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#393347 - 05/23/13 12:17 AM Re: Now at Amazon... [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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But there are physical limits to perception. You don't have an infinite number of photo receptors on the back of your eye, nor is the lens capable of resolving more than a certain number of line-pairs. Once you exceed those numbers there is no more detail to be seen.

Contrast and color contribute much more to the perception of reality than resolution.
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#393349 - 05/23/13 12:34 AM Re: Now at Amazon... [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Is there 4k content? 4k cameras?
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#393350 - 05/23/13 12:36 AM Re: Now at Amazon... [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Yeah, there are definitely 4k cameras (Red just announced their 6k sensor). Almost everything that has been shot in the last 2 years has been on 4k+ digital. Good quality 35mm film can also resolve that much detail.
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#393351 - 05/23/13 01:31 AM Re: Now at Amazon... [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Thanks, Chris. I knew about film, but not about the current state of digital. What a world.
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#393353 - 05/23/13 08:26 AM Re: Now at Amazon... [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Who wants to save $thousands?

http://www.amazon.com/Seiki-Digital-SE50UY04-50-Inch-120Hz/dp/B00BXF7I9M

Funny bonus: "What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?" = Bewitched seasons 6 and 7 on instant video.
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#393354 - 05/23/13 08:56 AM Re: Now at Amazon... [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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I ended up with an a acrylic encased real octopus in my suggestions after looking at that TV. No lie.
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#393355 - 05/23/13 09:05 AM Re: Now at Amazon... [Re: medic8r]
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Originally Posted By: medic8r


Ha ha, your link says BOOB.
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#393356 - 05/23/13 09:13 AM Re: Now at Amazon... [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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720p works just fine.
Its also the best resolution currently available from my satelite provider.
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#393357 - 05/23/13 09:24 AM Re: Now at Amazon... [Re: St_PatGuy]
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Originally Posted By: St_PatGuy
Originally Posted By: medic8r


Ha ha, your link says BOOB.

Well, then, that is definitely the TV for Mark, isn't it?!
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#393358 - 05/23/13 09:37 AM Re: Now at Amazon... [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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::Runs away ordering::
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