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Ranger_98
08-02-2007, 10:04 PM
I may be getting a HDTV soon and I heard that the two consoles mentioned can only be played on a screen with a certain hertz output or something. please I'm not very god with electronics and i was wondering what this meant and what tvs would support the consoles.

Ranger_98
08-02-2007, 10:04 PM
I may be getting a HDTV soon and I heard that the two consoles mentioned can only be played on a screen with a certain hertz output or something. please I'm not very god with electronics and i was wondering what this meant and what tvs would support the consoles.

Stealth_chill
08-02-2007, 10:27 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Ranger_98:
I may be getting a HDTV soon and I heard that the two consoles mentioned can only be played on a screen with a certain hertz output or something. please I'm not very god with electronics and i was wondering what this meant and what tvs would support the consoles. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
try getting an hdtv that pulls out 1080P http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

External_Light
08-02-2007, 10:39 PM
Get a tv from sony or samsung,42" or more,supports 720p and 1080i,price 900-1200,try best buy i got my 52in 4 400bucks 1080i

Stealth_chill
08-02-2007, 11:42 PM
get a LCD not a plasma because plasmas will no work after like sumtin years. LCD will las foreva!

ROLNIK
08-03-2007, 01:22 AM
LCD's are not good for gaming. Don't listen to Stealth Chill. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif

Get a Plasma with full HD (1080p) I'm not sure if you can get 1080p over component for your 360 though (if u have one). You'll have to buy 360 elite with HDMI or PS3 (also with HDMI).

cooldude6681
08-03-2007, 01:39 AM
Plasmas are worse for gaming. Playing games with HUDs on plasma TVs will cause the HUD to be burned into the screen, forever leaving a ghost of the HUD in front of whatever it is you're watching. Suppose you play...I dunno, Splinter Cell on a plasma TV for a few hours (or maybe it takes days, I'm not sure); when you go to watch The Simpsons later on, you will notice a "ghost" of the Splinter Cell HUD on your TV. That HUD image has been burned onto the screen and will remain for a long, long time.

At least, that's how it was with earlier plasma TVs. I've heard new ones have fixed that problem, but I still won't buy a plasma TV and use it for gaming.

I recommend going with DLP (http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/Televisions/sem/rpsm/catOid/-12867/Ntk/All/Ntt/DLP/rpem/ccd/categorylist.do) (which uses mirrors and color wheels to create images) or an HD projector (http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/Projectors-Accessories/sem/rpsm/catOid/-12966/Ntk/All/Ntt/HD%20projector/rpem/ccd/categorylist.do).

PS Yes, you can get 1080p through component cables.

ROLNIK
08-03-2007, 01:52 AM
well the quality of gaming on LCD is worse than plasma (low contrast, bad for dynamically moving pictures)

Projector is the best solution, but it's kinda expensive.

cooldude6681
08-03-2007, 01:57 AM
Granted, the quality of an LCD won't be as good for gaming as a plasma, but I'd rather not have images burned into my TV's screen, thank you very much.

I just realized, no one has answered the OP's question. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/34.gif

Ranger, as long as you buy the console in the same country as you buy the TV, you should be fine. You can also ask the people who work at the electronics store and they should be knowledgeable enough to help you out.

DrCactus
08-03-2007, 07:40 AM
To the Original poster:

There is not Hertz restrictions for the consoles. Practically any TV will work with the Xbox 360 and the PS3.
However, like the posts above state, the type of TV can make a difference in quality. But some of the posters, don't seem to know anything about what they are talking about.

Burn in, happens over hours and hours of TV watching. You're not going to play through one game of anything and have it burned it. It's hundreds and hundreds of hours. and it's not just video games. Watch CNN too long and the red ticker line will be burned it.

Plasmas are still unreliable and still relatively new, hence the great price. LCD's are your best bet. Stay away from DLP as it's the worse. The best HDTV money can buy is still a good ol' CRT projection, however it's big and bulky, and aren't sold very much.

Your best bet, is to figure out a price range. Then decide weather you want picture quality or size.