Quality. Picture. Easy to perform multi point convergence calibration!! CRT is pro when compared to the alternative as of today. With a good signal you will be amazed. I have had zero problems with this TV. Get AVIA calibration disk. Get a quality DV
Protective screen causes incredibly bad glare, however, it can be removed which solves all your problems with glare. Weight is over 300lbs, depth is quite large. No HDMI. No internal HD tuner.