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Discussion in 'Displays' started by Jeremy Swenson, Dec 26, 2004.

  1. Jeremy Swenson

    Jeremy Swenson Stunt Coordinator

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    i have a 50inch panasonic lcd tv right now,i like it,but you can tell it is the bottom end of hdtv, i plan on upgrading in the next year and i am seeing more and more of the lcos tv's getting cheaper, 55 inchers for 2500 or so, i am just wondering if it is worth is to wait until the regular displays are in 1080P? do you think they will be around 3K or under in a year or so? i plan on getting hd dvd so i would like to get the full resolution possible, but i also sort of would like to just upgrade now to a 720P lcos, would there be a major difference in picture from my panasonic lcd to the lcos both at 720p or would it be worth it to just wait it out until 1080P is the norm?
     
  2. Leo Kerr

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    Certain displays are inherintly progressive displays: DLP, LCD and LCOS front and rear projectors, as well as direct view LCD and plasma displays (and OLEDs if they ever happen.)

    There are a few 1920x1080 digital displays out there right now - Sharp has a couple of direct view LCDs, for example, and they are expensive.

    Their costs will continue to drop; that's almost a given. But a native 720p display is a pretty nice thing, too.

    Leo Kerr
     
  3. dan fritzen

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    They continually improved SDTV's until recently, every HDTV right now is the worst you will ever have. Stick with what you got or go 720p and wait until 3rd gen 1080p or later is the norm.
     
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    why is that the bottom of hdtv right now?
     
  5. dan fritzen

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    because every generation is going to improve on the design. A lot of TV's do not produce a full 1920x1080i resolution, my 34" tube does about ~900x1080i.

    Would you rather have a second or third gen color TV from the early sixties or a Sony Wega from 2000?
     

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