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Passive Glasses and split screen gaming question...

by Dual_Player / October 1, 2012 12:09 PM PDT

I understand there is not only dual play glasses to play a split screen game as a full screen, but there is also clip on dual play glasses for us people that wear prescription glasses? I saw them on a web site called Just want to make sure this is real.

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My opinion? Junk.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 1, 2012 12:14 PM PDT

Gamers do not like reduced frame rates. I think those that play the Wii or such may be OK but the usual gamer will never share a screen like this.

Let's see how much you know. How many FPS will you get with this?


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Thanks for the response
by Dual_Player / October 1, 2012 2:13 PM PDT
In reply to: My opinion? Junk.

While I'm no expert...but I believe passive style glasses have no shutter effect (Active Glasses), so I would have to say the FPS would be equivilent to the hz rating of the HDTV your viewing on. 120fps on a 120hz, 240fps on 240hz and so on with passive Dual play glasses. I have seen the dual play glasses and it is fine. It serves its purpose. I just was wondering if the clip ons were better or about the same. I know for a fact that the Active shutter glasses for 3D and the dual play they have for sony can not surpass 60hz max. The shutters can not process faster than that.

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Actually the frames per second from the game is 60 max.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 1, 2012 2:45 PM PDT

The reason is simple (HDMI) and the numbers you shared are the PANEL RATES.

So for 3D you already see a reduced rate, then sharing a 3D game would be down to about 15 FPS from what I see.

Gamers would hate 15, barely accept 30.

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