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Topic # 42682 8-Oct-2009 19:36
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i have a samsung 46lcd la46b650  pretty impressed with dvd picture quality and general picture via sky i have some monster cables running sky via component  i dont have my sky as yet  my problem is a lot of pixeling esp during sports usually thr rugby especially  on sports news with a taped event the picture can be improved just watching via a normal chanel rather than on the component shouldnt the monster cables provide a  clearer picture>? or r there better ways of getting a beter picuture or is this what i have to put up with with a lcd tv of this size ? am slightly confused would mysky and hd provide clearer pics on sports >or a newer sky box have better pics? have a black one with pace on it ay help greatly appreciated




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  Reply # 262508 8-Oct-2009 19:44
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Sky's picture is certainly not DVD quality or close to what you see on Freeview|HD.

A monster cable won't necessarily make any difference in picture quality - it certainly won't make the picture quality of Sky any better than a cheaper cable if you were expecting that.



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  Reply # 262511 8-Oct-2009 19:48
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just got them for free when i brought the tv picture quality in general way better on component just havin issues with the noise around players on rugby and some sports esp on far off shots




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  Reply # 262525 8-Oct-2009 20:32
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foxy38: with the noise around players on rugby and some sports esp on far off shots


Thats called Sky. low quality, high price.




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  Reply # 262526 8-Oct-2009 20:34
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so there is nothing i can do ?? mysky no better for pics? a diff sky box?




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  Reply # 262529 8-Oct-2009 20:39
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MySky HD will improve the quality, without HD will be the same no matter what sky box you use.




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  Reply # 262599 9-Oct-2009 07:51
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Feed the TV what it was built for - HD. Get MySky HDi if your into Sky Sports and also get a PS3/Blu-ray player if funds allow.

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  Reply # 262698 9-Oct-2009 12:06
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Yeah the fuzzy/crap around the players etc is due to the heavy compression used by SKY to transmit the signal. The freeview DVB-T / landbased transmissions have a bit more space available and use a newer compression technique, so they don't have to cram it in quite as much. Freeview doesn't carry any SKY sports content though. SKY uses satellites to beam the info to your box/tv, and there is limited bandwidth/signal space available on the satellite.

I won't go into the fact that the other 50 channels of crap all take up space for your sports broadcast, but you get the idea. As has been mentioned above, if this annoys you enough, you'll need to spend the extra $10 per month to get the same shows with enough bandwidth allocated to show the sports properly and in a higher resolution.

This is a source signal problem, nothing to do with cables sorry.



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  Reply # 262756 9-Oct-2009 14:02
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thanks for ya help my sky hdi i guess will solve the problem then bit more than 10 a month though 15 + the 8 a month for hd i think ?




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