Audio Video Revolution Forum  

Go Back   Audio Video Revolution Forum > Everything HDTV, High-end Video, HD DVD, Blu-ray and beyond > Plasma and LCD HDTV

Plasma and LCD HDTV Talk about flat HDTVs here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-21-2009   #1
rex
Super Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: U.S.
Posts: 379
Default Billion to 1 contrast ratio, 600 Hz plasmas from LG

LG has just introduced two highly advanced plasma HDTVs for its home market of Korea, with the Xcanvas bobos 42PQ60D and 50PQ60D. The 42-inch model reportedly has an unprecedented 600Hz refresh rate that eliminates nearly all motion artifacts while the 50-inch model has a particularly high one billion to one (1,000,000,000:1) contrast ratio. Both TVs also sport a USB port that lets users plug in external flash or hard drive storage and directly play back compatible files that include WMV and DivX videos. Speakers are built into either TV, each of which is just over 3 inches thick. For efficient energy use, an ambient light sensor will dim the backlight of each set as conditions dictate, and the feature is said to reduce as much as 60 percent of a conventional plasma HDTV's energy use. The pair was not part of LG's extensive display at CES, which also included a 600MHz LCD TV. The 42-inch 42PQ60D and 50-inch 50PQ60D will be priced at the equivalent of about $1,022 and $1,460, respectively when they are released in Korea in mid-February. LG has not indicated whether or not it will bring these PQ-series TVs to other markets such as the US or Europe, though 600Hz sets from different lines are already headed to the US later this year

http://www.slashgear.com/lg-xcanvas-...trast-2031153/
rex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2009   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: san diego
Posts: 19
Question Re: Billion to 1 contrast ratio, 600 Hz plasmas from LG

Is this a early Aprils fools ? or maybe a translation problem ?

Plasmas extinguish almost instantously and have no motion artifacts.
Secondly they don't have a backlight.

I didn't go to CES this year for the first time in 6 years. Blame it on the economy, plus more of the same (thinner, bigger,etc.).
m_a_simons is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2009   #3
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: N.Y.C.
Posts: 8
Default Re: Billion to 1 contrast ratio, 600 Hz plasmas from LG

You got that right MA Simons.

G.M.
c/o Onkyo USA
gem1201 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2009   #4
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: NYC
Posts: 5
Default Re: Billion to 1 contrast ratio, 600 Hz plasmas from LG

In regards to CES, some of the ultra-thin TVs were kinda cool. Samsung and Panasonic actually have 2 way cable cards and oh yeah, Pioneer may be leaving the Plasma world.

Billion to one contrast ratio? yu huh okay, even if contrast ratio actually meant anything (which it doesn't) I would have to check with ISF before I beleived something as outrageous as that.

Also, LG is made by Funai and in years past many people have reported lots of problems with their LG from image quality clarity to out-of-the-box defective.

Let me see some production models first, then we will see.

By the way, this year at CES, LG actually had an ISF calibration mode on their TVs, just an FYI.
YoniX50@gmail.com is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Reply

Tags
10000000001, 600, billion, billion1, billiontoone, contrast, hz, lcd, plasma, plasmas, rate, ratio, refresh, television, tvs

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
600 gr vinyl-hype? figaro Vinyl 4 03-22-2010 10:04 AM
powerdome VELVET - 2,500,000:1 Contrast Projector for Planetariums and Domed Theaters AVRevForum.com Video Projectors 7 01-23-2010 07:42 PM
Integra Ships Their First Blu-ray Player - DBS-6.9 - $600 AVRevForum.com Blu-ray Players 2 10-13-2008 12:46 PM
Dolby and SIM2 Unveil the Future of HDTV: Infinite Contrast rex Plasma and LCD HDTV 3 04-02-2008 06:09 PM
Ideal ratio acoustically TheMoose Room Acoustics & Audio System Setup 2 12-31-2007 06:32 PM




SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1