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BenQ W1070 Reviewer’s Recommended Best Settings

Discussion in 'Projectors & Screens Forum' started by Steve Withers, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. Steve Withers

    Steve Withers Assistant Editor

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    Disclaimer: The settings below are supplied for information purposes only. We make no guarantee that using the adjustments below will improve your TV's picture, they may even make it look worse. Every TV, even from the same manufacturer and model number will vary, as will the environment the TV is used in. For further information on how to set up your TV, please follow the steps in our Picture Perfect campaign.

    To find a professional calibrator near you, see our Custom Installer and Calibrator Directory.

    You can read the review here: BenQ W1070 review

    Column 1 Column 2
    0 Preset: User 1
    1 Brightness: 51
    2 Contrast: 53
    3 Colour: 50
    4 Tint: 50
    5 Sharpness: 8
    6 Colour Temp: Normal
    7 Lamp Power: Economic
    8 Advanced
    9 Clarity Level: 0
    10 Gamma: 2.2
    11 BrilliantColor: Off
    12 Colour Temp Fine Tuning: Red Gain 96, Green Gain 88, Blue Gain 95, Red Offset 256, Green Offset 256, Blue Offset 256
    13 Colour Management: Red - Hue 50/Gain 52/Saturation 49, Green - H 64/G 48/S 50, Blue - H 52/G 47/S 50, Cyan - H 50/G 47/S 50, Magenta - H 70/G 51/S 50, Yellow - H 64/G 50/S 47
    14 Aspect Ratio: Real
     
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    willykatie Well-known Member

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    What Yellow in CMS?
     
  3. Steve Withers

    Steve Withers Assistant Editor

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    Sorry accidentally missed it out, I've added it now.
     
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    Ta, definitely worth a punt will pop then in sometime when I getta spare mo see what comes out :D
     
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    Just set mine up ready to try tonight :thumbsup:

    Interested to see how these settings compare with my own "calibrated" (lol) setup, might need to tune to compensate for the filter though.
     
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    Let us all know how you tune the settings as I am now using a filter.
     
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    I think this would just be limited to brightness/contrast, since the ND2 doesn't actually change the hue or anything. Impossible to do during the daytime of course, so will have a little play tonight.
     
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    I found the settings above to give a great looking image.....until I added all that yellow that was added later! Ended up dropping yellow down to 48 ;-).
    Steve
     
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    What part of yellow did you drop to 48?
     
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    I dropped the yellow hue to 48. With it at 64 as above, faces seemed very orange.

    With that and all other settings as above, the picture is very natural and I am very pleased with the results.

    Steve.
     
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    Are these settings done with HDMI source. On my 1070 the Hue and Colour are not available to tune when using HDMI source. Also, the factory presets for Colour Temperature Gain are almost half of what is shown. Why such a great variance?
     
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    Everyones been diseased in our house hence the delayed reply.
    These settings were applied at the same time as I painted some "Black Widow" on the wall. Its certainly made a differance i`m loving it, thanks again.
     
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    I will have to try these settings out. Is it difficult to caliberate yourself?
     
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    djpaulc247 Well-known Member

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    I've yet to change my picture settings so will give these a try, are the settings for 3D the same or would anything need changing?
     
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    Hi Steve, what picture settings did you use for 3D?
     
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    i think these settings are better:

    Mode - Cinema
    Brightness - 50
    Contrast - 50
    Sharpness - Default
    Lamp Power ECO
    Advanced Menu
    Color Temp
    RGain - 101 >102
    GGail - 100
    BGain - 105
    ROff - 251
    GOff - 249
    BOff - 254 >255
    Color mgmt
    Red
    46
    51
    48
    Green
    50
    49
    47
    Blue (No Changes)
    Gamma - 2.2
     

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