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How good is HD?


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#21 OFFLINE   Nick

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Posted 04 June 2005 - 05:27 PM

HD is like sex, only it lasts longer and others can watch, too.. :D

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#22 OFFLINE   jurrie

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Posted 09 June 2005 - 10:43 PM

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?

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.

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.

#23 OFFLINE   DarrellP

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Posted 14 June 2005 - 11:11 AM

I've had an HD projector with a 110" screen for 2 years now and I am still totally blown away whenever I watch HD on it. I never get used to it. Yes, it is the standard for me now as I watch very little SD, but I don't get used to HD. It's like Christmas everytime I turn it on.
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#24 OFFLINE   JM Anthony

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Posted 14 June 2005 - 12:33 PM

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. :D

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.

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#25 OFFLINE   Radicalman

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Posted 14 June 2005 - 01:57 PM

I simply cannot watch any sports now, unless it is in HD! (Nascar and Football for sure!)




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