HDTV picture settings forum: Vizio M551D-A2R picture settings

by: tpendlebury July 2, 2013 2:09 PM PDT

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Vizio M551D-A2R picture settings

by tpendlebury CNET staff - 7/2/13 2:09 PM

Review:
http://reviews.cnet.com/flat-panel-tvs/vizio-m551d-a2r/4505-6482_7-35781765.html

Related products:
Vizio M501D-A2R

Calibration report using these settings:
http://www.scribd.com/doc/151398800/Vizio-M551D-A2R-calibration-report

TV software/firmware version tested: V1.06.6.1136

Below you'll find the settings I found best for viewing the Vizio M551D-A2R 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 new Calibrated mode provided the best picture settings without any adjustment, although it was a little too bright at its default settings (about 50 fL). Reducing the Backlight affected the greyscale performance resulting in a kickout in RGB response at 100RE that couldn't be corrected. Color didn't require much adjustment but the red push couldn't be controlled without adversely affecting the other colors.

---Picture settings menu---
Picture Mode: Calibrated or Calibrated Dark
Backlight: 62
Brightness: 51
Contrast: 82
Color: 49
Tint: 0
Sharpness: 0

---Size & Position submenu---
[no change]

---Color Temperature submenu---
Colour temperature: Normal
Red Gain: 489
Green Gain: 460
Blue gain: 381
Red offset: 517
Green offset: 510
Blue offset: 515

--Advanced Picture submenu---
Auto Brightness Control: Off
Black Detail: Off
Smart Dimming: On
Smooth Motion Effect: Off
Reduce Signal Noise: Off
Reduce Block Noise: Off
Film Mode: Auto

Note: This post was edited by its original author Added Scribd link on 07/02/2013 at 2:52 PM PT

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