3D glasses M-3D1 standard

Panasonic VIERA TY-EW3D3 Active Shutter 3D $69 
It took until early 2011 when finally there was the M-3D1 standard established for 3D shutter glasses.
If you wanted to share your 3D screen with friends, and they came with their own glasses, there was a slim chance they could use it since most were not compatible to each other.
This is one of the things needed to be done so that 3D can really go mainstream - to have an affordable full HD projector what will work in the living room is another one. If now the camera manufactures do the same and we get some 3D channels and some good movies 3D could be here to stay this time.

Epson and the EH-TW5900/6000 - Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3010 are the first low price full HD 3D projectors what have this standard implemented. Sadly, the Epson glasses have just batteries what need to be replaced when empty.

falafala: I found Optoma-DLP-link glasses are much darker than the Epson glasses...which contributes to lowered lumens but of course you get deep blacks. Epson glasses are significantly lighter in shade and the image brightness in 3D is as good as 2D because of this.

Jason: I can confirm that the following glasses do not work with the 3010...
 Nvidia 3D Vision - Samsung 1st gen IR -  Xpand 103

Confirmed working
Xpand X104
Toshiba FPTAG02G 3D Active Shutter with only happy reviews regarding the Epson compatibility

1 comment:

  1. dariusmk30.9.11

    Does anyone have an idea whether Epson's EH-TW5900/6000 is compatible with Samsung's 2011 3d-glasses such as Samsung SSG-3100GB/XC?

    Since M3D1 includes Samsung's proprietary standard, I expect these beamers to be compatible with Samsung's 2011 3d-glasses. On https://www.semiconportal.com/en/archive/news/main-news/110831-3d-glass-standardization.html I found this:

    "With the launch of the Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative, the M-3DI standard has been included in the Full HD 3D Glasses standard. The new 3D standard also includes proprietary IR communication protocols developed by Samsung and Sony. As only Samsung offers 3D systems with a Bluetooth-based RF communication protocol, Samsung's protocol is expected to be the RF protocol for Full HD 3D Glasses."