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Old 03-31-2017, 03:10 PM
 
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I want to pull out my Nintendo 64 to start playing it again. I know some people who love to still play the retro games (game systems, arcade games, etc). The people I know of said its better to use a CRT TV to play the old game systems, so thats why they kept their old TVs from years ago - even though they obviously dont use the TV anymore to actually watch TV, they only use it to play the old game systems like Atari, Nintendo 64, Genesis, etc because its better to play on there than on new TVs because of how crappy it is on the new TVs.

So, my question is, where do I even find a CRT TV? They obviously dont make those TVs anymore, and for years as well. I do know I would not be able to find brand new TV (obviously), hence it will be used (probably more used than I think).
Recycling stations, thrift stores, garage sales. craigslist, ebay, kijiji, moving sales, back alleys, city dumps... classified newspaper ads (place your own wanted ad or find one in the for sale category).

I had a 32 inch "analog" RCA TV that I did not really want to get rid of because it even had a nice picture on digital signals. However it was very heavy so I eventually donated it to Salvation Army in favor of the modern.
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Old 03-31-2017, 05:56 PM
 
Location: Greenville, SC
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I am seeing some CRT TVs and monitors on Amazon, so that might be another source.
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Old 04-02-2017, 11:19 AM
 
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Not sure why some would think playing video games on an old CRT tv would be better but heres a few places that may have what you are looking for =
https://www.google.ca/?gfe_rd=cr&ei=...t+new+jersey&*

And for free=
https://cnj.craigslist.org/search/zip?query=CRT+tv
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Old 04-02-2017, 01:29 PM
 
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CRTs are beautiful
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Old 04-02-2017, 01:31 PM
 
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Should be easy to find them on Craigslist. People will be thrilled to find a buyer.
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Old 04-03-2017, 02:24 PM
 
Location: Carteret, NJ
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Not sure why some would think playing video games on an old CRT tv would be better but heres a few places that may have what you are looking for =
https://www.google.ca/?gfe_rd=cr&ei=...t+new+jersey&*

And for free=
https://cnj.craigslist.org/search/zip?query=CRT+tv
Apparently for old systems like Nintendo 64, the graphics are better because of how they made the TVs back then for image quality, etc. Apparently on new / newer TVs the graphics suck because of this.
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