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Directv vs DISH - Which HD is better
Posted 09 April 2013 - 12:16 PM
Receiver : Dish 1 Hopper w/Sling and 1 Hopper without
HDTV : Mitsi WD-73742 73" 3D DLP
Surround: Denon AVR-2113ci 7.1 Setup
Posted 09 April 2013 - 01:52 PM
Is that now true on both the eastern and western arc's? IIRC EA was better because it used MPEG4 for all the SD channels were WA was on MPEG2 and was about on par with DIRECTV's SD channels.
SD might be better, but at least based on someone I know on EA, not convinced it would be worth it. He had to have two dishes for domestic channels, and at one point Dish moved our locals to a satellite that couldn't be seen by either dish. I'll take bad SD over that.
Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:17 AM
Nooo, but I see a frog and a bear in a rainbow colored Studebaker!
Sometimes I update the Dish Network FAQ
AT200, Hopper/XiP813 via HDMI & 360 via VGA to basement 42" Westy and both via Comp-over-Cat5 to living room 42" Vizio with an Apple TV, Joey to Toshiba 32" LCD with a Logitech Review. You want fries with that? Pull up to the 2nd window.
Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:38 AM
The old subscription to DIRECTV makes one omniscient and expert in everything ploy.
Am I an expert on display technology and calibration? Yes. You're welcome.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. -- JFK