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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-22-2016, 04:03 AM
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Posted By Colonel Badger
It's decoding it anyway and then re-encoding...

It's decoding it anyway and then re-encoding again. Which I think is part of the problem. It would be interesting to know whether anyone using Auto/PCM hear this problem.

I'm using Surround Sound...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4,680
Views: 354,265
Posted By Colonel Badger
Thanks HeffeMusic. The good news is that thread I...

Thanks HeffeMusic. The good news is that thread I linked to above from Apple Discussions suggests Apple is aware of it. People have also done a side by side with the Apple TV 3 which DOES NOT have...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4,680
Views: 354,265
Posted By Colonel Badger
Interesting. I certainly don't find that. Louder...

Interesting. I certainly don't find that. Louder scenes with explosions etc. lack punch compared to DVD. There's a thread in the Apple Discussion forums that seems to cover what i'm hearing..
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-19-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4,680
Views: 354,265
Posted By Colonel Badger
Full Dynamic Range

Anybody else feel dynamic range is poor on the Apple TV 4? I have Full Dynamic Range enabled and with iTunes movies loud scenes just don't have the impact I would expect. Quiet scenes and talking...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-27-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13,658
Views: 706,786
Posted By Colonel Badger
Weirdly he next day I tried the DirecTV cable and...

Weirdly he next day I tried the DirecTV cable and port and got 1080p. Even weirder when reconnected it back to the original port that was only giving me 720p yesterday it too gave 1080p so now...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-25-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13,658
Views: 706,786
Posted By Colonel Badger
Got an Apple TV 4 for Christmas. No matter what I...

Got an Apple TV 4 for Christmas. No matter what I try I can't get it to display at 1080p resolution. It defaults to 720p. If I try to force the Apple TV to 1080p 60hz it try's and comes back saying...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13,658
Views: 706,786
Posted By Colonel Badger
I had the same problem with Amazon. After just...

I had the same problem with Amazon. After just clicking on it, it stuck at 100%. I went back to the main smart hub page, went back in More Apps and then tried the update folder instead. It then again...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13,658
Views: 706,786
Posted By Colonel Badger
Thanks for the quick reply. For those apps that...

Thanks for the quick reply. For those apps that got "stuck" updating. How did you unstick them?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13,658
Views: 706,786
Posted By Colonel Badger
Anybody else having problems updating Apps in the...

Anybody else having problems updating Apps in the smart hub ?

I went to play a video from Amazon for the first time in a few months last night. Amazon was missing from the main Smart Hub apps and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
Well nothing has changed... "Thank you for...

Well nothing has changed...

"Thank you for getting back to us. Our engineers are still working on a fix, and would like to give you a call. Please follow up with us directly via email"

Not...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
Well for better or worse I have reached out to...

Well for better or worse I have reached out to Netflix support and cc'd Hastings (CEO) again !!

At this point i'm losing faith that this will be resolved.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-09-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
pn51f8500 (1204 is the latest version for this...

pn51f8500 (1204 is the latest version for this model)
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-09-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
Well I confirmed that you DON'T get the new...

Well I confirmed that you DON'T get the new Netflix app with black background UNLESS your TV is updated to 1204. I double checked my apps for updated on 1119 and there were none. I bit the bullet and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-08-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
Is everyone who got the latest Netflix update on...

Is everyone who got the latest Netflix update on the most recent Samsumg TV firmware 1204 ? my Netflix still has the red splash and I'm on 1119
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-05-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
Perhaps "a fix" coincides with announcements at...

Perhaps "a fix" coincides with announcements at CES this week !?

However given how long we've waited, I believe it when I see it.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-16-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
I guess trying to look at "the glass is half...

I guess trying to look at "the glass is half full", at least it means they are indeed still working the problem and issuing fixes. Annoying as hell though !
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-13-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
How about on non 4k material? It's...

How about on non 4k material?

It's unbelievable that neither HBO or Amazon have this issue, but the leader in streaming can't sort this out !!!!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-21-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
No news from Netflix.. Thank you for the...

No news from Netflix..

Thank you for the follow up email. At the moment we don’t have an ETA. You can be assured, that our engineers are working as fast and as hard as they possible can to resolve...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-20-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
I pinged Netflix/Hastings for an update. I'll let...

I pinged Netflix/Hastings for an update. I'll let you know what they say.

The fact that neither Amazon or other smart apps e.g HBOGo have this issue means this can certainly be fixed!!!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-01-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
So I got a reply to my email to Mr Hastings that...

So I got a reply to my email to Mr Hastings that confirms that this is indeed an ongoing Netflix issue. Here's the entire response...


Dear Mark,

Thank you for your email. Mr. Hastings makes...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-30-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
Netflix themselves have admitted it's their...

Netflix themselves have admitted it's their problem. I just spoke to another rep and got the following..

"Hey thank you for holding. I've just checked and we are still working with your TV model...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-30-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
I'm writing to Reed Hastings (CEO Netflix) to...

I'm writing to Reed Hastings (CEO Netflix) to raise awareness. If anybody feels as annoyed as me feel free to do the same...

reed.hastings@netflix.com
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-30-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
Yes in two support calls with Netflix they both...

Yes in two support calls with Netflix they both times admitted that they had switched off DD temporarily while they fixed a technical issue. There's also a link further back on this thread to a news...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-30-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
It's *NOT* a Samsung problem it's a Netflix...

It's *NOT* a Samsung problem it's a Netflix problem. No other smart app on the TV has the same issue. HBO Go, Amazon on Demand etc. all work perfectly with DD 5.1. Netflix also USED to work perfectly...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-07-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,892
Posted By Colonel Badger
Definitely looks like some contradicting info. I...

Definitely looks like some contradicting info. I just contacted Netflix and got the following..

"I have made some checks with our tech team and yes some of our customers are experiencing some...
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