Originally Posted by llowrey
. . . My understanding is that these are wobulated sets and that wobulation occurs at 120Hz (60Hz x 2). I am wondering if this 120Hz number that's been going around is not the true frame rate but rather the wobulation field rate . . .
Funny, when I read the Samsung spec sheets for the HL-TXX89S, I had the same impression; the sinking feeling that this 120Hz number refers to the wobulation rate and not a frame rate (however, I am a mere grasshoppa
in the midst of many AVS Shaolin Priests
, and didn't know whether to give any credence to my gut instincts).
I know that there were some large screen LCD HDTVs with 120Hz refresh rates (and the ability to input and display a 24fps signal by 5Xing the individual frames) announced/displayed at the 2007 CES, but I'm not sure if there are even many of these presently available retail; although I guess the new Sharp AQUOS LC-46/52D82/92Us are out now. I believe this is a feature that has been available on some front projectors (cathode raygun?) for quite some time (although, maybe not at 120Hz?).
It would be remarkable if these new Samsung LED DLPs could do the same; properly convert a 1080p 24fps signal to be displayed @ 120Hz (if the TVs truly have this refresh-rate capability; if not, that would be a very clever deception in the spec sheet by the marketing people @ Samsung
). Guess there is no point in speculating, though, until some owner can correctly test for this. I have no idea what this would involve, unless it was by use of a video test disc and eye visualization alone; Anyone . . . ?
I am, however, very encouraged by everything else that I have heard thus far about these sets.