View Full Version : Color bands when rendering

11 November 2004, 10:16 AM
I just purchased Maya 6 unlimited. I am really excited to get this rolling. It looks like it has a much better render engine than max. I have a basic scene I'm using to get used to the render settings.

I have a plane and a sphere using 1 point light for illumination. When I render this simple scene using either maya or mental ray, I end up with color bands on the objects. I've tried different lights and shaders and still end up with the same thing.

Anyone like to point me to what I'm doing wrong?

Oh yes. I am using an amd 2.4 and an nvidia fx5200 ultra. My memory is DDR 1 gig. Windows XP with all the latest drivers. And the latest DirectX.


11 November 2004, 03:44 PM
Can you try to render the same picture in 16bits.iff?
Or turn on the jitter in mentalray?

11 November 2004, 09:53 PM
Urm, you wouldnt happen to be using a TFT monitor would u ?

11 November 2004, 11:28 PM
Try hitting the 1:1 button in your render view window.

11 November 2004, 07:24 AM
I found the same problem.

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