CDROM-Guide forums

Go Back   CDROM-Guide forums > Main Forums > HD-DVD & Blue-Ray
FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read
Open   CSec   Data   DevDrv   CoOp   Audio   CDRW   CDG   VCD   DVD   HD DVD   Mac   VGB   PS2   DC   Xbox  


 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old Apr 25, 2007, 01:51 AM
ArtS ArtS is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 114
Default 1080p ???

sponsored links

 
[B][/B]I'm completely confused about what to look for in a new DLP HD TV. What is confusing me is 1080P. Directv tells me that their signals do NOT include the 1080P signal. I do see a difference in the 1080P picture when compared to 720 or 1080i in the stores. One salesman tells me the conversion to the 1080P quality is done within the TV itself. Is this true? Am I really going to be receiving 1080P quality from the signal I get from Directv? Any help would be appreciated.

ArtS.....[B][/B]
  #2  
Old Mar 21, 2008, 05:46 PM
beakerwsw beakerwsw is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 6
Default

The difference is 2 fold, 1080p is a higher resolution then 720p, most current HD broadcasts are 720p. That resolution is 1280x720 (16x9) for 720 and 1980x1080 for 1080. I and P stand for interlaced and progressive, progressive scan displays motion better because of the way it refreshes the pixels. Currently, 1080p set would be nice if you can get it to last you for another 5-10 years, when they do have the bandwith to start broadcasting it, although blueray is true 1080p and it looks amazing. If you dont have good eyesight, or dont worry about seeing all the hairs on someones face from 2 inches from the screen, dont worry about getting 1080, get a set that does 720p and you should be fine.
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:07 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 1996-2009 CDROM-Guide.com. All rights reserved