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Topic: NES to LED HD TV?

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Powerglove2

WaveBoy wrote:

WaveOvision bit the bait once again.lol
Now, which is the best way to connect an NES to an LED HDTV? The best way to connect it, is to not connect it at all.

Get one of these!
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XD haha,was just gonna post exactly that...nice!

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WaveBoy7

Get a CRT and you're champin'

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cheetahman91

I'm going to have to agree with the people who say to get a CRT TV. I don't have an NES so I can't comment on that, but I have played an SNES on an HDTV and I didn't think the picture quality was the greatest, and it just doesn't look right if it's on a widescreen. I'm guessing that the NES has similar problems as well, maybe even worse.

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WaveBoy7

i wouldn't mind scoring a 25-27" mid 80's black/silver CRT someday but i'm guessing the chances of one working properly aren't looking too hot. Best bet is to get a black sony trinitron from the 90's, but i went with a 2005 silver wega for the wii because it has component inputs....it doesn't have that retro look, but MEH, it's temporary. EVERY retro gamer should have a CRT tube tv as a secondary display, that's if you have the room of course.

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The perfect setup is a CRT and it's gotta be flatscreen. I grew up with so many tube tv's that were so curved you couldn't see health meters, status bars, life counts.

I have a 24' Toshiba CRT flatscreen and the NES/SNES/Genesis all look beautiful on it.

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GuSolarFlare

Morphtorok wrote:

Now I want to paint my room with shades of electric blue and mexican pink. And fill it with stuff from the 80's.

who doesn't?
and you guys know what? I'm playing my N64 in my CRT TV right now!

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Powerglove2

best crt money can buy right here! ^_^

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Zowolffo

CRT TVs are better for retro gaming, but I think HD TVs are fine also. Sure, the image may not look as good, but I think some of the users here are greatly exaggerating how "bad" it is.

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BJQ1972

I've got a 36" CRT, but since I connected all my consoles to my plasma I have never looked back. The colour accuracy and geometry make up for any other issues. As long as you connect with the cables that gives the best video output they are fine - so S-video or RGB scart at least.

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92GTA

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WaveBoy wrote:

They sell Composite cables now specificly for the NES that seperates the mono audio into left and right signals, got myself a pair and it works like a charm.

Do you have a link for these? I want to split it off into my surround sound and dupe the front to back and having proper left/right would be sweet.

I have a 55" Toshiba LED 3DTV, that site rates it as "Excellent" with a refresh of 18ms, and actually that's the 120 version, I have the 240. I put my TV into 4:3, put it in game mode, turn of all automatic picture crap, and honestly it's brilliant.

Don't let all the purists scare you, just try it and if it's too laggy, then go buy a CRT. Just keep in mind the zapper prefers curved over flat CRTs.

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WaveBoy7

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92GTA wrote:

tripunktoj wrote:

They sell Composite cables now specificly for the NES that seperates the mono audio into left and right signals, got myself a pair and it works like a charm.

Do you have a link for these? I want to split it off into my surround sound and dupe the front to back and having proper left/right would be sweet.

I have a 55" Toshiba LED 3DTV, that site rates it as "Excellent" with a refresh of 18ms, and actually that's the 120 version, I have the 240. I put my TV into 4:3, put it in game mode, turn of all automatic picture crap, and honestly it's brilliant.

Don't let all the purists scare you, just try it and if it's too laggy, then go buy a CRT. Just keep in mind the zapper prefers curved over flat CRTs.

Alex

Here it is bud
http://www.amazon.com/NES-Simulated-Original-Nintendo-System-...

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WaveBoy7

Powerglove2 wrote:

best crt money can buy right here! ^_^

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Not with those black levels and alien space ship tri-stand. lol
If it's not a Sony Trinitron, it aint worth the Leonardo loot.

Really though, Sharp's not too shabby and you seem to have some sort of crazy NES/CRT hybrid going on? Was that another NintenTreasure that you had to sell your right arm for?

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