I wanted to see the visual differences between the settings for myself, so I went through the trouble of taking screenshots and documenting each of them, for easy and quick comparisons. I thought I’d share my results here, in case it might be useful to other people too.

8x native resolution (2560 x 1920).

0: Default settings.

- Use this to compare the other images to.

1: NTSC Preset = 0 [Default] (requires motion to properly see this effect)

- NTSC Preset = 1
- NTSC Preset = 2

2: NTSC Merge Fields = 0 [Default]

- NTSC Merge Fields = 1

3: NTSC Phase = 1 [Default]

- NTSC Phase = 2
- NTSC Phase = 3

4: NTSC Resolution Scaling = 1.00 [Default]

- NTSC Resolution Scaling = 0.20
- NTSC Resolution Scaling = 0.50
- NTSC Resolution Scaling = 2.00
- NTSC Resolution Scaling = 3.00

5: NTSC Color Saturation = 1.00 [Default]

- NTSC Color Saturation = 0.00
- NTSC Color Saturation = 0.50
- NTSC Color Saturation = 1.50
- NTSC Color Saturation = 2.00

6: NTSC Brightness = 1.00 [Default]

- NTSC Brightness = 0.00
- NTSC Brightness = 0.50 *NTSC Brightness = 1.25 *NTSC Brightness = 1.50

7: NTSC Custom Fringing Value = 0.00 [Default]

- NTSC Custom Fringing Value = 5.00

8: NTSC Custom Artifacting Value = 0.00 [Default]

- NTSC Custom Artifacting Value = 5.00

9: NTSC Linearize Output Gamma = 0 [Default]

- NTSC Linearize Output Gamma = 1

10: Simulated CRT Gamma = 2.50 [Default]

- Simulated CRT Gamma = 2.00
- Simulated CRT Gamma = 3.00

11: Your Display Gamma = 2.20 [Default]

- Your Display Gamma = 1.70
- Your Display Gamma = 2.70

12: Contrast = 1.00 [Default]

- Contrast = 0.50
- Contrast = 1.50

13: Halation Weight = 0.00 [Default]

- Halation Weight = 0.50
- Halation Weight = 1.00

14: Diffusion Weight = 0.08 [Default]

- Diffusion Weight = 0.00
- Diffusion Weight = 0.50
- Diffusion Weight = 1.00

15: Bloom - Underestimate Levels = 0.80 [Default]

- Bloom - Underestimate Levels = 0.00
- Bloom - Underestimate Levels = 2.50
- Bloom - Underestimate Levels = 5.00

16: Bloom - Excess = 0.00 [Default]

- Bloom - Excess = 0.50
- Bloom - Excess = 1.00

17: Beam - Min Sigma = 0.02 [Default]

- Beam - Min Sigma = 0.00
- Beam - Min Sigma = 0.50
- Beam - Min Sigma = 1.00

18: Beam - Max Sigma = 0.30 [Default]

- Beam - Max Sigma = 0.00
- Beam - Max Sigma = 0.50
- Beam - Max Sigma = 1.00

19: Beam - Spot Power = 0.33 [Default]

- Beam - Spot Power = 0.01
- Beam - Spot Power = 1.00
- Beam - Spot Power = 8.00
- Beam - Spot Power = 16.00

20: Beam - Min Shape = 2.00 [Default]

- Beam - Min Shape = 4.00
- Beam - Min Shape = 16.00
- Beam - Min Shape = 32.00

21: Beam - Max Shape = 4.00 [Default]

- Beam - Max Shape = 2.00
- Beam - Max Shape = 8.00
- Beam - Max Shape = 16.00
- Beam - Max Shape = 32.00

22: Beam - Shape Power = 0.25 [Default]

- Beam - Shape Power = 0.01
- Beam - Shape Power = 1.00
- Beam - Shape Power = 8.00
- Beam - Shape Power = 16.00

23: Beam - Horiz Filter = 0 [Default]

- Beam - Horiz Filter = 1
- Beam - Horiz Filter = 2

24: Beam - Horiz Sigma = 0.35 [Default]

- Beam - Horiz Sigma = 0.00
- Beam - Horiz Sigma = 0.67

25: Beam - Horiz Linear RGB Weight = 1.00 [Default]

- Beam - Horiz Linear RGB Weight = 0.00
- Beam - Horiz Linear RGB Weight = 0.50

26: Convergence - Offset X Red = 0 [Default] (positive = right, negative = left)

- Convergence - Offset X Red = -1
- Convergence - Offset X Red = -4

27: Convergence - Offset X Green = 0 [Default]

- Convergence - Offset X Green = -1
- Convergence - Offset X Green = -4

28: Convergence - Offset X Blue = 0 [Default]

- Convergence - Offset X Blue = -1
- Convergence - Offset X Blue = -4

29: Convergence - Offset Y Red = 0 [Default]

