Which HDTV to use as monitor and TV with Mac Mini?

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by hayduke, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. hayduke macrumors 65816

    hayduke

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    I have a Mac Mini that I use as a HTPC with an *old* 30" CRT TV. I want to slightly repurpose the machine so that I can use it for both work and play. At first I was thinking about a 30" monitor and a TV tuner, but my 2007 Mini can't drive it at full resolution.

    Now I'm thinking about a a 1080P HDTV, but I'm not sure what would be a good size if I want to use it as both a monitor (sitting relatively close) and a TV. I use a 30" Apple ACD at work and it is *plenty* big enough for my work needs, but I know the resolution of an HDTV is much lower. Any suggestions about what size is a good compromise to function as both a TV and a PC? Also, any specific model or brand recommendations? I'm new to HDTVs...
     
  2. TEG macrumors 604

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    I would suggest the Samgsung Touch of Color series. They have both monitor-only and monitor/HDTV hybrids. They have a 20, 22, 24, and 26 inch models. The T226HD would be a nice HDTV and 1920 x 1200 resolution.

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