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I had been using a DELLS2009 1600x900 and decided to try and hook up my Toshiba LED TV to the mac book as a monitor and it looks bad. not as good as I was expected but I know TVs arent meant to be used as monitors. Is there any tweeking I can do at all to improve how text looks?

Resolution: 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz
Pixel Depth: 32-Bit Color (ARGB8888)
Main Display: Yes
Mirror: Off
Online: Yes
Rotation: Supported
Television: Yes

OK I am in look. the TV has a PC mode. SHEW I am saved. but the screen does look more dull.

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With your Mac connected, go into System Preferences>Displays and play around with the calibration settings for the monitor. I had to do that with my TV when I connected to my Mini.
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