Originally Posted by tgm1024
Originally Posted by Nick Dangerous
Originally Posted by chopcg
Yes. It was the first thing that I did. Maybe I had a lemon, but I was shocked at the lack of brightness for an LED.
Lack of brightness? On the R550? This thing gets BRIGHT. Either you had a lemon or the light sensor option was not disabled. (in the "Eco" power settings menu)
Everyone... make sure the light sensor option is disabled before configuring your TV settings. Messes up everything.
On some models this can be true. However, on my 60" 550 the light sensor causes merely a noticable yet subtle reaction. It's not the night-and-day that I've heard from owners of other brands. I was going to axe it, but it seemed so small a whack that I left it. I'll axe it tonight and see if it makes any difference in cross-over effects to the other settings.
But that guy certainly got a lemon.....the light sensor is not designed to react as much as he indicated, so something somewhere was malfunctioning.
Ok, wait a minute. I'm right *and* wrong.
I tested turning off the light sensor, but this time I did it with the "standard" settings reset to out of the box.
OMG, there were some blasts of white from my kids Transformers cartoon occupying only 1/4 of the screen that I swear made me look like a cartoon skeleton from behind. Note: 1. this is during almost twilight, so plenty of light in my family room. And 2. There are more settings to go that brighten it from here.
*WITH* the light sensor on (but no power savings mumblemumble) and "standard" is still too bright, even with my make shift 40W bias light behind it. So yeah, this thing can pump the light out if you want.
The guy had a broken TV. I cannot believe how bright this thing is. I thought the samsung I had 2 years ago burned the back of my skull. But this thing? Jeeeeeeezzzzzzzzzzzz..............