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How to Help Nvidia Get Your 3D HDTV Supported by 3DTV Play

April 16th, 2011 · 4 Comments · General 3D News


If you have an HDMI 1.4(a)-capable 3D HDTV, monitor or projector and you want to use it with 3D content coming from your PC, then one of the options is to use Nvidia’s 3DTV Play software, provided that you have a compatible video card. And although Nvidia is trying to support most of the 3D-capable HDMI 1.4(a) products if you get a less popular or a very new product it might not yet be officially supported. For a list of currently supported HDMI 1.4(a) products by the 3DTV Play software. You can however help speed up the addition by following this set of instructions and in the next driver/software update it might be supported.



- Download the Monitor Asset Manager utility, install it and start it.
- Click on “File” and choose “Save as”. Please name the file with your name, for instance “john_doe_3DTV.bin”
- Visit the NVIDIA support site, click on the tab “Submit an Issue” and fill out the information in the table. Make sure to include your TV Manufacturer and Exact Model Number in the Product Name Field and include the .bin in the report under the section called “Attach Documents” to the Question.

The latest 3DTV Play Support Update Utility v1.0.0.23 for the GeForce beta driver v270.51 was released yesterday and it adds the following new models HDMI 1.4 3D TVs from Panasonic and Samsung:

- Panasonic TC-L32DT30
- Panasonic TH-P50VT20Z
- Panasonic TX-P42G30B
- Panasonic TX-P46GT30B
- Samsung UE46D7005
- Samsung UN46D6900
- Samsung UN40D6420
- Samsung UN55D8000

This update is intended for people using the free 3DTV Play software functionality as a part of owning 3D Vision kit, people that have purchased a separate license for the standalone 3DTV Play software as well as for owners of PCs with the software pre-installed, and you need to have the 3DTV Play software already installed to be able to install this update.

- To download the latest 3DTV Play Support Update Utility v1.0.0.23…


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4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 ando // Apr 17, 2011 at 05:20

    are there a quality loss happened when running the nvidia 3dvision feature on a 3dtv than running on the real qualified nvidia 3d vision monitor??

    are there any qualified/certified 3d full hd tv for nvidia tv vision yet??

  • 2 Bloody // Apr 17, 2011 at 11:17

    There is no quality loss, in general 3D HDTVs do preform better than most 3D LCD monitor in terms of stereo 3D quality, however with them you are unable to use 1080p at 120Hz, a technological limitation coming from the HDMI 1.4 interface the TVs use.

  • 3 jaxter // Apr 18, 2011 at 22:21

    Maaged to sell my C8000 and upgrade to ue46D8000 which i am sooo happy with but nvidia drivers only have support for ” model so my 3Dtv play logo isnt showing and it fails 3d setup.
    The odd thing is the night i set up the tv i watched 20 minutes of tangled 3dbd and half of imax under the ocean just fine!!!

  • 4 ando // Apr 21, 2011 at 02:22

    I am planning to buy the sony 32ex720 it’s full hd 3d ready tv. are you sure it will perform even better with a right driver than a nvidia 3d vision certified monitor?

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