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Bias Lighting?

TwoPlusTwo
06-13-2010, 09:46 PM
Where can I buy a bias light?

Is it just a bulb that I can purchase in any hardware store? :what:

kharaa
06-14-2010, 12:50 AM
http://www.instructables.com/id/Bias-lighting-on-the-cheap/

Loves2Watch
06-14-2010, 08:44 AM
Bias lighting only works well IF your walls are the correct color...

TwoPlusTwo
06-14-2010, 10:07 AM
Bias lighting only works well IF your walls are the correct color...

See, this is the kind of stuff that I need to know.

My walls are white, but I might have the VT25 mounted in such a way that it's enclosed and there will be shadows on the wall behind it.

Got any reading material about bias lighting that I could look over, or anything I should know?

Loves2Watch
06-14-2010, 01:00 PM
This will get you started - http://www.cinemaquestinc.com/ideal_lume.htm

For bias lighting the proper color is technically known as D65 white, and the correct intensity is 10 percent of the TV's peak light level.

TwoPlusTwo
06-14-2010, 01:52 PM
This will get you started - http://www.cinemaquestinc.com/ideal_lume.htm

Fir bias lighting the proper color is technically known as D65 white, and the correct intensity is 10 percent of the TV's peak light level.

Thanks for that. :)

YouTube makes it seem as easy as just popping a 6500K bulb behind your TV, but apparently like most "DIY cheap! cheap! cheap!" things on YouTube, it isn't that easy. :p

Scottnot
06-24-2010, 02:03 PM
Check out this thread as well: http://www.highdefforum.com/high-definition-lounge/110790-back-lighting.html