THX confirms the obvious

THX confirms the obvious

It’s Labor Day weekend, so time for some levity. I received a press release from THX recently and there was something very important they wanted you to know:

The research also confirmed that larger screens consume more power.

Finally someone did the research to confirm larger screen flat panel displays consume more power! All this time I assumed they used the same or less as smaller TVs!

Borrowed from ebaums world
Borrowed from ebaums world


The press release mentioned the power savings achieved with properly calibrated televisions. The results were compared to the Vivid and Dynamic modes typically the default on most flat panel displays. Power savings ranged from 15-50 percent.

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Steven Kippel has worked as a systems designer for a leading high-end audio/video custom integrator in Southern California since 2003. He is responsible for researching new technologies and integrating them into existing systems and new construction projects. He has designed several high-profile systems for discriminating clients on the cutting-edge of technology. When he is not hard at work, Steven is spending time with his wife, playing with his band or promoting concerts and bands in the Inland Empire. His favorite bands include The Cure, U2, Eisley, Living Sacrifice and DragonForce.

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