3D on any TV?

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  1. Bob Dylan

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    I saw an add for a Mitsu. 1080p DLP rear projection.It said 3D ready. Is this right? Can any set display a 3D image?
     
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    Not any TV, but lots of them. Firstly, the set has to be able to display enough "frames per second" which is easy these days. Secondly, the TV has to have a place to attach a little infrared LED that synchronizes the glasses to the frame being shown. That is what "3D Ready" means, that you can attach the LED, and it is not already there.
     
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    I believe all Mitsubishi DLP sets are 3D ready, but most models require the 3D add on kit.. Mistubishi DLP 3D works a little different than the True3D full resolution method currently used by Samsung, Panasonic, LG and Sony. The DLP divides the screen into a "checkerboard" and combines the left and right views into a single frame, essentially giving you a half resolution image. Depending on the amount of 3D you plan on watching this may not be a big deal for you as they are currently priced very aggressively compared to the True3D sets.

     

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  4. Bob Dylan

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    Thanks for the info. The 60" DLP can be had for about 800 bucks. Maybe something good for the kids viewing room.
     
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    Keep in mind, though, that the replacement bulbs are going to run you $150-$400 about every two years or so.
     

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