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Old Yesterday, 16:20   #31
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Re: New TV advice

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The V6 has UHD on Netflix and YouTube. And you'd get a suitable HDMI lead for free with the V6.
The TV cityfan247 has ordered will have native webOS apps for both so no need to upgrade to a V6 to get them in UHD.

P.S. Can anyone with a V6 and Netflix tell me does the V6 Netflix app also give Dolby Vision on the 4K content or does it just offer 4K on its own?




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You probably have to manually enable HDR on your inputs, this may also give you an HDR setting for normal TV which you may or may not wish to use, i dont think i use it in my Samsung.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/kevinmu...r-on-an-lg-tv/

Yes you're correct, I can't read that Forbes link as I have an ad blocker running so in case it doesn't say so the setting is in "general settings" then "HDMI ULTRA HD Deep Colour" where you can enable or disable for each HDMI input.
I don't recall having to change any settings or enable anything to get HDR on the Amazon app or Dolby Vision on the Netflix app.
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And I still use my 28" Sony WEGA CRT beast and until it breaks see no reason to change. Picture and sound are both fine and I really don't want or need anything bigger than 32" for the distance we mostly use it at - plus we don't want something huge dominating the room.
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And I still use my 28" Sony WEGA CRT beast and until it breaks see no reason to change. Picture and sound are both fine and I really don't want or need anything bigger than 32" for the distance we mostly use it at - plus we don't want something huge dominating the room.
Over the years my Dad has gone from a 26" CRT TV (I think) to a 32" original LCD to a reasonably current 40" LED LCD TV.

Each of which took up less space than the last, so actually dominates the room less than each of the previous one used to.

Current TVs also allow for more creative room layout - you don't have to rely on sticking the TV in a corner and then ensuring the rest of the furniture is pointed at it, or at least not blocking the TV.
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Over the years my Dad has gone from a 26" CRT TV (I think) to a 32" original LCD to a reasonably current 40" LED LCD TV.

Each of which took up less space than the last, so actually dominates the room less than each of the previous one used to.

Current TVs also allow for more creative room layout - you don't have to rely on sticking the TV in a corner and then ensuring the rest of the furniture is pointed at it, or at least not blocking the TV.
All true but the furthest distance normally used would be 2-3 metres and the closest less than 1m. Yes it could be positioned slightly differently but the back of the CRT sits into the room corner so doesn't take up much space, any screen would still take the same space just have dead area behind it. We could wall mount but then would lose that space we have pictures on.

I also remember the "fun" getting a monitor to replace a CRT model. Wanted not to lose any pixels in any direction, be able to use for movies, games, photos, text etc so good for all purposes and not cost an absolute fortune or be too big. The pixel item was challenge, the CRT ran at 1600x1200. We have a 16:10 BenQ but it's not perfect but for budget is good enough. I guess TV's don't need to cope with being so general and ratio isn't the same problem.

Anyway that is getting off topic about choosing a TV for the OP's purpose.
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And I still use my 28" Sony WEGA CRT beast and until it breaks see no reason to change. Picture and sound are both fine and I really don't want or need anything bigger than 32" for the distance we mostly use it at - plus we don't want something huge dominating the room.
As Ben says, i think you would easily get by with a 43in, itll probably take up far less space than a 28in CRT as there is very little bezel.
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