Also note that a TV will w

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Also note that a TV will work fine if all you’re doing is delivering via DVD. While using a true broadcast monitor looks cool and you may be able to pick up chicks with it, you don’t need it unless your broadcasting your video. There are some advantages to using a real monitor, but nothing major.

Also, if the external monitor is going to be fairly close to you, don’t use a giant TV. I used to use a 13-inch TV until I got a 15-inch monitor.

And don’t forget to set color bars on the TV once you have it all set up. I print color bars to tape, then play back so I can see it in the monitor from the tape.

I always forget how to set color bars, so here’s a link that I always go to:

http://www.videouniversity.com/tvbars2.htm

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