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What is passive 3D glasses?

Passive 3D glasses are one of the two main types of glasses. Passive 3D works using polarized lenses that block out certain wavelengths of light to each eye, creating the illusion of depth and enabling a 3D look to a movie. Many 3D TV manufacturers also include passive 3D glasses with the purchase of their 3D TVs.

Can you use passive 3D glasses?

Can I use active 3D glasses on a passive TV? Not at all. Passive (polarized, or anaglyph) glasses only work on passive monitors/TVs, and active glasses only work on active monitors/TVs (and ones that match the refresh rate of the particular TV, which means likely the same brand as the TV).

Can you use Samsung 3D glasses with Panasonic TV?

If those Samsung glasses you’re looking at adhere to the Full HD 3D standard (which most do, since 2012), then you can happily use those inexpensive Samsung glasses with your Panasonic TV or with any other compatible 3D TV or projector. This is a particularly good idea if you don’t use the 3D feature very often.

What is the difference between passive and active 3D glasses?

Active glasses are made of LCD shutter lenses that run on battery(s). The 3D video footage is presented at 120 times per second, a left image and a right image flickers on the screen. Passive glasses are made of polarizing lenses that is very similar to those often used in movie theaters and amusement park rides.

How long do Panasonic 3D glasses take to charge?

Television Accessory TY-ER3D4S

3D Playback Type Active Shutter 3D Method
Battery Duration*¹ Approx. 30 hours operation time for a 30-minute full battery charge (Approx. 3 hours operation time for a 2-minute battery charge)
Dimensions (H × W × D / without Nose Pad) 42 × 161 × 168 mm (1.67″ × 6.32″ × 6.60″)

Will Panasonic 3D glasses work with Epson?

Since they adhere to the Full HD 3D standard, they will work with many other brands and models as well. I’ve personally tested them with a Panasonic 2013 model year 3D TV (TC-P60VT60) and an Epson Home Cinema 2000 projector and they worked great with both.