Samsung PN50C550 Calibration Settings

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Picture Calibration:

Calibration Notes: The Samsung PN50B550 has very complete calibration options for this price range with white balance controls. There is a blue push from the Standard setting. Changing picture mode to the Movie setting gets the TV well under way to D6500K, though there were a significant number of white balance control adjustments. Follow the picture settings below to calibrate.

White Balance Settings
Red-Offset 22 Red-Gain 33
Green-Offset 25 Green-Gain 25
Blue-Offset 12 Blue-Gain 33
Picture Settings
Picture Mode Movie Black Tone: Off
Color Temp Warm 2 Dynamic Contrast: Off
Brightness 56 Gamma: 0
Contrast 90 Color Space: Auto
Color 53 Flesh Tone: Off
Tint G35/R65 Edge Enhancement: Off
Sharpness 10 Digital NR: Auto
Cell Light 8 HDMI Black Level: Low
    Film Mode: Auto

HQV Video Processor Testing

With 480i Input

Jaggies 1: Poor result, lots of jaggies in all 3 horizontal bars
Jaggies 2: Avg. to Good
Jaggies Flag Motion Test: Average

Film Detail Test Race Car/Stadium Seating: Average, lots of flicker, moire' clears up

Film based Pulldown Cadence tests (applicable to DVDs)
Cadence 2-2 30fps: Average some flicker
Cadence 3-2 24fps: Average
Cadence 2-2-2-4: Good
Cadence 2-3-3-2: Average to Poor

Mixed 3:2 Film with Added Video Titles: Average

With 1080p Input

Jaggies 1: Average to Good not Crisp
Jaggies 2: Good

Video Resolution Loss Test: Very Good
Film Resolution Loss Test: Average

HD Background: Average Some Flicker
Stadium Seating Test with Moire: Side to side panning – lots of judder. Poor

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