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If you need to have a TV calibrated, Best Buy has their TV Calibration Service on sale for $149.99 (normally $249.99). From their site: "A professional ISF-certified Geek Squad Agent will use precision equipment to calibrate your TV". I've had two TVs calibrated by them over the years. The last was a KS8000 purchased in January. I'm picky and wasn't satisfied with the calibration settings provided by Rtings.com. The calibrators came out, spent about two hours at my home, and made it right. Meter used was an X‐Rite i1Pro 2. Source was a Murideo SIX‐G Generator. I know Geek Squad has a bad rep for some things, but they did a great job on multiple TV calibrations for me, one a 1080p LG a few years ago and the 4K Samsung about a month ago.

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with that you buy a new one
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If you are local and need this I will do it for 139. lol
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If you call Samsung, they will suggest appropriate calibration settings for free. I wasn't going to keep my TV KS8000 as all the suggested settings on several websites didn't look good to me. Samsung got it right, and I am very happy with the TV now.
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Umm...why don't you just buy the Disney calibration set and do it yourself...it ain't rocket science...

https://www.amazon.com/Disney-WOW...alibration
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Umm...why don't you just buy the Disney calibration set and do it yourself...it ain't rocket science...

https://www.amazon.com/Disney-WOW...alibration [amazon.com]
I must have missed the part where that disc also comes with the $4000+ in equipment that ISF certified techs use to calibrate...
Yes, the WOW disc is good, but there is no substitute for a good calibration by a trained tech if you want to eek out the best performance of your display.
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If you call Samsung, they will suggest appropriate calibration settings for free. I wasn't going to keep my TV KS8000 as all the suggested settings on several websites didn't look good to me. Samsung got it right, and I am very happy with the TV now.
How is Samsung suggestion over the phone work? How do they know your light and other condition to calibrate your tv setting?
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I must have missed the part where that disc also comes with the $4000+ in equipment that ISF certified techs use to calibrate...
Yes, the WOW disc is good, but there is no substitute for a good calibration by a trained tech if you want to eek out the best performance of your display.
There is serious diminishing returns for the vast majority of owners once you get past Disney's disc.
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I must have missed the part where that disc also comes with the $4000+ in equipment that ISF certified techs use to calibrate...
Yes, the WOW disc is good, but there is no substitute for a good calibration by a trained tech if you want to eek out the best performance of your display.
For the vast majority of people who just set the set up out of the box and run with it (with everything set on VIVD and BLAST YOUR EYES OUT color)...they don't need an ISF certified tech or their magic box...

I've done 2 and have gotten compliments from friends/family on the picture...and they look great to me.

All i'm saying is - DIY is way better than most folks already have. That...and BB/Geek Squad is typically a bunch of overpriced hacks. Just my opinion.
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There is serious diminishing returns for the vast majority of owners once you get past Disney's disc.
agreed! This is not for the guy with the 50" Westinghouse. Now if you have a $10-$20K projection system.....
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agreed! This is not for the guy with the 50" Westinghouse. Now if you have a $10-$20K projection system.....
We are not talking about a "$10-$20K projection system" but a KS8000.

You can pretend to have whatever system your heart desires. For most of us, a little time, research and some decent calibration disks will give the majority of the benefits of a good cal with the equipment we actually own.
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waste of money imo..if those guys at best buy did the ones on showroom floor, then they suck
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is this good for porno movies ?
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