HDTV For Dummies (Paperback)

Danny Briere, Hurley

  • 出版商: Hungry Minds
  • 出版日期: 2004-11-19
  • 售價: $740
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$703
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 288
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0764575864
  • ISBN-13: 9780764575860





Get HDTV and get connected without getting confused!

Buy wisely, surround yourself with sound, watch your movies in HD, and more

If HDTV looks appealing but the mountain of mumbo-jumbo has you peeling out the door, take heart! Finally, here's a plain-English explanation of what HDTV is and how to choose one, hook it up, locate and access programming sources, and even how to connect your movie machines and Xbox for even more HD fun.

Discover how to

  • Plan your HDTV system and choose the right equipment
  • Connect to programming sources
  • Add A/V entertainment gear and accessories
  • Get HD action on your Xbox®
  • Access HDTV over your home network


Table of Contents:


Part I: HDTV Fundamentals.

Chapter 1: What the Heck Is HDTV?

Chapter 2: Shopping Smart.

Chapter 3: Cables and Connections.

Part II: Love at First Sight.

Chapter 4: Hooking Up Your HDTV.

Chapter 5: Enhancing Your HDTV.

Chapter 6: Magic Black Boxes.

Part III: HDTV Channels.

Chapter 7: Who’s Showing HDTV?

Chapter 8: Something’s in the Air.

Chapter 9: The Cable Guy.

Chapter 10: Rocket Science.

Part IV: Movie Machines.

Chapter 11: DVDs.

Chapter 12: Getting Into DVRs.

Chapter 13: Taping Time.

Part V: Monitor Madness.

Chapter 14: Gaming Consoles.

Chapter 15: Camcorders.

Chapter 16: Gadgets.

Chapter 17: Home Networking.

Part VI: Sensory Overload.

Chapter 18: Understanding Audio.

Chapter 19: Home Theater Audio.

Chapter 20: Setting the Mood.

Part VII: Geek Stuff.

Chapter 21: TV Engineering 101.

Chapter 22: Projecting a Good Image.

Chapter 23: Thin Is In.

Chapter 24: Good Ol’ Tubes.

Part VIII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 25: Ten Places to Buy an HDTV.

Chapter 26: Ten (or so) HDTV Accessories.