Video Gaming and Computer Tips For Your HDTV
The new HDTV set is not only for viewing traditional TV programming from cable, satellite, terrestrial broadcast and optical disc players but as well content from other media devices. These can include your gaming console, like PlayStation 3, the PlayStation 3, the Wii and Xbox 360, Xbox 360, or your personal computer. This is the reason that the latest HDTV sets come with multiple inputs and functions to satisfy the multimedia needs. Gaming Consoles HDMI output is standard for nearly all gaming consoles, with the exception of the Wii and the Wii U, which came in its very exclusive Component Video Cable. TV manufacturers complemented this by equipping their TVs with pre-sets for pictures, such as "Game" or "Sports" specifically designed in order to support video gaming. Most games are created on widescreens 480p and 720p and some are even produced in 1080i. Some older versions of these gaming consoles use analogue outputs only. If you're planning to connect them to your latest HDTV set, choose the S-video or the component video connections for better picture quality. Sony's PlayStation 3 or PS3 has HDMI outputs that support high definition 16:9 videos and its Blu-ray drive can also be utilized to play back movie titles. The Micrososoft Xbox 360 allows users to download game demos, games trailers, TV shows and films. The console can play the full range of games in high-definition 16-:9. It also plays back DVDs in 480p resolution without any additional hardware . It also has an option for HD Playback of DVDs ( ended due to the defeat in the battle over Blu-ray's format). Visit:- Nintendo introduced the Wii but opted to concentrate on the gaming experience , rather than the added features Microsoft and Sony added to their gaming consoles. Wii has no HDMI output, however it has come up with a Component Video Cable that allows you to hook your console with an HDTV to watch widescreen or widescreen 480p progressive output. It is also has no stand-alone DVD or Blu-ray player as PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Personal Computers New models of personal computers, Macintosh or Windows-based, are now equipped with DVI interface, which is the virtual version VGA. This is a type of connection that transmits uncompressed signals coming from computers into an electronic display. Since there is no compression involved, there is no degradation of image quality when the signal from the source is displayed on the monitor. If your HDTV set does not have a DVI input, you need an adaptor cable to convert DVI signals to HDMI that is normally available in electronics stores. We are now witnessing a new trend in the family where family members gather in the living room with the largest HDTV set to view movies or TV programs, surf the web , or play their favourite video games. Television has certainly advanced from the traditional boob tubes to a media necessity. When you are considering buying a brand newly purchased HDTV set, make sure to check it that it has the correct connections and the features you need for your new multimedia devices.  

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