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HDTV picture settings forum: LG 50PA6500 picture settings

by: tpendlebury September 26, 2012 3:26 PM PDT

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LG 50PA6500 picture settings

by tpendlebury CNET staff - 9/26/12 3:26 PM


Related products:
LG 60PA6500

Calibration report using these settings:

Below you'll find the settings I found best for viewing the LG 50PA6500 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: Like many budget plasmas the TV peaked at 50 IRE during testing. This affected the graph but not the performance.

Picture menu:
Energy Saving: Off
Picture Mode: Expert [1 or 2]
Contrast: 90
Brightness: 53
H Sharpness: 13
V Sharpness: 13
Color: 50
Tint: 0

--Expert control menu--
Noise Reduction: Off
Gamma: 2.2
Black level: Low
Film Mode: On
Real Cinema: On
Color Gamut: Standard
Edge Enhancer: Off
xvYCC: Auto [grayed out]
Expert Pattern: Off [grayed out]

--White Balance submenu--
Color Temperature: Warm
Method: 2-points
Pattern: Outer
Points: [High]
Red: 0
Green: 2
Blue: 0
Points: [Low]
Red: -5
Green: 1
Blue: -4

Method: 20-point IRE
0: [0,0,0]
5 [0,-7,0]
10 [0,-10,0]
15 [0,-5,8]
20 [8,0,2]
25 [0,0,5]
30 [0,-4,11]
35 [-4,-2,5]
40 [0,0,0]
45 [0,0,0]
50 [0,0,0]
55 [0,0,0]
60 [0,4,0]
65 [0,0,0]
70 [0,0,0]
75 [-4,0,0]
80 [-11,2,0]
85 [-1,0,0]
90 [-4,0,2]
95 [-7,2,6]
100 [-5,0,1]

--Color management System submenu--
Red: [Saturation -5. Tint -29, Luminance 0]
Green: [Saturation -5. Tint 0, Luminance 0]
Blue: [Saturation -2. Tint -2, Luminance -9]
Cyan: [Saturation -3. Tint 2, Luminance 0]
Magenta: [Saturation 0. Tint 0, Luminance -2]
Red: [Saturation -10. Tint -27, Luminance 3]

Note: This post was edited by its original author Added calibration report on 10/02/2012 at 9:00 AM PT

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