[mythtv-users] How to properly adjust brightness and contrast
anaerin at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 04:24:46 UTC 2008
Tom Dexter wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 6:06 PM, Nick Bright<boberz at thewatch.org> wrote:
>> Is there a howto or a document on a wiki somewhere regarding the best
>> way to properly adjust the brightness, contrast, color, and hue settings
>> on a tuner to get things looking their best?
>> I'm using Happague PVR-150 tuners, and at the default settings the
>> picture is very dark. I've figured how how to adjust the settings, I
>> just really don't know how to properly adjust them all in concert to get
>> the best picture possible.
>> Any advice is appreciated. Thanks!
>> - Nick
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>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> I guess that's one nice thing about all digital TV. I'm using
> HD-5500s for OTA DTV. I just calibrated by TV using an Avia Guide to
> Home Theater DVD and all my shows look perfect. I guess when it comes
> to analog tuning you've got nothing to use as a reference.
ISTR, if you have a "THX Certified" DVD (One on this list:
http://www.thx.com/home/dvd/search.html), you can use the included "THX
Optimizer" to tweak your settings. It's not perfect, and certainly not
theatre-grade, but it will ensure your picture is mostly accurate.
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