I have a query about TVs

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  1. Mr. Potato Head

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    Do any of you own a tube style TV?
     
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    I still have an older Sony in the basement. If I have kids over the house and they want to watch TV, I send them down there.

    Because kids will fuck shit up.
     
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    I actually had a crt hdtv. It was heavy as fuck but was sharp and had good contrast.

    It's at my parents house now
     
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    not anymore
     
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  6. Mr. Potato Head

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    I have 3 of them! :yay:
     
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    By tube type, do you mean CRT? TV's used to have vacuum tubes in place of integrated circuits. It took a couple of minutes for the TV to warm up before you had a picture. Those are the real tube type TVs.
     
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    I actually had another Sony Wega I just got rid of last year. Thing still had an awesome picture after 15 years.
     
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    K
     
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    The TV on my office is 20 years old. Still works great. I'm the only one that ever watches it, so I don't care to replace it.
     
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    I gave my old 1990 Mitsubishi 25" to the Salvation Army 7 years ago.

    I have a friend who repairs old televisions. His basement is completely filled with vintage tube style TVs.
     
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    Only reason I got rid of mine was because it was in a spare bedroom and whenever someone would stay over they'd make a point about how old the TV was.
     
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    Green type of tube
     
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    well? :cmon:
     
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    You've been to his place and seen his TVs?
     
  16. Mr. Potato Head

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    Tell them not to come back.
     
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    I did until about 6 months ago, I bought 2 HD tube sets off Overstock for my guest room and bedroom in 2006ish, paid about $700 They had built in DVD and VHS players, they worked fine, until one started making an annoying buzzing sound every time a graphic was on screen--so I broke down and bought LCD's
     
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    They're family and I have no backbone.
     
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    Mr. Stern was referring to a magic eye type of tube - similar to the one in my tester as seen below.

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    Proper modulation