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"movie" filter on JVC S500

Old 09-04-02, 08:49 AM
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"movie" filter on JVC S500

Somebody on the Nerd-Out forums said the "movie" filter on the region-free JVC S500 player stands in for the "still" filter that the Malata players have, and does the same thing. Can anybody confirm this?
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Old 09-04-02, 11:43 AM
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Yes, it does. After reading the Nerd-Out threads, I tried it out on several PAL discs (I had been using "auto"). Took the shimmer completely out of the picture (I A-B'd the segment with auto/movie)! I never had tried this because I thought it only applied to progressive-scan (which I'm not using). It does make a big difference! I'm very pleased. I suppose, though, that the odd disc here and there won't be affected (due to improper flagging?), but all of the ones I tried were improved greatly, shimmer-wise.
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Old 09-04-02, 12:32 PM
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Thanks good news, then. Sounds like the JVC is good choice for playing Pal movies.
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