HDTV settings demystified Video
HDTV settings demystified Video Transcript
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>> HD TV's aren't like your old TV.
>> They have a lot more fiddly [assumed spelling] settings and adjustments. Here's some quick advice on what to do with many of them, edge enhancement. This may also be called VSM or SVM, for scan velocity modulation. Just turn it off if possible. We found it's usually intrusive. Color temperature, we normally select warm or low, because that comes the closest on most sets to being like natural daylight color. That's the goal. Tint, this one can be tricky. I'd recommend you get a calibration DVD to set it. You can buy a test disk where you brought your TV in most cases. If you don't want to bother, just leave tint in the middle. Sharpness, this one you set by examining text on the screen. If the edges look soft, turn up the sharpness a little bit at a time, just until the edges are clean. And when watching a DVD or another really sharp signal, you probably don't need sharpness bumped up at all. Remember, it's always better to feed your HD TV a really good signal, then trying fix it with these controls.
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