Re: Glass Cockpits' Video Rates?

From: (James R Ebright)
Organization: The Ohio State University
Date:         21 Nov 94 13:18:58 
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A. Kevin Rodriguez <> wrote:
>On computer monitors I notice a refresh-rate-induced screen 
>flicker below 70Hz.  Many people would concur.  Why does the 
>screen have a slower refresh rate?  

The efect of the refresh rate on flicker is, in part, determined
by the persistence of the phosphor.  From a quick viewing of the
screens in a 757 (after landing), the phosphors looked a lot more
luminious than normal (read cheap!) computer monitors.

So they may not have this problem.

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