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DLP and PS2

I want my kids to be able to use their Playstation2 on my new HD widescreen but most every post I read says that the two don't go well together. Why is DLP bad for gaming?

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Good question.

What did they say?

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DLP is better for gaming than LCD would be, because many video games have bright colors with sharp edges & have static displays on the screen (such as life bar or minimap) which can burn into the LCD over time... & even though it would take a significant amount of time to burn just a little & you would only be able to see it when the scene is blank or has large objects in it... I still wouldn't want that.

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Some DLP owners complain of a delay while playing PS2 or XBOX on their sets. Is this true of all DLP sets or just one particular brand. There are also audio sync. issues but those seem related to using HTS systems.

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I have never heard of or experienced such delays (but my experiences can't speak for all). I have a HTS system with a forward projection setup & I play xbox all the time on it with no problems. I am in the video business (flight simulators) & am very picky when it comes to home video/audio quality. The only weird problem I have come across is actually a delay in audio from my digital set-top box... it appears that the audio lags behind the video just a few milliseconds. Is there anyway you can borrow a PS2 or xbox & try it out on your TV ?

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