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MPEG2 -> MPEG4 Transition Discussion: ESPN HD


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#1 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 28 July 2008 - 09:58 PM

This is the discussion thread for ESPN-HD's MPEG-4 transition. Please log all issues, indulge in gleeful exhortations, and give your suggestions!
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#2 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 03:52 AM

Please commence discussing!
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#3 OFFLINE   Michael D'Angelo

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:06 AM

The switch from MPEG2 to MPEG4 must be happening now. At 6:03 ET the screen went black and it is still out on ESPN.

#4 OFFLINE   Grydlok

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:08 AM

Black screen
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#5 OFFLINE   markp

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:15 AM

Same here 6:15am and grey screen.

#6 OFFLINE   VandyCWG

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:23 AM

I can get ESPN on channel 73 but a black screen on 206. Same with ESPN2, 70's channel work, but no 209.

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:23 AM

Still getting a black screen!
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#8 OFFLINE   Fatboy72

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:24 AM

Still a black screen
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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:25 AM

anxious to check it out! but still black at this point...

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:30 AM

Went black at approximately 6:05 EDT and still out (6:30 AM)

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:33 AM

We're Live!!

#12 OFFLINE   markp

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:34 AM

lookin good too!

#13 OFFLINE   VandyCWG

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:35 AM

mpeg4 goodness is live with espn and espn2 woohooo

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:36 AM

and they all cheered.... woohooo!

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:36 AM

Hello D11!! Looks good. :D
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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:38 AM

Well none of the mirrored channels work but I did get 306 and 552 so after having seen HD off the new bird I'm off to the gym. I am sure you guys will let me know when everything else comes online. Good start

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:40 AM

Well none of the mirrored channels work but I did get 306 and 552 so after having seen HD off the new bird I'm off to the gym. I am sure you guys will let me know when everything else comes online. Good start


scratch that Mpeg 2 to Mpeg 4 complete!

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:52 AM

Changing channels is incredibly slow this morning. It is taking several seconds from button press to actual change.
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Posted 31 July 2008 - 05:15 AM

ESPNHD looking good here

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 05:23 AM

it looks the same to me. I have a Bravia 1080p tv so maybe my tv has something to do with it. It also seems like the picture is running slightly behind the audio.




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