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Syntax Olevia 23" HD-Ready

11-11-2006, 01:05 PM
I just came across this LCD at newegg.com recertified for 320$. Some reviews have been bad, but most others have a been good. However, I am wondering if it is true HD. The max resolution is only 480p, which if I am right is only EDTV. However, it specifically says it is an HDTV television, 16:9 widescreen. I own a Dell 37" HDTV and am wondering if this TV will be able to display channels like Discovery HD with the HD box as well. I am just curious as this is THE cheapest tv in its size range, has 1600:1 contrast and has a VGA cable so I can hook it up to my computer. Any help is appreciated

11-11-2006, 08:49 PM
If it's max res is 480p than it's not HD. It can still be capable of receiving an HD signal, but will downconvert to 480p. What's the model #?

11-11-2006, 08:51 PM
I found a different version of the television, obviously this is the newer one because its on olevia.com, http://www.pcrush.com/prodspec.asp?ln=1&itemno=83039&refid=1050
This is the cheapest place to buy it, and its only 364$! This one does go up to 1080i, so is this a good deal?

11-12-2006, 07:37 PM
anyone have an opinion?

11-12-2006, 07:46 PM
how reliable is the reseller?

11-12-2006, 07:47 PM
pcrush? They have an excellent score with 10,000 reviews on bizrate.com.

11-12-2006, 11:16 PM
If they have a solid return policy...then buy it and see if you're pleased. You can always send it back if you're disappointed.