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Full RGB and Super White on PS3?

by Get_Shorty / April 16, 2008 4:30 AM PDT

What are the "Full RGB" and "Super White" features in the Display Menu on my PS3? I have the Pioneer PDP-5080 HDTV and was wondering if I should have these settings turned on.

I noticed that the RGB setting was on "Limited" by default. Does my TV support the "Full" setting (if it's better to have on)? What would it do? Do I have to change any setting on my TV afterward?

How do I find out if my Television supports "Super White" (whatever that is)?

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The short answer is...
by stuntman_mike / April 17, 2008 1:18 AM PDT

turn them on. If your TV supports the features it will improve the picture quality. If it doesn't, it will not hurt your PQ.

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I could have came to that conclusion...
by Get_Shorty / April 23, 2008 3:37 AM PDT
In reply to: The short answer is...

...of course I could have just turned them on but can't tell what it's actually doing. If it makes the screen darker do I have to re-adjust my calibrated TV?

Is it better to have them on?

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by ..ben / April 18, 2008 6:22 AM PDT

I have a very budget LCD, and turning Full RGB on significantly deepens the blacks. I can only imagine what it would do for a big boy TV.


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test your TV to be sure
by tomasr / April 7, 2010 6:31 PM PDT
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