Month: March 2017

  • HDR Ultra-HDTV Part 6

    Ed’s AV Handbook Saving the world from poor fidelity HDR Ultra-HDTV — Part 6 Ultra-HD sources   (3/17) Ultra-HD sources currently include Ethernet rental/purchase services, Ethernet real-time streaming, and the Blu-ray disc. Streaming services have a bandwidth issue. 25Mbps seems to be the download speed ‘sweet spot’ for Ultra-HD streaming. Yet the average consumer connection is only […]

  • HDR Ultra-HDTV Part 5

    Ed’s AV Handbook Saving the world from poor fidelity HDR Ultra-HDTV    (3/17) Part 5  More HDMI Tips HDMI uses 19 pins to move audio and video from point A to B.  The pins offer other functions such as the audio return channel (ARC), an Ethernet path, and ‘remote’ control functions.  But that bloody ARC feature […]

  • HDR Ultra-HDTV Part 4

    Ed’s AV Handbook Saving the world from poor fidelity HDR Ultra-HDTV   (3/17) Part 4  The High Definition Multimedia Interface HDMI can be the bane of an AV professional’s daily work.  Blank screens, intermittent video, and noisy images caused by inconsistent manufacturing changing specs, and long cable lengths are all too common.  This blog won’t change […]

  • HDR Ultra-HDTV Part 3

    Ed’s AV Handbook Saving the world from poor fidelity HDR Ultra-HDTV  (3/17) Part 3  HDR Format War? An HDR UltraHDTV must support the source HDR format.  If not, the image may be downgraded to standard dynamic range at less than Ultra-HD resolution or worse — a blank screen.  The issue is a standard format does […]