Al Griffin

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Al Griffin Posted: Aug 26, 2001 0 comments

The DVD format advanced from a high concept to a hot commodity blindingly fast. Navigating the crowded aisles of their local video stores, DVD enthusiasts - who just yesterday felt like elite, high-tech trailblazers - today rub shoulders with increasingly large crowds of new converts. And as models of DVD players have multiplied in number, so have their features and capabilities.

Al Griffin Posted: Jun 26, 2001 0 comments

Television is something we all know and love -- sometimes without good reason. Critics routinely argue that shows like Temptation Island and WWF Smackdown! have pushed us several steps down the evolutionary ladder, but people still watch them. One thing that has evolved is the technology for displaying video images.

Al Griffin Posted: Jun 12, 2001 0 comments

Sony's XBR series TVs have a devoted following, but some of the sets in the line tend to be priced higher than models with similar features from other set-makers. So if you're an XBR fan who is in the market for an HDTV with a really big screen, you'll be pleasantly surprised by the price of Sony's new 65-inch rear-projection HDTV monitor.

Al Griffin Posted: Jun 07, 2001 0 comments

Working at Sound & Vision, we sometimes wonder if the artists who make the music and movies we play on our tweaked-out systems have the same gear fetish we do. When we heard that the Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch had asked the prestigious Criterion DVD label to work with him on a collection of the trio's music videos, we suspected he might be a kindred spirit.

Al Griffin Posted: Dec 31, 1988 0 comments

Color temperature (Cinema mode, Low color temperature before/Cinema mode, Custom color temperature after calibration): 20 IRE: 7,119 / 5,818 K 30 IRE: 7,329 / 6,353 K 40 IRE: 7,526 / 6,449 K 50 IRE: 7,159 / 6,485 K 60 IRE: 7,067 / 6,634 K 70 IRE: 7,028 / 6,618 K 80 IRE: 6,954 / 6,552 K 90 IRE: 6,874 / 6,554 K 100 IRE: 6,875 / 6,534 K Brightness<

Al Griffin Posted: Dec 03, 1988 0 comments

Color temperature (Theater Mode/Low Color Temperature before/after calibration): 20 IRE: 6,797 / 6,720 K 30 IRE: 6,632 / 6,584 K 40 IRE: 6,596 / 6,596 K 50 IRE: 6,678 / 6,599 K 60 IRE: 6,654 / 6,561 K 70 IRE: 6,564 / 6,422 K 80 IRE: 6,483 / 6,483 K 90 IRE: 6,397 / 6,648 K 100 IRE: 6,579 / 6,423 K Brightness (100-IRE window): 40 / 41 ftL

Al Griffin Posted: Dec 02, 1988 0 comments

Color temperature (Custom/Warm 2 Color Temperature before/after calibration): 20 IRE: NA / NA 30 IRE: 6,613 / 6,780 K 40 IRE: 6,562 / 6,535 K 50 IRE: 6,565 / 6,478 K 60 IRE: 6,571 / 6,579 K 70 IRE: 6,472 / 6,562 K 80 IRE: 6,751 / 6,594 K 90 IRE: 6,523 / 6,757 K 100 IRE: 6,481 / 6,556 K Brightness (100-IRE window): 38.1 / 35.0 ftL

Al Griffin Posted: Nov 03, 1988 0 comments

Color temperature (User Mode/Low Color Temperature): 20 IRE: 6,109 K 30 IRE: 6,446 K 40 IRE: 6,418 K 50 IRE: 6,425K 60 IRE: 6,455 K 70 IRE: 6,463 K 80 IRE: 6,429 K 90 IRE: 6,445 K 100 IRE: 6,441K Brightness (100-IRE window): 31 ftL

Al Griffin Posted: Oct 03, 1988 0 comments

Color temperature (Pro 2 Mode/Warm Color Temperature before/after calibration): 20 IRE: 7,785 / 7,547 K 30 IRE: 7,183 / 6,731 K 40 IRE: 6,712 / 6,227 K 50 IRE: 6,894 / 6,359 K 60 IRE: 6,973 / 6,545 K 70 IRE: 6,926 / 6,676 K 80 IRE: 6,894 / 6,598 K 90 IRE: 6,635 / 6,111 K 100 IRE: 6,654 / 6,275 K Brightness (100-IRE window): 35.3 / 35.7 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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