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DIRECTV SWM32 spotted at CES


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#26 OFFLINE   kevinturcotte

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 02:33 PM

8192 tuners?!?!?! WOW! Whoever had that many, please adopt me lol

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 03:02 PM

That's why I brought it up! :lol: :)

Could you imaging the HEAT coming off of this thing! you can see by all the fins on this thing it must be able to boil an egg!

He has one of those "green" houses that uses the thermal properties of all the IRDs to warm his home. :D
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Posted 08 January 2010 - 03:04 PM

He has one of those "green" houses that uses the thermal properties of all the IRDs to warm his home. :D

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 03:27 PM

That would be nice, but I'd rather have 2- SWiM16's. :)

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 03:32 PM

That would be nice, but I'd rather have 2- SWiM16's. :)

As long as we're talking about fantasy, why not just an actual SWiM32?

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 04:27 PM

8192 tuners?!?!?! WOW! Whoever had that many, please adopt me lol


I agree, WOW! :eek2:

Makes you wonder if there's really any need now for the more expensive IP based MFH-3 for large MDU installs. Since I've also heard a fair amount of criticism about that system.

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 04:41 PM

Wonder if one of those fits in a carry on bag.....I'm just sayin' :D:lol:
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Posted 08 January 2010 - 05:01 PM

I agree, WOW! :eek2:

Makes you wonder if there's really any need now for the more expensive IP based MFH-3 for large MDU installs. Since I've also heard a fair amount of criticism about that system.


Places that use MFH3 will not sub out for SWM unless they spent a lot more money than they needed to for just video.

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 05:33 PM

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 06:02 PM

Places that use MFH3 will not sub out for SWM unless they spent a lot more money than they needed to for just video.


Oh I understand that;

But I was referring primarily to which would be a better choice now for future large MDU installs with the advent of the SWiM32. Still the expensive and more technically complex MFH-3 system or a large array of cascaded SWiM32s?

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 07:09 PM

But I was referring primarily to which would be a better choice now for future large MDU installs with the advent of the SWiM32. Still the expensive and more technically complex MFH-3 system or a large array of cascaded SWiM32s?

If they choose SWiM, they'll have to run coax and Ethernet. If they choose MFH-3, they can just run Ethernet. I'm not in the MFH-3 "scene" so I haven't heard about the complaints, but it seems like a really cool system. I'm all about infrastructure consolidation.

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 08:03 PM

If they choose SWiM, they'll have to run coax and Ethernet. If they choose MFH-3, they can just run Ethernet. I'm not in the MFH-3 "scene" so I haven't heard about the complaints, but it seems like a really cool system. I'm all about infrastructure consolidation.


Do any hotels use a MFH-3 like system?

the direct tv web site says

Coming soon:
DIRECTV's Exclusive Electronic Programming Guide
Promote your hotel with a customizable programming guide. Provide a familiar TV
experience with the same channel guide your guests know from home. Ask how
you can qualify today.


lodgenet does seem to offer

http://www.lodgenet....tsPackages.aspx

and looks to be a per room PPV thing and I don't think that they will want to have boxes that just sit about turned the same channel 24/7 for a very part time channel?

and does any hotel with type of system trun on part time rsn over flows?

and the new lodgenet systems use IP for tv.

Edited by JoeTheDragon, 08 January 2010 - 08:21 PM.


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Posted 08 January 2010 - 08:15 PM

You wouldn't need 8192 ports, just one for every available channel and an STB tuned to each. Actually, the SWiM16 is all I would need. :D

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