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Nyquist frequency of human eye.

  1. May 6, 2013 #1
    I'm designing a monitor and I've been getting various answers to this, seems to really depend. I've gotten everything from 10-120Hz.
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  3. May 6, 2013 #2
    There's is not really a Nyquist for the eye, the eye is "analog" - for monitors, and televisions you are looking for the refresh rate that the eye will not perceive the flicker - or strobbing of a digital image. The eye can pick up individual images at pretty high speed. That will depend on what will be on the monitor - High quality TV are at 240fps - but then it will still depend on the content and does it introduce distortion. Keep in mind that most video content is between 14 and 60 FPS
  4. May 6, 2013 #3


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    A better name for this is Flicker Fusion Frequency...
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