Category Archives: Home Theater

Top 5 Secrets to Best Picture Quality: Secret 2 – Contrast

Top 5 Secrets to Best Picture Quality : Secret 2 - Contrast

Second Secret: Contrast The second secret to best TV picture quality is contrast. It is so important that it may even surpass brightness in terms of human perception of best picture quality and is certainly the most difficult to achieve. It also explains the vast differences of prices in flat screen TVs and projectors for your home […]

Top 5 Secrets to Best Picture Quality: Secret 3 – TV Color

Top 5 Secrets to Best Picture Quality : Secret 3 - TV Color

3rd Secret: TV Color The third secret to getting the best picture quality is TV color. It is probably the most misunderstood and usually gets overshadowed by intensity or brightness output and contrast. The reason is that good color will usually trade off color accuracy and rendition for a brighter and higher intensity picture. It’s […]

Top 5 Secrets to Best Picture Quality: Secret 4 – TV Sharpness

Top 5 Secrets to Best Picture Quality : Secret 4 - TV Sharpness

Fourth Secret to Best Picture Quality: TV Sharpness The fourth secret to getting the best picture quality is TV sharpness. It is probably the most confusing secret of all the picture quality fundamentals we will be exploring. Here is where the confusion usually is: Perceived image sharpness is not the same as resolution or the total […]

Top 5 Secrets to Best Picture Quality: Secret 5 – TV Resolution

Top 5 Secrets to Best Picture Quality : Secret 5 - TV Resolution

Last Secret to Best Picture Quality: TV Resolution The last secret to getting the best picture quality is TV Resolution. Resolution is usually the most promoted and over-hyped feature of the majority of ads promoting TVs and Projectors. The real secret is that resolution alone does not promise a good picture. In fact, the other 4 […]

4K Image Torture Test | Part 1

In our annual camera comparison for 2014 we wanted to see how the new mid-range 4K cameras compared to each other relative to their exposure latitude, image grain, and basic color characteristics. We created a scene which is almost impossible to capture while keeping both the shadow and highlight detail. As you can see from […]