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Question:What type of TV is Philips 55PW9363/17f? I know it is a rear projector type but have not been able to find out more.
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Answer:The Philips 55PW9363 is a high definition-ready CRT rear-projection TV. This means that it uses three aligned cathode ray tubes to create the image of the TV, and is compatible with both analog and high definition signals (provided a high definition capable receiver is connected to the display.)
Here's what Philips considers the main product highlights:
- Active Control™
- APAC™ -Automatic Phosphor Aging Compensation
- Eye Fidelity™
- Dual Tuner Picture-in-Picture
- HD DVI and component inputs
- Dolby®Virtual Surround - 20 Watt RMS
- Protective screen
- Multi-point digital convergence
To learn more about CRT rear-projection TVs in general, and the basics of HDTV, TechLore has many articles and tips that may be helpful:
"CRT Rear-Projection" - Excellent overview covering the basics of CRT rear-projection TVsMatt Whitlock - Editor, TechLore.com
"Understanding the Different Types of TVs" - Learn and compare virtually every kind of consumer television technology available.
"CRT Televisions are Still the Best" - Learn why I believe CRT televisions are equal to, and in some ways better than, newer television technologies.
"When Do I Know If I'm Ready For HDTV?" - Are you ready for HDTV? This article will give you a little background to help you decide.