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Samsung UN65JU7100 picture settings

by katzmaier CNET staff/forum admin / July 23, 2015 12:53 PM PDT

Review:
http://www.cnet.com/products/samsung-unju7100-series/

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Calibration report using these settings:
[see below]

TV software/firmware version tested: 1219

Below you'll find the settings I found best for viewing the Samsung UN65JU7100 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.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-9996461-1.html

Calibration notes: Unlike the JS8500 review sample I received from Samsung, the JU7100 sample CNET purchased on the open market was not perfect out of the box in Movie (the most accurate picture mode). I take that as further evidence that Samsung's team tweaked the JS8500 before they sent it to me. It's not the first time a TV maker has done that, I'm sure, and it won't be the last, and in the end it doesn't mean much to the final evaluation since I calibrate every TV I review anyway.

Movie mode on the JU7100 was relatively plus-blue before calibration and as usual relatively bright. Using Samsung's typically excellent grayscale/gamma controls I was able to get it nearly perfect, except for the highest end of the scale which remained stubbornly blue/green because the 100% interval on the 10-point system's red control was ineffective. Overall though that's a minor blemish.

The color management system didn't require much adjustment, and after a couple of tweaks all of the primaries and secondaries were superbly accurate. The worst was blue, but it still fell below my target delta error of 3.

Picture settings:

Picture menu:
Picture mode: Movie
Backlight: 7
Contrast: 88
Brightness: 45
Sharpness: 0
Color: 50
Tint: G50/R50

--Picture Size menu--
Size: 16:9
Fit to screen: On

--Advanced Settings sub menu--
Dynamic Contrast: Off
Black Tone: Off
Flesh Tone: 0
RGB Only Mode: Off
Color Space: Custom (see below)
White Balance: (see below)
Gamma: -1

Color Space submenu:
Color: Red [Red 52, Green 0, Blue 0]
Color: Green [Red 1, Green 49, Blue 5]
Color: Blue [Red 0, Green 5, Blue 47]
Color: Yellow [Red 53, Green 45, Blue 4]
Color: Cyan [Red 2, Green 51, Blue 54]
Color: Magenta [Red 44, Green 5, Blue 46]

White Balance submenu:
[2 point]
R-Offset: -6
G-Offset: -1
B-Offset: 0
R-Gain: -4
G-Gain: 0
B-Gain: 15

10p White Balance submenu:
10 Point: On
10%: Red 19, Green 19, Blue 24
20%: Red 7, Green 2, Blue 18
30%: Red 0, Green 0, Blue 0
40%: Red 0, Green 0, Blue 0
50%: Red -6, Green -8, Blue -10
60%: Red -16, Green -16, Blue -16
70%: Red -8, Green -8, Blue -13
80%: Red -15, Green -13, Blue -6
90%: Red -22, Green 1, Blue -2
100%: Red 0, Green 0, Blue 0

--Picture options submenu
Color tone: Warm2
Digital Clean View: Off
MPEG Noise Filter: Off
HDMI black level: Auto
HDMI UHD Color: Off [for HD sources]
Film mode: Auto 1
Auto Motion Plus: Custom
Smart LED: Standard

-- Auto Motion Plus submenu:
Blur Reduction: 10
Judder Reduction: 0
LED Clear Motion: Off

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Link to calibration report
by katzmaier CNET staff/forum admin / July 23, 2015 12:56 PM PDT
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Help with setting (UN60JU7100)
by aur148 / December 10, 2015 10:47 PM PST

Hi,

I'm trying to apply the picture settings as per Cnet but there are a couple of options listed here that I cannot access on the TV. Like HDMI black level is set as low and greyed out. Film mode is off and greyed out. When I click on it, I get a message saying this function is not available. I've connected my Apple TV using HDMI. Please help.

Thanks

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