Plasma Screen Televisions: SDTV vs HDTV

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What is the difference between HDTV and SDTV?

Plasma Screen Televisions: SDTV vs HDTV

The DTV programming that is received by plasma screen televisions comes in two separate formats: standard analog definition (SDTV) and high definition (HDTV). Both formats offer superior quality to NTSC format. HDTV has a significantly higher picture quality than SDTV, delivering sharper and brighter images. An HDTV compatible television can produce a picture of up to 1,080 interlaced scan lines. Most plasma screen televisions are either HDTV compatible or HDTV ready – make sure you which kind you are buying before you purchase a plasma screen television.



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