Samsung C7000 Plasma Picture Settings and Calibration Results

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Calibration Notes and Processing Testing: The Samsung PN58C7000 has very complete calibration options including white balance adjustment for Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow in addition to the primary colors. The TV calibrated extremely well with a low error rate after adjusting white balance. With our HQV processor testing, the C7000 passed most tests with good to very good results from both standard definition and HD sources. See those results here. Use the following picture settings to calibrate.

Picture Mode: CAL-DAY RED - Offset 30
Cell Light 18 GREEN - Offset 29
Constrast 92 BLUE - Offset 28
Brightness 57 RED - Gain 23
Sharpness 0 GREEN - Gain 18
Color 46 BLUE - Gain 24
Tint G48/R52
10p White Balance
Interval Red Green Blue
1 -6 -2 -10
2 0 0 -1
3 1 1 0
4 0 1 2
5 1 1 1
6 -1 -1 -1
7 -3 -2 0
8 -1 -2 1
9 -1 1 2
10 2 -1 9
Color Space
Colors Red Green Blue
RED 39 3 7
GREEN 46 63 0
BLUE 3 0 54
YELLOW 55 52 8
CYAN 37 50 50
MAGENTA 38 1 64
Color tone WARM2
Size SCREEN FIT
Digital Noise Filter OFF
MPEG Noise Filter OFF
HDMI Black Level LOW
Film Mode OFF
Motion Judder Canceller OFF
Black Tone OFF
Dynamic Contrast OFF
GAMMA 0
Expert Pattern OFF
RGB Only Mode OFF
Color Space CUSTOM
10p White Balance ON
Flesh Tone 0
Edge Enhancement OFF

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HQV Video Processor Testing

With 480i Input

Jaggies 1: Good
Jaggies 2: Good to Average
Jaggies Flag Motion Test: Excellent

Film Detail Test Race Car/Stadium Seating: Good. Moire' pattern not pronounced and disappears in a second. Smooth motion from race car.

Film based Pulldown Cadence tests (applicable to DVDs)
Cadence 2-2 30fps: Excellent
Cadence 3-2 24fps: Excellent
Cadence 2-2-2-4: Very Good
Cadence 2-3-3-2: Good

Mixed 3:2 Film with Added Video Titles: Very Good

With 1080p Input

Jaggies 1: Very Good
Jaggies 2: Good

Video Resolution Loss Test: Very Good. There was barely a flicker in top right box.
Film Resolution Loss Test: Average to Good

HD Background: Very Good to Excellent
Stadium Seating Test with Moire: Very Good. Smooth panning. Just a slight moire' in top seating sections.e.


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