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


Related products:
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Samsung PN51E450

Calibration report using these settings:

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.

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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