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Thread: POV - was Multiplexing Seven Segment Displays [OT]
face BY : mikesmith_oz.nosp*mEraseME@spamrelaymail.net

On 16 Sep 97 at 10:49, Martin R. Green wrote:

> Sounds like you are one of those rare souls with a very short
> retinal persistence.  I find no noticeable flicker, or "strobe", on
> any LED displays where all characters are scanned on less than
> 1/30th of a second.
>  You are a prime example of doing "worst case" design, and going for
>  a
> 1/40th or 1/50th of a second full scan.

Supermaket ones drive me crazy.

> I have heard of people that get headaches watching commercial movies
> because the 1/24th of a second frame rate flickers dramatically to
> them.

Um, maybe, I don't go often.  I recall sitting thru the entire
StarWars trilogy (when it was first released) - it wasn't my head
that ached - bit lower.

What scan rate do you run your monitor at? (vertical) - Mine's going
nicely at 85 - thats nice to look at straight on.
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