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HD Discusson: The Weather Channel (Channel 362)


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#1 OFFLINE   Doug Brott

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Posted 18 September 2007 - 12:32 PM

Discussion thread for the new HD channel: The Weather Channel (Channel 362)

Topics: PQ, Programming, Stretch-0-vision (we hope not!), etc.

And don't forget our other coverage of the new DIRECTV HD channels:

The list of Launched Channels,
Troubleshooting Tips for the New HD Channels,
and just for fun, The "I Got Them!" Challenge.


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#2 OFFLINE   Doug Brott

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 04:58 AM

TWCHD - Confirmed 362
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#3 OFFLINE   MonyMony

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 05:10 AM

Even though it is not actually even in true HT yet, the maps look much better and the new national maps 'on the 8s' are a nice change for the HD channel.

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 05:22 AM

Love the maps and graphics, only problem i have is on SD studio shots the two huge black bars down the sides. Cant they fill this with a nice logo like ESPN or BTN?

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 05:30 AM

Wow, the new Local on the 8s graphics are incredible! I agree that it would be nice if they added some graphics in the pillars.

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 05:39 AM

The SD channel is still running the old graphics on the 8s so they seem to be different feeds.

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 05:41 AM

Not bad for a channel that many folks were saying no way until early next year. Don't care if it's upconvert for the studio stuff, looks a hell of a lot better then the SD version.

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 05:50 AM

Wow, the new Local on the 8s graphics are incredible! I agree that it would be nice if they added some graphics in the pillars.


Yep, just watched the maps on the 8's and they did look damn nice.

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 06:29 AM

OMG, look at all the shiny graphics!!!! :joy: :biggthump :gott: :icon_da:
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Posted 26 September 2007 - 06:57 AM

Is anyone else noticing an audio synch problem?
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Posted 26 September 2007 - 07:02 AM

Is anyone else noticing an audio synch problem?


Yaaaa! :bang
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Posted 26 September 2007 - 07:58 AM

Yes. Many of the new HD channels are out of sync. Around 25% are for me.

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 08:00 AM

I duno I could have waited on this one another month.
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Posted 26 September 2007 - 08:09 AM

I can't wait to see Tropical Storm Karen in HD, even if it IS upconverting! She's gonna look hot! :D

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 08:14 AM

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 08:32 AM

Wow, the new Local on the 8s graphics are incredible!


Couldn't agree more, what a nice surprise.

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 08:48 AM

I want to see Stephanie Abrams in HD. ;)

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 08:50 AM

I rebooted. Sync ok now.

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 08:51 AM

Was broadcasting in SD.
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Posted 26 September 2007 - 08:54 AM

I want to see Stephanie Abrams in HD. ;)


But her mouth stays in "Stretch" mode!:lol:

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