Posts Tagged: blu-ray

Video & Audio Firmware Update Pitfalls

Video & Audio Firmware Update Pitfalls

Many audio and video products today offer the ability to upgrade the software in them that determines in many respects how these machines function.  Most people believe they need the newest firmware to have the best performance from their equipment.  My experience indicates this may not be the case.  While the manufacturers promote the benefits associated… Read more

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Samsung BD-P1500 White Balance Error

The Samsung BD-P1500 does not display the correct color of white for DVD’s. This error does not occur with Blu-Ray discs. The color of white is tinted magenta at high light levels instead of remaining neutral in this product.

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Using Deep Color On Blu-Ray Players

Many Blu-Ray players today offer the option of transmitting the video data using Deep Color. Blu-Rays are encoded with 8 bit data for each color so no additional detail will be created with this option so why is it present? I have found activating 10 or 12 bit data for each color can degrade the… Read more