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Do I need new eyeglasses?

by wannalearn / March 2, 2013 11:54 PM PST

To me, all my HD channels look like SD. Everyone else says HD channels look like HD to them. The cable box shows it's receiving HD (1080) signals.

Someone suggested that I might need new eyeglasses as less than normal vision can affect HD viewing. Could this possibly be true?

Thanks for comments, info, etc.

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Re: eyglasses
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 3, 2013 12:10 AM PST

What does your ophthalmologist (or who-ever prescribed your current glasses) say?

Kees

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Perhaps your eyesight is okay...
by rbart48 / December 27, 2014 6:17 AM PST

Perhaps your eyesight is just fine. If you have your video signal being up-scaled to an HD signal, your SD signals may look (almost) as good as a true HD signal. I understand that some TVs have some up-scaling capabilities too. Therefore, you may be not so far off.

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