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I finally found the time to binge-watch the recently-ended season of DA. After observing the poor video quality of the first episode (smearing, ghosting, crushed blacks), I looked for this thread to see what others are saying. I am encouraged that I am not the only one who experienced poor picture quality. I watch on DirecTV.

What is not clear is whether PBS has acknowledged the video issues, and whether they have plans to fix it. Any comments?
I also experienced the crushed blacks in the early episodes of last season (2015). My method of reception was from OTA recorded on a Tivo Romeo.

Just to make it watchable, I'd change the gamma on my TV to lighten up the lower levels.

Seems that they got it mostly worked out after a few episodes. Not sure what was going on.

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