We had an interesting discussion concerning your post last night. This was two TV shootouts ago in 2018 and none of us remember exactlywhat happened with the LG. You can go ahead and verify this. I do remember clearly for that event we had only one day to do the set up and calibration since we held it at the store. I calibrated the two Sony's, Tyler did the Samsung and Dave calibrated the two BVM's and the LG. I remember a new 3D LUT being built and loaded on the LG for ISF Dark and then I believe Tyler did a manual calibration of ISF Bright and HDR. The reason why we ran out of time was because the rental company sent us a BVM without the HDMI connection so we had to get an adaptor and wait for a 2nd BVM to arrive which then Dave had to calibrate both. Also the two Sony's had just been released so we were having some issues with them as well. I can say with certainty that we looked at the LG after calibration along with the rest of the sets and felt it looked fine otherwise we would have stayed up all night working it. I assumed that Dave might have used LS in some capacity, maybe to do some validation since he had the software but that didn't happen. We were all working in parallel trying to get everything done to ensure all the sets looked their best. I hope this ends this discussion since there is nothing more to say.Hi John,
I asked from David Abrams to let me know what really happened, the plan was to perform 3D LUT with LG, he performed... but because the results where not so good, and there was not such free time available... the LG at the end had been calibrated for SDR manually.
LG had been calibrated manually @ HDTVtest 2019 shootout for SDR also.