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Archive for December 9th, 2019

Not sure why: ChromeCast on Harman Kardon BDS 580 series to Samsung MU6100 gives greenish tint

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/12/09

I had a problem similar to [] MX613ST Color space conversion issue (detects YUV instead of RGB) – Google Product Forums.

In my case I had a Chromecast 1st generation connected to a [WayBackHarman Kardon BDS 580, which was hooked up to a [WayBackSamsung MU6100 TV.

Everything, especially the white and grey areas, had a greenish tint over it, and I think there was also a purple mismatch.

I think it has to do with YUV versus RGB, similar to [WayBack] Force RGB Color Space over HDMI? – Apple Community.

Though I did not notice that with an Apple TV 4th generation (which you can switch between YCbCr/RGB-High/RGB-Low) hooked up to the same BDS 580.

The solution: plug the Chromecast in the TV, then the ARC (Audio Return Channel) will automatically route the audio to the BDS 580.


Posted in 4K Monitor, BDS580, Displays, Hardware, Harman Kardon, Home Audio/Video, LifeHacker, Media, MU6100, Power User, Samsung TV, Video | Leave a Comment »

Digitally Free: Censor An Image In GIMP

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/12/09

I used the tips at [Archive.isDigitally Free: Censor An Image In GIMP to ensure some sensitive information was redacted from a picture I published on the internet.

dfree got much further than I needed, so I stayed at a Gaussian Blur with an 80 pixel radius which was more than enough to blur out a few rectangular areas but still show the user-experience of the underlying controls.


Source: Digitally Free: Censor An Image In GIMP

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Posted in Image Editing, Power User, The Gimp | Leave a Comment »

The Secret of Great Gradient – UX Planet

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/12/09

Gradients work best when “Inspired by Nature”, even if you live in the city.


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