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Pioneer 434HDE - " Smearing"

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by dixiedean, Nov 29, 2004.

  1. dixiedean

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    Hi,

    I have had my Pioneer 434 a while now and have noticed that on some channels ( not all), there is a bad smearing effect, for want of a better description. DVD's are superb, but the Sky pix are sometimes awful and unwatchable. I have the Sky on input 1 RGB and DVD on input 3
    (component).
    Anyone else experienced this problem and if so , any advice?

    Thanks
     
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    I was initially disappointed with the pic I was getting from my NTL box, but after playing around with the menu options and switching off (or down) the 'auto' processing the screen did I ended up with a picture that I'm quite happy with. Have a play, you can always reset the defaults.
     
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    I know what you are talking about.
    It seems that it depends on the quality of the signal input.
    I just saw it on an old MASH rerun. It look like the screen suffer huge lag.
    I haven't found any setting to circumvent it.

    What is meant with 'switching the 'auto' proccing down of off' :confused:

    By the way I own a 435.
     
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    Hi

    I think what is meant is to switch off the DNR and the MPEG Noise Reduction. I have DNR "off" and always have had on all large TV's and the MPEG Noise Reduction set to Low (435XDE)

    This certainly looks better...hope thats of some help
     
  5. dixiedean

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    Thanks guys. I have switched everything to the Low setting and DNR to off and it seems a bit better. The main culprits are the History and Doc channels, especially on Forensic Files for some strange reason.

    All I need to do now is replace my Jamo DVR50, which has so many niggling faults, with a more reliable player! :)
     
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    You beat me to it.
    :rotfl:
    I have the same results.
     
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    They look utter rubbish on my 32" phillips widescreen tele. They're just a blocky mess.
     
  8. dixiedean

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    Quick update - The "smearing " has all but disappeared with the new settings, hardly noticeable now.

    If only I could sort out the pic during a footy match!!

    Thanks again guys
     

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