Flat Screen TV Advice...

Discussion in 'Gear' started by GoTitans3801, Oct 28, 2008.

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  1. GoTitans3801

    GoTitans3801 Forward Progress!

    It's here! Thanks so much for all of your help.

    Any advice on setting it up? I've got plenty of HDMI cables, but in terms of settings I'm not quite sure what to do. I'm tempted to leave it alone because I don't want to mess anything up.
  2. Puck

    Puck Pro Bowler

    you can browse through Cnet and AVSforums for some 'calibrated' settings
    but it really comes down to prefernce

    a good place to start is to set everything to 50 and adjust from there
    by all means, lower ANY factory settings of 100, which is primarily used for store display

    I like my contrast and brightness levels around 70
    color around 30 or so (to avoid overexposure of colors like reds)
    depending on the content, I'll either increase or decrease sharpness levels. lower sharpness for SD content, higher sharpness for HD content
    noise reduction or other enhancements set to off
    most enhancements just introduce other artifacts

    again, it's really preference

    don't be afraid to make adjustments, you can always reset to defaults
  3. Gunny

    Gunny Shoutbox Fuhrer

    There's not really any chance you will blow up the TV by playing with the settings and usually they come with different settings like Dynamic, Theatre, Bright room etc, as well as ones you can play with yourself.

    HDMI is brilliantly easy to setup, you shouldn't have troubles there.
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