I'm cheap. I have old TVs. Old sonys that worked fine. Well, the big old living room 15-year-old 36" Sony just developed a problem and the screen lost its brightness. Maybe 50% bright at max.
I'm gonna check the Memorial day sales for plasmas or LCDs, probably 42". Which type is better in this size? Any brand faves?
I have direct TV, so I need a new HDTV box, right, and a subscription upgrade? I know that I have to pay more monthly, but do I have to buy the box? Can I get a direct TV HDTV box off Craig's list or something, and then call with the box/chip number, or whatever?
Sorry to be so clueless... I'm not much up with TV technology.