[mythtv-users] [OT] *Real* High-Def TV!
joebarnhart at yahoo.com
Sun May 22 03:25:30 UTC 2005
--- "Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> Actually, 1080p and (true) 1080i both have the same resolution. The
> difference is how often the pixels are updated. However you want to
> it, I just want a TV with 1920x1080 pixels.
I have one of those "obsolete technology" CRT projectors. It does 1080i
and its picture is stunning. My system has motivated several people
into building their own MythTv boxes. I would also consider updating
it to a digital panel someday, either LCoS or DLP. But for now, I have
not seen a DLP or LCD set I'd trade for.
> Do any broadcasters actually use 1080p, anyway (either 1080p30 or
I don't think so. I don't think it is one of the specified ATSC
standard rates, is it?
I get over half my shows in 1080i here in the S.F. Bay Area. My PBS,
CBS, and NBC affiliates broadcast in 1080i; while Fox and ABC broadcast
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