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To get that true cinema experience, simply ditch your microwave popcorn and download Toshiba's latest HD DVD firmware update that support film's 24 frames per second (fps) playback speed. Toshiba HD-A20 HD DVD player Toshiba's HD-A20 Although not set to become available in the US until September and only suitable for two …


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  1. Alex

    Are you sure about this?

    "UK HDTVs more commonly display 720p and 1080p images at 25fps, while US screens run to 30fps. In each case, the result is a movie that plays faster, with sound at a higher pitch, than it would in the cinema."

    I find it hard to believe that North American HD-DVD and BD players are speeding up films by 25% because they can't do the hi-def equivalent to 3:2 pulldown.

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