Set Up Your Sony TV For Best Picture Quality - ISF Calibrator Recommendations



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In this video, we go through the basic picture adjustments, (with top ISF video calibrator Jason Dustal), EVERYONE should do when setting up their new Sony TV to ensure the best picture quality and operation for SD and HD video sources.

00:00 - Intro
00:26 - Jason Introduction
00:53 - Sony model in video
01:25 - First steps
01:36 - Firmware update
01:59 - HDMI setup
04:14 - Quick tip: check for Dolby Vision content
05:19 - Turn off energy saving mode
06:58 - Disabling ambient light sensor
08:19 - Get display out of torch/vivid picture mode
09:25 - Which picture mode is best?
10:53 - Disable motion enhancement settings (soap opera effect)
12:27 - SMPTE test pattern
12:45 - Murideo and FREE test patterns
13:34 - Some settings will need to be adjusted by eye
13:49 - Brightness adjustment
14:01 - Brightness setting on modern Sony displays
14:18 - Brightness settings on older Sony displays
14:36 - Brightness/backlight setting
16:10 - Contrast setting
17:06 - How to read contrast test pattern
17:41 - How to set contrast
18:38 - Don’t use contrast control to make picture brighter
18:51 - Brightness/backlight adjustments vs contrast adjustment
19:23 - Setting black level
19:50 - Why is black level important?
20:13 - How to read brightness pattern
21:20 - What is the gamma setting?
21:47 - Best calibrated with a light meter
22:47 - Setting gamma
23:20 - Advanced contrast enhancer setting
24:34 - How to adjust local dimming
26:02 - Peak luminance
26:40 - Peak luminance OFF for SDR content, ON for HDR content
27:19 - Calibrating multiple picture modes
27:45 - Color Temperature setting
28:14 - How to set color temp preset
28:51 - Expert setting and using a light meter
30:05 - Color menu
30:16 - Test patterns for verifying color
31:58 - Do you need to apply these settings to each picture mode?
32:15 - Sharpness control
32:33 - How to adjust sharpness
33:02 - Extra/other settings (reality creation, noise reduction, etc.)
33:40 - Overall process

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