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Can my 120hz non "3D ready" tv do 3D?

Loan_Crusader 9,987 3,397 December 10, 2011 at 08:11 PM
I own a Vizio e420vl 1080p 120hz tv, if I bought a sony: transmitter, glasses and player, will it play 3d?



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I own a Vizio ev420l 1080p 120hz tv, if I bought a sony: transmitter, glasses and player, will it play 3d?
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I dont think it would work
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#1 The glasses sync up with the TV, so since the TV cannot output the signal for the glasses, they'd never sync up.

#2 The TV must display two signals to do 3D. In the case of a 1080p 3D signal, this is 2 indpendant 1080p streams to the TV. Your non-3D tv is not capable of doing this.
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considering movies are <30 Hz and console games can be locked at 30FPS, you think there would be a workaround to get a 60Hz TV to support 3D...30FPS for each eye.
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No, for a whole bunch of reasons.
The EDID on your 2D TV won't let a Source transmit 3D
The HDMI in your TV won't understand the VSIF's of a 3D signal.
The scaler in your TV won't process the frame packed, top/bottom, and side-by-side formats of 3D.
The frame rate converter in your panel isn't programmed to hold the frames for the correct duration for 3D.
There's no signal coming out of your TV that will drive the transmitter.
Most LED 3D sets are 240 Hz panels, because 120 causes too much pixel smearing.

In other words, it won't work.
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Last edited by Rebound December 12, 2011 at 08:41 AM.
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