1. Guest,
    If you need help getting to know Xenforo, please see our guide here. If you have feedback or questions, please post those here.
    Dismiss Notice

Samsung 931 and Toshiba RPTV

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by Cameron Yee, Aug 27, 2003.

  1. Cameron Yee

    Cameron Yee Well-Known Member
    Reviewer

    Joined:
    May 9, 2002
    Messages:
    11,281
    Likes Received:
    502
    Location:
    Since 2006
    Real Name:
    Cameron Yee
    I decided to give the DVI-enabled DVD players a try and received the Samsung today. The picture is impressive in 1080i and a marked improvement from the 480p experience. However, I'm noticing some overscanning issues. I know my Toshiba's overscan is already off because I've never seen black bars with 1.85 material. Watching movies with the Samsung in 1080i, there is a slight horizontal stretching of the image and the vertical positioning is slightly below center. I put in the THX 16:9 frame and verified the problems. Has anyone else had a similar experience? I'm guessing the existing overscan issue is exacerbated by whatever peculiarities of the Samsung HD upconversion. When I get the Bravo D1 I'll see if the same occurs. The picture IS amazing and it is tempting to hold onto it despite the overscan issues. Suggestions?
     

Share This Page