Originally Posted by mikej3131
Hey Robotik, after adjusting, was the picture better than the three preset(dynamic, standard, movie) modes????/ and if so, what adjustments did you make???
What is your experience with SD cable and lcd's???? can you compare this Samsung to the XBR when watching SD????
Well as in how well, and what connection(hdmi, component etc.) are you using for Standard definition????
What did you set the backlight to for the best results????
I use the custom setting on the Ln-S4092D. I didn't like the presets that much, especially movie mode (too dark). Here is what settings I came up with just based on my eyes alone (no calibration disk just yet)
Contrast = 100
Brightness = 75 (you can go slightly lower than this but you may lose some dark detail)
Sharpness = 60
Color = 45
Tint = G55 R45 (not available with component sources)
Color Tone = Cool1
Digital Noise Reduction = On
Energy Saving = Medium or High (depending on the amount of light in the room). High will give you the blackest blacks. I use that at night when the lights are off.
As far as SD goes, all I can say is to me it looks acceptable to good on most channels, but I have no other experience with another TV to compare that with. I have not seen SD on the XBR.
For SD via regular analog cable the 4092D does a good job of reducing grain and noise. (And believe me, my analog signal is crap on my other TVs.) For digital cable I have the cable box set to 480P component output and the picture looks OK to good depending on the channel but slightly soft. The softness is probably due to the cable box I would guess because I do not see as soft a picture via analog cable without the box.