.

HDTV multicasting allows stations to broadcast several programs in one line.

Viewers can participate in shows or movies, which have interactive content, such as games or contests.

HDTV will use the entire screen to display its signal, whereas analog sets use only every other pixel line.

You can expect to see all the brilliant colors and images from channels that broadcast HD.

HDTV Problems

Although HDTV's are becoming more affordable, they are in general more expensive that regular analog sets. New sets will usually have built-in HDTV tuners. If you don't have a dish or satellite service hooked-up, then you may need to purchase a HDTV antenna if you wish to receive free local HD programming.

HDTV Shopping Advice

If you want to know which HDTV is right for you, you'll need to see it for yourself. HDTV reviews and advice will help you select the system thats right for you, and you'll start to wonder why you didn't purchased an HDTV sooner.

Copyright (c) 2006 by Leroy Chan
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