HDTV picture settings forum: Samsung UN60ES6500 picture settings

by: tpendlebury August 20, 2012 8:30 AM PDT

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Samsung UN60ES6500 picture settings

by tpendlebury CNET staff - 8/20/12 8:30 AM

Review:
http://reviews.cnet.com/flat-panel-tvs/samsung-un60es6500/4505-6482_7-35118122.html

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Calibration report using these settings:
http://www.scribd.com/doc/103347225/Samsung-UN65ES6500

Below you'll find the settings I found best for viewing the Samsung UN60ES6500 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.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-9996461-1.html

Calibration notes: The Samsung has a global dimming mode which incorrectly detected our 'blue' test as shadow and dimmed it making blue results unpredictable.

--Picture menu
Mode: Movie
Backlight: 11
Contrast: 78
Brightness: 44
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:
Dynamic contrast: Off
Black tone: Off
Flesh tone: 0
RGB Only Mode: Off
Color space: Custom
White Balance: [see below]
10p White Balance: On
Gamma: +1
Expert Pattern: Off
xvYCC: Off
Motion Lighting: Off [grayed out]

Color Space submenu:
Color Space: Custom
Red: Red 44, Green 0, Blue 21
Green: Red 59, Green 48, Blue 54
Blue: Red 0, Green 38, Blue 37
Yellow: Red 45, Green 44, Blue 49
Cyan: Red 32, Green 52, Blue 52
Magenta: Red 46, Green 24, Blue 47

White balance submenu:
R-Offset: 27
G-Offset: 25
B-Offset: 27
R-Gain: 27
G-Gain: 27
B-Gain: 17

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

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

Note: This post was edited by its original author Added calibration report on 08/20/2012 at 8:56 AM PT

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