• To reset the picture items to the default settings,
press c after step 4 to select "RESET" in Video
Control display 2 and press ENTER.
• You can skip the adjustment without saving by
pressing X/x in step 2.
• Video based software, such as TV drama,
animation, and live music software are more
adequately processed under the video based
conversion. Film based software such as movies
are better processed under the film based
• Depending on the disc or the scene being played,
the "Y NR," or "C NR" effect may be hard to
• Some DVDs contain both video based and film
based sections. For example, a DVD may contain
a movie taken on film, and a "Making of"
sequence taken on video.
• If the progressive format image becomes unclear
or unnatural when "MEMORY" is set to
"PROGRESSIVE 1" or "PROGRESSIVE 2," try
viewing with "PROGRESSIVE 1" set to
"VIDEO." If this does not improve the picture,
view the images in Interlace format through the
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (page 71), or
switch to another jack.
• "CHROMA DELAY" is not usable when signals
are output from the HDMI jack.
Adjusting the brightness of
selected areas (Gamma
Depending on your TV or viewing
environment, images on the screen may lose
definition when a certain area of the image is
so light that it appears washed out, or so dark
that it blends into the surrounding dark areas.
By correcting the Gamma value, you can
adjust the brightness of selected areas to get a
clearer image. While the "BRIGHTNESS"
adjustment controls the brightness of the
entire image, the "GAMMA" adjustment is
useful when only some portions of the image
Example: You are watching a movie that is
rich in shadows and you want to see the
hidden details of the scenery.
If you use the "BRIGHTNESS" adjustment,
the entire image will become brighter, losing
definition in the areas that were initially
bright. The "GAMMA" adjustment enables
you to select the dark part and gradually
increase its brightness without sacrificing the
After step 3 of "Adjusting the picture
items in MEMORY," press X/x to
display the "GAMMAt" adjustment
bar, and press ENTER or c.
The "GAMMA" adjustment display
Current Gamma setup value
Press X/x to select areas of an image.
The upper region adjusts the dark areas
and the lower region adjusts the light
of an image