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queries regarding 10 bit / 8 bit

by momipnd / January 9, 2017 2:18 AM PST

I am bit confused regarding the color depth difference between 10 bit and 8 bit LEDs. How can i detect that my LED is 10 bit or 8 bit.

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by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 9, 2017 3:05 AM PST

What LED exactly: the one in your TV or in your flashlight?

Moreover, a LED (light emitting diode) is an analogous device, so it doesn't have bits at all. It just sends photons with certain frequency. See

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queries regarding 10 bit / 8 bit
by momipnd / January 9, 2017 3:29 AM PST
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Thanx for answer

Its related to TV.

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queries regarding 10 bit / 8 bit
by momipnd / January 9, 2017 3:40 AM PST

Its LCDs with LED backlights.

Also it supports PC monitors.

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Re: TV
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 9, 2017 3:46 AM PST

Then why do you post in the Windows 7 forum? I don't know any TV's that come with Windows 7. I'm locking this thread as off-topic.

Please repost in our or in the right brand forum (we have forums for LG, Sony and Samsung). And don't forget to tell what TV you're talking about, not all TV's are the same.

The LED, by the way, is only the backlight. The colors come from the LCD, so maybe it's more the LCD part that has bits than the LED-part.
Anyway, I'm afraid that if the TV doesn't come with software to "detect" it. If it isn't in the specifications or the manuals, you might have to ask their customer service or sales departments.

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