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Panasonic TH-42PZ700U picture settings

by katzmaier CNET staff/forum admin / March 3, 2009 6:00 AM PST


Below you'll find settings that we found best suited for viewing the Panasonic TH-42PZ700U in a completely dark room, via the HDMI input with a 1080i source. Your settings may very depending on source, room conditions, and personal preference.

Picture menu:
Picture mode: Cinema
Picture: +27
Brightness: +8
Color: -4
Tint: -1
Sharpness: -30
Color temperature: Warm
Color management: Off
C.A.T.S.: Off
Zoom adjust: Grayed out
PC adjust: Grayed out

Other Adjust menu:
Video NR: Off
3d Y/C filter: Grayed out
Color matrix: Grayed out
Block NR: Off
Mosquito NR: Off
Black level: Light
3:2 pulldown: On
HD size: Size 2

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