My display (Samsung HL67a750) is billed as 1080p/120Hz, although the specs in the manual state 60Hz. So, while it accepts 24Hz input, there's always been the question if it actually displays
@ 24Hz (general consensus is that it doesn't, and that it converts to 60Hz and doubles that).
When I play a Bluray and set the player to output 24Hz, with the 2310's i/p scaler set to "analog" only, the 24Hz signal is passed through to the display, as expected. If I set the i/p scaler to "analog + HDMI", it converts to 60Hz first, so that the display shows it is receiving a 60Hz signal.
So some questions:
1) If the HDMI handshake between the 2310 and the a750 confirms that the display will accept 24Hz, why wouldn't the 2310 still passthrough 24Hz, even with the i/p scaler setting on "analog + HDMI"? (EDIT: resolution = AUTO)
2) Since #1 doesn't happen, is this, in fact, a confirmation that the TV doesn't display at 24Hz (which I'm guessing the HDMI handshake would establish), so the 2310 just automatically converts to 60Hz, since the resolution is set to AUTO?
3) And, finally, if the conversion to 60Hz is a necessity, where should it be done -- the BR player (Oppo BDP-83), the 2310 or the a750? I realize the standard answer is "whichever component does it the best," so, maybe with my setup, it's a tossup.
Hope this all makes sense.