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I just purchased a 42' Vizio LCD 120Hz for my bedroom. After I hooked up the DirecTV HDDVR and got everything all set up, I found the picture to be absolutely amazing! I mean incredible definition. Better than anything that I have seen at any of the stores. Now I have a 61" Samsung DLP in my living room and the picture on it doesn't compare. Now, don't get me wrong, the picture on the DLP is crystal clear. Always has been, and I've never had a problem with it. But the definition in HD doesn't compare. Do I need to clean something? Is it the 2 year old HDDVR from DirecTV? Do I need to have the DLP adjusted? I'm not sure. It seems like the definition was like that when I first got the DLP, but again I'm not sure. I want the DLP to be as clear as the LCD. i know it has the potential to be.
 

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Assuming both units are full 1080p HDTVs then the 42" will of course provide better PS since each of its pixels is much smaller then those on the 61". If your 61" is a 720p model then the difference would be even more pronounced.

Viewing distance could also be a factor what is your viewind distance from the different tvs?
 

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Both sets are 1080p. With the 61" the viewing distance is about 12'. With the 42" its about 7-10'. But I mean the difference in definition is pronounced. Like I said, there is nothing wrong with the DLP, the picture is great. It's just that the LCD is awesome. I would like to have the same definition in the DLP. Even the blue ray picture on the DLP isn't as good as HBOHD on the LCD.
 

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Since the picture settings are set and saved separatluy for each input interface connection I assume that you have tried varying all of the PQ settings available using the Picture Menu option when watching a program over each different interface you are using to the TV.
 

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I wouldn't know how to make any adjustments. They are as they came out of the box. Never touched them on either set. Should I?
 

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Absoluly, since all eyeballs are not the same they are there so users can set the different options to values they and other members of their household like best and to to compensate for differences in the video received from different sources.

Read through the section of your user manual that discusses them.
 
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