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Old 10-11-2011, 12:07 AM   #1
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Default Is loss of detail normal for 3D?

When I watch 3D, I notice a significant loss of detail in the picture, when compared to the 2D version that is. Is this normal? Is something wrong with my equipment/settings? See my setup in my signature below. Thanks.
 
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Their should be no loss in quality with Blu-ray movies since each eye is getting a full 1080p signal. If you are watching a side by side or top / bottom source the resolution is cut in half.

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Thgier should be no loss in quality with Blu-ray movies since each eye is getting a full 1080p signal. If you are watching a side by side or top / bottom source the resolution is cut in half.
Thanks. I am watching regular 3d blus through my PS3. Like yogi bear for example.
 
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There should be no loss in detail at all.
 
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It depends entirely on how you define "loss of detail". True, there is no loss of detail in the display, unless done by design (passive). There may be differences in the 3D version of the film, like adding focal blur, that may or may not exist in the 2D version. One issue that could be perceived as loss of detail is due to convergence. Focal length is fixed in 3D viewing (the distance to the screen), so the absolute depth for objects on screen are determined by the convergence of your eyes, or the cameras (angle determined by relative distance between left and right views). In order to create depth, the convergence for many object on screen must be different, leading to double images of the objects not be focused on. So, yes, there is inherently a perceived loss of detail in 3D movies.
 
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