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The “What’s It Mean” Series might be called “Let’s go through a few terms that everybody uses, but which might have a different meaning depending on who you are talking to.” Our concern is about knowing the specific technical meaning of a few important terms, so that you can correctly get an idea across to the Tech Team about a problem so it can solved quickly and well.
First, Contrast – Simply said, in the cinema, it is the range or difference between what looks like white and what looks like black on the screen. In most auditoriums, there is no real white on the screen or real black on the screen. There are many reasons for this, and it will always be. But there is a range that each room is capable of, and the equipment is in a war to try to make it stable, which it always loses. Continue reading “8b) What’s It Mean? Contrast…Pt2”