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Why are there no self calibrating TV's?

Dick Emery

Established Member
I know the argument that it makes it more expensive but given that some TV's include a 3D LUT test patterns system why not make it so that it does the calibration itself with supported colorimeters (purchased separately if you you want)? Why not just throw in the software that compares the feedback from a colorimeter plugged into a USB port? Both Android and WebOS have the capability there. Surely it's not that hard to include? You don't have to use it if you don't want to of course but it would be great to have it there for those of us who do? We have software that works on PC's to self calibrate computer monitors. So why not have the ability to do so in the TV itself?


Distinguished Member
Because there are other things higher up the priority list that'll create far more sales for the same cost as licencing or developing calibration software.

The number of people wanting additional calibration on top of the factory setup is a tiny market.


Prominent Member
It does exist...sort of.

SpectraCal's AutoCal

You need their specific kit and software.

Plus it's only compatible on certain brands, even then only on limited models; but it is available.

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