The first option is a simple DIY DVD while the second option is a slightly more advanced DIY option that involves the use of a light sensor which attaches to the screen. The third and final option was that of hiring a professional. For approximately $50 more than the advanced DIY kit, the change made by the professional calibrator "wasn't a dramatic improvement over the default settings, but it was noticeable." The verdict? According to Yahoo News, hiring the professional is a worthwhile approach due to the availability of high quality equipment used for the calibration as well as access to advanced settings on the TV that the average consumer may not have.
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