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HDTV picture settings forum: Samsung UN46EH6000 picture settings

by: katzmaier June 7, 2012 12:24 PM PDT

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Samsung UN46EH6000 picture settings

by katzmaier CNET staff - 6/7/12 12:24 PM


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Calibration report using these settings:

Below you'll find the settings I found best for viewing the Samsung UN46EH6000 in a 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 notes: Samsung's Movie picture mode provided the best picture out of the box, although as usual it was too blue and somewhat too bright (50 Fl) for dim rooms. It calibrated very well, however, with a linear grayscale and very good gamma, notwithstanding a spike at 90%. For that reason I'd have liked to see a 10-point control, which was present on Samsung's D630 CFL TV compared in the review. The lack of CMS wasn't a major issue either, although if it was present I'm sure I could have corrected the too-bright green.

It's worth mentioning that I didn't engage LED Motion Plus (backlight scanning) because it dimmed the picture considerably. In Movie mode with the mode engaged the TV managed only 27Fl, a good deal short of my target of 40.

--Picture menu
Mode: Movie
Backlight: 15
Contrast: 100
Brightness: 45
Sharpness: 0
Color: 48
Tint: G50/R50

Advanced settings submenu
Color space: Auto
White Balance: [see below]
Gamma: +1
Dynamic contrast: Off
Black tone: Off
Flesh tone: 0
Motion Lighting: Off

White Balance submenu
R-Offset: 26
G-Offset: 24
B-Offset: 25
R-Gain: 24
G-Gain: 25
B-Gain: 20

Picture options submenu
Color tone: Warm2
Size: Screen Fit
Digital Noise Filter: Auto
HDMI black level: Low
Film mode: Auto
Auto motion plus: Custom
-- Custom settings:
Blur reduction: 10
Judder reduction: 0
LED Motion Plus: Off

Note: This post was edited by its original author Added link to calibration report on 06/07/2012 at 12:29 PM PT

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