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High Def on Fox?
Posted 18 January 2009 - 07:02 PM
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Posted 18 January 2009 - 08:27 PM
Posted 19 January 2009 - 07:24 AM
Have a great Day
Posted 19 January 2009 - 10:21 AM
I live in the western Mass area, just watched a great game on Local Fox, but the High Def is terrible compared to the second game on Local CBS, both are transmitted through DirecTV. Is there anything that I can do to get a better picture?
I saw no problems with the FOX transmission here in N.Y.C., but on the whole, CBS' picture does look better to me. I see that regardless of whether I'm viewing via DirecTV or OTA.
Posted 19 January 2009 - 11:03 AM
On the same display...
The FOX HD broadcast game was noticably lower in HD quality most of the time compared to the CBD HD broadcast. That is not always the case on regular season weekends.
But for this playoff weekend...on the CBS game...despite being an outdoor game...the contrast & color was better....almost all cameras were HD and in great focus.
On FOX....low contrast, weak colors, and obviously only 1/2 their cameras were HD.
One would think for a nationally-televised major sports event....FOX would have done things right with the HD broadcast...but they clearly didn't (pun intended).
Shame on FOX....Kudos on CBS.
DirecTV Customer Since 1996
Posted 19 January 2009 - 07:11 PM
Posted 20 January 2009 - 04:46 PM
HD Snob - "Friends Don't Let Friends Watch Cable".
Electrical/RF Engineer & Inspector
DirecTV Equipment: HR24-200 (2), 5LNB Slimline, AM21, SWiM 8 installed (MRV), Cinema Kit (Wifi connection)
Configuration: Native OFF. Units OFF when not in use.
TVs: 2 Panasonic Plasma TV's each using HDMI (one 1080p/one 720p)
DirecTV customer since 1998. Plus HD DVR package w/ NHL Center Ice & MLB Extra Innings.
OTA Antenna: Homebrew UHF & VHF antennas w/ 30dB amplifier fed w/ RG-6 Quad-shield coax.
Posted 20 January 2009 - 05:58 PM