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ViP622 OTA ATSC Tuner Vs. Other ATSC Tuners

Discussion in 'ViP612/622/722/722K DVR Support Forum' started by Jim148, Jun 8, 2008.

  1. Jim148

    Jim148 Godfather

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    I have a 622 now and when I first got it I was thinking that the over the air ATSC tuner performed better than my Dish 811 OTA tuners. More recently I have had occasion to compare the 622s ATSC tuner to my Samsung LNT-1953H, which has a built in ATSC tuner. It seems as if there are times where I get picture with the LNT1953H when I lose it with the 622. Ironically I have both of them connected to the same Channel Master antenna. I suspect that the problem is MPDI (multi path distortion interference), but that is purely speculation on my part. Anyway, with more people getting the converter boxes, I am wondering how others 622 OTA performance compares to other ATSC tuners that you may have. Also, I suspect that the newer crop on ATSC tuners are better at dealing with MPDI, but again that is purely speculation on my part.
     
  2. tnsprin

    tnsprin Hall Of Fame

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    The ViP622's tuner, compared to ATSC tuners of its time (about 3 years ago), is one of the better ones. But as time goes by and ATSC tuner technology improves, better tuners have become available.
     

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