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  Reply # 474907 27-May-2011 19:00
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Sphyre: greedy sky insiders getting the hd feed in time to watch the champions league final while the rest of us don't :/

does the feed have the same aliasing shown in the clips on the crowd goes wild?


Nah, I'm pretty sure that's an SD feed anyway.
The HD looks pretty sexy.
Plus all the content is probably sourced in HD so it should be an actual fully built HD channel for once.

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  Reply # 474916 27-May-2011 19:20
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Widescreen: check
HD: check

Now they've just gotta get rid of the awful football commentators on the Champions League and La Liga.

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  Reply # 474971 27-May-2011 22:17
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Can anyone confirm if this is officially available yet?  ie. showing in channel bouquet on myskybox and able to be viewed?  Im getting this on my vu+duo with skycard in slot, but its not full HD, if I go into service info on the vu+duo it shows as 1280x720p50.  Skysport1 is full HD at 1920x1080i25.

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  Reply # 474975 27-May-2011 22:27
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gareth41: Can anyone confirm if this is officially available yet?  ie. showing in channel bouquet on myskybox and able to be viewed?  Im getting this on my vu+duo with skycard in slot, but its not full HD, if I go into service info on the vu+duo it shows as 1280x720p50.  Skysport1 is full HD at 1920x1080i25.


Don't think it gets turned on until the 1st of June: http://twitter.com/#!/SKYNZ/status/73949464716521472 

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  Reply # 474978 27-May-2011 22:36
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1280x720 is HD by American standards




Check out my LPFM Radio Station at www.thecheese.co.nz cool


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  Reply # 475274 28-May-2011 22:30
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ESPN HD in the US is in 1280x720


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  Reply # 475283 28-May-2011 23:03
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so nba finals will be in 720p? man thats bs i want 1080

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  Reply # 475351 29-May-2011 10:52
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draculahowsby: so nba finals will be in 720p? man thats bs i want 1080


no pleasing some people!

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  Reply # 475369 29-May-2011 11:33
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This is what they should be broadcasting in Laughing

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultra_High_Definition_Television


But theres no hope of seeing that anytime soon

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  Reply # 475780 30-May-2011 15:08
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draculahowsby: so nba finals will be in 720p? man thats bs i want 1080


Why? Sports looks better in 720p than 1080i.

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  Reply # 475927 30-May-2011 20:13
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Never understood the 720p vs 1080i debate, 1080i has more pixels, and a higher bit rate plus the TV deinterlaces the image anyway.

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  Reply # 476074 31-May-2011 08:54
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Ignite: Never understood the 720p vs 1080i debate, 1080i has more pixels, and a higher bit rate plus the TV deinterlaces the image anyway.


Not on a HD TV it doesn't..




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  Reply # 476298 31-May-2011 17:14
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old3eyes:
Ignite: Never understood the 720p vs 1080i debate, 1080i has more pixels, and a higher bit rate plus the TV deinterlaces the image anyway.


Not on a HD TV it doesn't..


What? Of course it does. However deinterlacing negatively effects IQ particularly during motion... of which there's a lot in sports :)

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  Reply # 476340 31-May-2011 19:06
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What? Of course it does. However deinterlacing negatively effects IQ particularly during motion... of which there's a lot in sports :)


Brrrrrrrrr, WONGg, Unless its a HD CRT modern Plasma and LCD displays are natively progressive.

Cyril

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  Reply # 476353 31-May-2011 19:29
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cyril7:
What? Of course it does. However deinterlacing negatively effects IQ particularly during motion... of which there's a lot in sports :)


Brrrrrrrrr, WONGg, Unless its a HD CRT modern Plasma and LCD displays are natively progressive.

Cyril


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