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rolling picture on my Sony Widescreen

Discussion in 'Televisions' started by richard plumb, Jan 7, 2004.

  1. richard plumb

    richard plumb
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    Jan 27, 2002
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    Just started noticing this, and was wondering if its a known problem with the old Sony KV32-WF1, about 6 years old now, or with my Tivo?

    Is it possible that certain inputs to the Tivo might adversely affect the encoder, causing it to encode badly - if its malfunctioning?

    Its been happening occasionally, but managed to record Sky Ones etop 100 for 2004f, which does it consistently, and frame advanced through the problem.

    In between items, there is a fake widescreen (black bars) image that wipes on from right to left over about half a second. As soon as the first frame appears, the image rolls downwards about 25% - the bottom of the image (including TiVo navigation overlays) appearing at the top of the screen. This lasts until the bars are completely replaced with a 'normal' picture.

    The top black bar is also pale (kind of looks like when the CRT is scanning too much in one place, if you know what I mean)

    Its especially weird, because it doesn't do it to other 'barred' programs, eg 14:9 ads or letterbox stuff.

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