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  Reply # 69395 3-May-2007 12:03
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Proactive education seems to be the key MISSING ingredient.


I find it amazing that Telstra does not have ANY help on their web site for TV3 going widescreen or how to configure your decoder to display it correctly. TV3 does. Sky does.
And then they wonder why they are flooded with complaints and calls. Why did they not at least send out emails to all customers that they had the email address for or better yet send out something with the last bill...








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  Reply # 69434 3-May-2007 19:32
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I find TCL's feed of TV3 somewhat puzzling. If I have my WS set to normal mode (that is don't stretch the 4:3 image to fill a 16:9 screen)  then TCL's feed is 4:3. However with the TV set to normal mode, TV3's feed over Freeview is stretched vertically indicating that the signal is being sent anamorphically (I guess). (The same applies to the TV1 WS tests). I have to set the TV to full model to stretch the image out in order for the AR to be correct but then of course all Freeview channels and all channels on TCL cable are too wide.

I am guessing that TCL is store using the analogue (read aerial!) feed of TV3 for their feed at the moment. Certainly the PQ hasn't changed - it's still pretty poor.




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  Reply # 69466 3-May-2007 22:38
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The Herald have already commented on the TV3 switch to widescreen, try contacting them and TelstraClear may be swayed by possible adverse publicity.




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  Reply # 69497 4-May-2007 09:19
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Can't help it.
http://despair.com/disservice1.html

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  Reply # 69511 4-May-2007 15:18
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compost: The Herald have already commented on the TV3 switch to widescreen, try contacting them and TelstraClear may be swayed by possible adverse publicity.


I will watch the better quality TV3 on Freeview until TCL gets their act together. The only downside is my PVR is connected to the TCL box and to make it work with the Freeview box will involve some work




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lchiu7:
compost: The Herald have already commented on the TV3 switch to widescreen, try contacting them and TelstraClear may be swayed by possible adverse publicity.


I will watch the better quality TV3 on Freeview until TCL gets their act together. The only downside is my PVR is connected to the TCL box and to make it work with the Freeview box will involve some work


You have TCL TV and Freeview? Dude, you really are a geek. Respect.

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lyall:
lchiu7:
compost: The Herald have already commented on the TV3 switch to widescreen, try contacting them and TelstraClear may be swayed by possible adverse publicity.


I will watch the better quality TV3 on Freeview until TCL gets their act together. The only downside is my PVR is connected to the TCL box and to make it work with the Freeview box will involve some work


You have TCL TV and Freeview? Dude, you really are a geek. Respect.


Not quite!  I have TCL because my OTA reception is poor and I wanted their triple play (phone, Internet, TV). There are some channels I watch that are not free. But there was an existing Sky dish in the house so to get Freeview it only cost me $100 for the STB so it wasn't a major investment. It also means I can record any of the TCL channels and watch TV1. TV2 or TV3 (I don't watch Maori or C4!) at the same time




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