Originally Posted by Tatts4Life
Found this post and thought I was seeing things. Finally a 4K calibration disc? Sweet! I was literally thinking of buying the 2nd edition since there was no official 4k disc. I tested out the demo material on my Sony Bravia x800D and OMG do I love it. I've always wondered when watching some movies was I really watching the 4K HDR version. My favorite scenes are the Honey, Peacock feather, The red and yellow cactus, the jars with the colored liquid, and the scene that shows a helicopter shot of a city at night. I do have a few questions after reading through the thread. I've seen several mentions that the cinema setting is the best for viewing with OLED TV's. Is this the same for the Sony x800D? Cinema Pro looks VERY similar to what I did with calibrating the custom mode on my tv. Cinema Home makes the colored jars color pop so much more that I love that setting but unfortunately I do notice that the clouds shadows or highlights look blown out, They look too white and some of the detail in the shadow disappear. One other question with the brightness test pattern I can only see the 4% and 2% bar and even then it's barely visible. When I go to change brightness it's already at max. Is this normal to not see much of that test pattern? I have an LG 4K player, I think it's a UBK80, hooked up to my Denon x6300h set to passthrough.
On the Sony, I believe Cinema Pro is the starting point. At least it is what I use on the Z9D. For LG, I use Cinema. Since you have a Sony, calibrate SDR first. Sony uses the SDR calibration for the basis of HDR calibration. I don't believe anyone else does that.
In HDR, below black is undefined since it was designed as a full range format. While there are code values below black in the pattern, I don't really expect anything to show it, unlike SDR, where I do if you pull brightness up. The player should pass it all to the display.
Here is a shot list
of the montage video. The liquid is quantum dot. It is illuminated with a UV light, which is what makes it glow. We plan to add more info such as lens, focal length, etc...
When in doubt, connect the player directly to the display to see if the AVR is doing anything. (as a test, not permanent)