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Forum: HDTV Programming   12-16-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 26,359
Posted By trdr_vix
I called this afternoon when my daughter tried...

I called this afternoon when my daughter tried to watch Scrooge and she told me there was a message up on the screen that said that I had not paid for the channel. I just upgraded to MPEG4 last...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-29-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By trdr_vix
Whooooooops!!!! ...

Whooooooops!!!!
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/eek.gif

If you were talking about Peter Pan....then I stand very much corrected! I thought you were responding to my comments about...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-28-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By trdr_vix
I don't understand, you say you didn't get...

I don't understand, you say you didn't get pillarbox bars??? I clearly did, both upstairs on my H20 when I surfed to it a few times, and downstairs, recorded on my HR21, I still have the movie, I...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-28-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By trdr_vix
For those who saw a "filled" screen, I believe...

For those who saw a "filled" screen, I believe you were on the FX SD channel, not the HD. I surfed back and forth several times to see if it was just a transmitting issue and one of those time I hit...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-28-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By trdr_vix
What I got on FXHD for this movie was a 4x3...

What I got on FXHD for this movie was a 4x3 upconvert with Black bars on the sides. That is an old converted verison of this movie. I already erased it from my DVR, it was not what I expected. I am...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-24-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,680
Posted By trdr_vix
It did not look quite good on my 55" Mits...very...

It did not look quite good on my 55" Mits...very grainy during certain scenes, and there definitely was some resolution loss on a lot of the shots. After about 45 min. of a very uninspiring...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-24-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,680
Posted By trdr_vix
Quote:Originally Posted by jefbal99...

Quote:Originally Posted by jefbal99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12300278)

All the Season 3 BSG episodes that I recorded were in HD this...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-24-2007, 05:58 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,680
Posted By trdr_vix
Anyone happy with the " Windowbox" presentation...

Anyone happy with the " Windowbox" presentation of "Enterprise" all day yesterday, including them filling the bottom bar area with promo's and ad's??
Anyone?
Bueller?....Bueller?

Yeah, right,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-23-2007, 06:49 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,680
Posted By trdr_vix
Quote:Originally Posted by NetworkTV...

Quote:Originally Posted by NetworkTV http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12292007)

What are talking about?
Shooting on film has nothing to do with...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-23-2007, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By trdr_vix
What excellent eye and sound candy yesterday,...

What excellent eye and sound candy yesterday, seems like a great channel.

Coming up, Armageddon on Tues. night!
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-22-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,680
Posted By trdr_vix
CP...thanks for the alternate view....you have...

CP...thanks for the alternate view....you have very good points, as their library transitions, the older SD transfers should get updated over time. At least we have SciFi in HD liikw we have been...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-22-2007, 08:15 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,680
Posted By trdr_vix
Cpanther hit the nail....it is a double...

Cpanther hit the nail....it is a double conversion, earlier converted material for 4:3 use that is already in letter box, with bars on the top and bottom already, placed into 16:9, as a 4:3, which...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-22-2007, 06:30 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,680
Posted By trdr_vix
Petergaryr...thanks...I hadn't thought about the...

Petergaryr...thanks...I hadn't thought about the writers strike delaying the concluding episodes...and I guess you are confirming that the show is shot on Film, which means, unless they are shooting...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-21-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,680
Posted By trdr_vix
What are you all calling letterbox? Bars top and...

What are you all calling letterbox? Bars top and bottom only? Or bars all around? I call bars all around "windowbox".
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-21-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,680
Posted By trdr_vix
Quote:Originally Posted by petergaryr...

Quote:Originally Posted by petergaryr http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12281139)

trdr_vix,

Make sure you have gone into "Favorites", selected...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-21-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,680
Posted By trdr_vix
Quote:Originally Posted by jefbal99...

Quote:Originally Posted by jefbal99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12278374)

I have seen Stargate Atlantis and Flash Gordon in 16x9 HD


Are...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-21-2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,680
Posted By trdr_vix
The "windowbox" has got to go. I got my...

The "windowbox" has got to go.

I got my MPEG4 upgrade on Saturday and have seen every version of a screen aspect transmitted on SciFiHD except for the only one I am interested in...a native 16x9...
Forum: HD DVD Players   11-05-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,230
Posted By trdr_vix
I called around to three of the local WM's,...

I called around to three of the local WM's, including two SS's to find any stray A2 stock that may be around. For info, I have checked several times during the last year and I have never seen a HD...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-06-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 331,770
Posted By trdr_vix
Trees Grow...I do not think your dish would stay...

Trees Grow...I do not think your dish would stay aligned very long...considering how sensitive the alignment is for all of the Sats from one dish...plus, how do you capture a signal through the...
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2006, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10,338
Views: 1,382,475
Posted By trdr_vix
I just ordered a pair of RS6's for my upstairs...

I just ordered a pair of RS6's for my upstairs family room, my secondary HT setup where I want to also get some good music and loose the junky HTB speakers, so I am starting with the RS6's and the...
Forum: HD DVD Players   10-25-2006, 06:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,915
Posted By trdr_vix
Quote: Just cause HD DVD has a nice picture...

Quote:
Just cause HD DVD has a nice picture and is only $500,doesn't mean it's going to win.
Did you really post that?

Of course it means it is going to win....it's pretty basic, some of us...
Forum: HD DVD Players   10-02-2006, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By trdr_vix
1. Well Calibrated CRT (I have Mits 55" RP) 2....

1. Well Calibrated CRT (I have Mits 55" RP)
2. Panny Plaz (Arguably best Plaz black levels and no LCD motion issues)

Then the rest.
Forum: HD DVD Players   10-01-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,667
Posted By trdr_vix
Quote: "my youngest likes Disney movies like...

Quote:
"my youngest likes Disney movies like Ice Age and Dinosaur "
Quote:
"oh, they are not available on HD DVD"
I would bet by the time HD DVD is $300 or less they will be....Disney can't be...
Forum: HD DVD Players   10-01-2006, 10:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,667
Posted By trdr_vix
Quote: At many brick and motar stores when...

Quote:
At many brick and motar stores when asking about HD DVD they take me straight to BR. If they don't act quickly soon HD DVD will become a generic term and Blu Ray a brand name.
"That's...
Forum: HD DVD Players   10-01-2006, 08:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,667
Posted By trdr_vix
Quote: All of these points have been discussed...

Quote:
All of these points have been discussed in threads a lot more witty than this one. Rehashing old talking points is similar to spamming the forum.
Sorry, I didn't know I violated your own...
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