my panasonic pt47 wxd64 picture is horrible

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splitfish777
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my panasonic pt47 wxd64 picture is horrible

I was wondering why my picture is so off. I keep trying to mess with the color and tint and all. is there like a reset or something or do i need to converge please help

Matt Whitlock
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I guess that really depends

I guess that really depends how the picture is "off". Can you take a snapshot of the TV image and post it? We'll need to see it to be of any help.

andee
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My brorher a tv mechanic from

My brorher a tv mechanic from way back, taught me how to set color. Look at the face when you do tint, color, hue etc, if youve got the flesh tone right on the face, the rest is ok. Or your tv should have a factory preset, look in manual.

Matt Whitlock
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I'm never one to argue with

I'm never one to argue with one's brother, but flesh tone is only one of a few factors you should consider when adjusting a TV image, but is usually the what most people go by.

The problem with adjusting by flesh tone is the underemphasis of red. Most people look at a white face, and set color to make everyone look pale. This in turn means that the user is kicking the image to the green side and reducing overall color saturation.

If you really want to know the best way for a user to adjust a TV picture, it isn't by eye at all. There are commercially available DVDs with video test patterns and color filters. This is truly the only way to set a TV with any real accuracy. I find that AVIA is the easiest for most to pick up and use, but Digital Video Essentials is also widely used (albeit more geared for enthusiasts).

However, even the user controls are limited. For the absolute best performance from your television display, you'll want to have it adjusted by an ISF technician.

TechLore even has some articles that can help you adjust your TV. Read "How to use your televisions video controls" to make your adjustments by eye.

If you pick up a video calibration disc, then read "How to Adjust Your Picture Using Video Test Patterns".

 

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