Sky HD Contrast.. Good setting?

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  1. EVH

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    Hey all,

    I've been messing around the my picture settings on my Bravia 46W2000 (read the mega settings thread), but cannot find any conclusive setting regarding the Sky contrast setting?

    I've always just left it on "Medium" in the Picture Settings, but after trying it on "Low" last night when watching some HD footy I'm not so sure.

    ..is there a value that most consider as standard?

    Cheers
     
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    I would think as you have low, medium and high...it would be medium :D
     
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    Well you've got a 33.3% chance of getting it right:devil:

    I have mine on medium
     
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    When Gordon ISF'd my set up he opted for medium :)
    and he should know what he's doing :smashin:

    Ron
     
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    Mine was set on medium but after reading your thread I had a mess around to see if there was a difference. For me, the Low setting really does make the HD picture better. Did this while watching X-Men and the difference was quite pronounced.

    Nice one :smashin:
     
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    "Low" reduces the white point so if your display is calibrated it never actually produces pure white (which should be 235, but it ends up as 215 or thereabouts). "High" pushes the white point well beyond the safe area and clips the extremes, well beyond 255, so you lose detail. "Medium" does absolutely nothing to the image, and that's the "accurate" setting - provided your display is calibrated correctly.
     

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