Home Theater Magazine
got their hands on the JVC HD-70G886 set (lucky dogs!) and were just
shocked at how much more real estate a 70-inch HD set really has. Can
you say "three times the area of a 42-inch set?" This model is the 720p
set, not one of the new 1080p sets that JVC announced last month.
However, even on screen that large, the 720p picture was considered pleasing due to how close the pixels are.
like how JVC is handling what's generally considered an issue with
non-CRT sets, namely: how to display a black pixel. One of the biggest
drawbacks to the newer display technologies has been the black levels.
Face it, it's difficult to use light to display the absence of light!
JVC's approach is to use liquid crystals to block the polarized light
that would normally reflect to the screen. They then use another
polarizer to reduce or diffuse any ambient light from entering that
display pixel as well.
lists for $6,999 which explains why we can't spring for the review
unit. We're about $6,992.71 short in that department, so check out the
rest of Home Theater Mag's writeup. When you finish up with the
article, think about how big your entertainment room needs to be for
this bad boy!