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We have 2 sets of presentations. each one is simply a jpeg image of a menu with a brown background. on one monitor set (2 samsung 48") the brown appears more rust colored and on the other (2 LG 55") they appear more correct. we have no background defined in the presentation, just simply a jpeg image in the placeholder. Any ideas why this would happen? both sets of monitors are HD and new. all other hardware is the same 
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This is probably due to the TV'S. Every Tv Manufature has a different color setting or color calibration they use to show. Some colors are just going to be a bit off depending on the settings of the tv. You might have to play with it tell you get the correct colors your looking for. Also try different picture modes to see if that helps out. Just remember that not all tvs have the same picture quality and settings. Some tvs are set up fine and others are a bit off. I have experienced both so i would adjust accordingly. 

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The roots of your problem are in your computer and TVs. Colors you see on your computer's display are not gonna appear the same on TVs and most likely neither of them are correct. You need to have your displays color calibrated based on the environment their in (very basic explanation; there is more to it). I believe you cannot calibrate TVs at all. The only way to 'correct' colors there you can only by using available setting controls and simply eyeball them.
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What i meant by calibration is the Backlight, Contrast, Brightness, Sharpness, color, and other settings. You can change those settings manually. Each tv manufacture  has different settings or what i call calibrations they set. You can change those settings to get what you want. Also if each pc runs the same on the LG then its not with the computer. Its with the settings of the TV. You can change the settings on the pc but if you move a pc to another tv you would have to change those settings back. I never change pc settings color wise. Also there are tons of articles about calibrating a tv and changing settings. 
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I am sorry, I did not mean to argue your point. I actually agree with you on that. What I meant by saying that one 'cannot calibrate TVs' is that you cannot use actual color correction tools and software and make the right color profile for them, something you can do with displays/monitors. Therefore, the only way to 'calibrate' colors is, as you mentioned, ' Backlight, Contrast, Brightness, Sharpness, color, and other settings.' And yes, it is a problem with PC regarding to the fact that 99.99% of user do not calibrate their displays/monitors and assume that the colors they see are 'accurate.' Moreover, the vast majority if not all monitors/displays up to $400 will be somewhat color inaccurate right out of the box; therefore, I cannot really see how one can argue which color is or is not 'accurate.' With that said, TVs are fine, there is nothing wrong with them because they were made this way. Some noticeable color differences from model to model should be expected. If one wants consistent color appearance throughout the entire signage production, then they must take the different approach, which excludes using TVs.
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Thanks for those answers Darius and Will!

Russ, does that help?