Overshadowed by LCD, DLP, and plasma, today's direct view (tube) televisions perform with the consistency and excellence of a champion. Perhaps we don't see mass ad campaigns for them because they lack the flair of the sleeker, more expensive larger screen models. After all, you won't be the cat's meow by hanging a 30" tube over your fireplace, and you can't build a home theater around one. But, they're the best money can buy. Click to check out some of the better 30" models in stores.