[mythtv-users] OT: White shadow

White Joe joe.white at consultant.volvo.com
Thu Mar 15 18:15:13 UTC 2007


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> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Yan Seiner
> Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2007 2:01 PM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] OT: White shadow
> Calvin Harrigan wrote:
> > White Joe wrote:
> >   
> >> I shifted my main myth box to an ASUS M2NPV-VM a few 
> months back.  Its
> >> hooked up to my 31" tub TV and works really well.  Except for this
> >> shadow that appears whenever a pure white (FFFFFF?) object 
> appears on
> >> the screen.  It's a white shadow, a lttle darker than the 
> object.  I am
> >> having trouble figuring out how to name it, so that I can 
> even search
> >> for the issue.  "White Shadow" only gives me basket ball 
> references.
> >>     
> Does it appear only on broadcast sources?  A particular channel?
> I have a similar problem with red objects - Big Red Dog on 
> PBS channel 
> 28 has a pink border.  So does the Canon logo on Nature 
> broadcasts.  It 
> drove me nuts! until I figured out that it's being 
> transmitted that way; 
> or at least it appears that way on all TVs tuned to that channel.....
> Also, if it's an analog TV, try a different cable. Maybe it's 
> some sort 
> of weird ghosting due to reflections in the cable?
> --Yan
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It appears everywhere.  From the shadows inside the white text boxes on
the Fedora login screen to the white clouds in the sky on Battlestar:
Galactica.  It's the cable I used with my previous motherboard, but that
could still be it.  I'll get a new one tonight.

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