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42PD6600. Color, Contrast, sharpness and brightness is all messed up. i need to change the settings every time and most often the picture is really bad. Is there any "hardware reset" button someware?

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Tries unplug,replug about 1 hour later the setting should back to factory setting.

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How do I alter the colour, brightness, and contrast?


Go to menu, go to screen settings or display settings. Should bring up the sharpness, contrast, color, brightness controls. Follow directions on screen to adjust. Hope this helps!

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HOW TO SET BRIGHTNESS OF THE SCREEN?


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Dear User...

You can adjust the brightness and contrast of your monitor to improve the readability of text and to make digital pictures appear more like they'll look when printed.

To improve the results when adjusting the brightness and contrast settings for your display, use Display Color Calibration. (Display Color Calibration helps you adjust these color settings and others.) For more information about calibrating your display color in Windows, see Calibrate your display.

The way you adjust brightness and contrast varies and depends on your specific display.

Brightness and contrast buttons on the front of the monitor. Some monitors have brightness and contrast controls on the front and use the standard symbols shown in the following image.


On-screen menu. You can change the brightness and contrast settings for some displays by using an on-screen menu, and then setting the brightness and contrast in the resulting menu. Many times, you can view the on-screen menu by pressing a button-possibly labeled Menu-on the front of the monitor.



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LOOKING FOR PICTURE SETTING SAMSUNG MO.NO.LN-T5265F


This may help you...you can also get an owners manual free on line.


English - 23
Using Automatic Picture Settings
Your TV has Three automatic picture settings ("Dynamic", "Standard", "Movie") that are preset at the factory.
You can activate either Dynamic, Standard, Movie by making a selection from the menu.
1. Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the ENTER button, to select "Picture".
2. Press the ENTER button to select "Mode".
Press the ??² or ??¼ buttons to select the "Dynamic", "Standard", "Movie" picture
setting. Press the ENTER button.
?³ Choose Dynamic to increase the clarity and sharpness of the picture.
?³ Choose Standard for the standard factory settings.
?³ Choose Movie for a natural Image without picture enhancements.
3. Press the ??² or ??¼ buttons to select "Contrast", "Brightness", "Sharpness",
"Color", or "Tint(G/R)", then press the ENTER button.
4. Press the ??? or ??? buttons to decrease or increase the value of a particular item.
For example, if you select "Contrast", pressing the ??? button increases it.
Press the ENTER button.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
• When you make changes to Contrast, Brightness, Sharpness, Color, Tint(G/R)
the OSD will be adjusted accordingly.
• When in PC mode, Tint, Sharpness, and Color are not available.
Press the P.MODE button on the remote control repeatedly to select the desired
picture mode.
Picture Control
Move Enter Return
Mode : Dynamic ???
Contrast 1 00
Brightness 50
Sharpness 85
Color 55
Tint G 50 R 50
Balck light 1 00
??¼More
TV Picture
Move Enter Return
Mode : Dynamic
Contrast 1 00
Brightness 50
Sharpness 85
Color 55
Tint G 50 R 50
Balck light 1 0
??¼More
TV Picture
Dynamic
Standard
Movie
Move Enter Return
Mode : Dynamic ???
Contrast 1 00
Brightness 50
Sharpness 85
Color 55
Tint G 50 R 50
Balck light 1 0
??¼More
TV Picture
50
??² Con trast ??¼
Move Adjust Return
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Adjusting the Color Tone
You can change the color of the entire screen according to your preference.
1. Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the ENTER button to select "Picture".
2. Press the ??² or ??¼ button to select "Color Tone", then press the ENT ER button.
3. Press the ??² or ??¼ button to select "Cool2", "Cool1", "Normal", "Warm1",
or "Warm2".
Press the ENTER button.
When the picture mode is set to Dynamic or Standard, Warm1 and Warm2
cannot be selected. Movie mode is only available.
Move Enter Return
??²More
Color Tone : Cool2 ???
Detailed settings ???
Size : 16 : 9 ???
Digital NR : Low ???
Active Color : On ???
DNle : On ???
Reset : OK ???
TV Picture
Move Enter Return
??²More
Color Tone : Cool2
Detailed settings
Size : 16 : 9
Digital NR : Low
Active Color : On
DNle : On
Reset : OK
TV Picture
Cool2
Cool1
Normal
Warm1
Warm2
Activating Backlight
You can adjust the screen brightness by adjusting the LCD backlight brightness. (0~10)
1. Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the ENTER button to select "Picture".
2. Press the ??² or ??¼ button to select "Backlight", then press the ENTER button.
3. Press the ??? or ??? button to decrease or increase the valueof the backlight
brightness.
Press the ENTER button.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
Move Enter Return
Mode : Dynamic ???
Contrast 1 00
Brightness 50
Sharpness 85
Color 55
Tint G 50 R 50
Balcklight 1 0
??¼More
TV Picture
5
??² Balcklight
??¼
Move Adjust Return
Move Enter Return
??²More
Color Tone : Cool2
Detailed settings
Size : 16 : 9
Digital NR : Low
Active Color : On
DNle : Off
Reset : OK
TV Picture
OK
Cancel
Resetting the Picture Settings to the Factory Defaults
1. Press the ??² or ??¼ button to select "Reset", then press the ENTER button.
Press the ??² or ??¼ button to select "Cancel" or "OK" then press the ENTER button.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
Each mode can be reset.

