Originally Posted by Ken Ross
Marty, it seemed immediately after the firmware update your motion issues were solved. What do you think happened subsequent to this?
You also mention 50hz, but we're using 60hz. So I'm a bit confused.
Much of my disc content consists of Pal DVD's. Also, MKV files from British TV at 50hz. The LG can handle either as long as you give it 720p or better. It will automatically detect 25 frames and when you press "info" on the LG you will see "50hz" up top when those titles play. Been doing it with LG's for years and one of the main reason I stick with them, having such a large Pal and/or 1080i/50hz collection.
Again, ZERO motion problems with 50hz material. My troubles only occur with 60hz and 24 frames. It is not major or constant, but it IS there unfortunately. I think one other poster mentioned it before I got mine. It is NON repeatable. I can RW the offending section of content and it wont do it, but will do it somewhere else later in the program. Obviously the Spears and Munsil discs is encoded to perfection and does not include any judder or frame dropping in and of itself. Nevertheless, I did observe halting motion on a few parts during the montage section and the lighthouse section as well.
My next task will be to systematically replace my HDMI cables with new ones. I have a drawer full of spares so if my signal is being compromised I will soon be taking care of it.
Of course the Oppo can convert on the fly to 60hz but that introduces artifacts. I am having no motion issues with 50hz. 60hz still glitches occasionally like a dropped frame or something and this occurs with both file and physical media played on the Oppo 95, and Fios DVR as well. 24 frame playback also glitches occasionally, motion wise. Again, it appears to look like a "stutter" of some type. It is not constant but if you are eagle eyed you will see it, at least on my personal 9300. It was MUCH WORSE before I did the firmware update and that is why I had thought (prematurely) that the problem was gone completely.
My last resort will be to do a hard reset of the TV. I hesitate to do it just now as I have it adjusted very close to where I want it to be and am trying to enjoy a bit of content today while checking out all the ins and outs of the 9300's operation.
By the way, I have zero interest in the web applications and will never use them. I only watch local content of my own as a rule and bought this TV for it's superior PQ. So far, it truly IS superior. Mesmerizing is a good word for it! HA HA
On the other hand, I will be using the 3D at some point but have not as of yet. My LG LA9700 had the best I have seen for passive giving you both sides at full 1080p. The 9300 cuts that in half but I have heard there is almost NO cross-talk and it is a very impressive viewing experience. I will try it soon.
Sorry for rattling on as you only asked about why I am viewing 50hz as well as 60.