Al Griffin

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Al Griffin Posted: May 03, 2007 0 comments

Color temperature (User Mode/Low Color Temperature): 20 IRE: 8,104 K 30 IRE: 7,589 K 40 IRE: 7,651 K 50 IRE: 6,643 K 60 IRE: 8,019 K 70 IRE: 8,040 K 80 IRE: 7,802 K 90 IRE: 7,721 K 100 IRE: 7,454 K Brightness (100-IRE window): 35.7 ftL

Al Griffin Posted: Sep 30, 2009 0 comments

Sometimes, basic is the best way to go. Take the newest crop of LCD and plasma TVs: many new models are jam-packed with features that most viewers aren't likely to care about or use - everything from YouTube access to preloaded cooking recipes (I'm serious!). For its 650U series LCDs, however, Toshiba chose to keep things relatively simple.

Al Griffin Posted: Sep 20, 2011 0 comments

While Panasonic plasmas traditionally excel on the picture-quality front, they’ve lagged a bit behind other flat-panel TVs when it comes to style. Take last year’s VT25 series. The picture on those sets was hard to fault (the 50-incher we reviewed won our 2010 Video Product of the Year award), but when positioned alongside new, ultra-slim plasmas from companies like Samsung, the Panasonic’s 3-inch panel depth and thick gloss-black bezel rendered it caveman-like by comparison.

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Al Griffin Posted: Jun 11, 2012 0 comments

Father's Day is upon us again, graduations have just gone by - and chances are you may not have quite finished all of your shopping. Don't worry, the staff of Sound+Vision is here to help.

Al Griffin Posted: May 01, 2006 0 comments
What We Think
A tasty-looking set that offers surprisingly good performance at an astonishing price.
Some fascinating technology goes on behind the screen of a plasma HDTV, and it
Al Griffin Posted: Jun 14, 2007 0 comments

Photo Gallery

Al Griffin Posted: Sep 22, 2003 0 comments

Photos by Tony Cordoza

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Al Griffin Posted: May 04, 2012 0 comments

I met Adam Yauch back in 2000 when he and bandmate Mike D. spent an afternoon hanging out at the old Sound+Vision testing facility in NYC.

Al Griffin Posted: Jul 03, 2006 0 comments

Color temperature (Movie preset/Warm 2 Color Tone before/after calibration): Low window (30-IRE): 6,885/6,431 K High window (80-IRE): 6,431/6,524 K Brightness (100-IRE window before/after calibration): 31.6/26.6 ftL

Al Griffin Posted: Oct 03, 1988 0 comments

Color temperature (User Mode, Medium Color Temperature before/User Mode, User Color Temperature after calibration): 20 IRE: 6,862 / 6,387 K 30 IRE: 6,725 / 6,514 K 40 IRE: 6,608 / 6,574 K 50 IRE: 6,704 / 6,592 K 60 IRE: 6,535 / 6,587 K 70 IRE: 6,602 / 6,549 K 80 IRE: 6,602 / 6,589 K 90 IRE: 6,574 / 6,554 K 100 IRE: 6,482 / 6,483 K Brightness (Low Lamp/Auto Gamm


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