HDTV? SDTV? One In Five HDTV Owners Don’t Know The Difference

HDTV? SDTV? One In Five HDTV Owners Don’t Know The Difference
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Many people are taking the transition from analogue to digital television as a pretty good excuse to upgrade their televisions. Shockingly, despite paying a premium for a high definition set and all the bells and whistles that go with it consumers aren’t always sure what they are actually getting:

A recent survey by the Leichtman Research Group (LRG) shows that 18 percent of HDTV owners think they’re watching high-definition shows, when in fact they’re viewing standard definition programming.

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  • In my experience lots of people don’t know the difference between analogue and digital. How often do you see a high end Plasma displaying a squished out analogue signal? Lots of pubs and clubs, even at retail outlets where they should be showing these devices off at their best.

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