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A quick picture scramble then perfect

SOBAY310
01-05-2007, 12:18 PM
Yesterday I hooked up my HD Receiver to my Samsung s5687 with a HDMI cable. Now randomly when I'm flipping channels the picture will scramble for a quick half second or so, then the clear picture pops up.

Is this common? It only started to happen after I connected with the HDMI cable. Previously it was hooked up with the component cables.

Thanks for your help.

Joe

richp
01-05-2007, 12:38 PM
I don't have my receiver hooked up through HDMI but I do have a
PS3 hooked up with an HDMI and experience this all the time.

Quite honestly, I dislike it so much that I may connect a different way.
I really hate it and think it can't be good for the TV set.

I too would like to hear what others have to say about this.

Purple_Sunday
01-05-2007, 12:57 PM
I see it when I switch to a channel with a different resolution. I'm pretty sure I've seen it on both my component and HDMI feeds. I'll have to check.

SOBAY310
01-05-2007, 12:59 PM
Does this damage the TV in any way?

hitdog042
01-05-2007, 01:16 PM
I see it when I switch to a channel with a different resolution. I'm pretty sure I've seen it on both my component and HDMI feeds. I'll have to check.

It happens to everyone when you have NATIVE on.

Turn Native off on your box and it will stop.

Purple_Sunday
01-05-2007, 01:23 PM
It happens to everyone when you have NATIVE on.

Turn Native off on your box and it will stop.

Don't we want Native on to see the best picture? I just did a quick google search and found this information (http://customersupport.tivo.com/TiVoCollection/CB3B9407-7BCD-4333-91D1-B44ABABDE638/ins_Content.html):

Native: The DVR sends all video in its original broadcast format, with no conversion. Native mode is recommended if your TV supports all four formats. It is also a good format to choose if you consider yourself an HD novice.

A Native or Hybrid setting may give the best picture for both high definition and standard definition programs; however, channel changing can appear to be slower, or the picture can flicker as your TV adjusts to a new video format when you change the channel. A Fixed format does not preserve or optimize the output based on the video signals, but it eliminates any delay or screen flicker associated with switching formats.

SOBAY310
01-05-2007, 01:26 PM
Don't we want Native on to see the best picture? I just did a quick google search and found this information (http://customersupport.tivo.com/TiVoCollection/CB3B9407-7BCD-4333-91D1-B44ABABDE638/ins_Content.html):

Native: The DVR sends all video in its original broadcast format, with no conversion. Native mode is recommended if your TV supports all four formats. It is also a good format to choose if you consider yourself an HD novice.

A Native or Hybrid setting may give the best picture for both high definition and standard definition programs; however, channel changing can appear to be slower, or the picture can flicker as your TV adjusts to a new video format when you change the channel. A Fixed format does not preserve or optimize the output based on the video signals, but it eliminates any delay or screen flicker associated with switching formats.

That's great info, thank you! No what about any damage to the TV by the flickering and constant adjusting to the new video format?