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Error Code:

Luminance - Elevated Black Levels 

Description:

“Elevated Black Levels” refers to when what is intended to be a ‘true black’ image appears dark gray.

Impact:

Elevated black levels will create an offset in the representation of colors on-screen and have a large negative impact on the customer experience.

Severity Structure:

FYI

Setup black levels are slightly above 7.5 IRE, This may be creative intent and should not cause a large noticeable difference in the viewing experience.

Issue

Setup black levels are above 15.0 IRE. This will make 'true blacks' appear a lighter gray and have a large negative impact on the viewing experience.


How to Prevent:
                          

Set base black levels at 7.5 IRE.

Solution:

Check the rasterizer and ensure base black levels start at 7.5 IRE.

 

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