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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.

Smart enough to know better, to old to care
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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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