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Topic # 110938 19-Oct-2012 18:56 Send private message

Hi
I have Mysky hd connected via component cables, however it is only coming through as 576i compared to 1080i using an hdmi cable on the HD channels. I though that 1080i was supported using component input.
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  Reply # 703733 19-Oct-2012 19:07 Send private message

Only on the Sports channels, even TV1/2/3 are 576i.




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  Reply # 703739 19-Oct-2012 19:22 Send private message

Its because HDCP isn't available over analogue



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  Reply # 703740 19-Oct-2012 19:22 Send private message

I had a bit of a play. A lot of channels are 1080i except tv1, tv2, tv3 and the movies channels. This is a bit odd particularly as I pay for the hd ticket.

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  Reply # 703741 19-Oct-2012 19:25 Send private message

As I said its because of HDCP although I believe (not tested myself) that if you hdmi connect to a hdcp capable device and the handshake is successful them component isnt downscaled.



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  Reply # 703742 19-Oct-2012 19:26 Send private message

Tkr001 that explains it. Thanks.

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  Reply # 703750 19-Oct-2012 19:46 Send private message

1080i is supported via component but due to DRM restrictions on Sky it is downscaled to much lower over Component.

Your TV doesn't have HDMI and only Component which can actually display 1080?? (just not accept 1080?)

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  Reply # 703754 19-Oct-2012 20:00 Send private message

tkr001: As I said its because of HDCP although I believe (not tested myself) that if you hdmi connect to a hdcp capable device and the handshake is successful them component isnt downscaled.


Untrue. i have HDMI to Samsung and component out is still 576i on TV1/2/3 and Soho. Movies I think are the same. As I said only Sport channels output 1080i over HD component leads.




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  Reply # 703756 19-Oct-2012 20:02 Send private message

The networks and studios won't allow HD over component. That's the reason for the above noted differences between channels.




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  Reply # 703758 19-Oct-2012 20:12 Send private message

ZollyMonsta: The networks and studios won't allow HD over component. That's the reason for the above noted differences between channels.

And yet another reason for not having a Freeview-approved or Sky-approved receiver, as then you can use HD over component whenever you wish Laughing





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  Reply # 703894 20-Oct-2012 08:26 Send private message

grant_k:
ZollyMonsta: The networks and studios won't allow HD over component. That's the reason for the above noted differences between channels.

And yet another reason for not having a Freeview-approved or Sky-approved receiver, as then you can use HD over component whenever you wish Laughing


It's getting rather hard to get non FV DTT receivers these days apart from one or two DVRs. All STBs I've looked at are FV certified (crippled.)  In the sat world it's quite different but there is no FV HD via SAT.  Sky sees to that..




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  Reply # 703910 20-Oct-2012 08:58 Send private message

Both are easy enough to import

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  Reply # 703972 20-Oct-2012 11:35 Send private message

old3eyes: It's getting rather hard to get non FV DTT receivers these days apart from one or two DVRs. All STBs I've looked at are FV certified (crippled.)  In the sat world it's quite different but there is no FV HD via SAT.  Sky sees to that..

Sky does however provide HD versions of TV1/2/3 via sat if you are prepared to pay the $46 per month.





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