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#21 OFFLINE   Hoffer

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 06:55 AM

The awful part comes from motion. Things get blocky and pixellated.

I'll try and do a screen grab tonight when I get home from work.

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#22 OFFLINE   dennisj00

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 08:55 AM

Unfortunately, I've deleted the SuperBowl but I have to say it looked much better on the iPad than our friends 40" Vizio fed from a D receiver in SD. I know, some people still don't understand HD!

I watch a lot of football, basketball and races on the iPad and very seldom have any blocking unless it's on ESPN streaming. I'd say you have something going on on your system.

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#23 OFFLINE   litex2x

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:56 AM

I'm seriously considering getting a nomad.

What are the chances of D* integrating the nomad into their next DVR device like Dish is doing with hopper and slingbox.

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:58 AM

I'm seriously considering getting a nomad.

What are the chances of D* integrating the nomad into their next DVR device like Dish is doing with hopper and slingbox.


I would guess not going to happen soon since there's the first look for the HR44 posted and no mention of a built in nomad hardware.

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:16 PM

Nice that the nomad is external and can pull from any DVR in the home.
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#26 OFFLINE   litex2x

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:48 PM

I would guess not going to happen soon since there's the first look for the HR44 posted and no mention of a built in nomad hardware.


I already knew about the HR44 not having it. I was hoping future iterations would include it.

Nice that the nomad is external and can pull from any DVR in the home.


This is actually a legitimate reason for it to remain external but alas I only have one dvr at the moment.

#27 OFFLINE   RAD

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:55 PM

I already knew about the HR44 not having it. I was hoping future iterations would include it.


Well, since the HR44 isn't even out for the public yet IMHO it's a bit early to be guessing if the next hardware platform would have it or not.

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:42 PM

Since nomad can 'service' many DVRs (I have 6), it would be a waste to put that hardware in every DVR.

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 03:27 PM

I believe Nomad will remain a Standalone Device because it would be too expensive to put it in every DVR for customers who may not use it.

Give it to Customers who want it and will use it and charge them a Nominal Fee to buy it. :)

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#30 OFFLINE   dennisj00

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 03:50 PM

Why not keep it free as it is?? Don't give them ideas, RR!

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#31 OFFLINE   Steve

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 03:54 PM

Doubling up the iPhone version on my iPad looks awful.

Nomad video looked fine at 2x on my iPad 2. On my iPad 4's retina display, I do occasionally see some jaggies, depending on the source material.

Nomad only transcodes at one resolution, no matter what the target device, so even if they came out with a dedicated iPad app, it would only improve the GUI image quality, not the video.
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Posted 06 February 2013 - 04:08 PM

Why not keep it free as it is?? Don't give them ideas, RR!


Yea the clients are free but they don't do you any good until you spend $150 for the hardware.

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 04:15 PM

Why not keep it free as it is?? Don't give them ideas, RR!


I meant the $150 PRICE to Buy it!!! :lol:
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#34 OFFLINE   dennisj00

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 04:23 PM

Price a slingbox and the clients. Or Vulkano.

Spending to stimulate the economy as fast as the credit cards will allow!

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:59 AM

Since nomad can 'service' many DVRs (I have 6), it would be a waste to put that hardware in every DVR.


Well with the way things are going I don't think it'll be necessary to have this many dvr's in the future.

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:05 AM

Since nomad can 'service' many DVRs (I have 6), it would be a waste to put that hardware in every DVR.


Well with the way things are going I don't think it'll be necessary to have this many dvr's in the future.


That may be but at least with nomad you don't have to replace the HD DVR to get the function unlike Dish with the new Hopper with Sling. I was up to 7 HD DVR's at one point and now down to three and it's still nice that the same nomad hardware is working with those.

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:28 AM

As for price, just ask for a discount. I called last night, asked for a better price and they cut $50, no problems. It shipped this morning. If you have been with DTV for a while I think they will bend. BTW, the rep said his info shows a new client for Android. He believes that means it will soon announce.

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:42 PM

That may be but at least with nomad you don't have to replace the HD DVR to get the function unlike Dish with the new Hopper with Sling.

Well you would just use an external slingbox if that was the case. :hurah:

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:47 PM

Well you would just use an external slingbox if that was the case. :hurah:


And hope you have an Internet connection so you can access it.

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