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BananaMan
11-28-2003, 06:31 PM
ok so i plan to get this tv http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.gsp?product_id=1863138&cat=4560&type=19&dept=3944&path=0%3A3944%3A3996%3A4560 for christmas and i was wondering if i got the advanced cable pack or whatever from microsoft would it make a difference? i am either getting that tv in 27" or 32" thanks in advance, because i'd like to have a real good picture while playing xbox.:cheers:

BananaMan
11-28-2003, 07:39 PM
anyone?:cry:????

BananaMan
11-29-2003, 12:29 AM
please?!:cry:

MikeMan91389
11-29-2003, 02:14 PM
I have no clue.. Sry i cant help you out... make a new thread with a better title :)

l Maximus l
11-29-2003, 03:32 PM
Just FYI: Apex is a generic brand. Honestly, it's a peice of garbage, IMO. I would atleast purchase a name brand TV even if it's not a flat screen.

Sorry to urinate on your cornflakes, but, I'm a huge advocate with electronics and you'll be lucky if that thing lasts you five years....maybe more like three.

But, as for the inputs you want to pay attention to...make sure the TV has COMPONENT VIDEO inputs. There are three colors to help you determine if they are component: green, blue, and red. If the TV has that, then pick up the High Definition A/V pack by XBox. And yes, it will make a world of difference for your picture quality. What seemed blurry before is crystal clear...colors are more vibrant, and the overall quality is maximized to the equipment's capabilities.

So, sorry about the lackluster words I stated about Apex....but, I do have some good news: I just saved a bunch of money on car insurance by switching to Geiko.

BananaMan
11-29-2003, 04:15 PM
thanks, and that ending :rofl: :cheers:

TV (http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.gsp?product_id=2123650&cat=91099&type=19&dept=3944&path=0%3A3944%3A3996%3A91099) <~i've decided to get this after looking around, if they have it at the store i will get a 32", i'm pretty sure that Emerson is a pretty good brand and it also has component video inputs.:cheers:

JDHack0822
11-30-2003, 12:40 AM
This looks better than the Apex TV. However you still arn't gonna see the quality you would with a Sony or Toshiba. Atleast it has the component video so your picture should be pretty decent. I would definatly go in and check out the TV in person if you can.

Peepers
11-30-2003, 12:48 AM
ditto what Maximus has already said. Just to console you, anyting S-video and up will look pretty darn good. I'm not sure what benefit component inputs offers without a high-definition monitor though--just as a side question.

MikeMan91389
11-30-2003, 08:46 AM
hey... i have an awesome 27" tv.. it is super clear... the graphics are great... its flat screen too.. im guessing thats what u wanted.. or it sounded like u did... but if i find the picture i took of it, ill put it on here... its a sylvania, i just got it in september for my BDay... if u cant get a 50" plasma, this one is good :) hahaha... keep lookin for a TV.... i searched for mine forever... but am very satisfied with my results :)

its in ur price range too!
:cheers: