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Topic # 67682 6-Sep-2010 21:07
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Just seen a promo on Prime for the commonwealth games coming soon in HD. This via sky or Freeview as well? 

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  Reply # 377321 6-Sep-2010 23:17
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serious?  Surely not?

I thought that we'll get the usual SD coverage like we did for the Winter Olympics 

HD would be nice though, would be about the only reason to watch the Comm Games on Prime if you've got Sky



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  Reply # 377353 7-Sep-2010 05:45
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I'm guessing only Prime HD via sky.Is there even space on Freeview for another HD channel? Sky sport will have the 5 channels or so of SD coverage. Guess it's a good way of launching an HD service have heaps of sport in HD.

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  Reply # 377355 7-Sep-2010 06:30
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There is plenty of space on Freeview|HD for Prime in HD. This has already been planned for on the Nordia MUX.



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  Reply # 377357 7-Sep-2010 06:34
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sbiddle: There is plenty of space on Freeview|HD for Prime in HD. This has already been planned for on the Nordia MUX.


That's good to hear! 

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  Reply # 377593 7-Sep-2010 16:46
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Prime will be HD for the Commonwealth Games, but then back to SD again. I hope it's HD on Freeview too.

Oh, and if you set up any series links when it's HD, you'll lose them when it goes back to SD, as it's technically a different channel.



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  Reply # 377620 7-Sep-2010 18:10
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fatjulio: Prime will be HD for the Commonwealth Games, but then back to SD again. I hope it's HD on Freeview too.

Oh, and if you set up any series links when it's HD, you'll lose them when it goes back to SD, as it's technically a different channel.


No way only for the games that's crap! 

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  Reply # 377633 7-Sep-2010 19:16
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andrewcnz:
fatjulio: Prime will be HD for the Commonwealth Games, but then back to SD again. I hope it's HD on Freeview too.

Oh, and if you set up any series links when it's HD, you'll lose them when it goes back to SD, as it's technically a different channel.



No way only for the games that's crap! 


And that also Sky who owns Prime..




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  Reply # 377648 7-Sep-2010 19:46
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fatjulio: Prime will be HD for the Commonwealth Games, but then back to SD again. I hope it's HD on Freeview too.

Oh, and if you set up any series links when it's HD, you'll lose them when it goes back to SD, as it's technically a different channel.


Where did you get this info?

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  Reply # 377699 7-Sep-2010 22:20
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DS9:
fatjulio: Prime will be HD for the Commonwealth Games, but then back to SD again. I hope it's HD on Freeview too.

Oh, and if you set up any series links when it's HD, you'll lose them when it goes back to SD, as it's technically a different channel.


Where did you get this info?


A friend who works at Sky. 

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  Reply # 377786 8-Sep-2010 10:19
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have also had this confirmed from a source at Prime, HD for Comm Games only

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  Reply # 377790 8-Sep-2010 10:31
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fatjulio:
DS9:
fatjulio: Prime will be HD for the Commonwealth Games, but then back to SD again. I hope it's HD on Freeview too.

Oh, and if you set up any series links when it's HD, you'll lose them when it goes back to SD, as it's technically a different channel.


Where did you get this info?


A friend who works at Sky. 


Who is incorrect...




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  Reply # 377816 8-Sep-2010 11:33
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ZollyMonsta:
fatjulio:
DS9:
fatjulio: Prime will be HD for the Commonwealth Games, but then back to SD again. I hope it's HD on Freeview too.

Oh, and if you set up any series links when it's HD, you'll lose them when it goes back to SD, as it's technically a different channel.


Where did you get this info?


A friend who works at Sky. 


Who is incorrect...


About what? 

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  Reply # 377820 8-Sep-2010 11:43
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fatjulio:
About what? 


Breaking series links.  I'm told this won't be the case.




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  Reply # 377832 8-Sep-2010 12:05
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I think the feed is SD but the Studio output is HD.
Prime will probably be using the studio for all their broadcasts.

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  Reply # 377841 8-Sep-2010 12:29
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ZollyMonsta:
fatjulio:
About what? 


Breaking series links.  I'm told this won't be the case.


It'll be true if you've got mySkyHDi. The HD and SD versions of the channels that Sky transmit are different channels. So the HD version of Prime will be a new channel, and will disappear after the games. So a series link created on that channel won't have a channel to record from after the games.

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