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Old February 1, 2014, 09:00 AM
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Ah finding the right TV something I just went through. If SD is what is the primary source you are going to want a TV with a good processor and scaler. Most TV's have good scallers now a days, anything from 2012 and up is going to get rid of that short fat look. Plasma in general does a better job with SD content then lcd. This is because the method used to display images on screen more closely resembles the method CRTs used. That said it handles light worse so that may be a no good for you with the window. That said brands matter in this for once. Panasonic plasma are the best for sd followed by samsung. Sony does a good job on their $1000+ but not so good with their cheaper offerings.

A tv like this would probably be good

SamsungŪ UN39EH5003 39-in. 1080p LED HDTV*

It has decent digital noise filter which can go a long way in reducing artifacts. But if you find a model you think is good throw it in google with standard def or SD and it should give you a few custmer reviews of what the tv will perform like in bad conditions.

What one quick search returned with this tv first review on page
Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: Samsung UN39EH5003 39-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV (Black) (2012 Model)

Good Luck SD is 300k pixels and you are trying to fill a million pixels 720p or 2 million 1080p
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Old February 25, 2014, 12:41 PM
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sony or samsung
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Old February 25, 2014, 09:24 PM
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Aside from WiseWilson no one else has mentioned Panasonic. That's actually a litte disgracefull haha. Of course if they don't have tv's that small then maybe I can understand.
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Old February 25, 2014, 09:31 PM
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Aside from WiseWilson no one else has mentioned Panasonic. That's actually a litte disgracefull haha. Of course if they don't have tv's that small then maybe I can understand.
Panasonic makes good Plasma tvs which are becoming more and more difficult to find.

Non plasma your best bet is simply Samsung or Sharp
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ell I figured out why I get the short and fat look it is bercause this LCD that I bought on sale a while back was built in 2009 :( I think that I need a newer build it works great for a monitor or watching vids I have downloaded but if I watch shaw cable I have to zoom in to get the correct look
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Old August 10, 2014, 09:51 AM
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Compute TV dimensions

I know it's an old post but maybe this tv calculator will help others.
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I am on my 3rd Samsung if that is telling you enough. My first Samsung was a 50" DLP, it died after 4 years, but not the lamp, as I replaced it once, but the circuitry board. I already had a another 32" Samsung when that one died, and for Christmas 2012 I offered myself a 55" LED model. Simple, not 3D, not with SMART module, as it doubles as PC monitor for my lady.
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Sony, Samsung, Panasonic
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