Originally Posted by Pickstv
You've done a great job in posting your calibration numbers. I still like to know, what input source would these settings be best suitted for...over the air, cable/dish or blu-ray movies.
The settings are for Rec.709 calibration, the standard by which both Blu-Ray discs and broadcast TV are "supposed" to adhere. Blu-Rays are 95+% compliant but TV is all over the map. Every network, every program, every camera - different. Judge your display with a Blu-Ray you know and look for memory colors like flesh tones and grass. If flesh is a little pink/red, turn the Color control down a few clicks. Too pale, the other way.
Don't try to adjust for broadcast TV or you'll become frustrated. Case in point, Fox News in Studio programs use four cameras two of which are quite good and the other two positively stink. Discovery, History, Speed, NBC Sports, Golf, and a few other networks are usually quite good but not always.
Final note on Blu-Ray movies - many modern movies are heavily stylized with Cyan background themes or similar which can taint memory colors throughout the movie. Many of the darker action and sci fi flicks are like this. Casino Royale is a good BD to use for reference and forum member Jeff Meier (umr) was nice enough to put the following information together. I use it for demo and if you have the movie you should use it to verify your "calibrated" picture. http://homecinemaguru.com/?p=1120Bonus Edit: I'm watching the Sweet 16 on TBSHD with my very accurate 3D LUT calibrated F8000. Skin tones are awesome. If you get a chance, use this channel for the duration of the tournament and enjoy their excellent calibrated cameras and transmission. - ComCast Cable in my case.Edited by buzzard767 - 3/29/13 at 7:03pm