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Topic # 64246 11-Jul-2010 23:50
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Is there purpose made footage around that we can load onto a USB stick and take to a store to test HDTV performance?

 

Things like...

1) Footage - panning shots, fast motion, bright and dark shots, moving text ...etc...

2) Stills - 576p, 480p, 720p images to test scaling on 1080p set

 

...and probably other terms I dont know.

Since most HDTV can do avi/wmv playback, I sure someone would have collected some kind of compilation?

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  Reply # 350079 12-Jul-2010 08:54
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Wouldn't have thought so, as each person has different perceptions. 

When I was buying I just took a popcorn hour A100 with me.




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  Reply # 350142 12-Jul-2010 10:35
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Good idea slapnutz.
Might not be as easy as you think, given some TV's only have SD cards or can't play video from these sources etc, but that's not the point. I think it would be good to grab a bit of stuff to demo panning shots in 24 fps/1080P etc to demo how the TV deals with this. And then colourful shots and also some SD stuff to see how the TV's going to handle that type of sauce.

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  Reply # 350480 13-Jul-2010 07:45
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Take a look at the Spears & Munsil test disc, it has everything one needs for testing displays.
http://www.oppo.co.nz/accessories/sm-calibration-disc/

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  Reply # 350510 13-Jul-2010 09:03
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70mm: Take a look at the Spears & Munsil test disc

Does it include colour filters?
(for setting tint/colour levels etc)

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  Reply # 350641 13-Jul-2010 13:28
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Digital Video Essentials has the filters and can be purchased in NZ at Rapallo.

http://www.rapalloav.co.nz/product/310/CALIBRATION-DISCS/CALIBRATION-DISCS/







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