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Old 09-07-08, 02:16 PM   #18
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Default Re: Samsung: "blu-ray has 5 years left"

Originally Posted by betterdan View Post
Over on the DBS Talk forum they are saying the 1080P 24 file you are downloading doesn't take up anymore space and maybe a little less than the regular 1080i (30 or 60?) that is normally sent out.
1080i and 1080p are virtually equivalent when comparing bandwidth use and media size. 1080i=530scanlines X 60fps. 1080p=1080scanlines x 30fps. Both work out to the same amount of data needed for 1sec of play.
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