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post #1 of 1489
Thread Starter 
First post reserved for official review calibration settings.

I will post my user settings after I have time to tweak the set.

Link to Owners Thread
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1142350

CNET Settings
--Picture menu
Mode: Movie
Backlight: 3
Contrast: 100
Brightness: 46
Sharpness: 0
Color: 47
Tint: G50/R50

Advanced settings submenu
Black tone: Off
Dynamic contrast: Off
Gamma: 0
Color space: Auto
Flesh tone: 0
Edge enhancement: Off
xvYCC: Off

White balance submenu
R-Offset: 23
G-Offset: 24
B-Offset: 25
R-Gain: 27
G-Gain: 23
B-Gain: 15

Picture options submenu
Color tone: Warm2
Size: Screen Fit
Digital NR: Off
HDMI black level: Normal [grayed out]
Film mode: Off [grayed out]
Blue only mode: Off
Auto motion plus 240Hz: Custom
Custom settings:
Blur reduction: 10
Judder reduction: 0

--Setup menu
Game Mode: Off
Energy saving: Off

Service Menu Access


Turn the power off. On the remote, press Mute followed by 1, 8, 2, Power in sequence. The TV will turn on and you should now see the service menu. Down arrow to Advanced. Press 0000.
post #2 of 1489
Thread Starter 
My user settings after playing around with DVE Blu-ray tonight. I didn't have a ton of time so these will change a little I'm sure. I used a PS3 connected to the set via HDMI. RGB on the PS3 is set to limited.

Picture menu
Mode: Movie
Backlight: 3
Contrast: 89
Brightness: 44
Sharpness: 20
Color: 48
Tint: G50/R50

Advanced settings submenu
Black tone: Off
Dynamic contrast: Off
Gamma: +3
Color space: Custom -even with no changes it was the best of the three options
Flesh tone: 0
Edge enhancement: Off
xvYCC: Off

White balance submenu - Untouched for now
R-Offset: 25
G-Offset: 25
B-Offset: 25
R-Gain: 25
G-Gain: 25
B-Gain: 25

Picture options submenu
Color tone: Warm2
Size: Screen Fit
Digital NR: Off
HDMI black level: Low
Film mode: Off
Blue only mode: Off
Auto motion plus 240Hz: Off

Setup menu
Game Mode: Off
Energy saving: Off
post #3 of 1489
did any setting tweaks reduce any noticeable input lag on the PS3?
post #4 of 1489
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by brilliantscience View Post

did any setting tweaks reduce any noticeable input lag on the PS3?

I didn't notice lag to begin with. I'll try playing come Rockband 2 on it and see how I do.
post #5 of 1489
Hi!!!

What's the difference between full and limited RGB on the PS3???
what it does on the picture?
thanks!!!
post #6 of 1489
Quote:
Originally Posted by thj17 View Post

Hi!!!

What's the difference between full and limited RGB on the PS3???
what it does on the picture?
thanks!!!


Your tv adjust RBG automatically so you need not mess with it. Keep it on limited. If you turn it on you will experience black crush and will have to increase the brightness on your set.
post #7 of 1489
OK thanks
I asked cuz I remember a youtube video of guy telling to
change RGB full range from limited to full range
and Y pb super white to ON

to get the same picture of assasin's creed on PS3 than on a Xbox360

thanks, I'm still debating getting a PS3 or BD player for a little cheaper..I already have a Wii and with my 14 months old little boy and a new baby coming in november...I don't have too much time to play...but it's good to know in case I'm chosing the PS3
post #8 of 1489
Quote:
Originally Posted by thj17 View Post

OK thanks
I asked cuz I remember a youtube video of guy telling to
change RGB full range from limited to full range
and Y pb super white to ON

to get the same picture of assasin's creed on PS3 than on a Xbox360

thanks, I'm still debating getting a PS3 or BD player for a little cheaper..I already have a Wii and with my 14 months old little boy and a new baby coming in november...I don't have too much time to play...but it's good to know in case I'm chosing the PS3


I turned super-white off. No one can really explain to me what it does anyway.
post #9 of 1489
Hi there B750 owners. Would you please let me know how this tv performs under dark conditions.? I need to know about the PQ on HD and SD, black and dark details in dark areas, the grey scale, contrast, the collors and so.... I used to have the A850, anybody that can compare this tv to that?..

I am considering dropping my order for a PS50B860 for this 52" B750 but I do need to be sure what I am doing. I dont want do any return when I have first decided for a set..

Thanks in advance..

Jens
post #10 of 1489
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by jenseike View Post

Hi there B750 owners. Would you please let me know how this tv performs under dark conditions.? I need to know about the PQ on HD and SD, black and dark details in dark areas, the grey scale, contrast, the collors and so.... I used to have the A850, anybody that can compare this tv to that?..

I am considering dropping my order for a PS50B860 for this 52" B750 but I do need to be sure what I am doing. I dont want do any return when I have first decided for a set..

Thanks in advance..

Jens

Best LCD I've seen under dark conditions. Very uniform screen with little to no trace of clouding. There are no flashlights on my unit.
post #11 of 1489
Quote:
Originally Posted by bpmurr View Post

Best LCD I've seen under dark conditions. Very uniform screen with little to no trace of clouding. There are no flashlights on my unit.

Now if Only they weren't so overpriced (compared to similar sized LCDs and Plasmas) I only have a $2000 budget and these are way out of that budget for now.

Even the 52a750 is out of my budget now on most sites. (marked up due to the new units being out I guess)
post #12 of 1489
Quote:
Originally Posted by PENDRAG0ON View Post

Now if Only they weren't so overpriced (compared to similar sized LCDs and Plasmas) I only have a $2000 budget and these are way out of that budget for now.

