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Terrestrial quality on an HD television

Discussion in 'Satellite TV, Sky TV & FreeSat' started by edric, May 25, 2005.

  1. edric

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    I am considering buying a Sharp or panasonic 32" LCD television. Both have High Definition capabilities. I have been told that the quality of the display for none HD programmes via normal or difgital (freeview) will be worse on this type of LCD TV than a non HD model. Can anyone throw any light on the subject
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    Basically the screens are higher resolution that the source material so it is scaled up to match the native resolution. Less than optimal video quality on DTT, Dsat and Cable will become far more apparant when the image is scaled up where as a DVD source will handle the transition much better especially using component and progressive scan.

    Some channels/programs look better than others but that the case now on "normal" televisions:)
     

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