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    Default Resolution / Resolutions

    http://www.hardwarezone.com/articles...292&cid=3&pg=3

    If these are not correct, why? What do they mean?
    1. DVD and HDTV-ready MPEG-2 decoding up to 1920x1080i resolutions. (How come 'resolutions' is plural?)
    2. DVD and HDTV-ready MPEG-2 decoding up to 1920x1080i resolution. (Is it wrong when it is singular? Why? What does it mean?)

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    Last edited by jack; 17-Jan-2005 at 01:43.

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    Default Re: Resolution / Resolutions

    In this case, the correct way to go is resolution. It indicates a level of resolution a device can achieve. Even in this acception or the others resolution takes, the plural form is acceptable (as in New Year's resolutions) but it's not really applicable in your example.

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    1. DVD and HDTV-ready MPEG-2 decoding up to 1920x1080i resolutions. (How come 'resolutions' is plural?)
    I have seen a lot of articles that uses this one though. Do you know why?

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    Default Re: Resolution / Resolutions

    There can be many different resolutions below that limit. If there are standadr resoluitions up to 1920x1080i, then it can decode a number of things.

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    Default Re: Resolution / Resolutions

    Didn't think of it that way... very true

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    Quote Originally Posted by HCaulfield
    Didn't think of it that way... very true
    Jack's questions are loaded.

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    Jack's questions are loaded.

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