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3D FAQs

General FAQs


Q.1
In order to view 3D images is it necessary to wear special Eyewear?
 
A.1
Yes, to enjoy 3D images with by FULL HD 3D Plasma TV,
it is necessary to wear the 3D Eyewear that comes supplied with the TV.
 

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Q.2
What equipment is needed to enjoy 3D images?
 
A.2
Two kinds of 3D image sources are currently availabile.
One is 3D broadcasts and the other is 3D image software, i.e. 3D Blu-ray Disc™.

To enjoy 3D broadcasts you need the following:
a FULL HD 3D Plasma TV and 3D Eyewear supplied with the TV.

In order to enjoy 3D image software (3D Blu-ray Disc™),
you need a FULL HD 3D Plasma TV, 3D Eyewear supplied with the TV and a FULL
HD 3D Blu-ray Disc™ Recorder/Player with HDMI cable (High Speed) connection.
 

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Q.3
Is 3D Eyewear supplied with FULL HD 3D Blu-ray Disc™ Recorder/ Player?
 
A.3
No, 3D Eyewear is not supplied with FULL HD 3D Blu-ray Disc™ Recorder/Player. 3D Eyewear supplied with FULL HD 3D Plasma TV*.
3D Eyewear can be purchased as Optional Accessory.

*The number of Eyewears that are supplied with a FULL HD 3D Plasma TV may differ by region.
3D Blu-ray Disc Player
 

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Q.4
If there is a FULL HD 3D Blu-ray Disc™ Recorder/ Player, is it possible to view 3D images with a conventional TV?
 
A.4
No, to enjoy 3D images it is necessary to have a FULL HD 3D Plasma TV.
 

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Q.5
Is it possible to view present broadcasting programs in 3D?
 
A.5
No, the present broadcast program which is non-compatible with 3D can not be viewed by 3D images.
 

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Q.6
Is there any option (upgrade) for a conventional TV to be 3D compatible?
 
A.6
There is no option because the conventional TV can not produce the required 3D images.
 

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Q.7
Is it possible to combine and use other companies 3D equipment?
 
A.7
There is no compatibility information in regards to other companies 3D equipment at this time.
 

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Q.8
Is it possible to wear 3D Eyewear over regular eye glasses?
 
A.8
Yes, it is possible.
3D Eyewear
 

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Q.9
How far away from the TV screen is suitable when viewing 3D content?
 
A.9
Please watch TV display while keeping a distance of approximately 3 times length of the display height.
[ Recommended distance ]
50V type : approx. 6.2 ft (1.9 meters)
54V type : approx. 6.6 ft (2.0 meters)

It may cause visual fatigue in case you watch TV at a shorter distance than recommended the one.

When black belt-like images are displayed both upper and lower sides like cinema picture, please watch the TV display at approximately 3 times the length of the image height. (it becomes shorter than recommended distance as shown above)
 

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Q.10
What are the important points for handling and caring for the 3D Eyewear?
 
A.10
Please pay attention.
Please do not disassemble and/or modify 3D Eyewear. It may cause a fire or poor physical condition due to abnormal viewing.
Please do not use 3D Eyewear for anything other than the specified operation.
Be careful not to drop, put stress or step on 3D Eyewear. It may cause injury due to cracked glass. Please return the 3D Eyewear to the supplied case when not in use.
Please do not use the cracked 3D Eyewear. It may cause injury or visual fatigue.
 

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