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Yes it will do it, and at a entry level cost of $6,966.00, for it to do so!

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You left out the free shipping.
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You left out the free shipping.
Gee such a deal, then you should probably buy two of them, just so you can have a spare one on hand.....
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Gee such a deal, then you should probably buy two of them, just so you can have a spare one on hand.....
I would, but then that just gives my girlfriend one more thing to dust, and I'm not that kind of guy.
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My gf would dust me for buying ONE of them!



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I don't think so. If she were so inclined she would have done so long ago for your collection of RPTVs.

All in all, she must be a very tolerant person.
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I see there is going to be a recycle truck in my neighborhood next week taking TVs any size.
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And they spoke of it as if CRT already had the perfect gamma, and that digital is struggling to emulate that.
This is a very interesting discussion between Scott Wilkinson and Joel Silver of gamma and the new recommendations (BT1886):
All About Gamma
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Interesting here locally someone just recently opened a TV repair shop. They interviewed the owner and he pretty much summed it up that a lot of people are tossing their CRT's when they probably could have been fixed and saved the owner the expense of buying new.
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I don't think so. If she were so inclined she would have done so long ago for your collection of RPTVs.

All in all, she must be a very tolerant person.
I dunno... Everything I have in my home sys, magnificent as it admittedly is (despite having bought wisely and not having had to pay an arm and a leg for it) would not add up to the cost of one of those buggers -



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Interesting here locally someone just recently opened a TV repair shop. They interviewed the owner and he pretty much summed it up that a lot of people are tossing their CRT's when they probably could have been fixed and saved the owner the expense of buying new.
I'm not even going to touch that one! I rest my case -



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This is a very interesting discussion between Scott Wilkinson and Joel Silver of gamma and the new recommendations (BT1886):
All About Gamma
Great link Michael. Totally enjoyed the conversation. I actually have a decent layman's understanding about Gamma now. Alas...this new knowledge may actually be dangerous to me with my CRT right now. It'll likely start a whole new round of tweaking.
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BT1886 is interesting. It slopes down slightly (lighter) at the dark end, which, I think, brings out more detail in the blacks.
Apparently, though, it will only be really helpful when the SOURCE follows the same specs.
Something like that, anyway.
I have mine set up like that now, and I like it. Subject to change at whim, of course.
Glad you got something (besides confused) out of the chat.
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