- Convergence - Offset Y Red = -1
- Convergence - Offset Y Red = -2

30: Convergence - Offset Y Green = 0 [Default]

- Convergence - Offset Y Green = -1
- Convergence - Offset Y Green = -2

31: Convergence - Offset Y Blue = 0 [Default]

- Convergence - Offset Y Blue = -1
- Convergence - Offset Y Blue = -2

32: Mask - Type = 1 [Default]

- Mask - Type = 0
- Mask - Type = 2

33: Mask - Sample Mode = 0 [Default]

- Mask - Sample Mode = 1
- Mask - Sample Mode = 2

34: Mask - Specify Number Of Triads = 0 [Default]

- Mask - Specify Number Of Triads = 1

35: Mask - Triad Size Desired = 3.00 [Default]

- Mask - Triad Size Desired = 0.00
- Mask - Triad Size Desired = 18.00

36: Mask - Number Of Triads Desired = 480.00 [Default]

- Mask - Number Of Triads Desired = 342.00
- Mask - Number Of Triads Desired = 1920.00

37: AA - Subpixel R Offset X = -0.33 [Default]

- AA - Subpixel R Offset X = 0.00
- AA - Subpixel R Offset X = 0.33

38: AA - Subpixel R Offset Y = 0.00 [Default]

- AA - Subpixel R Offset Y = 0.33
- AA - Subpixel R Offset Y = -0.33

39: AA - Cubic Sharpness = 0.50 [Default]

- AA - Cubic Sharpness = 0.00
- AA - Cubic Sharpness = 4.00

40: AA - Gaussian Sigma = 0.50 [Default]

- Gaussian Sigma = 0.06
- Gaussian Sigma = 1.00

41: Geometry - Mode = 0 [Default]

- Geometry - Mode = 1
- Geometry - Mode = 2
- Geometry - Mode = 3

42: Geometry - Radius = 2.00 [Default] (Using “Geometry Mode = 2”, To test it)

- Geometry - Radius = 0.16
- Geometry - Radius = 1.06
- Geometry - Radius = 512.08
- Geometry - Radius = 1024.00

43: Geometry - View Distance = 2.00 [Default] (Using “Geometry Mode = 2”, To test it)

- Geometry - View Distance = 0.50
- Geometry - View Distance = 16.00
- Geometry - View Distance = 1024.00

44: Geometry - Tilt Angle X = 0.00 [Default] (Using “Geometry Mode = 2”, To test it)

- Geometry - Tilt Angle X = 0.50

45: Geometry - Tilt Angle Y = 0.00 [Default] (Using “Geometry Mode = 2”, To test it)

- Geometry - Tilt Angle Y = -0.50

46: Geometry - Aspect Ratio X = 432.00 [Default] (Using “Geometry Mode = 2”, To test it)

- Geometry - Aspect Ratio X = 1.00
- Geometry - Aspect Ratio X = 512.00

47: Geometry - Aspect Ratio Y = 329.00 [Default] (Using “Geometry Mode = 2”, To test it)

- Geometry - Aspect Ratio Y = 1.00
- Geometry - Aspect Ratio Y = 512.00

48: Geometry - Overscan X = 1.00 [Default] (Using “Geometry Mode = 2”, To test it)

- Geometry - Overscan X = 0.80
- Geometry - Overscan X = 1.20

49: Geometry - Overscan Y = 1.00 [Default] (Using “Geometry Mode = 2”, To test it)

- Geometry - Overscan Y = 0.80
- Geometry - Overscan Y = 1.20

50: Border - Size = 0.01 [Default]

- Border - Size = 0.00
- Border - Size = 0.25
- Border - Size = 0.50

51: Border - Darkness = 2.00 [Default]

- Border - Darkness = 0.00
- Border - Darkness = 4.00
- Border - Darkness = 8.00
- Border - Darkness = 16.00

52: Border - Compression = 2.50 [Default]

- Border - Compression = 1.00
- Border - Compression = 5.00
- Border - Compression = 32.00
- Border - Compression = 64.00

53: Interlacing - Toggle = 1 [Default]

- Interlacing - Toggle = 0

54: Interlacing - Bottom Field First = 0 [Default]

- Interlacing - Bottom Field First = 1

55: Interlacing - Detect 1080i = 0 [Default]

- Interlacing - Detect 1080i = 1

These are the Interlacing settings on a 480i image.

56: Default Image (480i) (requires motion to properly see the effect)

- Use this to compare the following images to.

- Interlacing - Toggle = 1 [Default] (requires motion to properly see the effect)

- Interlacing - toggle = 0

- Interlacing - Bottom Field First = 0 [Default] (requires motion to properly see the effect)

- Bottom Field First = 1

- Interlacing - Detect 1080i = 0 [Default]

- Interlacing - Detect 1080i = 1