Apologies in advance for being a bit of a late jumper on the 750 bandwagon. I had an older 46" Samsung LCD (LNS4695DX) that pleased me greatly, and I recently upgraded when the price on the 52" 750 model (240Hz) dropped down to about $1,900.
Overall, I like the set a lot. I'm pleased with the purchase, and the TV is especially good for Blu-ray. However, I'm experiencing an issue with the machine I wanted to run by the experts.
This TV seems to have a picture quality quirk that I haven't previously experienced. I don't know quite how to explain this, but fine images (i.e. text or lettering) seem to be "overenhanced" such that the edges of lettering bleed into each other, or into surrounding colors. I first thought that the "Edge Enhancement" setting would fix this, but it seems to have no effect. This is particularly pronounced on SD sources, but is also somewhat noticeable in HD.
To give you an example, if I'm watching a football game - even in HD - I find it nearly impossible to read the names on the backs of jerseys when the camera isn't zoomed in. In a letter like "P", for instance, the "hole" at the top of the "P" will appear completely filled in due to this effect. Clearly, text from that distance is never easy to read, but I bring this example up because it's one thing I that I distinctly remember was more clear on my old TV. I know that SD images look wonky on HD sets, but I've never had this specific problem before.
I've tried tinkering with the basic settings to fix this, but to no avail. Turning the sharpness way down makes the problem less noticeable, but that also makes the picture fuzzy (duh). Before I re-calibrated the machine via some of the service menu settings I've found in this thread, I wanted to run this by you guys. I'm curious as to whether you know of this issue (or if my ramblings adequately explain the problem to begin with). Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this.
Below is a picture that illustrates one manifestation of the problem. This is a shot from a Nintendo Wii source (480p). Note that the "P3" is supposed to be solid gray, but, here, the lettering is murky/inconsistently-colored due to the "overenhancement" issue I talk about above.
Thanks again, and any help is appreciated.