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HD Discussion: The Smithsonian Channel (Channel 267)


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#41 OFFLINE   Skooz

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 08:41 AM

Best picture that I have seen from the new HD channels as of now.


I agree. It's one of those "wow!" channels that jumps out at you.

Very nice.

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#42 OFFLINE   jrmichael

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 08:48 AM

Great PQ!
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Posted 26 September 2007 - 08:55 AM

Only had a few minutes to check all the new HD channels and this one looked the best but had the most problems including an odd bleed over from one of my HD locals.

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 09:04 AM

Beautiful channel! Nothing like waking up to HD monkeys on my screen!


Dude, if you could hear how that sounded in my head. :lol:
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#45 OFFLINE   smiddy

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 09:17 AM

Dude, if you could hear how that sounded in my head. :lol:


Beautiful channel! Nothing like waking up to HD monkeys on my screen!


Yep, good call, it brings images of monkeys flying out of one's butt.
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#46 OFFLINE   purtman

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 09:20 AM

Does anybody know where we can find a program schedule for this without looking at the Guide? This has some great stuff listed on its site, but it doesn't have a schedule and the on-line guide at D*'s web site doesn't have it listed either.

As far as syncing issues, remember this channel just launched today. I'm sure they'll have bugs.

#47 OFFLINE   paulman182

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 09:22 AM

As far as syncing issues, remember this channel just launched today. I'm sure they'll have bugs.


Yeah, the bugs come on tomorrow right after the monkeys!

Sorry, I'm a little "antsy" right now. I've been at work since 5:30 and haven't seen any of the new stuff!

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 09:25 AM

Yeah, the bugs come on tomorrow right after the monkeys!

Sorry, I'm a little "antsy" right now. I've been at work since 5:30 and haven't seen any of the new stuff!


Excellent post, made me chuckle!
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Posted 26 September 2007 - 09:29 AM

Looks like they just corrected the audio. Hope it lasts.

Oops, that didn't last long. Nevermind.

#50 OFFLINE   Casey21

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 09:33 AM

I am only receiving this channel in 2 channel and not the 5.1 I should be receiving it. Anyone else have this issue?

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 09:38 AM

This is the only new channel
i'm not getting, sfs. Does anyone know what transponder it's from?

#52 OFFLINE   mganga

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 09:40 AM

i've never even considered flipping over to this channel before. what type of programming do they have? sounds a bit like DSC?

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 09:43 AM

Yea Baby.. Yea...... Sorry I had to get the excitement out!

Excellent picture.. 5.1 sound great! Audio out of sync by about .5 seconds. Audio ahead of Video..

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 09:45 AM

i've never even considered flipping over to this channel before. what type of programming do they have? sounds a bit like DSC?


I'm not sure what the future holds but so far it looks like the history channel, discover channel, and Much more.. ON 1080i STEROIDS!:lol:

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 09:47 AM

Beautiful PQ, but I have the audio synch issue.

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 10:15 AM

I am having a 130ms audio sync issue with the video trailing the audio watching America's Hangar. That is some of the worst audio sync that I have seen even worse than TNT-HD.

One of the best for PQ though.
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#57 OFFLINE   jrodfoo

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 10:42 AM

yeah audio sync is there. I just went home for lunch and checked a few channels out. I'm sure they'll work out the kinks :)

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 10:47 AM

Beautiful PQ, but I have the audio synch issue.


same here..

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 10:50 AM

I also have the audio sync problem.....hope they fix it soon. Love the channel and the PQ is outstanding. This will definitely be one of my favorite new channels in HD.

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 10:56 AM

As reported here earlier, I'm also experiencing dropouts. Not frequently. Maybe every half hour or so. I've also got the audio synch issues.
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