I can't believe they bothered with the 8000SD.
I don't NEED a DVR that can't record High Definition.
That's what TiVo is for.
Classical Adelphia "behind the edge" thinking.
Old ------ Edge ------ Cutting Edge...
richm is correct.
FOX broadcasts in 480p widescreen, commonly called EDTV.
Standard Definition is 480i only, technically speaking.
Still looks great on programs like 24. But true HD would look awesome.
How long has the 3250 been plugged in?
I received two new firmware versions within two weeks of getting my 3250 and hooking it up.
Maybe a newer version would work better?
(It did for me, I can now "Stretch" HD channels.)
I had a similar problem.
Adelphia is also experiencing demand that outweighs supply, here in New Hampshire. I had to keep calling -- they said if I went and picked one up, it was first come first serve.
So one day, they have them,...
chas: Yep. That's the version I have.
I've noticed one thing -- non DTV channels get stretched appropriately when watched through the component outputs. (I've configured the box to upconvert to 480p.)
But the HDTV channels do not...
I'm definitely running SARA.
However, instructions in the file don't work.
("How can I change the picture settings if there is no # Key on the remote?")
(The setup wizard to set up 480p and 1080i and all that...