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Optimal Settings LE40C650

by crazeuk / December 24, 2010 1:09 AM PST

Hi Guys.

a few days ago i purchased a Samsung LE40C650L1KXXU.

I love the TV.

But i now have a problem..

I run on Standard Defenition for most things including Sky.

The problem is everything on the TV loooks like it was recorded on a Video Camera.

Does anyone have the ideal settings for this tv?

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Optimal Settings LE40C650
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / December 27, 2010 7:40 AM PST


The settings can vary based on room size, color of the room, and light conditions.

You might try looking for the equivalent (LN rather than LE) model in the C|Net HDTV Picture Settings Forum, which can be found here:


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Settings for the LE40C650 or LN40C650
by crazeuk / December 27, 2010 10:12 AM PST

Thanks found the settings:
here is what i got:
Pulled from an English site where the LCD TV is called an "LE40C650." Kudos to the author of the article, Mr. MacKenzie.

Gert, here are the settings we used on ours. As usual, the disclaimer: these settings will not give you a calibrated TV (since a calibration is specific to each AV system), and are not necessarily the best settings for your own individual unit.

Picture Mode: MOVIE
Backlight: 4 (to achieve ~115 cd/m2 peak luminance set this according to your viewing environment)
Contrast: 94
Brightness: 44
Sharpness: 0 for HD content, 20-30 for SD
Colour: 48
Tint: Neutral (50/50)
Black Tone: Off
Dynamic Contrast: Off
Shadow Detail: 0
Gamma: +1
Colour Space: Custom (see settings below)
Flesh Tone: 0
Edge Enhancer: Off
CMS Settings (R / G / B):
Red: 50 0 0
Green: 25 55 0
Blue: 0 14 71
Yellow: 52 52 0
Cyan: 24 52 54
Magenta: 43 9 55
White Balance:
Offset (R,G,B): 28, 25, 24
Gain (R,G,B): 19, 26, 24
10p White Balance: ON
Interval 1 (R,G,B): 2 0 0
2: 0 0 -1
3: 0 0 -1
4: -1 0 -1
5: 0 0 0
6: 1 0 0
7: 0 0 -1
8: 0 1 -2
9: 0 2 -2
10: 0 2 -3
Picture Options screen:
Colour Tone: Warm2
Aspect Ratio: Screen Fit for 1080i/1080p, according to source otherwise
Digital Noise Filter: Off
MPEG Noise Filter: Off
HDMI Black Level: depends on source, Low for video devices
Film Mode: Auto 1 or Auto 2 depending on content
Motion Plus: Custom, Blur Reduction: 10, Judder Reduction: 0

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