Originally Posted by Hef /forum/post/12847953
I'm just wondering with PC makers making some HDM readers available is it worthwhile to watch a HDM movie on a 19" screen or would it be the same "perceptible" quality as watching a regular DVD. If there's no real difference, then why get one?
Originally Posted by ca1ore /forum/post/12848062
All this talk about HDM not being distinguishable from DVD on small HD screens is foolishness. It is easily distinguishable as long as your viewing distance is approriate for the screen size. ...
Originally Posted by Wesley5 /forum/post/12848459
Exactly, it's the combination of source resolution, display resolution, and viewing distance. There is another opposite, but eqaully foolish belief popping up from time to time, that larger screens (such as a FP with a 120" screen) allow one to see more details.
Originally Posted by drcruz /forum/post/12848904
You may be able to notice the difference on smaller screens, but is the PQ difference worth the extra money for the HD disc? Can anybody even tell the difference in AQ from a laptop or home PC?
I can see the difference between HD and SD on my 50 in. PDP, but I'm still very happy w/ my standard DVD's in my collection. The only reason I want to switch to HDM is the ability of the discs to hold uncompressed audio. IOW's for me it's the AQ that's the attraction. Though if I had a 65 incher (or bigger), NOW we're talkin' uber-cool
Originally Posted by Everdog /forum/post/12848599
When I switched from a 720p FP to a 1080p FP (on a 114" screen), my wife could not tell the difference. I couldn't either unless I froze the frame and stood 3 feet away.