Entries Tagged as 'DLP'

2012 HDTV Buyers Guide

November 26th, 2012 · No Comments · 36-40", 3D HDTV, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, DLP, Laser HDTV, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Microdisplay Rear Projection, Plasma

click chart for larger version It’s the time of year again, where the temperature drops and the sales heat up. This is TV buying season, and prices have never been lower. Sizes have increased, and there are more features than ever. But sorting through the dozens of different models can be tedious at best, and […]

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Guide to HDTV Settings

August 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · 3D HDTV, Connected TVs, DLP, Front Projection, Laser HDTV, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Microdisplay Rear Projection, OLED, Plasma

Got a new TV? Confused about what all the picture settings do? Have no fear, HDGuru is here. To help, that is. We break down all the major picture settings, what they do, what they look like when they’re set incorrectly, and more.

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Is Your HDTV Under Performing? Here’s a Fix

May 11th, 2012 · 13 Comments · 3D HDTV, DLP, Laser HDTV, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, OLED, Plasma

Every TV has one: a button that zooms in on the picture, or changes the aspect ratio. Sometimes called View Mode, Format, Size, Zoom, or something similar, these modes have a variety of names, but all have the same purpose. In reality most of the time there is only one “correct” mode, the other modes […]

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Which HDTV Specs Matter? Meaningful and Meaningless Numbers

February 29th, 2012 · 14 Comments · DLP, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, OLED, Plasma

Shopping for a TV these days involves a barrage of numbers: contrast ratios, refresh rates, viewing angles, and more. Quite often, these numbers are meaningless, and offer little value to the consumer. In some cases, the specs may offer some benefit, but are impossible to compare across different brands. This guide will help you sort […]

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Samsung Settles HDTV Lawsuit- Millions Afffected

February 23rd, 2012 · 6 Comments · DLP, LCD Flat Panel, News, Plasma

Samsung, the leading seller of HDTVs in the US settled a class action lawsuit this month. The affected class covers over 7 million owners of Samsung HDTVs (including plasma, LCD and DLPs) made from 2006 through 2008. Samsung agreed to provide free inspections, free repairs (if needed) and reimburse owners of these out of warranty […]

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CES 2012 Sharp’s HDTV Line

January 9th, 2012 · 2 Comments · 3D HDTV, Connected TVs, DLP, Front Projection, LED LCD Flat Panels, News

Sharp’s new models are big as the company continues to migrate its image and marketing to be known as  “the big screen HDTV maker”. Sharp brings to CES five new series topping out with an 80-Inch 3D Smart TV. Read on for details.

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What You Really Need To Know About HDTV But Didn’t Ask

December 19th, 2011 · No Comments · 3D HDTV, DLP, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Plasma

Whether you’re trying to decide which HDTV to purchase, how to get the best deal or how to hook-up and set a new HDTV for the best image, we have all the answers to these issues and more. Below find holiday advice on all things HD.

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Setting Up Your New HDTV

November 28th, 2011 · No Comments · 3D HDTV, Blu-ray Discs, DLP, Front Projection, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Plasma

(Above:The brightness and contrast setup patterns from Disney’s WOW Blu-ray) If you haven’t adjusted the settings on your new HDTV, you’re not getting its full performance By eye or with a Blu-ray setup disc, having an understanding of what each picture control does is crucial to getting the best picture. With a Goldilocks-esque “just right” […]

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