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All posts by Christopher Webster

Below are all of Christopher Webster's postings, with the most recent are at the bottom of the page.

There is nothing wrong with my panel, it's a 28 Inch Benq with a decent 3000:1 contrast ratio (that's a real contrast ratio, not some made-up dynamic 10 billion to 1 'sales pitch' ratio) it also has a 4ms response time for GtG.

Why be so flippant, it is obvious that is a typo and I was referring to pixelation. :)

ITV4 is unwatchable when it comes to high motion sports like cycling which also has to deal with massive shifts in contrast (under the trees in dark shade to open sunshine on the open road and the colours of the teams kit and surrounding countryside, coupled with motorcycle and helicopter wide angle shots)
ITV4 is using around 2.5MB/s, that is pathetic when using mpeg2 for high-motion sports, especially at 576i anamorphic WS even on a modest 28" screen with a 1920x1080 native resolution.

How anyone can defend the PQ on Freeview is laughable, even the so-called 1080i HD is pathetic at 5MB/s - 6MB/s avg, compared to the SD it looks glorious, but compared to true HD it looks poor.
We now have manufacturers pushing 4K TV's, how good will they look up-scaling a 544x476i SD Freeview picture in mpeg2?

It's almost as if FTA is being used to force people to Sky, VM, Frreesat and on-line streaming services.

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