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How good is HD?
Posted 04 June 2005 - 05:27 PM
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Posted 09 June 2005 - 10:43 PM
Watching DVDs on a 4:3 tube via composite/S-video connections and going to a 16:9 display using a component connection (preferably progressive with a decent processor in your DVD player) is an order of magnitude improvement.
It may be a stupid question, but I have new Samsung 46" DLP and just watched a couple of DVDs that were anamorphic widescreen, no black bars, and they looked great. I have a 942 on order will HD really blow me away?
Going from 16:9 480p/i to true HD is yet another order of magnitude improvement.
Once you get used to HD you'll refer to SD as LD - as in Low Def.
On top of that... even if your local OTA channels aren't HD but are digital you'll appreciate the nice clean signal.
Posted 14 June 2005 - 11:11 AM
Posted 14 June 2005 - 12:33 PM
Couldn't agree more, and like Nick, I'm a pretty jaded old fart (or a jaded pretty old fart depending on your perspective). Visually, HD is simply a whole lot more interesting to watch.
I concur with Nick 110%, HD is unbelievable! It has ruined me. I really get mad when a show I really want to watch comes on in SD instead of HD. Once you go HD, you never want to go back! OTA HD is da bomb.
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Posted 14 June 2005 - 01:57 PM