[mythtv-users] Blurring

kim Gross kgross at jensalt.com
Wed May 30 20:32:22 UTC 2007

norman wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 16:18 -0400, William Munson wrote:
>> norman wrote:
>>> I am very new to looking at TV on the computer and I am quite happy with
>>> the result. There is one thing, however, on which I would welcome an
>>> opinion. Whenever there is rapid movement, such as scrolling captions,
>>> noticeable blurring takes place of the moving images. Is this a function
>>> of the video card and, if so, how should it be addressed?
>>> Norman
>> If you are viewing on a LCD monitor rather than an old picture tube 
>> monitor the blurring is due to the response time of your monitor. This 
>> is very common with monitors as they are designed to "hold" the picture 
>> for a short time. This prevents flickering on normal computer viewing 
>> but is not desirable on a tv picture.
> So, what you are saying is that it is a function of the monitor and
> nothing else. If that is the case then, because I have a LCD monitor, a
> different video card is no advantage.
> Norman
Correct.  A LCD monitor with a faster responce time will help, but not 
completely eliminate the problem.


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