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Old 03-31-2012, 01:49 AM   #2
JimF37
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Default More Panasonic P55GT30 Settings - "THX"

These settings are for my P55GT30 that have evolved as the TV has aged (500+ hrs).

*** Panasonic V2.1 FW update has been installed ***

The "THX" picture mode and produces a bit softer picture with a "neutral" caste using "Normal" color temp. [Note the original color temp recommended is "Warm2".]

Settings changed after SC board and SU + SD boards were replaced. Color balance is completely different than before. --- 1/10/14 ----

--Picture menu
Picture mode: THX
Contrast: +83
Brightness: +57
Color: +44
Tint: 0
Sharpness: +60
Color temp: Warm1
Color Mgmt: Off
C.A.T.S.: Off
Video NR: Off

--- Pro Settings ----
[grayed out] - No SM changes are necessary -

-- Aspect adjustments submenu
Screen format: Full
HD size: Size 1
H size: Size 1
Zoom adjustments: [grayed out]

-- HDMI settings:
[no change from default]

--Advanced picture submenu
3D Y/C filter: Off [grayed out]
Color matrix: HD
Block NR: Off
Mosquito NR: On
Motion smoother: Off
Black level: Light
3:2 Pulldown: On
24p Direct in: 60Hz [grayed out]

This results in a superb, natural, balanced color HDTV picture! I highly recommend these settings if you can't calibrate your HDTV yourself. After the SC+SU/SD board replacement, the settings produce excellent, bright video that just a 'tad' bit softer than the my Custom mode.

Last edited by JimF37; 12-05-2016 at 01:09 AM. Reason: Setting changes after SC + SU +SD boards replaced:1/10/14 update
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