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Sega Megadrive/Genesis - Will It Work On A HDTV? watch

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    Hi, I wanted to get a 1080p HDTV for my bedroom, (probbally a 26" or something)

    I was just wondering, would a 16bit (or was it 32??) work on a HDTV?

    Thanks!
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    yes
    it connects via RF (i.e. aerial) so you will need to switch the tv to terrestrial and tune it 36 i think

    Source: i have a megadrive with me at uni:awesome:
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    Hi, thanks for the reply. just to ask, do modern day HDTV's come with an aerial port? I'm talking about recent HDTV, not the first generation.

    I was in halfords looking at one that was on clearance, a 1080 26" 20,000 contrast, which is good for MY needs.
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    yes, they do
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    (Original post by Mrvn)
    Hi, thanks for the reply. just to ask, do modern day HDTV's come with an aerial port? I'm talking about recent HDTV, not the first generation.

    I was in halfords looking at one that was on clearance, a 1080 26" 20,000 contrast, which is good for MY needs.
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    (Original post by alexsheppard11)
    yes
    it connects via RF (i.e. aerial) so you will need to switch the tv to terrestrial and tune it 36 i think

    Source: i have a megadrive with me at uni:awesome:

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    If you have the old-style aerial it should do. Or an adapter.

    I connect my megadrive up to a 42-inch screen and it is just :drool:
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    (Original post by YannTouchable)
    You = God
    sonic and sonic 2 ftw:awesome:
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    (Original post by alexsheppard11)
    sonic and sonic 2 ftw:awesome:
    Jungle Strike was better!

    Might get mine out of the attic...
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    Lol, sonic, mortal kombat, street fighter... FTWs!! I have all of them... I even have the sonic and nuckles extension pack slot thingy I found this all in my attic this morning, mint condition... omg the memories.
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    I wouldn't even bother with the RF cable on a TV bigger than 20", the picture is bland and extremely fuzzy. Invest £10 in a decent RGB SCART cable, the picture is vastly superior. And if you can find somebody who is handy with a soldering iron, you might like to get a 60Hz switch fitted to it which will eliminate the black borders and make the games play at the correct speed.
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    I play my Mega Drive on a HD ready TV and it works just fine. Final Fight on the Mega CD ftw.
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    Why are you buying a 1080p 26" TV? Surely you wouldn't be able to appreciate full HD on such a small screen? There's a graph floating around here somewhere with a size/ resolution/ viewing distance comparison that might stop you spending loadsa money on a TV that isn't worth it!
 
 
 
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