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Difference between Ypbpr and RGB?

12-08-2008, 06:07 PM
My blu-ray player has the ability to output YbBpR (standard) as well as RGB over HDMI and my TV has "wide color". Which is better?

12-09-2008, 11:32 AM
they are the same. they are just running the RGB over an hdmi cable. and the other is on a component cable.

12-10-2008, 05:31 AM
YbBpR is the video standard with a range of 16-235 shades, and RGB is the computer standard with a range of 0-255.

When you use the computer RGB setting you lose Blacker than Balck & Whiter than White being displayed. You should use the video standard YbBpR IMO for anything other than a computer monitor IMO.