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Hi, I am looking for calibration settings for Samsung 4k UN55HU6840. I just bought the TV and looking to get the best picture. Any info you can pass along would be appreciated.
Copying settings from another TV is at best a crap shoot, your TV could end up being less accurate then the picture it had out of the box or factory settings. Download for free AVS HD 709 calibration disk and adjust your basic picture settings, Contrast, Brightness, Color, Sharpness and disable any enhancements, like black tone, dynamic contrast , etc. Switch the TV to Movie Mode.
 

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Hi, I am looking for calibration settings for Samsung 4k UN55HU6840. I just bought the TV and looking to get the best picture. Any info you can pass along would be appreciated.
Welcome to the forum. As novices tend to do, you are making erroneous assumptions about the capabilities of consumer electronics and about the nature of display calibration. Consumer electronics are not as consistent from sample to sample as aerospace grade or military spec devices might be. Tolerances are not as precise, nor alignments from the factory. Even much more costly professional displays require regular and individual calibration to reliably perform according to video industry standards.

There is also a persistent and popular myth in consumer video circles that copying the settings from a calibrated display of the same make and model will result in the same performance. This is only true as far as general picture modes and feature selections. Actual menu values can and will differ from one sample of TV to the another off the same assembly line. There are exceptions, but the majority of samples require individual adjustment, especially when individual viewing environment conditions are taken into account. These "sticky" threads from the top of this section of the forum add more detail:

'Display Calibration: Root Fundamentals'
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1021933

'Sharing display menu settings?'
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1055906

Here's another from a similar forum:

'Why copying settings from the web won't get you a calibrated TV'
http://forums.hdtvtest.co.uk/index.php?topic=7202.0

These links are also very instructive:

'The Fruits Of Copying Settings- The Pioneer Lottery'
http://www.tlvexp.ca/2012/12/the-fruits-of-copying-settings-the-pioneer-lottery/

'Beginners' Gude To The Articles'
http://www.tlvexp.ca/2013/05/beginners-guide-to-the-articles/

You will find advice to the contrary in this forum and others. Stick with what comes from formally trained, experienced professionals to start, rather than sorting through presumptuous and assertive posts from anonymous sources with unknown credentials. There is plenty of both good and bad advice on public discussion boards. Anyone can say anything they want without accountability if they just use a fake name.

Best regards and beautiful pictures,
G. Alan Brown, President
CinemaQuest, Inc.
A Lion AV Consultants affiliate

"Advancing the art and science of electronic imaging"
 

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A stickys ass this should be required before more ranting threads regarding if it's a 60 or 120 over a darn 800.00 tv. I kinda like going to the local Mickey D's and causing a fuss over the fact your cheese slice got put on crooked even tho it cost ya 2 bucks. Not ranting folks just a simple observation of a guy who's been on boards since sadly they were invented. Your television is like grandmas best Sunday meal. No two will be alike. Your rooms are different your lighting is different your eyes are different and I thank the big guy the mods allow some of the things they do and stay sober. A reference is what we have a starting point so that we may find our own personal grandma meal that keeps us in front of the boob tube that has changed our lives just like her cooking. Ty grandma and ty as well to the fine folks who pass out the yard sticks.
 
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