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"Gazchurchend" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> After I started using component video off my Toshiba DVD player into an
> Infocus 7205, the black portions of film tend to go 'wierd'. Its hard
> to describe but appears to loose all definition and almost looks
> 'negative' like in appearance. You can put the player into one of many
> different picture enhancement modes like film1, film2 etc which helps,
> but then look un-naturally bright.
> Is this a common problem with many DVD players?
> What causes it?
> Is there a proper name for this effect?
> Strange thing is it is not as noticable, if at all, when using s-video!
> It was the same on my old Infocus x1 projector also so im'e convinced
> its the DVD player.
Sounds like a video processor in your DVD player is pooping out.
The good news is, they're now cheap.
Buy one. If it solves the problem, cool, if not, return it.
I recommend the Sony. Good players, quick response to commands, no lockups.