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fast motion blockiness in digital

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Jimmy vb, Aug 29, 2002.

  1. Jimmy vb

    Jimmy vb Stunt Coordinator

    Aug 26, 2002
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    Still working on my new Mitsubishie ws55809 to improve the picture. Progressive scan dvd looks fabulous. Digital cable looks so-so now, have the satellite guy coming today to see if I can get reception and kiss the folks at Adelphia goodbye except for a limited local channel package. Thh digital channels now actually look pretty good EXCEPT when fast motion action is there(mainly sports)--where I get some blockiness and visible digital effects. Is this just par for the course on digital signals for this type of tv? Is there an adjustment to help improve this? I am hoping that a better signal from satellite will help with this but I get a pretty good picture except when there is alot of motion and it seems related to the digital nature of the picture. Oh I live for the day when sports packages come out in hdtv--but that is at least a few years away. Any suggestions on how to improve this for now?
  2. Gregg Loewen

    Gregg Loewen Video Standards Instructor, THX Ltd.

    Nov 9, 1999
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    par for the course.

    the blockiness is due to limited band width. You could try to turn down your sharpness control and see if this minimally helps.



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