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LG TV Video Slow When Using Gaming Consoles

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LG TV Video Slow When Using Gaming Consoles

LG TV VIDEO SLOW WHEN USING GAMING CONSOLES

HDTV video lag is usually exclusive to those who use game consoles. Video lag is a lack of an instantaneous response to an action (usually game controls) on the TV screen. In most cases, video gaming lag can be minimized or resolved by simple troubleshooting. Refer to the game console user information for additional information on avoiding video lag.
Initial Settings
Advanced Settings


Initial Settings

To reduce the image processing time, set the game console to output  the same resolution as the TV.  Both the video mode and sound mode can influence the amount of video lag experienced by game consoles. Setting these to Game mode can reduce the video lag.

1. Press the Smart button Remote on the remote control and select Settings > PICTURE > Picture Mode, then press WHEEL or ENTER.

Picture Mode

2. Set this to Game, select Close, then press WHEEL or ENTER.

Picture Mode Menu

3. Select Settings >SOUND > Sound Mode, then press WHEEL or ENTER.

Sound Mode

4. Select the Game option, select Close, then press WHEEL or ENTER.

Sound Mode Menu

Note: If the video lag issue is not resolved by making these changes, proceed to Advanced Settings.
Advanced Settings

Some advanced picture and sound settings may resolve the video lag. Try changing the menu settings, then test the effect on video lag reduction.

1. Press the Smart button Remote on the remote control and select Settings > PICTURE > Picture Option, then press WHEEL or ENTER.

Picture Option

2. By turning off these menu options, video pre-processing times are reduced, therefore reducing video lag in gaming mode. Select Close when all options are Off.

Picture Option Menu

  • Noise Reduction - OFF
  • MPEG Noise Reduction - OFF
  • Black Level (If available) - OFF
  • Real Cinema (If available) - OFF
  • Motion Eye Care - OFF
  • LED Local Dimming (If available) - OFF
  • TruMotion (if available) - OFF
3. To further reduce the amount of signal processing the TV has to manage and therefore reduce video lag in gaming mode., select SOUND then press WHEEL or ENTER. Select Close when all listed options are Off or as listed below..

Sound Menu

  • Smart Sound Mode - OFF
  • Sound Mode - Game
  • Virtual Surround Plus - OFF
  • Clear Voice - OFF
  • Volume Mode - Auto Volume - OFF
Note: Both the sound and picture modes can be reset to normal by selecting either the Sound Reset or Picture Reset in their respective menus.

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