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Topic # 109963 1-Oct-2012 01:03 Send private message

I'm out of the country so have no idea - but have TV3 ditched the widescreen aspect ratio.  Laughing

60Minutes from Sept 30 appears to have been shot in 4:3

This from tv3 ondemand.



lots of interlacing artifacts as well. Just terrible terrible.
They have monkeys running the TV3 website or something?



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  Reply # 693840 1-Oct-2012 01:06 Send private message

seems to be a processing error surely.







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  Reply # 693841 1-Oct-2012 01:09 Send private message

I could just about guarantee it is a processing error. Errors seem to be more common than not when it comes to the TV3 ondemand service.

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  Reply # 694088 1-Oct-2012 12:21 Send private message

Other channels add weight to people, TV3 takes kilos off.


On demand from TV3/TVNZ is a waste of time until they go HD.

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  Reply # 694106 1-Oct-2012 12:43 Send private message

Chick's hot though right?

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  Reply # 694210 1-Oct-2012 14:11 Send private message

l43a2: seems to be a processing error surely.


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That looks like widescreen squashed to 4:3.

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  Reply # 694217 1-Oct-2012 14:17 Send private message

ilovemusic: Other channels add weight to people, TV3 takes kilos off.


On demand from TV3/TVNZ is a waste of time until they go HD.


its not exactly "a waste of time".... I've used it on a few occasions when I needed to catch something I forgot to record, or something I didn't think to record. for that its very useful, even if not in HD.




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  Reply # 694219 1-Oct-2012 14:19 Send private message

Haha! I see this all the time. So much so, in fact that I assumed it was what they intended.

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  Reply # 694225 1-Oct-2012 14:24 Send private message

Jaxson: Chick's hot though right?

So they say, but not really IMO.

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  Reply # 694279 1-Oct-2012 15:26 Send private message

Jaxson: Chick's hot though right?


Yep - but ........

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  Reply # 694340 1-Oct-2012 16:28 Send private message

Flash does some weird things with aspect ratios if you are running 2 different aspect monitors. Have seen that before when I had a 4:3 main screen in 1600x1200 and a secondary 1920x1080 screen. Gave up and got another 16:9 panel to solve it.




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  Reply # 694344 1-Oct-2012 16:30 Send private message

richms: Flash does some weird things with aspect ratios if you are running 2 different aspect monitors. Have seen that before when I had a 4:3 main screen in 1600x1200 and a secondary 1920x1080 screen. Gave up and got another 16:9 panel to solve it.


This is purely (another) TV3 error. Nothing related to flash at all.

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  Reply # 694345 1-Oct-2012 16:31 Send private message

richms: Flash does some weird things with aspect ratios if you are running 2 different aspect monitors. Have seen that before when I had a 4:3 main screen in 1600x1200 and a secondary 1920x1080 screen. Gave up and got another 16:9 panel to solve it.


in this case the AR is wrong for me too, whereas it is fine on other items.  I'd say an encoding error is most likely.




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  Reply # 694545 1-Oct-2012 22:05 Send private message

Regs:
ilovemusic: Other channels add weight to people, TV3 takes kilos off.


On demand from TV3/TVNZ is a waste of time until they go HD.


its not exactly "a waste of time".... I've used it on a few occasions when I needed to catch something I forgot to record, or something I didn't think to record. for that its very useful, even if not in HD.


quality not good enough for me...


bazzer:
Jaxson: Chick's hot though right?

So they say, but not really IMO.


nah, she's a slappa

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  Reply # 695485 3-Oct-2012 13:10 Send private message

ilovemusic:
bazzer:
Jaxson: Chick's hot though right?

So they say, but not really IMO.


nah, she's a slappa

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  Reply # 695754 3-Oct-2012 18:45

On demand is neither DVB-S, DVB-T or Freeview. Why are we even talking about it guys??




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