Concerning burn-in

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  1. DaleI

    DaleI Stunt Coordinator

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    For those who do watch a lot of dvds (widescreen/anamorphic ones), should you worry about burn-in of your TV (Wega, in my case) if you have brightness/contrast properly calibrated?
     
  2. Allan Jayne

    Allan Jayne Cinematographer

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    Yes you should worry.
    After you determine proper calibration by any method suggested to you, lower the contrast to about 30% for projection TV and about 45% for direct view if the contrast was previously higher. Then re-calibrate as best as possible. Now you don't have to worry about how much letterbox movie viewing you do but you should still not play video games a lot unless you lower the contrast even more, and sighificantly.
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    Proper calibration will vary depending on the level of room lighting.
     
  3. DaleI

    DaleI Stunt Coordinator

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    My contrast is already set properly thanks to Ve and Avia.
     

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