atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,
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#3447: Holy crap, this looks like ASS

Laserdisks are pure analog video. When you watch a laserdisk played on a CRT, it looks amazing. The video is sharper and clearer than videotape could ever manage.

But when you watch it on an HDTV?

Holy crap does it look shitty.

You can see all the video noise, the framing errors, everything. Every little speck of dirt on the disk is plainly visible. I never realized how crummy laserdisk looked until I ran it to a display which exceeded its resolution and S/N ratio.

Heh.
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