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"Black Level: Low" no longer fixes local dimming


I used to be able to disable the pesky local dimming "feature" on my LG webOS UH615A by going into the picture settings and changing the black level from high to low. For those that don't know, local dimming is basically auto brightness that you can't turn off and it becomes extremely annoying in dark scenes of movies/games. Anyway, does anyone know if there is a new way around this, or if there is a way to downgrade the software of the television (I assume this was a "fix" brought upon in an update)? I have read similar stories from people with other models of television so it's not exclusive to mine.

Any help is appreciated, thank you.

P.S. I have tried the service menu, no such luck there either.

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Check post #6 at link.

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Thanks anyway

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Appreciate the response but it doesn't seem this is the same issue nor have they solved it.

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It was as close as I could find.

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The other thread noted a tool on some android phone and the end was "No longer works."

For this one you call LG, ask when it will get fixed and if in warranty make a warranty claim. The product no longer performs as it was when it was delivered.

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Solved via Service Menu

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Post was last edited on May 22, 2018 7:49 AM PDT

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