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Hello, hoping someone can clear something up for me. I normally go with Warm2 for most color temp settings, but because I've been doing a service menu 2-pt calibration of HDR on my 2016 LG OLED and haven't wanted to screw up my SDR settings, I've been calibrating a color temp of medium at 2-pt in the service menu. My thought was that these are just labels, and that if you calibrate the grayscale as best as possible, that medium could effectively look the same as any of the color temp settings. The thing is, I've gotten my grayscale pretty close with low dEs on medium, but when I put up an HDR picture and go back and forth between the calibrated Medium and the uncalibrated Warm2, the Warm2 setting still looks better. So I'm confused - is the TV's internal processing doing something more with Medium color temp that I'm unaware of? Skin tones in particular look more yellow/green with Medium, even after calibrating.
 

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Hello, hoping someone can clear something up for me. I normally go with Warm2 for most color temp settings, but because I've been doing a service menu 2-pt calibration of HDR on my 2016 LG OLED and haven't wanted to screw up my SDR settings, I've been calibrating a color temp of medium at 2-pt in the service menu. My thought was that these are just labels, and that if you calibrate the grayscale as best as possible, that medium could effectively look the same as any of the color temp settings. The thing is, I've gotten my grayscale pretty close with low dEs on medium, but when I put up an HDR picture and go back and forth between the calibrated Medium and the uncalibrated Warm2, the Warm2 setting still looks better. So I'm confused - is the TV's internal processing doing something more with Medium color temp that I'm unaware of? Skin tones in particular look more yellow/green with Medium, even after calibrating.
To confirm what your eyes are seeing, run the ColorChecker patterns with the two different settings and see which one gives you lower dE overall.
 

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To confirm what your eyes are seeing, run the ColorChecker patterns with the two different settings and see which one gives you lower dE overall.
Thanks. So, do I need to make sure I've run a grayscale before the ColorChecker in each case?
 

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Well, the ColorChecker did not confirm what I was seeing. My Medium calibration had better dEs. I guess the brain plays tricks on us sometimes!
Hi, how are you generating your patterns? what meter are you using?
 

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Hi, how are you generating your patterns? what meter are you using?
I'm using Masciola's HDR patterns on a USB stick inserted into my LG C6 OLED. Then I'm measuring with HCFR and an i1Display Pro. I did the 2pt in the service menu on Medium and then some minor touches in the 20pt user controls. Left everything else where it should be: OLED and Contrast at 100, left brightness at 50, didn't touch color or tint.
 
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