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Forum: Display Calibration   04-11-2015, 06:38 AM
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Posted By alluringreality
The recommendation from this forum is to pass the...

The recommendation from this forum is to pass the video signal to the display with as little alteration as possible. That basically means the ideal is to retain the limited (16-235) output, since...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-08-2015, 10:41 AM
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Posted By alluringreality
There simply isn't enough information here to...

There simply isn't enough information here to really comment. I think the black level and levels near black can vary on some displays depending on the image displayed, but I'm not familiar with your...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-06-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By alluringreality
Brightness is often set by eye, regardless if...

Brightness is often set by eye, regardless if measurement equipment is being used for other tasks. The AVS HD 709 patterns for setting brightness are simply an alternate way to look at what...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-22-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By alluringreality
One way to set the backlight control on an LCD...

One way to set the backlight control on an LCD can be to target a given light output for white. There are recommended targets for white. Basically it is possible to set a backlight to something other...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-07-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4,150
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Posted By alluringreality
I don't remember any prior reports of problems...

I don't remember any prior reports of problems with the videos. Each measurement section, such as saturation, is simply made of a video file and chapter points. When choosing one of the patterns the...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-23-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By alluringreality
I don't remember what levels DVE uses, but I...

I don't remember what levels DVE uses, but I think they might have bars 2% above and below black for their pluge. There is a pluge on the bottom of the color bar pattern from AVS HD 709. Set the...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-18-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4,150
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Posted By alluringreality
This is not how gain and offset controls are...

This is not how gain and offset controls are typically used. Usually the controls are used to come close to a specific shade of gray. Often when trying to do that the display will tend to clip the...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-18-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4,150
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Posted By alluringreality
Here are terms that seem to follow general...

Here are terms that seem to follow general industry usage.

Average Picture Level (APL) simply refers to an average of the video information. For a quick average I was just using image editing...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-28-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4,150
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Posted By alluringreality
Any pattern with an identical name uses the same...

Any pattern with an identical name uses the same encoded levels. Basically the only difference is the order of the patterns to support the preference used by the calibration software available at the...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-28-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4,150
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Posted By alluringreality
We didn't have any interest in something like...

We didn't have any interest in something like Blu-ray duplication (selling burned discs), and I didn't think there was enough of a market to try turning it into a commercial product with Blu-ray...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-28-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By alluringreality
I'm thinking the W830B, W840B, and W850B are...

I'm thinking the W830B, W840B, and W850B are similar models:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/166-lcd-flat-panel-displays/1607569-what-differences-between-sony-kdl-70w850b-sony-kdl-70w830b.html

So...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-15-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,150
Views: 2,889,784
Posted By alluringreality
I don't think my AMD card allows any way to...

I don't think my AMD card allows any way to display video and the computer desktop at matching levels and avoid clipping levels from video. My AMD card seems to be able to scale the full-range...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-15-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4,150
Views: 2,889,784
Posted By alluringreality
Without anything else to go on, I'd probably go...

Without anything else to go on, I'd probably go with the lower of the two settings, but I'm not familiar with the display to really comment on how exactly it might behave.
Forum: Display Calibration   12-13-2014, 08:04 AM
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Posted By alluringreality
There haven't been any replies about the PS4, so...

There haven't been any replies about the PS4, so I don't know exactly what it can play. Based on the following, I would guess the PS4 may be able to play the AVCHD from a DVD or the HDMV from a BD-R...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-26-2014, 11:43 AM
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Posted By alluringreality
Someone familiar with the TV or listed devices...

Someone familiar with the TV or listed devices could probably give a better guess at how your TV handles various inputs and if any adjustment settings might be available. I'm not familiar with the TV...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-07-2014, 06:08 AM
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Posted By alluringreality
I think the comment you're referring to was about...

I think the comment you're referring to was about a different Sony model. I have taken the back off my TV, and personally I was unable to see significant changes depending on the screws in the back....
Forum: Display Calibration   11-05-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4,150
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Posted By alluringreality
Assuming things are set correctly, you have a...

Assuming things are set correctly, you have a display that is able to equally accept video or computer levels, and the display level matches light output for black and white, I'll suggest there...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-05-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4,150
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Posted By alluringreality
If you only use a computer for video, you could...

If you only use a computer for video, you could try setting it to output video levels. I think on my AMD card the limited range setting under the video properties with the default RGB full pixel...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-26-2014, 08:24 AM
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Posted By alluringreality
By default most computers use a full RGB range,...

By default most computers use a full RGB range, which uses 0 for black and 255 for white. Video instead uses 16 for black and 235 for white. In order for video to fit with the full RGB range...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-25-2014, 10:43 AM
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Posted By alluringreality
If you've had two examples and neither meets your...

If you've had two examples and neither meets your expectations, then I'd probably consider moving on to something else. While large, edge-lit LCDs are generally not regarded as having very uniform...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-23-2014, 05:21 PM
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Posted By alluringreality
I think there was talk of the speakers being in...

I think there was talk of the speakers being in the bottom of the TV, so I'll guess the holes in the bottom and the pieces you're talking about might relate to the audio design. I had only viewed the...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-23-2014, 12:03 PM
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Posted By alluringreality
Personally I'm not a fan of using color filters...

Personally I'm not a fan of using color filters on modern displays, but maybe it's possible that their actual effectiveness might be somewhat relative to the display you're using. Both my current and...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-22-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4,150
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Posted By alluringreality
Out of curiosity I tried playing the HDMV version...

Out of curiosity I tried playing the HDMV version from a BD-RE and a virtual mounted disc with VLC. The Open Disc option seemed to work in either situation when the no menu check mark was selected,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-21-2014, 08:12 PM
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Views: 74,928
Posted By alluringreality
It's clearly possible to exaggerate...

It's clearly possible to exaggerate non-uniformity on these TVs in photos, yet some photos are drastic enough that the effects are likely to be more noticeable than on my TV. Subjectively I don't see...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-18-2014, 11:40 AM
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Posted By alluringreality
Yes, it's fine if there is flashing for 251 on...

Yes, it's fine if there is flashing for 251 on the A4 Color Clipping pattern. You want to at least see 219-233 flash, and if you see all of 219-251 flash that's also okay. In my opinion the only...
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