LG XD engine.

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  1. isayisay

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    What is the point of this feature as i find it produces to much shadow and colours look less natural when switched on,does anyone else find this or maybe its just for when you have an HD source ?which i dont yet.Or maybe ive got my settings all wrong on my LG42PC1D/
     
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    It's main function is to give the marketing dept something to say, enabling them to put a flashy sticker on the front to make it stand out in Currys.
     
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    To be fair Maw, judging by Curry's set ups - the LG XD engine does a far better job of handling a dedicated, high bit rate HD source than the other TVs manage with their shared composite SD terrestrial ITV feed. So it can't be that bad.

    hang on
     
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    Any screen can look pretty good with a dedicated HD feed when compared to a dodgy RF distibuted signal, no XD engine is needed.
     
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    I think he was kidding mate ;)
     
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    Yeah, OK, it was late my my standards!
     
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    Shame its a low bitrate source with loads of colour banding :rolleyes:
     
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    Come on guys, he is looking for a sensible answer. Some people like the LG Plasmas, i find they do look good to my eyes on some feeds in-store (not all of course), they certainly produce nice strong natural colors, which i personally like. The HD pictures are also sharp. SD could be better as will most LG LCDs and Plasmas. Now i think these are characteristics of the LG XD Engine? So it must be working. Correct me if i am wrong. Unless the XD engine is switched off as standard and then i take it all back :)
     
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    :D

    Fair enough, couldn't resist the dig (which was more at Currys and their evident 'kick-backs from LG' display policy)... here's a more balanced answer to make up for it:

    Whilst there may be an ISF 'ideal' in terms of picture presentation, from a customer point of view it's all about different things satisfying different people. The LG XD engine willl produce a different picture that some will like and some will not, and both are equally valid.

    For example, I'm aghast at the over saturated colours on my dad's TV - but he insists that he prefers it that way, and really there's no reason for him not to do so.

    At the end of the day, if you prefer your LG with the processing turned off (or on) then have your TV that way, secure in the knowledge that one way is not inherently 'better' than the other. That's the beauty of owning things - your view is king!
     
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    so are all pictue enhanchment technologies like the XD engine,samsung DNI etc pointless?
     

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