Panasonic setup settings

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  1. fleecymonkey

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    Hi
    I'm taking delivery of a new 42" Panasonic plasma tv in the next day or so and someone at work said sumit about turning the contrast / brightness/sharpness/ colour settings down for the 1st few hrs.

    Is this true and if so what should they be turned down to and for how long:eek:

    any info would be great thanks alot:smashin:
     
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    200hrs is the recommended period although some have said no run-in is needed. Better safe than sorry.

    You don't say which model but the most important thing is to take it out of Dynamic mode as that is very screen unfriendly. Switch to Cinema mode, contrast no higher than 1/3 and brightness as required.

    Once you reach 200 hours gradually increase the settings and by 350hrs it should be okay to increase contrast to whatever you find acceptable but keep it in Cinema mode.
     
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    i have the th42pz70 and i am just running it off cinema mode and all is fine.

    only had it a few days
     
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    Same here. I will run it in cenema mode for another week then turn it to Normal or auto. I have quickly switched it to those modes and things look even better again.

    I have just watched the England match on BBC HD. Wow, great picture, no judder or motion smearing, just pure great picture. Who needs to spend so much more on a pioneer set? This TV is wonderful.
     
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    i keep switching occasionally to see how vibrant it looks in the proper colour modes, and it's like :eek:

    also it nearly blinds me as my eyes have adapted well to the cinema mode

    can't wait for the tweakers to get the best settings out for this tv, then we can get the most out of it :lease:
     
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    It was my understanding that the "recommended" optimum setting,even during the running in period,was Normal for Freeview viewing,and Cinema for DVDs.
    Dynamic was to be avoided at all times.
     
  7. fleecymonkey

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    Thanks fellas

    Wow 200 hrs run in time bloody ell thats alot:eek:

    Oh and Dynamic will be avoided at all times;)
     
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    i got the pz70 have not run it in at all i had it for nearly 2 weeks now and all is fine ,one heck of a tv
     

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