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Samsung Model a450 Contrast settings

by pacem555 / October 14, 2009 9:42 AM PDT


Just picked this TV up at a pawnshop. I'm trying to adjust the contrast settings and i'm having a problem.

I turn on the TV and the contrast level is at 100. I'm trying to set it lower. I can do that no problem. However, every time I turn on the TV and turn it back on the contrast level is high again. What can I do to make sure it doesn't go that high everytime I turn the TV back on? Is there something simple i'm missing.

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Samsung Model a450 Contrast settings
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / October 14, 2009 2:55 PM PDT


It sounds like youre television is in Shop Mode. There is one of two ways to fix this so that your settings will stay put.

1. Press the MENU button on the television (not the remote) for about 12 seconds. If the picture flashes or blinks, you will be back in "Dynamic" mode, and then switch it.

2. If that doesn't work, quickly push the volume button on the television up, let go and then repeat #1.

Keep me posted!


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by pacem555 / October 15, 2009 1:54 AM PDT

A friend with a similiar Samsung TV helped me out.

It was indeed in shop mode.

I did it a bit differently. Went into the Menu, then settings and I think it was the Plug and Play option? Basically went thru the settings when you first purchase the tv. Set the date, time and what mode to go into.

Thanks for the reply.


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