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Poor DVD picture quality

Posted by cheerful1 (My Page) on
Thu, Jan 7, 10 at 7:42

I have a HDTV and a standard DVD player. Lately when I play a DVD, the picture quality is very dark. I try to adjust the brightness and contrast on the TV, but it doesn't work. Is there something wrong with my connections? Are the newer DVDs not compatable with a standard player?

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RE: Poor DVD picture quality

When you say "newer DVDs" do you mean a Blu Ray disc?

RE: Poor DVD picture quality

Not Blu Ray, but just regular DVDs.

Last year, I switched the component cables to a HDMI/DVI cable to get a better picture on my TV. That may have changed the picture quality on the DVDs.

RE: Poor DVD picture quality

Just switch back to an analog connection to see if it improves again. At least you're then sure if that is or isn't the cause.

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