black level


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black level

[′blak ‚lev·əl]
(electronics)
The level of the television picture signal corresponding to the maximum limit of black peaks.
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Far off to the right, through a window in the forest could be seen a handful of stars lying, like glittering pebbles, on the black level of the night.
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Manufacturers generally don't volunteer the black level, but reviews on websites like Tom's Hardware and the German site PRAD.
SmartContrast increases the contrast with excellent black level and accurate rendition of dark shades and colors.
Modify stress/strain curve by lowering the black level
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HDR improves the black level as well as increases the contrast of video images, especially in dark and bright scenes.
However, the black level response is below par, leaving dark scenes looking an unwanted shade of grey.
After extensive lab testing and research, THX video engineers determined that the use of gray colored screen material can minimize the scattering of light in the room, which in turn, improves black level performance.
The newest Pioneer technology is led with black level reproduction that is 80 percent darker than the previous generation.