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post #181 of 185 Old 08-12-2014, 12:47 PM
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Greetings all, I purchased the 55ln5750 a few month ago and have finally gotten settings that I quite enjoy. I first tried a few settings for similar panels but ended up going with a mix of a few settings. Few things before I post the settings....the tv is in my basement so not a lot of natural light. Even with the room lit to the max I still enjoy the colours. I also don't have a lot of the features enabled like Tru Motion or Super Resolution. I don't really like how they affect the picture.


Enery Saving: off
Pic Mode: Expert 1

Backlight: 60
Contrast: 82
Brightness: 50
H Sharpness: 10
V Sharpness: 10
Color: 58
Tint: G2


Picture Options:
Black Level: Low
All Other Options: Off


Expert Control:
Color Gamut: BT709
Gamma: 2.2
All other settings: Off


The White Balance and CMS settings I am using are from this post:
LG 55" 55LM7600 calibration

White Balance:
Color Temperature: Medium
Method: 20 Point IRE (See Settings Below)
Pattern: Outer
Luminance: 130

IRE Settings:

IRE Value: Red, Green, Blue

100: 12,21,9
95: 50,50,40
90: 50,50,37
85: 42,22,32
80: 34,18,36
75: 40,20,42
70: 50,30,50
65: 50,34,46
60: 29,18,24
55: 24,11,26
50: 22,4,18
45: 24,12,22
40: 20,9,20
35: 18,10,18
30: 15,7,14
25: 4,0,4
20: 2,-1,2
15: 2,2,4
10: 10,8,2
5: -3,4,-16

Color Management System Settings:

Color: Saturation, Tint, Luminance
Red: -6,5,17
Green: -10,8,4
Blue: 8,0,5
Cyan: 0,5,5
Magenta: 0,-1,4
Yellow: -10, 1, -2


I purchased the Samsung HW-F450 soundbar at the same time and have it running just on digital optical for the sake of being lazy and having it automatically power on/off when we are watching tv. I know I know...the audiophiles here will rant and rave about HDMI being better for audio or whatever.....I have been to a lot of concerts in my day and in all honesty I probably couldn't hear the difference. So suck it...laziness auto power on wins.

I have been messing around with passive room lighting lately and might still setup an ambilight knock off for chits and giggles.
Calibrated my TV this past weekend with a friends Spyder4 colorimeter and came up with a couple of different settings:

With the above IRE settings (saved -> Expert1):
Color Temp: Warm2
Backlight: 60
Brightness: 50
Contrast: 94
Color: 48
Tint: 39


With No changes in IRE points (saved -> Expert2):
Color Temp: Warm2
Backlight: 50
Brightness: 50
Contrast: 94
Color: 59
Tint: 49
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To narrow it down you could try connecting it to a different network...maybe try turning your phone into a hotspot and see if it works that way? I have also heard that LG doesn't allow for spaces in passphrases, I have made that mistake myself the last time when I changed out routers.
Here's the problem it won't even give me the list of available wireless networks. Also I have no spaces in my password.
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Here's the problem it won't even give me the list of available wireless networks. Also I have no spaces in my password.
Ya...that's not a good sign at all if it isn't detecting any wifi at all. I don't know of any other way to reset the tv back to stock
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I have an LG 50LN5700.

I have it streaming content from a Windows 7 computer via WiFi. Everything works great except for one problem. When browsing the shared folder on my PC from the TV, I do not see all the files and folders. It is very sporadic, hit and miss. For instance I have a folder called Masters of Sex, and I have five files in that folder. The computer can see and play all five files, but the TV only sees 3 of the 5 files.

I copied the five files to a USB drive, plugged in the USB drive to the TV and was able to see and play all five files.

Anyone had any similar issues?

I must say I so far I am not a not of a "smart tv". Might as well just use a computer, since that's all the smart tv is anyway, and not a great one at that.
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I have an LG 50LN5700.

I have it streaming content from a Windows 7 computer via WiFi. Everything works great except for one problem. When browsing the shared folder on my PC from the TV, I do not see all the files and folders. It is very sporadic, hit and miss. For instance I have a folder called Masters of Sex, and I have five files in that folder. The computer can see and play all five files, but the TV only sees 3 of the 5 files.

I copied the five files to a USB drive, plugged in the USB drive to the TV and was able to see and play all five files.

Anyone had any similar issues?

I must say I so far I am not a not of a "smart tv". Might as well just use a computer, since that's all the smart tv is anyway, and not a great one at that.

I fixed it. Wasn't the TV at all. Tech issues can be so bizarre sometimes. Was just a DNLA/Windows Media Player issue.
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