Samsung SyncMaster 244T LCD Monitor HT Labs Measures
Full-On/Full-Off Contrast Ratio—936:1; ANSI Contrast Ratio—864:1
Measured Resolution with the Leader LT-446 (via component):
480: 470 (per picture height)
720p: 620 (pph)
1080i: 820 (pph)
DC Restoration (poor, average, good, excellent): Excellent
Color Decoder (poor, average, good, excellent): Excellent
Measured Color Points:
Red Color Point: x=0.634, y=0.329
Green Color Point: x=0.286, y=0.601
Blue Color Point: x=0.146, y=0.063
The top chart shows the 244T's gray scale relative to its color temperature at various levels of intensity, or brightness (20 IRE is dark gray; 100 IRE is bright white). The gray scale as set by the factory, in the Warm2 color-temperature mode measures slightly cool with dark images and slightly warm with brighter images. The darkest images were bluish-green.
The bottom chart shows the gray scale (or color temperature) relative to the color points of the display's red, green, and blue color filters. These are fairly close to those specified by SMPTE. Red is very slightly undersaturated. Blue is very slightly greenish-blue. Green is slightly bluish-green.
After calibration, and using a full-field 100-IRE white (109.5 foot-lamberts) and a full-field 0-IRE black (0.117 ft-L), the contrast ratio was 936:1. Using a 16-box checkerboard pattern (ANSI contrast), the contrast ratio was 864:1.—GM