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Panasonic TC-P50GT25 picture settings

Below you'll find the settings we found best for viewing the Panasonic TC-P50GT25 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 mode: THX
[all settings default except the following]
Contrast: +67
Brightness: +59
Color: +50
Sharpness: 0
Video NR: Off
Blur reduction: On

--Advanced picture submenu
3:2 pulldown: On

As we mentioned in the review text, we also attempted a calibration via Custom mode. The results were slightly worse than the THX settings above, but we're including them below in case readers would like to see the difference

--Picture menu
Picture mode: Custom
Contrast: +83
Brightness: +68
Color: +46
Tint: 0
Sharpness: 0
Color temp: Warm 2
Color mgmt: Off
x.v. Color: Off
C.A.T.S.: Off
Video NR: Off
Blur reduction: On

-- Pro settings submenu
W/B high R: -3
W/B high B: +6
W/B low R: +6
W/B low B: +7
Black extension: 0
Gamma adjustment: 2.6
Panel brightness: Low
Contour emphasis: Off
AGC: 0

-- Aspect adjustments submenu
Screen format: Full
HD size: Size 2
H size: [grayed out]
Zoom adjustments: [grayed out]

-- HDMI/DVI RGB range submenu: Auto [all inputs]

--Advanced picture submenu
3D Y/C filter: Off [grayed out]
Color matrix: HD [grayed out]
Block NR: Off [grayed out]
Mosquito NR: Off
Black level: Light
3:2 pulldown: On
24p Direct in: 60Hz

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