Crazy Idea for Getting True Black?

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs Forum' started by Martin J., Dec 22, 2006.

  1. Martin J.

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    OK, I've got a bonkers idea, maybe. ;)

    The thing that crops up all the time about plasmas and LCDs is the lack of true black as against a CRT. So why not mount the display behind a piece of neutrally tinted glass, something like Pilkington Optifloat Grey (with a non-reflective coating), which is the stuff they use for windows. That would reduce the light output of the screen, but that could be compensated for by increasing the brightness and contrast by an appropriate amount - and let's face it, plasmas especially aren't short of available light output.

    It might decrease the life of the display a little, but is it something that's worth a try?
     
  2. robin78

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    That´s exactly what the glass filter in front of all pioneers and panasonics are
     
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    You were right - that is a bonkers idea :D

    Merry xmas
     
  4. jhazeldene

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    If you watch indoors wearing sunglasses you should get some good blacks :D
     
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    For really awesome blacks, turn of all lights in your room and switch your plasma off
     
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  7. Martin J.

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    In that case, what is the reason why it isn't darker?

    Thanks to all the others for all the helpful replies by-the-way! :rolleyes:
     
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    Thats just do they can achieve the levels they do get, good or bad.



    P.S nothing wrong with my Plasma during the current ashes series works a treat. :smashin:
     

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