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post #1 of 6 Old 07-01-2014, 11:58 AM - Thread Starter
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An easy question

I've been poking around here for a while and doing some searching but I can't seem to find what I seek. It's really very simple, at least to me. I see all these great shows on Directv's channel 107. of course I can't watch them because I don't have a 3D TV. I would have to toss out my otherwise terrific Sony 52" to even make room for another TV. I realize that watching a 3D feed on a 2D set is apparently impossible. However, I have to wonder if someone doesn't make a gadget that will allow 3D conversion to 2D. I don't really need the 3d feature, just the content. Does anyone know of such a gadget?
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Unfortunately I don't see a market for such a gizmo. Most 3D tv's are capable of displaying a 3D source in 2D of course that won't help you out. Sat and cable display 3D in Side x Side or Top/bottom and would display on your TV as such but the EDID from your TV tells the box its not 3D ready and won't display any picture.

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Thanks for your response rekbones.
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buy a geobox 201
input 3D and then hook up your tv to the left or right output. simple
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Not sure what TV you have, but there is a VIP-3D Theater converter which makes non-3D sets work like they are 3D sets. There are many long threads here about this device.
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Thanks everyone for your inputs. I've solved the problem by buying a gizmo called 3D Video Wizard. It's less than $35 at amazon and allows me to watch Directv's 3D channel 107. That's all I wanted to do. It also converts 3D to 2d if you wish. Thanks again everyone.
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