Digital Video Forums

Go Back   Digital Video Forums > Disc Formats > Blu-ray

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 25 Nov 2008, 09:38 AM   #1
Digital Video Expert
Digital Video Expert
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Bucks County, Pa
Posts: 566
Default 720P Plasma & Bluray question

Since the Blu Forum looks empty I'd like to ask this here.

I know blu-ray is 1080P so the question is what kind of picture could I exspect playing back on a 50" Panasonic Plasma which is 720P output..
I think it upscales to 1080i but either way..
Anyone using blu-ray on this type resolution tv?
rago88 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25 Nov 2008, 01:32 PM   #2
Administrator
 
admin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Posts: 8,423
Default

Yes, I'm using it on such a TV and it's brilliant. Obviously a 1080p screen would look better, but you'll need the screen size to be above 55" (preferably above 60") and great eyesight to be able to see a huge difference. At 50", from say 3 meters/10 feet out, the perceived resolution by your eyes is limited to much less than 1080p, or something like that.

You panel would just downscale everything to 720p (even if it accepts 1080i), but because the source is better, the picture is better too. That's why some people say that even watching Blu-ray on a SDTV, the picture is better than watching a DVD, for example.

I would even go as far as to say that watching Blu-ray on a 720p screen will be the first time you can fully appreciate your 720p screen (unless you've been watching 1080i/p HDTV, and even then, the bitrate won't compare to Blu-ray's).
__________________
Visit Digital Digest and dvdloc8.com, My Blog
admin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25 Nov 2008, 01:51 PM   #3
Digital Video Expert
Digital Video Expert
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Bucks County, Pa
Posts: 566
Default

ok.. thanks for the input............
rago88 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

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
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
PS3 blu ray on 720p plasma questions jlohojo7 General Discussions 21 13 Dec 2007 04:11 AM
Plasma question youthinksoo General Discussions 4 17 Aug 2007 10:52 AM
help needed converting HD (720p and 1080i) videos mmace AVI, DivX/Xvid 3 4 Feb 2006 01:16 AM
16x9 720p WM9 HD-DVD.wmv dougall General Discussions 5 26 Jan 2004 04:49 AM



All times are GMT +10. The time now is 09:16 AM.

Kirsch designed by Andrew & Austin


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright © 1999 - 2011 Digital Digest

Visit DivXLand   Visit dvdloc8.com