If you have a TV that’s more than a couple years old, you may still be using those awful settings. }; If you’re on a Mac and/or are using a device like an Apple TV, you can check out this article from Apple support that goes through all the details for adjusting overscan or underscan is OS X and tvOS. You’ll need a calibration disc to perform this step. Press OK.

"Viera" is just a name they use for their HDTVs, no meaning. If one of them turns as white as the background, lower the contrast a bit. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. All Samsung 2008 Plasma TVs (PN models) can receive 1080i signals, but none display a 1080i picture. Find the picture mode presets and enable the one labeled “Movie”.

This brings up a new list of controls for the receiver (the exact phrasing … In addition, not every movie is perfectly mastered. Comment on our page between, 8am-5pm, 1080p has more pixels to define an object.

When "upconverting" or "upscaling" a signal to say 1080i from a 480p signal how does that work? Want to make sure you’re watching movies as they were intended to be seen?

At this point, you should be mostly done. Used if you have a wide-screen TV (16:9 aspect ratio) that does not display in high-definition.

This is important, since we’ll tweak those advanced settings in step two and three.

Used if you have a wide-screen TV that displays high-definition images (1080 pixels wide) in 1080p format. You mention your 'receiver' what is that exactly? I have been an electronics technician for 17 years, Tv's VCR's, DVD players, home and car audio. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc. You don't change the TV....you change the signal being delivered to it. The TV info tells you what its being fed. It’ll look like this: Then, open your TV’s menu and head to the Contrast setting. ; The TV menu will then be displayed.

Is the wherewithal, I have a pioneer sd-582hd5 rear projection tv.

by chuckesgal626 Jun 24, 2010 12:24AM PDT Hi, i have a 46" Samsund LCD flatscreen we bought a few months ago. Is there something else I can do to get it? Turn on the Sony Bravia HDTV and the cable box. Not real obvious on how to change thi, I am trying to connect the HDMI output my Onkyo TX-NR 509 (with HDMI inputs from Uverse box and PS4) to my Mitsubishi Gold WS-55413, which is has DVI inputs only.

That’s the highest sharpness can be without causing serious artifacting. Select your product How to fix. You can also just Google your TV brand and model and the words “overscan setting“. Some panels will be pretty close to accurate after the basic adjustments we discussed in this article, while other TVs will need professional calibration to look anywhere close to accurate.