[opendtv] Re: Half Truths - Was More 1080p@60

  • From: "Manfredi, Albert E" <albert.e.manfredi@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2007 19:49:14 -0500

Tom Barry wrote:

> Except for the pain of typing and explaining the numbers
> there is no particular reason refresh rate needs to be an
> even multiple of seconds.

That's true too. But way back when, TV systems synched up their field
rate to the local power grid. So now we have that legacy built in too.

It does make sense not to leave that frame rate wide open, although I
guess in principle one could. 

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