Originally Posted by mombasa123
Thank you Ryan. That is v informative and educational!
I think the correct Contrast for the Q9FN is 45 based on EOTF/Luminance curves (in preference to the clipping patterns). Vincent Teoh also pointed out the blownup highlights (ie loss of detail) in his review (default Contrast of 50). I have attached both 45 & 50 Contrast curves to illustrate. The 45 one is much closer to reference and inline with rtings.com post review analysis.
It has been all over the net that Samsung do artificially brighten the PQ so your comments do fit. I am not convinced that Samsung do not respect MaxCLL/FLL as my Vero 4K+ which (currently) does noy pass that metadata has very different clipping readings compared to the internal player. My Odroid N2 and Oppo based M9702 media streamer arriving soon so looking fwd to some comparisions.
Many thanks again for replying.
The contrast will actually be between 40-45 to correctly follow the EOTF. Just depends on your panel.
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