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Full HD on 720p tv

by gooner1959 / June 30, 2009 9:11 PM PDT

Hi

I realise this should be easy to answer but having googled it I am none the wiser

I have a samsung 720p lcd tv and am now looking to buy a HD camcorder

My question is will my tv play full HD recordings>

Thanks in advance

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720p
by xgolferx / July 1, 2009 2:04 AM PDT
In reply to: Full HD on 720p tv

Your tv will only play whatever the highest resolution your tv is capable of. It will play a 1080 movie from the camera only it will downconvert the movie to 720p which will still give you a great picture. It is no different than watching a tv program broadcast in 1080i. Your tv downconverts that signal to 720p.

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Thank you
by gooner1959 / July 1, 2009 7:34 AM PDT
In reply to: 720p

Thank you very much for answering my query

Regards

Craig

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by tyrexden / July 1, 2009 7:51 AM PDT
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i wouldn't say that 720p is a downconversion of 1080i. In fact, many viewers prefer the 720 progresive over the 1080 interlace.

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