Sony KDL-55HX850 picture settings

by tpendlebury CNET staff - 5/18/12 12:08 PM


Related products:
Sony KDL-46HX850

Below you'll find the settings we found best for viewing the Sony KDL-55HX850 in a relatively dim room via the HDMI input. Your settings may vary depending on source, room conditions, and personal preference. Check out the Picture settings and calibration FAQ for more information.

Calibration report using these settings:

Home menu>Settings>Picture & Display

--Picture Adjustments menu--
Setting Memory: [any]
Picture Mode: Cinema 2
Backlight: 1
Picture: 89
Brightness: 51
Color: 48
Hue: 0
Color Temperature: Warm 2
Sharpness: 50
Noise Reduction: Off
Reality Creation: Off [Greyed out]
Video Area Detection: Off [Greyed out]
Resolution: 10 [Greyed out]
Noise Filtering: Min [Greyed out]
Smooth Gradation: Off
Motionflow: Off
CineMotion: Auto 1

--Advanced Settings menu--
Black Corrector: Off
Adv. Contrast Enhancer: Off
Gamma: 0
LED Dynamic Control: Standard
Auto Light Limiter: Off
Clear White: Off
Live Color: Off
Detail Enhancer: Off
Edge Enhancer: Off
Skin Naturalizer: Off [grayed out]
i/p Conversion Preference: Quality [grayed out]

--White Balance sub-menu--
R-Gain: 0
G-Gain: 0
B-Gain: -1
R-Bias: 0
G-Bias: 0
B-Bias: 0

--Screen menu--
Setting Memory: [any]
Wide Mode: Full
Auto Wide: Off
4:3 Default: Off [grayed out]
Auto Display Area: Off
Display Area: Full Pixel
Screen Position: [grayed out]
Vertical Size: 0 [grayed out]

--Pro Picture Setup menu--
[all settings default/Auto]

--Home Menu>Settings>Preferences--

--Scene Select menu--

--Eco menu--
Power Saving: Off
Light Sensor: Off

Note: This post was edited by a forum moderator added link to calibration report on 05/21/2012 at 8:13 AM PT