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Why Buy A 3D TV?

RicKaysen
09-02-2010, 09:30 AM
I'm not well versed in the new 3D tech, so forgive the basic question. I have a four year old Sony Bravia on which I have viewed some 3D content when it was offered. I'm not overly enthusiatic about 3D, but when I learned my PS3 would be getting a firmware update to enable 3D DVD playback, I got curious. I see lots of expensive, new 3D sets being marketed and Sony tells me they have a dedicated 3D inputs. Since I've already been able to view 3D with my cable box connected via HDMI, why would I not be able to do the same with the PS3 similarly connected?

PFC5
09-02-2010, 10:49 AM
They are two different techs used. What the new 3DTVs offer is much better than what you see with your 2D TV using the old tech with just polarized glasses.

Try going to Best Buy and checking out the Panasonic & Samsung 3D demos to see what I mean. ;)

GrTinder
09-20-2010, 03:23 PM
Its just a gimmick to get into your pockets a little more. But it is cool and doesn't always give me a headache. ;)

Nexgenrulz
09-23-2010, 03:47 PM
They are two different techs used. What the new 3DTVs offer is much better than what you see with your 2D TV using the old tech with just polarized glasses.

Try going to Best Buy and checking out the Panasonic & Samsung 3D demos to see what I mean. ;)

I would suggest checking out the Sony's. ;)

TwoPlusTwo
09-23-2010, 05:46 PM
If you are a gamer, then you should know that several 3D PS3 games are being made.

Gran Turismo 5 will be playable in 3D for instance. :D

PFC5
09-24-2010, 01:06 PM
I would suggest checking out the Sony's. ;)

I did check out the Sony 3D set and was unimpressed with the 3D. It had the least depth of the 4 3D TVs I saw.

mobiushky
09-24-2010, 08:40 PM
This is just my opinion, so don't anybody get in a bunch about it. I don't like the 3D TV's. I can see the flicker in the glasses and it drives me nuts trying to watch anything. The effect is so-so, but for the most part it's just not worth the headache and aggrivation of the flickering and flashing. For me, I have no desire to go to 3D, but like I said, that's me.

Nexgenrulz
09-24-2010, 09:33 PM
I did check out the Sony 3D set and was unimpressed with the 3D. It had the least depth of the 4 3D TVs I saw.

3D doesn't start until Sony says it does. ;)

PFC5
09-24-2010, 10:25 PM
3D doesn't start until Sony says it does. ;)

:haha:

Nexgenrulz
09-24-2010, 10:29 PM
:haha:

I knew you would love that! :thumbsup:

Mr_Movies
09-29-2010, 05:48 PM
Donít waste your money on 3D no matter what others say and if it is passive or active the technology is still 1950ís based and has been remarketed several times since its inception. The problems are still the same and if you are Epileptic do yourself a favor and donít try viewing 3D images. This is just a gimmick and if you buy into it you will have expensive worthless gear down the road.

I still have active glasses for the PC from 15 years ago that were expensive then as well, what a waste and how dumb I was to buy into the marketing scam, young and dumb!

TwoPlusTwo
09-29-2010, 10:13 PM
Donít waste your money on 3D no matter what others say and if it is passive or active the technology is still 1950ís based and has been remarketed several times since its inception. The problems are still the same and if you are Epileptic do yourself a favor and donít try viewing 3D images. This is just a gimmick and if you buy into it you will have expensive worthless gear down the road.

I still have active glasses for the PC from 15 years ago that were expensive then as well, what a waste and how dumb I was to buy into the marketing scam, young and dumb!

Don't waste your money on HD no matter what others say and if it is 720p or 1080p the technology is still 1990's based and has been remarketed several times since its inception. The problems are still the same and if you are blind do yourself a favor and don't try viewing HD images. This is just a gimmick and if you buy into it you will have expensive worthless gear down the road.

I still have an S-video cable from 15 years ago that was expensive then as well, what a waste and how dumb I was to buy into the marketing scam, young and dumb!

:haha:

PFC5
09-30-2010, 10:02 AM
Don't waste your money on HD no matter what others say and if it is 720p or 1080p the technology is still 1990's based and has been remarketed several times since its inception. The problems are still the same and if you are blind do yourself a favor and don't try viewing HD images. This is just a gimmick and if you buy into it you will have expensive worthless gear down the road.

I still have an S-video cable from 15 years ago that was expensive then as well, what a waste and how dumb I was to buy into the marketing scam, young and dumb!

:haha:

:roflmao:

Exactly! I can say from checking out the 3D demos that active shutter 3D is much better than the 3D even in IMAX theaters.