Originally Posted by hhtatum
I have never checked my Contrast/Brightness settings with a disk. .
So AVSForum member have wonderul discs you can download and burn. Go to the calibration forum and look at the sticky for the Blu ray Calibration disk. You can
1. Burn a blu-ray (if you have one)
2. Burn a AVCHD DVD (so basically blu-ray on DVD) that 99% of blu-ray players can play
3. DOwnload the mp4 files that all computers, xbox, UPNP, and most TVs can stream nativly (like the Elite
So The first file has "flashing grey bars". You want to make sure you can see #17 barely flash
The contrast test is for White bars flashing grey. You want to get to under 233...
There is a great PDF. Really with this you can get the black level and contrast quite close. I have a "blue-filter" I can hold up to my eye for the color tests.
Basically the settings that were posted (not your mod) by the awesome dude with teh Intel Logo
are almost PERFECT. I needed Brightness +2. The color was almost perfect with the blue-filter.
I am having it "geek squad" calibrated soon for ISF mode day/night and Game. I bet that will suck and will cann ChadB
For now things look sweet.