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Old 02-12-07, 07:59 AM
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Does HD hurt anyones eyes ever?

I have two HD TV's. One is a 55" Mits RPTV and the other is a 26" HP LCD. Anyways, I have the 360 HD-DVD hooked up to the 55" and a PS3 hooked up the the LCD one (HDMI on this).

Anyways, I watched Crank last night in Blu-Ray on the 26" and it almost hurt my eyes it seemed so clear. Not sure if it's a TV settings thing, or it's just THAT clear and I have to get used to it on LCD.

HD-DVD on the 55" is no problem at all like the one above.

Just curious. Does size matter?
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Old 02-12-07, 08:01 AM
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Are your TVs calibrated?

May be that you have your settings/brightness too high.

That's all I got.
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Old 02-12-07, 08:09 AM
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I often weep at the beauty of it but other than that, nothing.
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Old 02-12-07, 08:11 AM
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My eyes only hurt when I go back to regular DVD.
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Old 02-12-07, 08:12 AM
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^What he said.
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Old 02-12-07, 08:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Doughboy
My eyes only hurt when I go back to regular DVD.
Regular broadcast TV for sure.
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Old 02-12-07, 10:06 AM
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I was over at my buddy's house last night and he turned on King Kong on HBO HD and I was impressed with it at first, but then it kept distracting me because it was so bright. I think alot of people keep the brightness setting too high. I have a 57 RPTV HDTV and it is not nearly as bright by default as most of LCD sets, plus I have tweaked on it a little and made even darker. You probably just need to adjust the LCD a little bit. That bright look is great for sports, but for me it does not work for movies. I am about to order DVE HD-DVD so I can really pinpoint and correct the problems in settings. You may consider doing that as well so you can get both sets on the same page so to speak.
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Old 02-12-07, 11:27 AM
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Thanks...I will check the settings for my LCD. I guess I'm used to my RPTV. I'll try messing around with it again....the settings are not robust on it, if I recall correctly.
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Old 02-12-07, 12:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Fincher Fan
I often weep at the beauty of it but other than that, nothing.
right on.
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Old 02-12-07, 12:09 PM
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I know my tv has a seperate setting thst adjusts the brightness of certain scenes so you dont get blinded, such as a snow scene
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Old 02-12-07, 01:53 PM
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LCD screens can be put in almost a torch mode that are so bright they kill your eyes. Stores do this all the time. Definitely adjust your brightness and contrast with a disc like DVE.
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Old 02-12-07, 06:33 PM
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Your contrast is probably way too high.
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