The most common and yet avoidable 3D mistake we've seen novices make? Other sources for flicks include your TV provider's video on-demand package or the PlayStation Network store, at least until a few more linear channels launch like the one on the way next year from Sony, Discovery and IMAX.
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This is the gold standard in universal remotes, with a great combination of touchscreen and buttons, all programmable from your PC. This enables you to connect multiple components, such as DVD players and console games. Now you have the hard task of connecting all the pieces together.
Wiremold Cordmate cables can blend right into your decor. Getting 3D via satellite or cable can require a new box, but it doesn't always so check with your provider first.
If seeing helps you get an idea of the benefits of calibration better than just us telling you about it, in the following video, our friend Robert Heron from HDNation goes over some of the options available, using the free AVS HD test disc to check for pixel mapping and measuring colors.
If you still have some video sources that don't have HDMI ports, such as VCRs or older game consoles, be sure to use the highest quality connection available. This is the type of cable you want to use to get the best picture and sounds from your tv.
Coming soon, however, is a new standard, HDMI 1.