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

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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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