Sony KD-55X8505B Reviewer's Recommended Best Settings


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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.

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You can read the review here: Sony X8505 (KD-55X8505) TV Review | AVForums

Scene Select: Cinema

Picture Mode: Cinema 1

Backlight: 2 (Make sure you turn the Light Sensor off in System Settings/Eco)

Contrast: 90

Brightness: 50

Colour: 54

Hue: 0

Colour Temperature: Warm 2

Sharpness: 50

Noise Reduction: Off

MPEG Noise Reduction: Off

Dot Noise Reduction: Off

Reality Creation: Personal Preference

Smooth Gradation: Off

Motionflow: True Cinema (with 24p content)

Film Mode: Auto

Advanced Settings

Black Corrector: Off

Advanced Contrast Enhancer: Mid

Gamma: -2

Auto Light Limiter: Off

Clear White: Off

Live Colour: Off

White Balance: Red Gain 0, Green Gain -1, Blue Gain 0, Red Cutoff 0, Green Cutoff 0, Blue Cutoff 0
Detail Enhancer: Off

Edge Enhancer: Off

Skin Naturaliser: Off
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