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I just found out HDTV's are 1080p

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#1 of 4 OFFLINE   Michael_Victor


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Posted November 29 2006 - 02:26 AM

Can someone tell me if there is that much a difference in 1080i and 1080p? I know the difference between Interlace and Progressive scan for DVD Players but is there really that much for the 1080? Would Blu Ray work on 1080i? Thanks in advance.

#2 of 4 OFFLINE   Michael TLV

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Posted November 29 2006 - 04:03 AM

Greetings Works just fine at 1080i and 720p too. Just like 480p can be done correctly or done terribly wrong ... 1080p can have the same dangers. No blanket statements can apply to 1080p ... for if it could ... then 480p from a $26 DVD player from Walmart would also be good. The important thing is to have a TV that actually handles 1080p correctly and many/most don't. Regards
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#3 of 4 OFFLINE   Phil Iturralde

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Posted November 29 2006 - 04:39 AM

Adding to Michael TLV comments, ... read 1080i v. 1080p - Posted 1:57 PM ET by Geoffrey Morrison

Select the link above to read the entire article.

So the Real Question really should be ...

1) Are You Getting All the HDTV Resolution You Expected? - Gary Merson, May, 2006 - Which displays have it and which don't.

2) Are You Getting All of the HDTV Resolution You Expected? Round 2 - Gary Merson, October, 2006

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#4 of 4 OFFLINE   Michael_Victor


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Posted November 29 2006 - 04:47 AM

Thanks for your help. They said at the store that the PS3 is best used on 1080p.

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