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10 Largest HDTV Displays

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Land Shark Stadium
When it was first activated, this was the biggest HDTV in the world. This photo was taken at a 2008 playoff game between the Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens, Jan. 4, 2009.
When it was first activated, this was the biggest HDTV in the world. This photo was taken at a 2008 playoff game between the Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens, Jan. 4, 2009.
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In 2006, Dolphin Stadium (now named Land Shark Stadium) installed a truly colossal HDTV screen overlooking the gridiron. Manufactured by Daktronics, the board measures 137 by 50 feet, for square footage measuring approximately 6,850 (636.4 square meters) [source: Daktronics].

At the time, this screen was the biggest HDTV on the planet. It features more than 4.6 million red, green, and blue LEDs, for a resolution of 2,112 pixels wide by 736 pixels high.

The display is made of two Daktronics ProStar screens that use an aspect ratio that's wider than the16:9 wide-screen ratio of HD television broadcasts. That means fans are treated to a super-wide, almost panoramic, view of the action on the field.


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