Samsung TV + Apple TV

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  1. Mac-Addict macrumors 65816

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  2. Maxiseller macrumors 6502a

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    Huh?

    I think you'll find that it IS a widescreen TV and HD capable so Apple TV should wokrk fine.
     
  3. skinnylegs macrumors 65816

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    As Max pointed out, the LCD you listed *is* a widescreen. Actually, I don't really think you can even find a non-widescreen LCD TV?

    .....and yes, :apple: TV will work great on it. I have the 40" Samsung LCD and it works marvelous!
     
  4. Mac-Addict thread starter macrumors 65816

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    I know, I am posted it here because the specs on curry's website says it hasn't got a widescreen option.. Heh I dont know much about tvs..

     
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    Please could someone tell me what the difference is between this and an LE32R87BD? I was set on getting an 87 and now I hear there's an 88??

    Thanks
     
  7. zim macrumors 65816

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    Sadly many of the affordable LCD screens out there are still designed for a 4:3 picture and can only emulate widescreen by adding black bars.
     
  8. joshwest macrumors 65816

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    i bought the same in a 40" version, and trust me apple tv looks great, just turn the hdmi brightness down to low or you will see ghosting
     
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    Um, no it is when they are given a 4:3 signal that they add bars, and every widescreen tv does that, including the high end ones. Many consumers think that by selecting "Stretch" as an option, then that makes it a 16:9 signal. It just stretches. And, again, a widescreen tv emulates 4:3 by adding bars, because that is how big the picture is. I am soo sick of telling people how HD tvs work... And, if it were designed for 4:3, then it would be a squareish type lcd, not wide like it is.


    Stop confusing him!
     
  10. zim macrumors 65816

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    A 4:3 TV is not a widescreen TV, adding bars does not make it a widescreen TV. They do sell TVs that are 16:9 ratios, most all of which are now HD and will add bars to the side, emulating the 4:3 ratio. I have a 4:3 SDTV which can be put into widescreen 16:9 emulation, by adding bars, the manual, a sony, states that it is not a widescreen TV but has the ability to emulate it. Also, not all LCD TVs are HD, you did not specify HD in your description.

    I apologize if I confused the original poster but I just found that your statement wasn't true. The original poster should make sure that the TV specifies the settings that they want.
     
  11. Mac-Addict thread starter macrumors 65816

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    http://www.samsung.com/uk/products/television/tftlcd/index.asp scroll down and you will see R88 series and R87 series, the diffrence is a nicer looking on button.
     
  12. guitarmaster18 macrumors regular

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    Whatever, I think that there is too much data and to much confusion about this topic, and I don't want this to turn into flaming, so whatever, let's leave it at that
     

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