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cnet calibration settings for Sony SXRD (a2000) and Blu-Ray?

I have heard people talking about cnet's recommended settings for their televisions, but have not been able to find them. I have a Sony 50" SXRD TV (KDS50A2000) with a Sony Blu-Ray (BDP-S300) and am trying to determine what the recommended settings are for the Blu-Ray picture as well as my Dish Network HD picture. Can anyone send me links for both? Thanks!

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Here ya go

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Same settings for my Sony Blu-Ray????

In reply to: Here ya go

Thank you very much! Do you know if I should keep the same settings for my Blu-Ray player?

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those #'s just

In reply to: Same settings for my Sony Blu-Ray????

give you an idea.

Mine are very diffent & my HD-DVR settings are a little diffent then my BD player-

BD player setting:
Iris Auto 1
Picture 63
brightness 55
Color 54
color temp. Warm1
Sharpness 17

Advanced setting-
Black Corrector off
Gamma Low
Clear white off
Live color off
Detail enhancer High (makes a big diffence on BD but not dvd's)
edge enhancer off

Power saver on

Lamp hours about 4,000-5,000 hours

here are someothers settings-

there are more..

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So are all of the settings the same between your HD-DVR and your Blu-Ray with the exception of the detail enhancer?

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In reply to: Thanks!

for my hd-dvr (dishnetwork box)

Picture is 65
Brigtness 54
color is 59
HUE is R6

everything eles is the same

if you have a DirectTv HD-DVR it maybe a little diffrent by 1 or 2 clicks +/-

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