[Video] Avoid the 5 sec Black Screen When Lauching Movie Playback

The Zappiti 4K HDR's automatic resolution mode is set to 60Hz by default to quickly display the Zappiti GUI (smooth scrolling of covers). But some TVs or projectors are very long to go from 60p to 24p. So you can see a black screen for one or more seconds (up to 10 seconds on some projectors such as Epson or JVC). To work around this problem, you can configure the Zappiti GUI in 23.976 Hz (frequency used in movies). This is due to the frequency shift that can be more or less fast depending on the TVs or projectors. Using this trick, the projector or TV will no longer switch from 60 Hz to 23 976 Hz when you play a movie.

To solve this problem, we have developed an alternative version of Zappiti Service to force the resolution and frequency of the Zappiti interface in 1080p 23 Hz.

Warning! This trick can only work correctly on movies encoded in 1080p resolution at a frequency of 23.976 Hz (which represents 80% of the movie files). This will not work in 4K because the projector or TV will need to switch from SDR mode to HDR mode anyway.

Installation and configuration procedure

1. Click the link below to download the APK file:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/2z1j5pjewsdizxy/zappitiservice-v1.0.11.apk?dl=0

2. Place the APK file on a USB stick and connect the USB stick to your Zappiti player.

3. Turn on your Zappiti player and launch Explorer. Then click on the APK file using Zappiti Explorer to start the installation.

4. Once the alternative version of Zappiti Service is installed, go to MyApps / Service to launch Zappiti Service.

5. In the first "Force Resolution" tab, choose 1080p @ 23.976 Hz. Then click the buttons below to apply the resolution. Then validate.

6. Quit Zappiti Service and enjoy your movies.

Zappiti 4K HDR [EN]

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  2. [Presentation] Zappiti 4K HDR: New User Guides
  3. [Presentation] The Differences Between the 4 Zappiti 4K HDR Models?
  4. [Presentation] Zappiti Player vs Zappiti Player 4K vs Zappiti 4K HDR Models
  5. [Video] Best Video Settings
  6. [Video Settings] Zappiti 4K HDR: No Video Signal on TV (Black Screen)
  7. [Video Settings] Image too Contrasted (Black too Dark and Burned White)
  8. [Video] Image And Sound Drop Out (HDMI 2.0a Cable)
  9. [Video] Image And Sound Drop Out on Some TVs
  10. [Video] Exchange Eyeview in 3D
  11. [Video] Avoid the 5 sec Black Screen When Lauching Movie Playback
  12. [Video] How To Force 4K Resolution
  13. [Video] Fix the Issue of MKV 3D MVC Not Supported
  14. [Video] Change the Region of a Blu-ray Disc With Menu
  15. [Video] No Picture After Turned On Developer Option HDMI/DP Different Source
  16. [Video] Set 23,976p for a 3D>2D conversion instead of 60p
  17. [Video] SDR instead of HDR
  18. [Video] Fix Banding on HDR Content
  19. [Video] Fix Orange Colors on Sony TVs
  20. [Video] Direct Output
  21. [Video] DVD Folders And VIDEO TS Structures
  22. [Video] Play iTunes Videos On Zappiti
  23. [Video] Black Crushed With HDR Movies
  24. [Video] Problem of Washed out black on SONY FULL HD Projector
  25. [Video] Problem With Optic HDMI Cable
  26. [Video] HDR > SDR conversion for TVs not compatible with HDR
  27. [Video] Codecs and Video Containers
  28. [Video] PIP and HDMI Video Recording
  29. [UHD BD] Sound But No Picture
  30. [Audio/Video] Keep Audio HD and 4K with AV Receiver HDMI 1.4
  31. [Audio] Fix Sound Cut-off Issues During Video Playback
  32. [Audio] Force SD Audio For SPDIF to Convert HD Audio to SD
  33. [RC] Zappiti 4K HDR Remote Control General Presentation
  34. [RC] Virtual RC for Android Tablets and Smartphones
  35. [RC] Programming Buttons of Another RC
  36. [RC] The RC Does Not Control Well the Zappiti 4K HDR
  37. [RC] IR & IP Codes of Zappiti 4K HDR For Universal Remotes
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  40. [HDD] Recommended HDD Models to Use With Zappiti 4K HDR
  41. [HDD/Network] Copy / Cut / Past / Delete / Rename Using Zappiti Explorer
  42. [HDD] Fast Transfers using Docking Station USB 3.0 (easy way)
  43. [Network/Transfer] Access From/To Your Zappiti From a Computer, or NAS via Local Network
  44. [Network/Transfer] FTP Server on the Zappiti 4K HDR
  45. [Network/Transfer] Cannot Access to a Windows Folder Content on Zappiti Player
  46. [Network/Transfer] No Access to the Computer From Zappiti Media Player
  47. [Network/Transfer] SMB1 Protocol on Windows 10
  48. [Network] SMBUp : Access to Your Mac From Your Zappiti Player
  49. [Network Zappiti Share] Multiroom Video / Server Function
  50. [Network] Activate the MiniDLNA Server
  51. [Network] How to Mount Mini DLNA Server on Start-Up
  52. [Network] Slow Transfers / Shuttering During Playback : Switch or Router Error
  53. [Network] Reset OpenWRT on the Zappiti 4K HDR
  54. [Network] Fix IP Address Of the Zappiti 4K HDR
  55. [Network] SMB1 Sharing Protocol on Windows 10
  56. [Network/Transfer] Cannot access Zappiti Using a Computer
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  58. [Subtitles] Add External Subtitles
  59. [Subtitles] Second Paragraph Not Displayed in .srt
  60. [Subtitles] Some Lines Are Missing
  61. [Subtitles] External Arabic Subtitles
  62. [Subtitles] Move the Position of the Subtitles
  63. [Subtitles] How to Move the Position of the PGS Subtitles (Blu-ray)
  64. [Subtitles] First Letter of Some Subtitles Not Displayed
  65. [Arabic Subtitles] How to Display Arabic Subtitle of Other Specific Language
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  67. [Factory Reset] Factory Reset for the Zappiti 4K HDR
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  69. [Apps] Install YouTube 4K (Set-Top Box Version)
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  71. [Apps] Sovok TV & Kartina TV
  72. [Apps] Install Zappiti Video, Explorer & Music Apps via USB (APK)
  73. [Configuration] Reset Your App Settings
  74. [Error] Zappiti Launcher Has Stopped
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