Discussion in 'Plasma TVs Forum' started by Nikumba, Sep 27, 2004.
Do any of the X-Box light guns work with plasma tv's?
a quick search on google..... :
"No, this is not possible. The light guns use the beams from a CRT monitor/TV to read its location. LCD, TFT or Plasma screens work in a different way to this. This means any lightgun currently on the market will not work on LCD, TFT or Plasma screens."
Thanks for the reply did check google but was obviously not askingit hte right question cheers.
I take it that is the same for projectors as well?
Yep same for PJ's..
Its about time they created one that did.. i.e. you just calibrated it against the corners of your screen or similar..
Calibrating it wouldn't help - if displays don't have a noticable scan then a traditional light-gun just isn't going to work.
However I did see an alternative type being demo'd somewhere, which involved sticking a sensor on top of the TV which can tell where the gun is being pointed - you can then calibrate that to your screen. Can't remember any details though - but it sounds like a more versatile solution (and hopefully solves all the other issues with light-guns, like the constantly flashing screen and lack of accuracy).
Er - it might have been this: http://www.erealgames.com/products.htm
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