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Forum: Community Articles   08-23-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,896
Posted By swSteve
I hope 4K media players are smart enough to cope...

I hope 4K media players are smart enough to cope with media of all shapes and sizes.<br><br>The fact that Blu-ray players demand fixed size encodings is archaic.<br><br>We need to stop wasting...
Forum: Community Articles   08-14-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,896
Posted By swSteve
Just because a <b>One Terabyte</b> hard drive...

Just because a <b>One Terabyte</b> hard drive formats down to 930 Megabytes<br>does not mean that it stops being a Terabyte hard drive.<br><br>ALSO<br>=====<br><br><b>4K-PRO</b> adds only a single...
Forum: Community Articles   08-12-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,896
Posted By swSteve
Call it <b>4K-PRO</b> and...

Call it <b>4K-PRO</b> and <b>4K-UHD</b>.<br><br><b>4K-PRO</b> will be for professional equipment and it will be much easier for them to<br>add that name to a small field of products. Companies will...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-09-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 363,999
Posted By swSteve
PM Sent Thanks for the tip Steve

PM Sent
Thanks for the tip

Steve
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-06-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 363,999
Posted By swSteve
A buddy is about to switch to DISH and looking...

A buddy is about to switch to DISH and looking for one of these VIP211

anyone bored with theirs or have a spare?


cheers

Steve
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-12-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 222,285
Posted By swSteve
TCM-HD is a low definition channel pretending...

TCM-HD is a low definition channel
pretending to be an HD channel

Their sole investment in HD was an up-converter no better
than those built into most TV sets.

Cable and satellite companies...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-18-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 222,285
Posted By swSteve
 So did anyone bother to tune in to TCM-HD's...


So did anyone bother to tune in to
TCM-HD's fuzzed-down presentation
of Lawrence of Arabia 4K?

The cinema 4K release in theaters was outstanding.

Steve
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-04-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 222,285
Posted By swSteve
Absolutely correct, bruin95. HD does NOT...

Absolutely correct, bruin95.

HD does NOT exist in their strange little insular world.


How about a good joke?

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Forum: HDTV Programming   10-02-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 222,285
Posted By swSteve
Is there ANY channel worse than TCM-HD ?...

Is there ANY channel worse than TCM-HD ? (technical, not programming)

- 3 years of hogging HD bandwidth and delivering nothing.
- No commitment whatsoever to HDTV quality.


So is there ANY...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-23-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 222,285
Posted By swSteve
Great posts friends. TCM-HD is a failure...

Great posts friends.


TCM-HD is a failure that may as well not exist.
I'm certain Ted Turner would not suffer these
managers if he were still in charge.

We should stop congratulating TCM...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-23-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 222,285
Posted By swSteve
Quote:Originally Posted by kjbawc...

Quote:Originally Posted by kjbawc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22053983)

TCM has NO control over the Turner Film Library, except for titles...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-21-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 222,285
Posted By swSteve
Quote:Originally Posted by kjbawc...

Quote:Originally Posted by kjbawc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22045882)

swSteve,
You are wrong, and are misinterpreting what you read on...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-21-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 222,285
Posted By swSteve
Quote:Originally Posted by kjbawc...

Quote:Originally Posted by kjbawc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22042745)

TCM does not own the films they show.


Yes they do.


TCM is...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-18-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 222,285
Posted By swSteve
Quote:Originally Posted by Shaded Dogfood...

Quote:Originally Posted by Shaded Dogfood http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22031049)


Believe me, (TCM's) stewardship beats just about anyone...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-16-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 222,285
Posted By swSteve
Quote:Originally Posted by Shaded Dogfood...

Quote:Originally Posted by Shaded Dogfood http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22031049)

It's a mistake to say that all films need to be restored...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-16-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 222,285
Posted By swSteve
Quote:Originally Posted by Shaded Dogfood...

Quote:Originally Posted by Shaded Dogfood http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21982437)

A great percentage of these films probably don't have...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-25-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,613
Posted By swSteve
Someone should let them know that modern...

Someone should let them know that
modern Flash-based HD "camcorders"
weigh much less than 40 pounds.

And the battery packs run a lot longer when
they don't contain tape mechanisms.

Oh well.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-12-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 363,999
Posted By swSteve
FYI R5000 users that want a low-power PC...

FYI

R5000 users that want a low-power PC have a new choice.

Unlike most mini PCs that use 2.5 inch hard drives,
this one has an internal 3.5 and 5.25 inch bay.

I can verify that the MSI...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-15-2007, 01:07 AM
Replies: 2,857
Views: 450,092
Posted By swSteve
FYI Just saw it a moment ago at the site...

FYI

Just saw it a moment ago at the site mentioned by Johnny.

ftp://ftp.dvico.com/Products/TViX/Firmware/M-41_5100/


H264 Grindhouse Trailer still hesitates and loses sound
just as "DOC...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-09-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2,857
Views: 450,092
Posted By swSteve
Hi I just got one of these myself. ...

Hi

I just got one of these myself.

DISPLAY
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NFS-->M-4100-->Westinghouse LVM-47W1

Content Test
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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-23-2007, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,493
Posted By swSteve
How about Optical? It would take 3...

How about Optical?

It would take 3 inexpensive DVD-R blanks to backup your collection.

I'd suggest avoiding dual layer blanks (for now) and look for quality media.

Steve
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   04-21-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,021
Posted By swSteve
I just tried 2.4 and live TV stutters and...

I just tried 2.4 and live TV stutters and hesitates.
(OTA-> eyetv500->mac mini 1.66 core duo writing to a NAS DNS-323)

So I downgraded to 233 and all is smooth.

Has anyone else experienced...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   01-11-2007, 01:20 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,045
Posted By swSteve
Yeah - it looks like Apple has some awkward...

Yeah - it looks like Apple has some awkward choices:

1. Pretend the problem doesn't exist.
(after all, iMovie mostly edits DV. No wait... APPLETV doesn't do DV either right? Not good)

2. Add...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   01-10-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,045
Posted By swSteve
gmwedding writes: Quote: I'm not at all...

gmwedding writes:
Quote:

I'm not at all bothered by a lack of MPEG2 support in the Apple TV. MPEG 2 is the past - MPEG 4 is the future. Since we have never donwloaded, created or stored MPEG2...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-26-2006, 02:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,730
Posted By swSteve
JediPhish wrote: Quote: So, to sum up,...

JediPhish wrote:

Quote:
So, to sum up, the only advantage 1080i, as a format, has over 720p is
1920 pixels per line, but those above 720p's 1280 fall in the MTF toe
and are not, therefore,...
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