Today we announced that Best Buy and Future Shop are consolidating as Best Buy. This means the products, services, and features you have come to expect from Future Shop and FutureShop.ca will now be available at Best Buy and BestBuy.ca. We have plans to invest up to $200 million to build a leading multi-channel customer experience on the Best Buy brand.
Please visit the Best Buy Plug-in TV & Home Theatre forum to get your questions answered.
01-23-2010 04:45 AM
I've tried a couple of calibrations from this site for my sony XBR4 52". the ones i stuck with made my picture great and it only took me 5 mins instead of 3 hours with a disc of my own.
09-05-2010 07:16 AM
FYI: "Sony Pictures Classics" Blu-Ray discs include hidden calibration patterns to adjusting your HDTV. From the movie's main menu, enter 7-6-6-9-Enter on your remote control.
09-08-2010 10:37 AM
Some TVs (e.g. Plasma) will have a break-in period where the picture characteristics will change over time. So, if you get a technician to calibrate your brand new set, it may need to be redone after the break-in period.
11-26-2010 03:08 AM
For some, spending another $299 is not in their budget when they buy a TV, or if they want that service, they will have to settle for a lower quality TV than what they really want. I think a guide on how to calibrate it yourself is a great thing to have
11-26-2010 10:25 AM
Yea, I wouldn't pay $299 for a calibration when its something that you can obtain instructions on how to do for free through useful tech forums like this.
Some things are worth professional help, but others aren't. Use the $299 to buy a better TV if you have it floating around
11-26-2010 10:48 AM
Paying 299$ seems a little dumb on a 500$ television, but when you buy something worth over 2000$, you expect to have the best picture you can when you will be using your television. Sure you can calibrate your televison yourself at some point. A certified professionnal will be able to calibrate it for you and will be able to calibrate things you don't even have access to.
01-27-2011 02:37 PM - last edited on 02-01-2011 05:27 PM by jakoby4204
this is a great idea and never even considered getting it professionally done,most people probably do not get the best from their expensive TVs,our friends TV is big and expensive its picture also looks bad, probably just needs a tune up will pass that advice along.