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    Agoraquest Forum Index Television Configuration
    Black Level/Contrast Dashboard
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    Last Reply: February 2, 2003, 12:12 pm

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    Author Black Level/Contrast

    Rank: Sony Fan

    Joined: Jan 15, 2003
    Posts: 5
    From: Needham, Massachusetts

      Posted: 2003-01-31 14:00

    My KV-20FV300 had terrible picture geometry when first viewed. I refined it using my dot/bar generator, and it's now great!

    But, the picture has so much contrast/so dark a black level that some dark scenes - especially in broadcast movies - lose picture detail. I've tried adjusting the contrast level, but it's still too dark.

    Any suggestions?



    Rank: Sony Devotee

    Joined: Jan 24, 2003
    Posts: 84
    From: California,USA

      Posted: 2003-01-31 17:20

    If you have a DVD player, you should go get the Avia setup DVD. You can properly adjust your set with it.

    Click on the WWW button below to visit my website.


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    Joined: Aug 23, 2002
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    From: Houston, TX

      Posted: 2003-02-02 00:18

    Black level = Brightness
    White level = Contrast = Picture

    You should be raising the "Brightness" level, not "Contrast" or "Picture".



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    Joined: Jan 15, 2003
    Posts: 5
    From: Needham, Massachusetts

      Posted: 2003-02-02 12:12

    Thanks for your responses, guys. I'm planning to get the Avia DVD and I'll certainly use it to set the picture brightness and contrast.

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