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Sony's KV-30HS420 video settings.

01-26-2006, 01:28 PM
I'm having trouble getting the best picture and brightness settings. I currently have them both in the middle. What can I do to make these settings look the best and and prolong the TV's lifespan the longest? Thanks.

01-27-2006, 10:15 AM
I have the same TV and used the Avia calibration DVD to set all the video settings. To prolong the lifespan of the TV I would recommend not using the "Vivid" picture setting - depending on what I'm watching I switch between Standard, Movie, and Pro - but never Vivid.

03-05-2006, 05:24 AM
Yeah, Vivid is insanely bright. Even Standard seems a bit too bright. I need this TV lasting for about 8 years. I either switch between the Pro and Movie setting. I'm hoping by limiting myself to just these two options that it will prolong my TV's lifespan.