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Is there a TV calibration app?

This is about using THX’s Tune-Up app, which is available for both Android and iOS devices, and others. Run this free THX calibration app on your tablet or smartphone (Android and iOS versions are available) and you’ll have your TV image in tip-top shape in no time.

How much does TV calibration cost?

How much does it cost to calibrate a TV? The cost of a calibration varies, but expect to pay between $250 and $400. Specialty retailers might charge more or less depending on the complexity of the TV, if you want additional HDR calibration, if you want them to calibrate multiple picture modes, and other variables.

Why are TVs not calibrated?

Calibrating a TV is a whole different ball of wax. It’s far more work and not something easily done “automatically” due to interaction of the controls. Calibration of TVs isn’t required to display a picture and will thus never be mandatory.

How much does it cost to calibrate a TV?

Professional calibration is a time-consuming and expensive process that requires special equipment and training, but you can also tweak your TV to look better by spending only $30 to $40 on a test disc and taking half an hour to play with some settings.

What kind of disc should I use to calibrate my TV?

The Spears & Munsil disc is a very useful tool for anyone looking to calibrate their TV or just understand more about how video signals work, and is recommended by ISF founder and president Joel Silver.

What’s the best way to calibrate a picture?

You can save and usually even label these as custom presets so you don’t forget what they are for. The first settings to adjust are the brightness and contrast. The best way to do this is with a particular black and white image only. These are the most important calibrations.

How does the backlight work on an LED TV?

On some models though, the PC or Game modes disable many of the TV’s picture enhancements, and some TVs even limit which picture modes are available. For LED TVs, the backlight setting determines the brightness of the LEDs that are used to light the image. The higher the setting, the brighter the picture will be.