Jump to content


Welcome to DBSTalk


Sign In 

Create Account
Welcome to DBSTalk. Our community covers all aspects of video delivery solutions including: Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS), Cable Television, and Internet Protocol Television (IPTV). We also have forums to discuss popular television programs, home theater equipment, and internet streaming service providers. Members of our community include experts who can help you solve technical problems, industry professionals, company representatives, and novices who are here to learn.

Like most online communities you must register to view or post in our community. Sign-up is a free and simple process that requires minimal information. Be a part of our community by signing in or creating an account. The Digital Bit Stream starts here!
  • Reply to existing topics or start a discussion of your own
  • Subscribe to topics and forums and get email updates
  • Send private personal messages (PM) to other forum members
  • Customize your profile page and make new friends
 
Guest Message by DevFuse

Photo

My New Starchoice Set-Up.


  • This topic is locked This topic is locked
11 replies to this topic

#1 OFFLINE   DCXFORDGM

DCXFORDGM

    Mentor

  • Registered
  • 40 posts
Joined: Jul 15, 2003

Posted 16 June 2004 - 02:45 PM

Just installed a couple of weeks ago/great service!

Attached Thumbnails

  • DSC00027.JPG
  • DSC00062.JPG
  • DSC00093.JPG
  • DSC00088.JPG


...Ads Help To Support This SIte...

#2 OFFLINE   TheRatPatrol

TheRatPatrol

    Hall Of Fame

  • Registered
  • 6,709 posts
  • LocationPhoenix, AZ
Joined: Oct 01, 2003

Posted 17 June 2004 - 04:27 AM

What is Starchoice?

#3 OFFLINE   SAEMike

SAEMike

    Banned User

  • Banned User
  • 2,596 posts
Joined: May 29, 2004

Posted 17 June 2004 - 04:48 AM

What is Starchoice?


www.starchoice.com

#4 OFFLINE   TonyM

TonyM

    Banned User

  • Banned User
  • 1,385 posts
Joined: Aug 14, 2003

Posted 17 June 2004 - 07:04 AM

StarChoice & ExpressVu are the 2 Canadian DTH services.

#5 OFFLINE   TonyM

TonyM

    Banned User

  • Banned User
  • 1,385 posts
Joined: Aug 14, 2003

Posted 17 June 2004 - 07:06 AM

DC
How big is that StarChoice dish? Is that the standard 24", or did you get a larger dish?

#6 OFFLINE   mwgiii

mwgiii

    Gaming Guru and Supporter

  • Gold Members
  • 799 posts
Joined: Jul 19, 2002

Posted 17 June 2004 - 08:22 AM

Talk about HDTV. Their 6 HD channels carry everything.

Go here and click, at the bottom of the page, on Read Our Weekly HD Highlights.

http://www.starchoic...amming/hdtv.asp

That right there is a reason to subscribe.

#7 OFFLINE   DCXFORDGM

DCXFORDGM

    Mentor

  • Topic Starter
  • Registered
  • 40 posts
Joined: Jul 15, 2003

Posted 17 June 2004 - 06:56 PM

Here's a few more pic's of the menu's and the DSR-305 and 500.

Attached Thumbnails

  • DSC00146.JPG
  • DSC00153.JPG
  • DSC00156.JPG
  • DSC00160.JPG
  • DSC00159.JPG
  • DSC00147.JPG


#8 Guest_Michael P_*

Guest_Michael P_*
  • Guests
Joined: --

Posted 26 June 2004 - 11:46 AM

Isn't it ironic that many Canadians prefer the U.S. satelite providers over their own, while many in the U.S. (Canadians are "Americans" too....as in North America) want the Canadian services :huh:

FYI: Star Choice is not a true "DBS" service, they use a medium power satellite (ala Primestar), and from what I can summise from posters with the service, much lower compression than any of the other services on both sides of the border.

#9 OFFLINE   Van

Van

    Legend

  • Registered
  • 109 posts
Joined: May 03, 2004

Posted 26 June 2004 - 01:04 PM

In my 4 years of servicing DBS consumers Ive never had a single one ask about canadian DBS service and I work right across the water from windsor, most Ive ever gotten was people asking about "H cards" or hookin them up with free playboy. Even with my customers that are home theater fanatics most of them looked like a deer in headlights when Ive mentioned starchoice and or bellvue.

#10 OFFLINE   SimpleSimon

SimpleSimon

    Hall Of Fame

  • Registered
  • 5,468 posts
Joined: Jan 15, 2004

Posted 26 June 2004 - 02:17 PM

... (Canadians are "Americans" too....as in North America) ...

True, and so are Mexicans, but it seems that common usage is to call only us 'stateys' Americans - as in the United States of AMERICA. What other label would work? "Unicans"? Sounds like a combination recycling bin and trash receptacle to me. :hurah: :D :lol:
"I agreed with Bogy thrice in 5353 posts. That means he's wrong 99.94% of the time."
----------
DishDVR 921, B: 120B, F: F051, V: L211HECD-N@04-Dec-07, L212@05-Mar-01, L213@Apr-01, L215@Jun-29, L216@Jul-23, L218@Jul-28, L219@Aug-11, L270@Sep-14, L272@Oct-28, L273@Dec-08, L274@Mar-08, L275@Mar-23, L276HECD-N@06-Mar-31.
DP-Twin=110/119, DP Single=148, into a DP34, DP Dual=61.5, into DP21s to add 61.5

#11 OFFLINE   DCXFORDGM

DCXFORDGM

    Mentor

  • Topic Starter
  • Registered
  • 40 posts
Joined: Jul 15, 2003

Posted 01 July 2004 - 07:56 PM

The picture quailty is one of the best platforms I have seen, it destroys expressvu and dish but is on par with directv. There is alot less compression vs compressvu or dish, listening to parent owner shaw a new dsr-530<HDTV DVR> will be out by december and the new anik f2 is launching second week of july and we will have 18 to 20 hdtv channels.

#12 OFFLINE   FarNorth

FarNorth

    Godfather

  • Registered
  • 357 posts
Joined: Nov 27, 2003

Posted 01 July 2004 - 08:07 PM

After using my admittedly buggy 921, I could never go back to watching TV without a DVR. I never, and I mean NEVER watch anything live.




spam firewall