HDTV picture settings forum: Samsung PN51E450 picture settings

by: tpendlebury September 17, 2012 10:20 AM PDT

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Samsung PN51E450 picture settings

by tpendlebury CNET staff - 9/17/12 10:20 AM

Review:
http://reviews.cnet.com/flat-panel-tvs/samsung-pn51e450/4505-6482_7-35169613.html

Related products:
Samsung PN43E450
Samsung PN51E450

Calibration report using these settings:
http://www.scribd.com/doc/106185065/Samsung-e450

Below you'll find the settings I found best for viewing the PN51E450 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: As we've found with some other plasmas, the results at 50 IRE are wildly inaccurate--hence the blue spike on the charts--and not indicative of performance.

--Picture menu
Mode: Movie
Cell light: 14
Contrast: 91
Brightness: 46
Sharpness: 0
Color: 51
Tint: G50/R50

Advanced settings submenu
Color space: Native
White Balance [see below]
Gamma: +1
Dynamic Contrast: Off
Black Tone: Off
Flesh tone: 0 [grayed out]
Motion Lighting: Off

White Balance submenu
R-Offset: 26
G-Offset: 25
B-Offset: 25
R-Gain: 22
G-Gain: 24
B-Gain: 25

--Picture options submenu
Color tone: Warm2
Size: 16:9
HDMI black level: Normal [grayed out]
Film mode: Off [grayed out]
Screen Burn protection [default values]

Note: This post was edited by its original author Added calibration report on 09/17/2012 at 2:41 PM PT

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