Disney WOW: World of Wonder Blu-ray Main Menu
The main menu of Disney's WOW: World of Wonder Blu-ray. It's purrrrdy.
Disney WOW: World of Wonder tutorial
A screenshot from one of the tutorials on the Disney WOW disc. Here it's explaining interlaced and progressive exceedingly well.
Disney WOW: World of Wonder Contrast pattern
This is one of the Disney WOW disc's patterns to help you set contrast. There's a similarly designed pattern to set brightness.
Disney WOW Brightness Pattern
The main pattern on the Disney WOW disc to set brightness.
Disney WOW Contrast and Brightness
One of the Disney WOW disc's advanced contrast/brightness patterns
Disney WOW Sharpness
This pattern on the Disney WOW disc helps set focus (for projectors) and sharpness.
Digitial Video Essentials: HD Basics Main Menu
The main menu of DVE: HD Basics. Not as intuitive as Disney's menu, but better than previous generations of DVE.
Digital Video Essentials: HD Basics Resolution and Menu
Here you can see DVE's most user-friendly feature: the menu overlays the pattern so you can quickly navigate to another pattern. The pattern in the background here tests for per-pixel resolution.
DVE Contrast and Brightness
A pattern to check contrast and brightness from DVE: HD Basics.
This pattern, on DVE: HD Basics, helps check for overscan, and to set sharpness.
Spears and Munsil High-Definition Benchmark Main Menu
The simple main menu of the Spears and Munsil High-Definition Benchmark.
Spears and Munsil Contrast Pattern
A pattern to set contrast on the Spears and Munsil High-Definition Benchmark. Note the fine gradations between steps, allowing for precise adjustment.
Spears and Munsil HD Ship
This is an HD video of a sailing ship. The test here is in the rigging. The better the video processor, the more the ropes will be diagonal lines without jaggies.
Spears and Munsil Rotating Bar
This is the infamous rotating bar pattern that tests video processing, as seen on the Spears and Munsil High-Definition Benchmark. Ideally, the bar is smooth throughout its entire rotation. Most TVs or Blu-ray players will create small jagged edges (jaggies) as the bar nears horizontal.
THX Optimizer Main Menu
The main menu of the THX Optimizer.
THX Optimizer Brightness
The brightness pattern from the THX Optimizer. Note the subtle THX logo in the center, which should be visible if brightness is set correctly.
THX Optimizer Contrast
The main contrast pattern on the THX Optimizer. There should be eight squares visible when contrast is set correctly.