The news here is good. Power consumption is a critical issue in this time of rising power costs, and the increased use of a wide variety of electrical devices in the home is a cause for concern. The new generation of televisions are not only providing larger screens and pictures with startling resolution and clarity, […]
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Put in simple terms contrast ratio is how black your display monitor makes black appear. It is often confused with brightness. Brightness is simply the intensity of the light in the images. While similar to brightness, contrast is actually the difference that exists between the brightest and the darkest part of the image. When it […]
Pixel density, or as it is often called, pixels per inch (PPI) is a measurement of the resolution of the display of a monitor. It refers to the number of pixels in the horizontal and vertical directions of the display. It is sometimes called dots per inch, but that terminology is more accurate when referring […]
In the previous generation of analog TVs, the rule of thumb was to multiply the size of the screen by 3 to obtain the distance from the TV for the maximum picture clarity. Thus, you would want to sit 12.5 feet from a TV with a 50 inch screen. The improved resolution of HDTV has […]
LCD, or Liquid Crystal Display, televisions are one of the new technologies that have largely replaced the CRT, or Cathode Ray Tube, televisions in the Home Theater market. The LCD is somewhat familiar to most consumers familiar with computing as it has been widely used in monitors, and the trait that has made them popular […]
It used to be that plasma TVs were considered the clear winner when deciding whether to purchase a plasma TV or an LCD TV. LCD TVs were limited in size and they were more expensive than a plasma TV. However, now the two are very similar both in size and in price.
So which is better? […]
LCD and Plasma TVs both represent new technology that have for the most part replaced CRT (cathode ray tube) televisions on the cutting age of the television market. Although CRT technology was capable of producing sharp images, and good contrast, as the demand for larger screens increased the size of the cathode ray tube, especially […]
The major difference between LCD and DLP TV is the manner in which the image is transferred from the electronic video signal to the screen. The CRT (cathode ray television) was the first method, and had served well providing a very high picture quality and contrast, but it had the disadvantage of size. As the […]
Although an LCD TV is similar to a plasma TV, the technology behind them is different.
LCD stands for liquid-crystal diode. LCD displays are found everywhere. They are used in calculators, displays on microwaves and stoves, in your car’s dashboard, and in thermometers.
The same principles behind other LCD items are used in the LCD […]
An LCD TV is a TV that uses liquid-crystal filled cells to control how much color is transmitted to the screen. LCD TVs are similar to plasma TVs. An LCD TV will provide you with bright, vibrant color images. The picture quality is excellent. LCD TVs are thin and flat.
In the past, LCD TVs were […]