Date: Mon Feb 19 09:11:59 2007

Author: --- cbettis

Subject: Re:

Post:
Dick,

If your cable provider offers HD channels, your cable box may have an HDMI
output as well as component and RF outputs. My feeling is that you want as
much connectivity as possible to allow for future devices. In a moment of
madness, you might even wish to connect a computer to your TV.

Cliff

Quoting Richard Berg :

>
> Video gurus,
>
> My wife and I are getting an HDTV large-screen TV. In particular, we
> are
> looking at a 46" SONY, KDL46V25L1 vs. KDL46XBR2 (about $1000 price
> difference).
>
> One has three HDMI inputs, and one says in the specs that it has only
> one,
> except it looks like there are two of the HDMI jacks on the rear of the
> TV.
>
> In addition, each appears to have a couple of RGBHV inputs (RCA) and one
>
> marked UHF-VHF and one marked CABLE TV (both F-connectors).
>
> We will be getting Verizon FIOS cable TV and internet service, which is
>
> now becoming available in our area.
>
> Why would you need more than one HDMI input? Is it correct that you
> would use the CABLE TV connector (F-connector) to input the cable TV
> signal and the HDMI for a blue ray DVD player. What would the second or
>
> third HDMI connector be used for?
>
> Is there any web site that deals with this issue?
>
> Any helpful information would be appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dick
>
>
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