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Old September 18 2012, 10:35 PM   #857
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Re: Season ONE OFFICIAL TNG Blu-Ray Discussion Thread

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Well Damn! Finally had the time to hook up the new Blu-Ray palyer this morning. Turns out our 9 year old Mitsubishi HD TV doesn't have an HDMI port. Had to settle for the composite video connection (yellow RCA jack) and the lower resolution that goes with it. Anybody know of a converter from HDMI to RGB that might give us HD resolution? Just a thought.

You're doing yourself a HUGE disservice if you don't go out and get a TV with HDMI (or component at the very least). Running through composite defeats the entire purpose! Good luck.
Are there TV's getting cheaper with the HDMI ports these days? Everything is either flatscreen or the highest quality now (LCD, LED, Plasma) but I'm going to be in a position (Hopefully in a few years) where I will need to buy a Blu-Ray player and TV and wonder how expensive that will be.
While I can't know if it's 100%, I would say 99.9% of flat screens 32 in and above have at least one HDMI port (most have at least two). You can get a 40-50 incher for 500 or less depending on the given sale of the week. Of course bigger brands (i.e., Samsung, Panasonic, Sony, etc.) will be pricier, but you can get a reasonably sized mid range flat screen and a blue ray player for about 5-600 bucks if you catch the sales of the week online and at the big box stores.

Also check slickdeals.net. I've been going there for years.

I mentioned this earlier, but I truly believe that until one has a 1080p full HD set connected via HDMI to blu ray, you're really cheating yourself out of all the remastered set has to offer. It's night and day.
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