This is just a quick post to highlight the recent degradation of SBS’s SD transmissions…
Here’s what it looked like on 30th March, 2009.
Now here’s what happened on 20th April, 2009
The main problem here is that SBS is transmitting the interlaced fields offset by 1, which means the two non-movement fields are on adjacent frames and not on the same frame as they should be.
We can fix that, and this is what we get…
Notice how the image is much blockier than the top image?
The incorrect interlacing problem was not present in the Shameless episode this week, but the macro blocking is still hideous.