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#126 OFFLINE   Laxguy

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 10:52 AM

The only way our dogs will pay attention is if there's heavy panting. Or barking, but haven't heard much of that.


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#127 OFFLINE   Athlon646464

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 10:54 AM

The only way our dogs will pay attention is if there's heavy panting. Or barking, but haven't heard much of that.

 

I have a reply for that, but this site is rated PG....


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#128 OFFLINE   Laxguy

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 11:10 AM

Just call me the setup man....   :rolling:

 

 

And my GF emits a very high pitched scream, sort of a bark, when 

 

 

 

 

calling the dogs in. 


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Posted 08 August 2013 - 11:52 AM

^^^

 

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 08:56 PM

I've tried to get my beagle to watch on 3 different occasions but he's not at all interested. The only thing he cares about is food, walks and sleeping. Sent from my ADR6400L using DBSTalk mobile app

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 10:12 AM

What's next, Fish TV???????

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 12:07 PM

We're trying it out on our dogs when we're away. Our youngest suffers from separation anxiety if she's home without us and left out of the kennel - usually results in something getting destroyed, like a lamp cord or a pillow.

 

Keep in mind people that your dog probably won't show any interest if you're there watching it with them. It's designed to be left on for when your dog is quite literally home by itself.


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Posted 12 August 2013 - 01:24 PM

I would gladly pay for it if my dogs would watch it. I can't even get them to look at the screen. 



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 02:08 PM

Those of you that say your dogs don't even look at it, what kind of a TV are you showing it on?

 

From what I understand it really has to be shown on a 1080p TV with refresh rate of 100Hz or higher (so a 120Hz or 240Hz LCD, or a plasma) in order for the dogs to really be able to see it correctly.


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Posted 13 August 2013 - 02:48 PM

Those of you that say your dogs don't even look at it, what kind of a TV are you showing it on?

 

From what I understand it really has to be shown on a 1080p TV with refresh rate of 100Hz or higher (so a 120Hz or 240Hz LCD, or a plasma) in order for the dogs to really be able to see it correctly.

46" LCD. They do see dogs on it at times and when the female was a puppy she barked at it but ovet time she lost interest in it. As for the male I think he just wants the remote.


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Posted 13 August 2013 - 06:19 PM

I'm showing it on a 720p set and my dog looks at it quite a bit. I thought it was just digital televisions vs. older analog sets that made the difference. Or, at least, that's what I think I remember them saying on a show that discussed the channel.

 

Those of you that say your dogs don't even look at it, what kind of a TV are you showing it on?

 

From what I understand it really has to be shown on a 1080p TV with refresh rate of 100Hz or higher (so a 120Hz or 240Hz LCD, or a plasma) in order for the dogs to really be able to see it correctly.


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Posted 14 August 2013 - 02:28 PM

The way that I understand it, dog's brains/eyes refresh around 70-80Hz.  So to them TVs with lower refresh rates that that can seem to flicker, and becasue most TV shows are at 30 or 60 frames per second (24 frames per second for movies) the motion is jittery.  CRTs were especially bad because of the way the scanlines worked.

 

Now with 120Hz and 240Hz TVs that refresh quicker than the dog's vision the flickering is gone (for the most part).  Motion would still seem a bit jittery to them though unless you have some sort of frame interpolation like Smoothmotion etc. turned on.  So my guess is that people with 120Hz or 240Hz TVs with frame interpolation turned on are more likely to see their dog being interested in the channel.


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Posted 14 August 2013 - 04:23 PM

Agree, but my guys don't seem to react unless there's barking involved. 


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Posted 14 August 2013 - 08:20 PM

Agree, but my guys don't seem to react unless there's barking involved.

Yes, and my dog reacts to anything that sounds like a dog barking (once in a while), from any source, including the dog piano app on my IPhone, which is free. I don't think that a 1080p set makes much difference since the channel is in SD.

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Posted 14 August 2013 - 08:45 PM

Would it help any if they got rid of the background music in some of the videos?

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 09:17 AM

I have a reply for that, but this site is rated PG....

The dog channel is PG as well, no actual sex but there is some occasional sniffing.



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Posted 15 August 2013 - 09:27 AM

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 02:11 PM

I don't think that a 1080p set makes much difference since the channel is in SD.

 

Being SD or HD has no effect, it is all about the frame rate and frame interpolation.  Dog's visual acuity is actually pretty poor so they can't even tell the difference between SD and HD (they have something like 20/75 vision).  But their eyes refresh much quicker than ours.  So a normal TV to them looks more like a flipbook or something moving around in a room with a strobe light looks to us.  A 120Hz or 240Hz TV with frame interpolation turned on to them looks like normal TV does to us.


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Posted 19 August 2013 - 11:33 AM

I wonder if anyone has subscribed??




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