Part 3. How Video Displays Work
The most important part of your home theater system is the video display. The better—and bigger—your video display, the more realistic your home theater experience.
Today’s state-of-the-art video displays are much different from the simple television sets of yesteryear. Not only are they bigger and shaped differently (wide-screen versus squarish), they’re also capable of reproducing the high-resolution pictures broadcast in the new HDTV format. If you’re purchasing a new home theater system, plan on allocating at least a quarter of your budget to the video display.
Also unlike the past, today you can choose ...