Big Picture Big Sound
By Chris Chiarella
October 23, 2009

We've heard a lot of talk about LEDs as they pertain to LCD HDTVs over the past couple of years. Frankly most people don't want to dip their spoon into this alphabet soup, they just want a picture that looks good. They don't concern themselves with the fact that all LCD TVs need a backlight to deliver their picture, or traditional LCDs' reliance upon Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamps (CCFLs), which are polarized and diffused before passing through color filters and the liquid crystal. It's a fine although not perfect system, but with that much light being delivered so much of the time, there is often a tradeoff between the overall brightness of the image and the quality of the black level, which can work against one another.

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