Anyone else having problems with dark image?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by briefcandle, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Mar 25, 2007
    I just set up my Apple TV yesterday and am generally very pleased. But I have one big issue. The images on all videos (iTunes and other) are really dark. Not dark enough that I can't follow the action, but dark enough that I miss lots of fine deal in night scenes. Or, in Blood Diamonds for instance, expressive detail on the faces of the Africans, even during the daylit scenes.

    Anyone else having this problem?

    btw, I looked in settings and see a brightness adjustment *only* for HDMI. But I chose not to use HDMI because my audio signal goes to different equipment (a Yamaha YSP sound projector) than my video (to a Sharp Aquos EDTV).

  2. macrumors 68020


    Oct 16, 2007
    United States of America
    I too am having the brightness (or lack of) with my AppleTV...can't seem to get a bright enough picture...using VisualHub for encoding...:(
  3. xti
    macrumors newbie

    Mar 2, 2008
    Are you able to make up for this by tweaking your picture settings for the input you are using on the tv?

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