Originally posted by kodyklindt
2. I have now had my GWIII 70 XBR for about a month and I am really starting to see what I would call "digitizing of the PQ". I saw it really bad when I was watching a cartoon. It looks like the image is not smooth at all. Have you seen any this on your GWII or the GWIII that you have seen? Can this be fixed?
Please describe what you are seeing in more detail? Did you see this before or is this something that has only recently started to occur? Have you made any recent changes to your settings, especially DRC? What is your picture source: DirecTV, OTA, etc.?
The Sony sets have a lot of video processing, enhancements, corrections, etc. that can be turned on and in many cases these will make the PQ worse rather than better.
There is also a chance that you are just seeing an over-compressed satellitte feed (if that is the case). These things are not constant and will change based on where the provider is prioritizing the bandwidth. For example, during Sunday football a lot of channels will go from "okay" to "really suck" due to the increased bandwidth consumption of the Sunday Ticket channels.
Note that I can see some "digitizing" in the form of jaggies, etc. on some channels at certain times, but have pretty much pinned it down to source resolution. I purposely turned off most all enhancements so that my good channels (and DVD/HD) look pristine while accepting some suckiness to channels that started out bad in the first place.
Very odd to see this on cartoons, which generally require a lot less bandwidth to bring them across, but I will note that it is common to see some bad mpeg artifacting even here, like in cases where a character's face will be badly pixelated for a moment and then will refresh with a clean looking image. In that case it is the source, not the TV.