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Samsung UN32EH4000

by tpendlebury CNET staff/forum admin / August 6, 2012 2:24 AM PDT


Related products:
Samsung UN26EH4000
Samsung UN32EH4000

Calibration report using these settings:

Below you'll find the settings I found best for viewing the TK in a dim room via the HDMI input. Your settings may vary depending on source, room conditions, and personal preference. Check out the Picture settings and calibration FAQ for more information.

--Picture menu
Mode: Movie
Backlight: 20
Contrast: 76
Brightness: 43
Sharpness: 0
Color: 57
Tint: G50/R50

Picture Options menu
Color Tone: Warm2
Size: 16:9
Digital Noise Filter: Off
HDMI Black Level: Low
Film Mode: Off [greyed out]
LED Motion Plus: Off

Advanced Settings menu
Gamma: 0
Black Tone: Off
Flesh Tone: 0
Motion Lighting: Off [grayed out]
Black Enhancer: Off

White balance submenu:
R-Offset: 27
G-Offset: 28
B-Offset: 27
R-Gain: 14
G-Gain: 28
B-Gain: 19

Note: This post was edited by its original author Added report on 11/09/2012 at 3:07 PM PT

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native color or automatic
by whitewater1950 / May 17, 2013 8:42 AM PDT
In reply to: Samsung UN32EH4000

what is the diference between automatic and native color and what is best setting for dynamic contrast on or off

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Samsung UN32eh4003 color space selection explained.
by Tim_Lookingbill / May 31, 2013 12:55 PM PDT

Broadcast signals can vary widely in hue/saturation levels in certain colors especially memory colors like your basic primaries which can often come across quite over saturated with greens looking too cool, cadmium yellows turning intense lemon yellow and normal looking royal blues turning over saturated cobalt blue.

NTSC is usually the broadcast industry standard color model for encoding to consumer TVs which is a huge color space compared to HDTV 709 which is closer to sRGB, a smaller color space. When the two meet saturation gets out of hand the more the TV picture farther away from a calibrated close to a linear, normalized state which those settings above accomplish.

The Auto setting of the Samsung color space selection will attempt to reduce these color errors for more pin point accuracy to the original source space.

I've tried it on several channels and saw selecting Auto would slightly reduce over saturated blues and reds. A sports channel baseball game grassy field went from a slight cartoon green to realistic green selecting Auto over Native. It was quite subtle though because I've normalized the picture with the above settings though mine are slightly different with regard to white point, gamma with HDMI black level set to Low.

Home Shopping Network is exquisite to look at now. Skin tones are gorgeous and realistic showing every liver spot, wrinkle and skin discoloration. Turning Noise Reduction off really gets rid of the plastic skin look.

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PS3 jagged lines
by Quinsareth / June 8, 2013 6:06 AM PDT
In reply to: Samsung UN32EH4000

What is the best calibration for playing video games? When I use this this TV to play movies, it's great. But playing PS3 games on it looks worse than when I was playing games on my old Panasonic CRTV. A lot of lines get this annoying jagged/flickering look to them that I can't stand. I think many people online refer to them as "jaggies."

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