A technological revolution is about to enter the homes of Italian families and concerns the television. Many Italians will be forced to change the TV to adapt it to the new broadcast standards. How to understand if the TV we have at home is adequate for the new standard? And if you have to buy a new TV, which one should you go to? In this article we will discover that to continue watching TV this is the best with the new technological standard. We will also reveal how to easily find out if the TV we have is suitable for the new technology.
How to find out if the TV can receive new broadcasts
From 1 January 2023 (therefore in 15 months) the television channels will broadcast the programs using the new DVB T2 technology. Some TVs are already enabled for the new standard, many others are not, so many will have to switch sets. First of all you need to know that not everyone will have to change TV. Devices suitable for the new standard show Test HEVC Main10 on channel 100 or 200. If the message does not appear, try to retune the device and check again. If the writing still does not appear, then the TV is not suitable for the new technology. In this case there are two ways, you can buy a new television set or you can buy a decoder that enables the old television.
The secrets of choosing the new TV
A family could take the bonus opportunity to change the old generation TV and buy a new one. In this case to continue watching TV this is the best with the new technological standard. Those who buy a TV could find themselves in difficulty in front of the huge amount of offers if they do not have clear ideas or are not an expert. Here is a small and simple reasoned guide to buying.
First of all, those who buy a TV must have a clear idea about the size of the screen. Obviously the size of the TV (measured in inches) depends a lot on the space available. But it should be known that in terms of price the difference between a smaller device compared to a larger one is not very large. A TV with a larger screen costs proportionately less than a TV with fewer inches.
Watch the screen
The three technologies that dominate the screen are LCD, LED and OLED. LCD technology is the basic one, while LED technology is an evolution of the first. LED TVs consume less energy than LCD TVs. But those looking for bright colors, better contrast and very thin screens then have to go for OLED TVs. But it also has to shell out a lot more money.
Finally, those who buy a TV must also have clear ideas about the screen resolution. The basic resolution is HD which reproduces images at a size of 1280 × 720 pixels. While Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels and allow you to enjoy high-definition content. Ultra HD resolution devices have a very high definition of 3840×2160 pixels. However, the human eye struggles to perceive the difference between a Full HD and an Ultra HD. But the latter cost more than the former.
Finally, for those who no longer want to pay the RAI license fee, there is an innovative alternative. This TV allows you to avoid paying the tax thanks to an ingenious solution.
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