Mitsubishi 3D Converter Incompatible With Other TVs
Mitsubishi changes HDMI EDID information for its 3DC-1000 converter box.
Mitsubishi has restricted the compability of its 3DC-1000 3D converter box to its own 3D-ready rear-projection DLPs.
May 14, 2010 by Julie Jacobson

When Mitsubishi showed its 3DC-1000 3D converter box at CES, it was compatible with Samsung’s 3D-ready televisions. Both companies use the same checkerboard 3D format.

However, HD Guru Gary Merson reports Mitsubishi modified the box to restrict compatibility to its own 3D-ready rear-projection DLPs.

Thanks to new EDID messages sent with the converter’s HDMI signals, Samsung will no longer be able to receive 3D in HD via the Mitsubishi box.

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Julie Jacobson - Editor-at-large, CE Pro
Julie Jacobson is co-founder of EH Publishing and currently spends most of her time writing for CE Pro, mostly in the areas of home automation, networked A/V and the business of home systems integration. She majored in Economics at the University of Michigan, earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, and has never taken a journalism class in her life. Julie is a washed-up Ultimate Frisbee player with the scars to prove it. Follow her on Twitter @juliejacobson.

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