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Toshiba 47ZV650U picture settings

by katzmaier CNET staff/forum admin / May 18, 2009 2:51 AM PDT

[Review coming soon]

Related products:
Toshiba 42ZV650U
Toshiba 55ZV650U

Below you'll find the settings we found best for viewing the Toshiba 47ZV650U in a dark room via the HDMI input with a 1080p, film-based source. Your settings may very 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

Picture menu
Picture Mode: Movie
Backlight: 30
Contrast: 99
Brightness: 12
Color: 1
Tint: 0
Sharpness: 0

Advanced Picture Settings menu:
ColorMaster: Off
Dynalight: Off
Dynamic Contrast: 0
Static Gamma: -8
ClearScan 240: On
Film Stabilization: Standard

Color Temperature submenu:
Color Temperature: 2
Red-Offset: -4
Green-Offset: 3
Blue-Offset: 0
Red-Gain: 4
Green-Gain: 6
Blue-Gain: -2

Auto Brightness Sensor Settings submenu:
Auto Brightness Sensor: Off
Backlight Adjustment Pro: [grayed out]

Noise Reduction submenu:
MPEG NR: Off
DNR: Off

Resolution+ submenu:
Resolution+: Off
Level: 3 [grayed out]

Expert Mode submenu:
[all colors on]
Color: 1
Tint: 0

Edited from the original post to correct reversal in position between Blue and Green gain. The above is now correct. --admin

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Toshiba 47ZV650U Color Temp settings clarification
by tweetybird54 / May 21, 2009 4:11 AM PDT

I noticed that under the color temperature settings the last two lines are uncharacteristically out of the normal order used by CNET to post picture settings. (RGB)

Blue-Gain: 6
Green-Gain: -2
Do we assume that the entire last two lines are switched?

Or should it have been:
Green-Gain: 6
Blue-Gain: -2

Thanks for any clarification.

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Corrected...
by katzmaier CNET staff/forum admin / May 27, 2009 11:47 PM PDT

Thanks for the catch.

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Tried corrected picture settings
by tweetybird54 / June 6, 2009 4:49 AM PDT
In reply to: Corrected...

I tried the corrected color temperature picture settings, and they don't look as natural as the settings initially posted.

With the green gain now increased and the blue gain decreased, the mid tones have a decidedly greenish cast on my set.

Another owner that tried the CNET settings on their set had the same opinion.

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Your Settings
by acrael / January 22, 2010 11:45 PM PST

Tweetybird54,
What settings did you end up using? Is your room brightly lit? I recently purchased this tv and have a fairly bright room and want to optimize settings. I have made small tweeks to contrast and backlight. I wanted to hear your input.

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