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How to Rescan Your HDTV

In the great digital television transition of 2009, all broadcast television signals in the US shifted from analog to digital, to free up bandwidth and improve overall viewing quality. You may remember needing to purchase a set-top tuner and learning a new set of channel numbers. Due to some shuffling of the current digital spectrum, many of the channel numbers set in the digital switchover are in the process of being changed…

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Picking the Perfect TV Wall Mount

Picking up a new TV for the Big Game? One of the major considerations you’ll have to make after buying a new flat panel TV is whether you want to place it on a TV stand or hang it on your wall. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, so there’s never one right answer. If you choose to wall mount, you’ll have one more decision to make: what type of wall mount…

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Make College Move-In Day Easier with Abt2School

Calling all college students: As August anxiously approaches, we are forced to come to terms with the inevitable: summer is coming to a close and that means it’s time to start thinking about (brace yourself) going back to school. While most companies associate “back to school” with the products, our goal is to shift the focus from product to place. By this we mean, whether you are a returning student or an incoming…

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Wil-Sher Plaza Customer Wins Big At Abt Electronics

The community of Glenview and Northbrook were rocked with a devastating incident last summer: the railway off Shermer road near the Glenview-Northbrook border collapsed. Since then, the community has been working to re-establish themselves back to normal.  Businesses have been finding it difficult to reach out to customers, however Abt has been working with the village to remedy the situation. Abt sponsored a raffle contest to help encourage customers to shop at…

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Samsung 85-inch Framed 4K LED TV at Abt

Samsung has entered the field of 4K HDTVs with their new 85-inch Ultra HD TV. For those that aren’t familiar, 4K means four times the resolution of standard 1080p HD picture quality. Samsung calls their new TV a work of art, which works because the presentation looks like a canvas on an easel. It has a floating design that offers you control to tilt or raise and lower to perfect your eye-level…

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Countdown to Summer Olympics in London

The Olympic Opening ceremonies are just around the corner. Do you have what you need to experience every breathtaking moment as the world watches their most athletic representatives compete?  At Abt Electronics, we have exactly what you need to see every splash, hit and hear every shot and grunt made by these incredible athletes. Consider the following when getting your TV ready to watch the Olympic Games. Where are you going to…

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What’s with the Bars on my TV!?

We get that question a lot in our electronic service department. First and foremost, nothing is wrong with your TV set. The real reason why you see bars on the left and right side of your new HDTV has to do with picture size. Originally TV sets were round and it would have been difficult to show a wide screen format on them. The 4:3 format was adopted to fit the round…

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Tips When Shopping for TVs

When shopping for a new TV, you can easily be overwhelmed by both the size and selection.  Keeping in mind a few specifics will help you narrow down the style and size that’s perfect for you and your TV room. First, know what technology you plan on getting.  Right now you can choose from the three main types: LCD, LED and Plasma.  There are good and bad factors with each.  They are…

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