HDTV Picture Setting forum

Tip

LG LV5500 picture settings

by tpendlebury CNET staff/forum admin / November 8, 2011 4:40 AM PST

Review:
http://reviews.cnet.com/flat-panel-tvs/lg-infinia-47lv5500/4505-6482_7-34472299.html

Related products:
LG 42LV5500
LG 55LV5500

Calibration report using these settings:
http://scr.bi/vqZs9h

Below you'll find the settings we found best for viewing the LG 55LV5500 in a dim room via the HDMI input at 1080p/24 resolution. 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

Picture menu:
Aspect ratio: Just Scan
Energy Saving: Off
Picture Mode: Expert [1 or 2]
Backlight: 30
Contrast: 92
Brightness: 52
H Sharpness: 50
V Sharpness: 50
Color: 50
Tint: 0
TruMotion: Off
LED Local Dimming: High

--Expert control menu
Dynamic contrast: Off
Noise reduction: Off
Digital Noise Reduction: Off
Black level: Low
Real Cinema: On
Color Gamut: Standard
Edge Enhancer: Off
xvYCC: Auto [grayed out]
Expert Pattern: Off [grayed out]
Color Filter: Off

Color Temperature: Warm
Gamma: 2.2

Method: [set both, see below]
Pattern: Outer

-- Method: 2-points
Red Contrast: 13
Green Contrast: 0
Blue Contrast: -5
Red Brightness: 4
Green Brightness: 5
Blue Brightness: 0

-- Method: 10 point IRE
Luminance: [130 @ 100, otherwise grayed out]
IRE: [Red, Green, Blue respectively for each IRE point]
100 [1, 0, 0]
90 [3, 0, 0]
80 [0, 0, 0]
70 [0, 2, 0]
60 [3, 3, 0]
50 [2, 3, 2]
40 [2, 2, 2]
30 [0, 3, 0]
20 [3, 0, 9]
10 [-11, 1, -8]

Color management system
Red Color: 2
Red Tint: 0
Green Color: 3
Green Tint: 0
Blue Color: 0
Blue Tint: 0
Yellow Color: 0
Yellow Tint: 0
Cyan Color: 0
Cyan Tint: -1
Magenta Color: 0
Magenta Tint: 2

Note: This post was edited by a forum moderator added link to calibration settings on 11/08/2011 at 12:52 PM PT

Post a reply
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: LG LV5500 picture settings
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: LG LV5500 picture settings
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 49,613 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,349 discussions
icon
Laptops 19,436 discussions
icon
Security 30,426 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,308 discussions
icon
Windows 10 360 discussions
icon
Phones 15,802 discussions
icon
Windows 7 7,351 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 14,641 discussions

Tech Tip

Stuck without Internet and want to watch movies?

CNET shows you how to download movies and TV shows onto your device using Amazon Prime so you'll always be entertained.