[mythtv-users] OT: Need a new HDTV

Boleslaw Ciesielski bolek-mythtv at curl.com
Mon Jan 15 16:01:39 UTC 2007

Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> I've only ever seen 1080p content on my display once and it is  
> absolutely beautiful but the only way to get it is from HD-DVD, Blu- 
> Ray or to download it as 1080p so a 1080p isn't really "future- 
> proofing". 1080i will always been in the future for HDTV since it's  
> one of the broadcast standards. 

But there is no such thing as "1080i display". All modern displays are 
progressive and in order to not loose spatial resolution you need 1080p 
display. Anything less like 720p or 768p is throwing away information.


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