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Big problem with new panny plasma and 24P playback, pics included.

post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 
hey gang,

it appears i have a problem with my new st50 55" and 24P.

when i set my pansonic blu-ray player to output 24P I get flashes and color flashes. happens between 5 and 30 times per movie, bluray only, audio is unaffected. flashes last maybe a second. raiders of the lost ark had a lot. the dark knight rises had only a few. I tried a different cable, no help. I tried running direct to the tv instead through my avr, no help. when I turn off 24P all is well.

any ideas?
do I even need 24P?
Is it worth the trouble of exchanging the tv?

thanks for the input.







post #2 of 7
I would exchange it for another.
post #3 of 7
Thread Starter 
I borrowed a friends blu-ray player, same thing, must be the TV.
post #4 of 7
I would exchange the TV. Who knows, the problem could get worse and start showing up on 60hz mode in the future.
post #5 of 7
Thread Starter 
I'll likely return it just on principal, its brand new it should work right. plus, if thats broken maybe something else is too and I don't know it yet.
post #6 of 7
I know you said you tried a different cable but was it the same brand, make, specification as your current cable? I would make sure you are using a good "high speed" HDMI cable. When I say "good" I don't necessarily mean expensive. Monoprice cables are reasonably priced and I have used many of their high speed HDMI cables with good success. The interference in the image you show looks like a symptom of a bad or incapable cable. I'm just guessing here and it's a cheap fix if that's the case.
post #7 of 7
Thread Starter 
I thought of that too. I ordered a new cable from monoprice. Didn't help any.
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