Anyone good at adjusting a television picture?
Posted on 2012-03-27
I've been watching a 19 inch Zenith for years.
It has shown signs of going bad. Every few days the picture would shrink, top to bottom. A nice tap on both sides and it clears up for a few more days.
So, I was given a 27 inch Zenith. This picture does not look right. There is something about the picture that does not look right. Now, part of this may be that I have looked at the other one, hours a day for years. And each TV has it's own personality. (?)
I have done some experimenting with adjustments of tint, color, contrast, and brightness.
I tried the middle of the range on all 4 settings, and combinations to the low side, or high side, etc.
How should I try to use brightness, tint, color, and contrast to make this picture look better?
The 27 inch was a give away so maybe it was not 100% when they gave it away.
It did not cost me anything but I do not want to trash it, if it can be adjusted.
Color, and brightness and tint are settings where I can clearly see the difference if one or the other is too low (0 on a scale of 0-10) or too high (10 on a scale of 0-10).
Contrast is one setting where I am not clear on exactly what it is, and how it being adjusted, affects the picture.
Any TV pros?
It's cable TV, for both TV's and the signal goes through the VCR. I'm not sure if staring at a 19 inch for years and now staring at a 27 inch would affect the looks of the picture.