[mythtv-users] LCD HDTV recommendations (that are Myth friendly)...
aclose at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 15:01:22 UTC 2008
On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 9:47 AM, Willy Boyd <willyboyd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 9:30 AM, Andrew Close <aclose at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 9:08 AM, Marc Sherman <msherman at projectile.ca> wrote:
> > > Another minor issue that often gets overlooked when choosing a tv is the
> > > availability of discrete IR controls for power and input selection. My
> > > current tv has neither, and we're constantly fiddling with our remote to
> > > get things into the right state whenever someone's been using it for
> > > something other than mythtv.
> > Marc, please forgive my ignorance. :) but what to you mean by
> > 'discrete IR controls' for power and input?
> He means a discrete IR signal for each input -- i.e. being able to
> switch directly to VGA, HDMI, Svideo1, etc etc. I know because I got
> an Olevia 42" also lacking this and it utterly sucks. You have one
> button/code to cycle through the inputs. And it doesn't exactly
> switch inputs very fast. This was an annoyance even after I got my
> nice Harmony remote that can do all the thinking for me. Finally I
> got an upscaling receiver so everything is going to the HDMI source on
> the tv now. Next TV purchase I will be confirming how much control is
> possible for sure.
ah, so for an idiot's example, the little switch on the side of my
current tv remote that switches between tv, cable, other...
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