HDTV picture settings forum: Samsung PN59D7000 picture settings

by: katzmaier July 29, 2011 7:32 AM PDT

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Samsung PN59D7000 picture settings

by katzmaier CNET staff - 7/29/11 7:32 AM

Review:
http://reviews.cnet.com/flat-panel-tvs/samsung-pn59d7000/4505-6482_7-34468714.html

Related products:
Samsung PN51D7000
Samsung PN64D7000

Calibration report using these settings:
http://scr.bi/rfzClK

Below you'll find the settings we found best for viewing the Samsung PN59D7000 in a dim room via the HDMI input at 1080p/24 resolution. Your settings may vary depending on source, room conditions, and personal preference. Check out the Picture settings and calibration FAQ for more information.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-9996461-1.html

--Picture menu
Mode: Movie
Cell Light: 16
Contrast: 95
Brightness: 66
Sharpness: 0
Color: 50
Tint: G50/R50

Screen adjustment submenu:
Picture Size: Screen Fit
Position: [no change]

Auto Adjustment submenu: [Grayed out]

3D submenu: N/A

Advanced settings submenu:
Black tone: Off
Dynamic contrast: Off
Gamma: 0
Expert Pattern: Off
RGB Only Mode: Off
Color space: Custom
White Balance: [see below]
10p White Balance: On
Flesh tone: 0
Edge enhancement: Off
Motion Lighting: Off
xvYCC: Off

Color Space submenu:
Color Space: Custom
Red: Red 46, Green 67, Blue 53
Green: Red 100, Green 54, Blue 30
Blue: Red 0, Green 42, Blue 60
Yellow: Red 42, Green 50, Blue 0
Cyan: Red 100, Green 39, Blue 55
Magenta: Red 60, Green 100, Blue 83

White balance submenu:
R-Offset: 28
G-Offset: 21
B-Offset: 19
R-Gain: 21
G-Gain: 30
B-Gain: 30

10p White Balance submenu:
Interval 1: Red -4, Green -4, Blue -3
Interval 2: Red -1, Green -1, Blue -2
Interval 3: Red 1, Green 1, Blue 1
Interval 4: Red 2, Green 2, Blue 2
Interval 5: Red 4, Green 4, Blue 3
Interval 6: Red 2, Green 2, Blue 2
Interval 7: Red 1, Green 1, Blue 1
Interval 8: Red 1, Green 2, Blue 0
Interval 9: Red 0, Green 0, Blue 0
Interval 10: Red 0, Green 0, Blue 0

Picture options submenu
Color tone: Warm2
Digital Noise Filter: Off
MPEG Noise Filter: Off
HDMI black level: Normal [grayed out]
Film mode: Off


Note: This post was edited by its original author added link to calibration report on 07/29/2011 at 7:41 AM PT

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