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OddyOh

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Nov 29, 2005
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Regina, SK, Canada
Hi. Having weird issues the past couple days with my ATV3.
When I watch NHL highlights in the morning, the video randomly suddenly changes frame rate. It looks very smooth, like a doubling of frames or something. It's not fast forwarding, and the audio stays normal. it stays like that for a few minutes, then goes back to normal.

Issue #2 is I was watching the 3rd period of last nights Leafs-NYI game, and the ATV stopped responding to its remote control, even the iPhone 'Remote' app couldn't do anything.

A couple mins later, the screensaver kicks in...but the audio from hockey is still going!

So strange. Anyway, I had to unplug it to get it to stop, and I plugged it in again and it booted up normally, but i had to go to work. Will try it tomorrow.

Anyone seen these issues? Thanks.
 
:apple:TV can't play 60fps well. It will try but it will yield judder for scenes where lots of pixels change frame to frame (like sports). :apple:TV only plays 30fps (everything else including 24fps and >30fps will be converted to 30fps) and may play well (though I've never got 60fps to work very well at all).
 

OddyOh

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Nov 29, 2005
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Regina, SK, Canada
You are correct...I probably should have said "it looks like 60fps" in relation to how smooth it is...the reality is NHL barely streams 20fps on a good day, from my experience.

Question is...why would the ATV do this?

Update: Ok, tried it out, seems fine now. Just needed a reboot I guess.
 
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