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Published on February 9th, 2010 | by Christian Cawley

Watch Doctor Who on Retro TV

Retro TV to watch Doctor Who on!Looking for an old tradition cathode ray tube television to get the authentic flavour out of your classic Doctor Who DVDs? No, me neither, but LG reckon someone wants a taste of the retro TV sensation – they’ve issued a new CRT television!

Called the Classic TV, it’s a real CRT encased in something that looks like 1050s Bakelite but is probably slightly tougher. Frankly it could have walked straight out of The Sims, and with those two dials on it looks just the right side of hideous.

It’s around $215 in the USA (around £130 here in blighty if you can get hold of one), has video/audio in sockets and the Korean electronics manufacturer have a trick up their sleeve with it – you can flick between colour, black and white and even sepia mode!

So if you’re finding your copy of The War Machines is a bit too crisp, buy a Classic TV and watch it through that!

(Via The Guardian)

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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.



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