got a new tv

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Apr 25, 2009

got a new tv by dsrules4 at 3:32 PM (1,272 Views / 0 Likes) 10 replies

  1. dsrules4
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    Newcomer dsrules4 Advanced Member

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    Television Picture Quality:
    * High Definition Ready.
    * Integrated digital (freeview).
    * 21.6in widescreen TV with 55cm visible screen size.
    * Resolution 1680 x 1050 pixels.
    * Brightness 250cd/m2.
    * Contrast ratio 1,000:1.
    * Viewing angle 160/160 degrees.
    this is the picture quality
    so if u know any thing about hd tvs could u help out
     
  2. logical thinker

    Member logical thinker GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    What do you mean by "type of hd"? If High Definition, it is 720p (HD Ready).
    720p/1080i = HD Ready
    1080p = Full HD
     
  3. Ferrariman

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    That's not exactly Picture Quality, could you post the make and model?
     
  4. Linkiboy

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    That doesn't sound like a TV... more like a monitor, esp with that rez.
     
  5. akash86

    Newcomer akash86 Advanced Member

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    does it have a black and gold sticker saying full HD 1080p?
    if so, then thats a dam good tv, but then again, the company/make matters too, and also, the size is pretty small, depending on how far ur gonna sit from it
     
  6. dsrules4
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    kk here the name and all of the information
    Alba 21.6in HD Ready Digital LCD TV/DVD Combi with iPod Dock
    Television Picture Quality:
    * High Definition Ready.
    * Integrated digital (freeview).
    * 21.6in widescreen TV with 55cm visible screen size.
    * Resolution 1680 x 1050 pixels.
    * Brightness 250cd/m2.
    * Contrast ratio 1,000:1.
    * Viewing angle 160/160 degrees.

    Connectivity:
    * 1 HDMI socket.
    * 1 SCART socket.
    * Compsite.
    * Headphone socket.
    * AV socket (rear).

    Sound Quality:
    * NICAM sound system.
    * 2 x 2W and 5W subwoofer RMS power output.

    Freeview Features:
    * Digitally interactive.
    * Digital text.
    * Digital audio broadcasting (DAB).
    * Digital video broadcasting (DVB) subtitles available.
    * Auto setup.
    * Auto scan for new channels.
    * Now and next electronic programme guide.
    * 7 day electronic programme guide.
    * CI slot.

    Additional Features:
    * Teletext.
    * Digital text.
    * UHF tuner.
    * Auto setup.
    * Auto search tuner.
    * Auto search sorting.
    * Auto search labelling.
    * Sleep timer.
    * Child lock.
    * Remote control requires 2 x AAA batteries (included).
    * 230V AC mains operation.
    * Complete with built-in tabletop stand.
    * Size of TV with stand (H)46.5, (W)54.8, (D)22cm.
    * Weight 6kg.
     
  7. seedvt

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    This doesn't run a native HD resolution. 720p will look a bit stretched and 1080p will look slightly squished.
     
  8. updowners

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    Sounds like a monitor. HDTVs usually are 720p or 1080p. A widescreen monitor sometimes have 1050p.
     
  9. The Teej

    Former Staff The Teej Also known as The Tjalian

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    Yeah, this does sound like a monitor, but the lack of VGA/DVI makes it seem like a TV. It's got a 16:10 aspect ratio, and most HDTVs come with a 16:9 aspect ratio. Like someone else said, 720p is going to seem a little stretched like this. However, it's perfect for the XBOX 360, which supports 1680x1050 natively.

    Anyway, while I may sound paranoid, my experiences with Alba products aren't the best. I'd personally take out some kind of insurance as soon as possible, before it breaks.

    Also, did you get this as a gift or something? I mean, it seems a bit weird that you'd buy a new TV if you don't know anything about it [​IMG] Maybe it's just me being a nerd, but I thoroughly check everything about the TV before I buy it.
     
  10. kobykaan

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    monitors don't usually come with integrated freeview! (free digital tv in the uk) [​IMG]

    read the manual it should tell you in it or where you got it from ask them [​IMG]
     
  11. dsrules4
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    Newcomer dsrules4 Advanced Member

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    yeah i got it as a gift from someone so i could play my xbox 360 on but that got the ring of death the day before i got this TV
     

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