Even the 52a750 is out of my budget now on most sites. (marked up due to the new units being out I guess)

Most places have the LN46B750 for $2039- Amazon, BB, Frys.

Some online have them for $2k or 1900+; I think it was Cleveland Plasma and I forgot the other one...Stuck something.

Gl with the purchase.
post #13 of 1489
Quote:
Originally Posted by AV98 View Post

Most places have the LN46B750 for $2039- Amazon, BB, Frys.

Some online have them for $2k or 1900+; I think it was Cleveland Plasma and I forgot the other one...Stuck something.

Gl with the purchase.

I want a 52 inch LCD, 46 inch sets are too small for where the set is going.
post #14 of 1489
Quote:
Originally Posted by jenseike View Post

Hi there B750 owners. Would you please let me know how this tv performs under dark conditions.? I need to know about the PQ on HD and SD, black and dark details in dark areas, the grey scale, contrast, the collors and so.... I used to have the A850, anybody that can compare this tv to that?..

I am considering dropping my order for a PS50B860 for this 52" B750 but I do need to be sure what I am doing. I dont want do any return when I have first decided for a set..

Thanks in advance..

Jens

If you will read my initial impressions in the Owners Thread, I address some of this since I came from an A850 also. In general, there is no comparison - the B750 blows away the A750 in all areas you mentioned: PQ, black levels, contrast, color, etc. (at least this is my perception).
post #15 of 1489
I'm getting judder or maybe input lag from my xbox 360 when playing hd dvds. I also get less frequent but occasional judder from my Satellite connection when it is HD content. Anyone know how to fix that? The "judder reduction" slider doesn't fix it. Some source and HD DVDs are worse than others. I only have one blu-ray to test so far and it seemed ok.

My 360 uses the component connection (not HDMI), is that a known issue? Or is it unique to this TV? When I play games there is no issue.


I would have assumed it's due to the component connection rather than HDMI but my satellite has HDMI and it still has the same stutters on HD content at times. Not as frequent it seems but they were there for the Lost episode the other night.

I turned off 240hz processing but no affect so it isn't related to that. I didn't try film mode, would that help?
post #16 of 1489
Quote:
Originally Posted by PENDRAG0ON View Post

I want a 52 inch LCD, 46 inch sets are too small for where the set is going.

Cleveland Plasma has the LN52B750 for $2350 shipped, that's not that much more than your $2k budget. You make it seem like it's $1-2k more which is mis-leading.
post #17 of 1489
Thread Starter 
Guys please keep this about user settings, pictures, and such. Not price talk, where to buy, or size issues. That is for the owners thread.
post #18 of 1489
i will be getting my LN52B750 this week,could some owners please post your settings.
thanks in advance
al
post #19 of 1489
Quote:
Originally Posted by cocoabeach View Post

I'm getting judder or maybe input lag from my xbox 360 when playing hd dvds.

That statement makes no sense.
post #20 of 1489
Been loving m 52B750 so far. Going to try out a few Blurays tonight. Will be going from a Sammy BDP1600 via HDMI directly to the B750. What are the typical settings to get an "as intended" from the disc. AMP off and Movie for the picture mode and Dynamic Contrast off? Any help to get the settings right for best possible Bluray playback would be much appreciated.

Thanks,
awlipson
post #21 of 1489
anyone got theirs calibrated yet?
post #22 of 1489
what fw version do these new b750 series come with?
post #23 of 1489
come on B750 owners could we get some calibrated settings?Please
post #24 of 1489
Quote:
Originally Posted by vida69 View Post

what fw version do these new b750 series come with?

ill try and check in the morning and let you know
post #25 of 1489
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by vida69 View Post

what fw version do these new b750 series come with?

Here is mine

T-CHEAUSC-1006.1, Date 2009-03-30
post #26 of 1489
post #27 of 1489
B750 arrived yesterday. out of the box this set is great. I haven't even started tweaking settings, but sitting next to my XBR this thing is great. love it. look forward to more settings or other user comments.
post #28 of 1489
Quote:
Originally Posted by cocoabeach View Post

I'm getting judder or maybe input lag from my xbox 360 when playing hd dvds. I also get less frequent but occasional judder from my Satellite connection when it is HD content. Anyone know how to fix that? The "judder reduction" slider doesn't fix it. Some source and HD DVDs are worse than others. I only have one blu-ray to test so far and it seemed ok.

My 360 uses the component connection (not HDMI), is that a known issue? Or is it unique to this TV? When I play games there is no issue.


I would have assumed it's due to the component connection rather than HDMI but my satellite has HDMI and it still has the same stutters on HD content at times. Not as frequent it seems but they were there for the Lost episode the other night.

I turned off 240hz processing but no affect so it isn't related to that. I didn't try film mode, would that help?



are you using the game mode setting?
post #29 of 1489
any more updated calibration for the B750?
post #30 of 1489
Quote:
Originally Posted by oneton View Post

any more updated calibration for the B750?

Here' some settings I've been playing around with using bpmurr's settings as a starting point.

Picture menu
Mode: Movie
Backlight: 3
Contrast: 89
Brightness: 44
Sharpness: 20
Color: 49
Tint: G50/R50

Advanced settings submenu
Black tone: Off
Dynamic contrast: Off
Gamma: +3
Color space: Native
Flesh tone: 0
Edge enhancement: Off
xvYCC: Off

White balance submenu
R-Offset: 23
G-Offset: 24
B-Offset: 24
R-Gain: 27
G-Gain: 23
B-Gain: 11

Picture options submenu
Color tone: Warm2
Size: Screen Fit
Digital NR: Off
HDMI black level: Normal [grayed out]
Film mode: Off
Blue only mode: Off
Auto motion plus 240Hz: Off

Setup menu
Game Mode: Off
Energy saving: Off
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