HDR TV

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    its not really the size of the text, more so the clarity. far sharper on the new TV.

    I do game mode to force the HZ down to the right speeds and then mostly leave the sets alone after that.
     
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    Right. Try turning your sharpness on your TV all the way down to 0. Seems counter-intuitive, but it is a good place to start.
     
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    My 7 year old 65" Samsung Plasma just blew... After comparing - in person - the Samsung QLED vs the many OLED's out there, my eyes kept gravitating to the QLED... So, just plunked down $2,900 for a 75" Samsung QLED. Gets delivered next Friday.
     
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    ...wishes he had a tv like that!
     
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    So over new years I was Rocky Point and the house had a 65" LCD LG TV; I didn't get the model, but it was probably a year or two old.

    I was watching some movies on it from DirecTv and notices they looked very smooth. Too smooth. Almost like watching a soap opera or live TV, or a video game. King Arthur really stood out to me. Movies are generally filmed at 24fps, but this looked like it was playing at 60fps. I didn't think the newer TV could actually change the frame rate, so then I wondered if it was the refresh rate. A 120 or 240?

    It was really an awkward viewing experience to me. The kids watched some Paw Patrol and kept commenting how it looked like a video game. Too smooth looking.

    I don't have this effect with the plasma, but did go to Frys over the weekend and noticed the same thing on a lot of their tv's.

    What's causing this, the refresh rate of the LCD?
     
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    It's a limitation of the motion interpolation and exacerbated in the LCD tech. You can try turning if off depending on the model, but I find it very annoying.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motion_interpolation
     
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    super annoying and most people have no idea to turn it off and when I go to their house I lose my mind.
     
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    Good to know, thanks. :thumbup:

    It was so hard to watch a movie. I don't know how people do it w/o turning it off.
     

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