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When doing the "color decoder check" you compare the scale of each color
with the intensity of the background
(ie. If using the red filter, the background intensity that you see will
result exclusively from the red CRT and you compare the brightness with the
If there is too much red (often the case), you decrease your saturation
untill you reach 5-10% red.
You don't aim for 0% because when you desaturate, you also desaturate the
blue and green.
After that you readjust you tint using the color bars.
You can also attempt to correct your red push by going into the service menu
and adjust R, B and GCUTs
"david" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> After adjusting the color and tint using the Avia disk. the next
> section is the color decoder section where one has to look thru the
> blue, green and red filter. Forgive me for asking this dumb question,
> but what are you supposed to look at. Are you suppose to look at the
> rest of the screen and compare the rest of the screen to the blue bars
> and get your results?. I cannot make a comparison whatsoever any
> pointers etc. Also, after that do you have to go to your color balance
> and ajust the blue color, or red color etc. For example if red is over
> 15% to reduce it do you do it in color balance and adust the red color