What are the different Color Modes on the Video menu used for?

  • The Color Mode setting adjusts the brightness, contrast, and color for various common viewing environments. Use this setting to quickly obtain a good picture. Choose the Color Mode in the Image menu to select:
    • Photo—For vivid, high-contrast still images in a bright room (only available when the source is set to Computer or USB).
    • Sports—For vivid TV images projected in a bright room (video, S-video, or composite video only).
    • Presentation—For making color presentations in a bright room.
    • Text—For making black-and-white presentations in a bright room.
    • Theatre—For watching movies in a darkened room; gives images a natural tone.
    • Game—Increases brightness when playing video games or watching TV in a bright room. Emphasizes dark gradations.
    • sRGB—Matches the color palette of standard sRGB computer displays.
    • Blackboard—Projects accurate colors on a green chalkboard (adjusts the white point).
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