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NOTE: You will need to do a little research on them as to how they can show 3D images and they are not 3D ready for 3D BD.


They all have the 3 Pin VESA 3D Sync Output connection on them. And AFAIK, they are all 60 Hz refresh rate panels.

2009 models:


Samsung PN42B450


Samsung PN50B450


2008 Models:


Samsung PN42A450


Samsung PN50A450



Check the link if you live in Australia as they list the Australian model numbers for the above.

http://www.3dmovielist.com/3dhdtvs.html
 

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Yeah, I have the PN50A450 and have been using it in 3D for awhile now. I've only played 2 "legit" 3D games on it. Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao, and James Cameron's Avatar the game. I played both of those on it in true 3D via the Xbox 360. You need a Xbox 360 with hdmi output, and of course you need some shutterglasses and an emitter. The hdmi cord must be plugged into the hdmi 2 slot for it to work, and the Xbox 360 "must" be outputting either 1360 x 768 or 1024 x 768 resolution for the 3D mode to work.


This is the big problem with these plasmas. They require this somewhat strange resolution for the 3D mode to even work. This means, that these displays can't work with any of the 3D stuff coming for the Playstation 3. The PS3 doesn't output either resolution. Also, it's unlikely that Direct TV's boxes will output either of these resolutions when they have their 2 3D channels later this year. None of the 3D Blu Ray players are likely to work either.


Sucks for me. Only thing I can use on it in 3D is a Xbox 360 or a PC. This really bums me out, because Microsoft isn't at all gung-ho about the whole 3D thing like Sony is.
 

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The DirecTV HR-21 that I have now seems to implement selectable "Non-Native" outputs (e.g., 480p - 720p - 1080i). I don't see why that should change.


When 1080i is selected as a non-native output for an SD broadcast, the 4:3 is stretched to fill the screen.
 

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The DirecTV HR-21 that I have now seems to implement selectable "Non-Native" outputs (e.g., 480p - 720p - 1080i). I don't see why that should change.


When 1080i is selected as a non-native output for an SD broadcast, the 4:3 is stretched to fill the screen.


Selectable resolutions are fine. Problem is, 1360 x 768 isn't one of the options. If I could feed my Samsung 1280 x 720 and the 3D mode would be selectable, that would be wonderful. Unfortunately, that isn't the case. If it's receiving a 1280 x 720 signal (720p), the 3D option is grayed out in the menu, and non-selectable. The only time you can actually get the 3D mode to activate, is if it's receiving a 1360 x 768 signal via the hdmi 2 input. (1024 x 768 also works, but that is a 4:3 aspect ratio resolution).


There is a slight chance that I could get an external scaler, that could scale the 1280 x 720 signal to 1360 x 768 so I could activate the 3D mode in my plasma, but I'm not sure if the delay in going through an external scaler will screw anything up. Also, there is the factor of an external scaler being very expensive...


In other words.... I'm stuck like Chuck.
 
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