1. Guest,
    If you need help getting to know Xenforo, please see our guide here. If you have feedback or questions, please post those here.
    Dismiss Notice

Another BluRay question

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by PeterK, May 29, 2005.

  1. PeterK

    PeterK Well-Known Member

    Jan 14, 2004
    Likes Received:
    I am not sure, but I think I read that the resolution of the bluray will be 1080p. My question is, is it know whether there will also be a 720p version along with the 1080p to avoid scaling? since most projectors currently are 720p, the 1080 would need to be scaled back to 720p
  2. David_Rivshin

    David_Rivshin Well-Known Member

    Dec 13, 2001
    Likes Received:
    I believe that the resolution will be determined by the software, and might be different from disc to disc. I would imagine that many Blu-Ray players will have the capability of scaling, as should your projector. Of course by the time a person finds Blu-Ray players affordable, 1080p projectors should be within reason as well (one can hope, at least).
    Anyways, I'll take 1080p downscaled to 720p over 480i upscaled to 720p anyday [​IMG]

    Keep in mind that this is all speculation, and that very few firm details are known of Blu-Ray players and software. Same goes for HD-DVD.

    -- Dave

Share This Page