Re: OT: Windows Media Center / PVR Experience
- From: Doug Jacobs <djacobs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 20:07:23 -0000
Tom Lake <tlake@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I have seen it and I still don't understand what the attraction is. To me
it's no clearer than a good regular TV. Of course I can save a lot of money
that way. The same way I can save money by buying a $20.00 pair of speakers
that sound just as good to me as my neighbor's pair that cost $2000 each.
(That drives him crazy!)
While personal tastes will vary, I highly doubt that your $20/pair
speakers sound as good as your neighbor's $2000/each speakers, unless your
neighbor was very very very stupid, or you truly have tin ears. Granted,
there's a point at which the diffrences in quality become
indistinguishable for people. I have some friends who can truly hear the
differences between a $2000 speaker and a $5000 one. Me? I sort of stop
hearing the differences waaaay before that ;) but at least I can
distinguish between a good tone, and something that can just get LOUD.
HD is along those lines as well, but it is important that you are actually
comparing a proper HD signal vs. a non-HD signal. I see many TVs in
stores that are misconfigured or are using poor quality material for their
demo. Most of them aren't even using a HD signal at all!
Even I wasn't fully aware of the difference until I got my set home, and
configured properly. Comparing the non-HD vs. HD signals of the Super
Bowl made it VERY apparent what the power of HD was capable of. My wife's
comments went something along the lines of "Do we really need such an
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