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LG 50PM9700 picture settings

by tpendlebury CNET staff/forum admin / July 24, 2012 2:53 AM PDT

Review:
http://reviews.cnet.com/flat-panel-tvs/lg-50pm9700/4505-6482_7-35117963.html

Related products:
50PM9700
60PM9700

Calibration report using these settings:
http://www.scribd.com/fullscreen/70241756

Below you'll find the settings I found best for viewing the TK 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: Prior to calibration the THX Cinema mode offered the best picture quality, although its grayscale was too red and gamma too light. It doesn't allow adjustment, but happily the Expert controls more than make up the lack. Unfortunately, though, the Expert and THX modes are both subject to TruMotion you can't turn off, resulting in smoothing on motion. As a result I calibrated in Game mode, but if there is enough demand for the Calibration in Expert (if they ever patch this TV) I will supply it.

Picture menu:
Energy Saving: Off
3D settings: [N/A]
Picture Mode: Game (User)
Contrast: 84
Brightness: 54
Sharpness: 0
Color: 47
Tint: 0
Color Temp: W40

--Advanced Control menu--
Dynamic Contrast: Off
Super Resolution: Off
Gamma: Medium
Color Gamut: Wide
Edge Enhancer: Off

--Preferred color submenu--
Skin Color: 0
Grass Color: 0
Sky Color: 0

--Picture Option menu--
Noise Reduction: Off
Black Level: Low
Film Mode: Off (greyed out)
TruMotion: Off (greyed out)

Note: This post was edited by its original author Added calibration info on 07/27/2012 at 9:39 AM PT

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It's fixed!
by damstutz / July 27, 2012 4:28 AM PDT

The undefeatable SOE is supposedly patched now.

The day after you posted the review. Figures, doesn't it? Happy

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Thanks for the tip!
by tpendlebury CNET staff/forum admin / July 31, 2012 1:48 AM PDT
In reply to: It's fixed!

Downloading the new firmware now. Will report my findings soon, and will post my colleague David Katzmaier's original Expert calibration if all working.

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Expert settings
by jrf329 / March 8, 2013 11:48 PM PST
In reply to: Thanks for the tip!

Is there anyway that you guys will still post the expert calibration settings for the 50PM9700 since the tru motion feature is now not a problem?

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Looking for expert calibration settings for 50pm9700
by Sand106 / March 21, 2013 6:30 AM PDT
In reply to: Expert settings

just got the 50pm9700, but cant find expert settings on the internet, i am interested in this as well. Or does anyone have a link to it?

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Cali settings expert 50pm9700
by Sand106 / March 21, 2013 6:33 AM PDT
In reply to: Thanks for the tip!

just got the 50pm9700, but cant find expert settings on the internet, i am interested in this

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