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MPEG2 -> MPEG4 Transition Discussion: TNT HD


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#1 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 28 July 2008 - 09:59 PM

This is the discussion thread for TNT 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 - 03:53 AM

Please commence discussing!
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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:24 AM

It must be it's still down, but 75 is working fine.
Hypocrites with fake rumors need not apply.

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:56 AM

245 is up and running now. Stuart what do you mean it was already MPEG4? It was always MPEG 2 before today...

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 04:59 AM

TNT on any sat still look like TNT.
Hypocrites with fake rumors need not apply.

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 05:00 AM

Well of course it looks like TNT, that is very observant of you :grin:

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 05:03 AM

Well of course it looks like TNT, that is very observant of you :grin:


I wanted to say TNT still looks like crap but I don't know if it Angel that looks like crap.:(
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Posted 31 July 2008 - 05:04 AM

Angel on any channel is crap :D

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 05:12 AM

245 TNTHD working fine here

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 05:28 AM

245 is up and running now. Stuart what do you mean it was already MPEG4? It was always MPEG 2 before today...


Thats what I thought also

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 07:07 AM

Sorry, it was 3 in the morning, I got confused.
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#12 OFFLINE   Bofurley

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 07:19 AM

245 certainly looks better than it did as MPEG2

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 10:40 AM

We can not judge TNT until we see true HD programming like Nascar and NBA. Golf looked like Stretched SD to me

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 10:45 AM

The golf WAS stretched 540i (PAL) BBC-TV coverage. Definitely not HD.

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 11:38 AM

The golf WAS stretched 540i (PAL) BBC-TV coverage. Definitely not HD.


Yeah, it looked weird; I thought it was PAL. It wasn't as bad a PAL conversion as the NFL game in London last year. Neon green grass! :rolleyes:

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 11:53 AM

why isnt tnt in the list on this thread on todays post there ?

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 12:27 PM

Yeah, it looked weird; I thought it was PAL. It wasn't as bad a PAL conversion as the NFL game in London last year. Neon green grass! :rolleyes:


NFL game last year was HD...

I'll see if I can dig up an article about Fox's coverage
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Posted 01 August 2008 - 04:35 PM

You'll have to forgive me. I'll readily admit to understanding neithor MPEG4 nor brain surgery. But,. is there any reason why (my wife) and I think the picture is better on 75 ? (We're just now watching an old L&O) .... Commence laughter.
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Posted 01 August 2008 - 11:34 PM

NFL game last year was HD...

I'll see if I can dig up an article about Fox's coverage


It was PAL upconverted to HD. I saw the footage; it was weird to say the least.

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Posted 04 August 2008 - 09:51 PM

What was wrong with TNT during the Closer tonight? There were a bunch of static/glitches at the start of the show. Then the stream broke up completely for about 10 seconds. It appears to be an MPEG 4 issue, my HD-Tivo recorded the MPEG 2 stream without glitches.




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