Buying a TV

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TV Shopping

Television technology changes so rapidly that it can be hard to choose which features you need when buying a new set. Fortunately, the Web hosts articles on all latest and greatest developments in TV tech, and of course, sites that are poised to sell it to you. This guide will help you to learn the issues and be a careful shopper.

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Buying a TV

Now that you have an idea of the features, it’s time to fine-tune the purchase details. Fortunately, the Internet may be the greatest shopping mall ever created, especially when you’re looking for specific features and comparison shopping. This section will lead you to the best online resources and merchants.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Establish how you will be using your TV. Do you want a home theater system complete with external speakers, a DVD player, and other high-tech paraphernalia? Are you concerned about using the set for video games? Consider the size of the room it will be in, the lighting, and the possibility of wall-mounting the unit. (You’ll want high contrast for a well-lit location.)
  • Figure out what you want to use the set for and how much money you’re willing to part with (and don’t forget the cost of peripherals like cabling), then look further down our guide to get a price and a vendor.

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