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LG UF8500 4k LED TV Calibration Settings

For our review of the LG UF8500 4k UHD LED TV, we calibrated the picture of the television. Here are our picture settings results.

LG UF8500 Calibration Settings 1

For every usage, set the picture mode to 'Expert1'. This even includes gaming, because when 'TruMotion' is off, the input lag is the same for both 'Game' and 'Expert1.'

LG UF8500 Calibration Settings 2

If you find the picture too dark, increase 'Backlight'. This won't mess up the calibration. Do not touch 'Brightness,' though.

LG UF8500 Calibration Settings 3

If you want the soap opera effect, turn on 'TruMotion'. See our review for our test of the 'LED Local Dimming' feature.

LG UF8500 Calibration Settings 4

Disable all processing features, including 'Dynamic Contrast'.

The rest of the settings below are for the white balance and the color space calibration. They are all active at the same time, so you will need to enter all of them. Keep in mind that everything below is unit-dependent, and might not work perfectly with your TV.

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3 ANSWERED QUESTIONS
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White Balance-->20 Point-->IRE 70 is missing, instead screen shows settings for IRE 20.
Good catch! It is fixed now.
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FYI this works perfect for the new LG 55" 4K 55UF6450. I adjusted 'Color' to 63 and 'Backlight' to 80 but other than that it is perfect. Great Job!
Interesting! Thank you for sharing!
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Will the local dimming set to low improve contrast ratio and make the blacks a bit better?
Yes it will make the blacks darker, but because the dimming zones are really big, it will also make the whites darker, so the resulting contrast ratio will stay about the same. It depends on the scene though. Check out our review, the local dimming video that we took is with that settings set to high.
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