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Category: Display Technologies

DLP Goes Mainstream

October 14, 2005 | Author: Muneeb Mannan
When it comes to propeller-beanie, techno-geeky, esoteric details, it’s tough to beat the micromechanical, digital micromirror device known as “DLP” (Digital Light Processing) from Texas Instruments (TI). (You can find out more about the details of DLP in Professor Poor’s HDTV Buying Guide.) This little chip is the heart of many front- and rear-projection displays, however, and has revolutionized the display industry. Still, it’s a bit of a surprise to...

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HDTV Lies, Damned Lies, and Specifications

October 12, 2005 | Author: Muneeb Mannan
The HDTV display manufacturers and retailers are in danger of turning specifications into a waste of the paper that they're printed on. Specifications can be important to buyers who want to comparison shop, but they are dangerous for if you don't know what's being measured and what difference it might make. Too often, people make decisions based on which model has the highest numbers. And the problem is that in...

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