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Color


see if there is a "default" option, if not set everything back to the middle, if the colors are still off you sure its not the convergence?
most big screens allow you to change "color temperature" it's like a default adjustment for 3 different brightness levels.... ie...COOL, WARM picture will show obvious changes in brightness

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I'm happy with:

backlight +16
contrast +40
brightness +1
colour -13
tint 0
shaprness +2

although I found this setup but haven't tried it yet

backlight +5
contrast +24
brightness -7
colour +50 (review I found didn't say + or -. Try both
tint 0
sharpness -5

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FOGGY-HAZY PICTURE


The contrast setting should always be more than the brightness setting, it's purely common sense to have the black levels dark and the white levels light. I advise your brightness to be 40, and your contrast to be set to 60.

You shouldn't alter the hue, as most manufacturers would have spent significant time balancing this anyway, so set this to 50 and leave it alone.

The saturation shouldn't be altered too much, the best bet is to set this to 55 and let it be. Also, the colour temperature shouldn't be changed atall, so set this to the default setting and leave it alone.

As for the sharpness setting, this should definitely be set quite low. I advise setting the sharpness to 40, and the reason for this is most people assume that the higher the sharpness the better quality and detail, and they're completely wrong.

If you do what I said, you should end up with a crisp, smooth and colourful picture.

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What is the best setting (as in brightness and contrast) for gaming on a Sharp - 32" Class 720p Flat-Panel LCD HDTV ???


Settings:
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Backlight: 1
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Brightness: 54
Sharpness: 0
Color: 45
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Edge Enhancement Option Disabled...


edge enhancement option i think would be enabled if you are in dynamic or movie mode. What it does is to enhance the contrast of the edges of 2 different colors.

I have the LA32S8, similar specs but only 7000:1 CONTRAST ratio. when playing dvd, i set it to movie mode. Settings vary on different tv and player. you can adjust first the backlight, then brightness then contrast, color and sharpness. the brightness you adjust by choosing the level that shows enough details on dark scenes. adjust if its too dark not to see the details of the scene. contrast, you can set by distiguishing vivid colors of the picture, dont put too much contrast as your picture would look flat. it should have a 3d look, same also with sharpness, you can experiment on the face of a person to show details on the edges.
color you set just enough to make it accurate on color reproduction.

My settings for movie are
contrast 92
brightness 49
sharpness 23
color 57
tint g48 r52
backlight 7
tone warm1
digital NR off
black adjust high
dynamic ocntrast high
gamma +2
edge enhancement on
color space auto

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