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Going back to analog: recommend me a television

Thomas

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Artisan Fan and Andre have convinced me that analog is the way to go, so I was in the process of re-buying everything I care about...on vinyl. So far so good, but I want to take this to the next level

I've got one of them big digital HDTV's and decided that I can't stand the digitization, the pixelation, the faux/reproductive nature of it all. I want the purest picture I can get, and it only stands to reason that if analog is the gold standard for audio...then so it must be for video, as well.

So, I submit my post in an earnest bid to get your recommendations for a top-notch analog TV, something that would display the truest picture possible, without all that digital processing and "˜resolution' and other mumbo-jumbo. I want something that looks like I am there.

Thank you kindly in advance for your recs.
 

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Be sure to only watch shows shot on film. No videotape.
 

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I'm curious what people have to say about this. I have a big vinyl collectiona and prefer analog audio for sure. I also understand where you are coming from on digital video but I'm not remotely convinced that tube televisions are really better. I never got around to upgrading televisions but it is on my list of things to do. Fwiw, I'm open to a trade.
 

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I'd start here.
 

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Originally Posted by binge
Be sure to only watch shows shot on film. No videotape.

hmmm, that may be problematic when I want to check out a blue movie.
 

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Originally Posted by Dakota rube


I'd start here.


I dunno Rube, that has a screen and I don't really trust screens. Too modern.
 

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Originally Posted by Thomas
I dunno Rube, that has a screen and I don't really trust screens. Too modern.

More like this maybe?

 

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Originally Posted by Jekyll


Originally Posted by Piobaire
More like this maybe?



Now you guys are talking. How would this translate into my living room, though?
 

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Originally Posted by Piobaire
More like this maybe?



Thomas,

I think your local home depot sells parts out front that would work for this model.
 

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Make sure you only watch laserdisc, too. It's like the vinyl of the video world.

--Andre
 

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Originally Posted by Thomas
Now you guys are talking. How would this translate into my living room, though?

I can assure you a years salary for that guy is less than most televisions.
 

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Originally Posted by Bhowie
Thomas,

I think your local home depot sells parts out front that would work for this model.


I saw a few but they were pre-fab which lacks authenticity.

Originally Posted by A Y
Make sure you only watch laserdisc, too. It's like the vinyl of the video world.

--Andre


Laserdisc, you say. I haven't seen any of those in forever - they must be something special, like the elusive Betamax.
 

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Originally Posted by texas_jack
I can assure you a years salary for that guy is less than most televisions.

This sounds better and better. Where to kop?
 

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I use a 24" from Capehart-Farnsworth. It runs just as great as it '54 release date. My 8-track fidelipac (also from '54) has been sounding better since styrofoam cup mounting (less resistance)
 

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