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Panasonic TC-P54Z1 picture settings

by katzmaier CNET staff/forum admin / January 26, 2010 4:20 AM PST


Below you'll find the settings we found best for viewing the Panasonic TC-P54Z1 in a dark room via the HDMI input with a 1080p, film-based source. Your settings may vary depending on source, room conditions, and personal preference. Check out the Picture settings and calibration FAQ for more information.

--Picture menu
Picture mode: Custom
Contrast: +100
Brightness: +67
Color: +31
Tint: 0
Sharpness: 0
Color temp: Warm2
Color mgmt: Off
Digital Cinema Color: Off
C.A.T.S.: Off
Video NR: Off
Zoom adjustments: [grayed out]
PC adjustments: [grayed out]

-- Pro setting submenu
W/B high R: +10
W/B high B: +4
W/B low R: +2
W/B low B: +3
Black extension: 0
Gamma adjustment: Mid
Panel brightness: Low
Contour emphasis: Off
AGC: Off

--Advanced picture submenu
3D Y/C filter: Off [grayed out]
Color matrix: HD [grayed out]
Block NR: Off [grayed out]
Mosquito NR: Off [grayed out]
Black level: Light
3:2 pulldown: Off [grayed out]
24p Direct in: 60Hz [or 96Hz with 1080p/24 sources]
HD size: Size 2
H size: Size 1 [grayed out]

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TC-P54Z1 calibration settings
by Alba-tross / March 11, 2010 1:56 AM PST



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Can't get setting to change.
by Highgear / November 2, 2010 2:58 AM PDT

I have changed all my setting to match your setting except for HD size: Size 2. It is grayed out and will not let me change it. Any ideas? Also, any more info on this TV getting brighter blacks?

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