Posts Tagged: hdtv

What Is The Proper Gamma For Your HDTV?

What Is The Proper Gamma For Your HDTV?

Gamma is the relationship of how bright an image is at any input level. The higher the gamma the darker and higher contrast the displayed image will be. This turns out to be one of the most important factors in display performance. Unfortunately, the standard for high definition television and standard definition television allows a… Read more

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How Sharp Is My High Definition Projector?

A sharp image is one of the things that is key to a great picture. Several things can impact this. These include source device output resolution (Blu-Ray player, cable STB…), source resolution (movie, TV show…), display resolution, display sharpness, display enhancement and display filtering. A good way of evaluating sharpness is to look at a test pattern… Read more

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2010 Best Flat Panel HDTV

After working on many of the current flat panel sets and seeing them in various demostrations one model stands out. The current Panasonic VT25 throws out the best 2D and 3D image that I have seen from the current crop. For 2D it is very close to the discontinued Pioneer Elite 151FD which is still… Read more

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The Magic of D65

Achieving a D65 (x=0.3129, y=0.3290) white point is one of several key factors required to have a great image. One of the first things you may notice when a display is at D65 is the rich color and emotional ques that can be found in films. Directors tell a story in various ways including color, lighting, dialog and sound. When all of these elements are… Read more