After DVE calibrating my PWD8, I think I got more noise... just a little tad... I mean, I noticed it right after, so there couldn't have been all that much noice before... or maybe it's just me... I tend to really look after those things too...! But I must say too, that I didn't notice a real dramatic **** in PQ - maybe I did it wrong or maybe I just hit the right settings, when I got my screen in "run-in-mode"... Also, I had to take the Advanced Setting "Input Level" all the way down to see the white bars at the outside of the screen on the test pattern Title 12, chapter 14, and to see the white square in test pattern 13, 2...?? Heres the link to the patterns: http://www.avforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=196873 But could that be right? At least it helped... The one thing it did help though, was of course the details in the black! They are way better!