Originally Posted by BornSlippyZ
I know folks were talking about equipment that isn't HDPC 2.2 that UHD cannot be played or fully used. I was reading on here about a work around using a HDFury box that bypasses the 2.2 and you get the full Monty.
I don't know exactly how the HDFury box works, but there has been a lot of talk about it in the Display Forums.
I am not sure if it is really necessary at this point.
The first UHD BD players have or will have 2 HDMI outputs: 1 for video and 1 for audio.
The reason for this is to not force people with an older surround processors to upgrade to the latest gen.
Originally Posted by rezzy
If I had an expensive projector or whatever that wasn't compliant, I'd think about getting that Fury. But not needed since I'm in the market for a new 4K display, probably later in this year.
And I'll be sure it's fully UHD-ready.
There are 2 terms to keep in mind when shopping that can be confusing at first: UHD and HDR.
UHD refers to U
efinition, which means 4K resolution.
HDR is H
ange, which is a greater range of luminosity than seen before from BD, DVD, HD broadcasts, etc.
The difference in contrast performance can be stunning and unlike anything seen on a display before.
FWIW, if anyone is looking for a 4K display right now they should be looking at OLED or LED LCD with FALD.
These are currently the 2 best technologies available to get the FULL package of 4K and