[vcf-midatlantic] Ian on The Verge!

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 13:25:03 EST 2018


> I can't imagine what that's referring to (the $2,000)

Probably the 40" 400 lb. monster Sony display referenced in the article. If
I had the space and the cash I'd love that thing.

On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 2:27 PM Bill Loguidice via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> My in-laws have a 34" Sony widescreen tube TV with component inputs still
> in one of their rooms. As was stated, it's a beast. It's a nice enough set,
> but obviously not a match for today's nicer sets and kind of a burden these
> days.
>
> When I gave 99% of my collection to an auction house the end of December,
> they took pretty much anything and everything not nailed down (and even
> stuff that was!) except for my two Sony Trinitron tube TVs. One is a 20"
> with composite inputs and the other is a 32" with s-video. I incorporated
> them into what remains of my vintage collection, but it would have been
> nice to have gotten rid of them as well. The 32" in particular is
> incredibly heavy and recycling centers increasingly are refusing to take
> these things anymore.
>
> This section in the article caught my eye:   “It’s getting harder and
> harder, and the price goes up and up and up,” he says. He gestures toward a
> sizable Sony Trinitron, one of his prize finds. “Ten years ago, I could get
> them under $100. Now it’s $2,000. Certain TVs, everybody wanted to grab.”
>
> I can't imagine what that's referring to (the $2,000).
>
> -Bill
>
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> On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 2:00 PM, Dean Notarnicola via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>
> > I have a 34" Sony widescreen HD tube. Weighs 200 lbs but great for older
> > game systems
> >
> > On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 1:57 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > I have a Sony 29". Just saw someone throw out a larger one. Didn't know
> > >> they made tubes that big.
> > >>
> > >
> > > I used to have a 30-something CRT TV.
> > >
> >
>



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