C61K Resolution Output?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by jborchel, Mar 18, 2020.

  1. jborchel

    jborchel Legend

    Oct 7, 2005
    What resolution is my C61K client outputting now that the "Native" capability was taken away? Is DTV doing the scaling to 1080P for us or is it still 1080i? I have a Denon 602 Video Processor that shows the input and output resolution but recently started showing just dashes. The last time it showed a resolution input it was 1080i.
  2. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

    May 17, 2010
    The C61K-700 can output 720p, 1080i, 1080p and 2160p. HD channels are 1080i, PPV channels are 1880p and 4K channels are 2160p.
  3. compnurd

    compnurd Hall Of Fame

    Apr 23, 2007
    Evans City PA
    Unless you are on a 1080P Channel or a 4K Channel.. As MysteryMan Stated it is 720p/1080i depending on what you have enabled
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2020
  4. JerryMeeker

    JerryMeeker Legend

    Sep 20, 2007
    Austin, Texas
    I have the enabled resolutions set to 720p, 1080i, and 1080p. When tuned to a 720p channel, it is up-scaled to 1080i. When tuned to a 1080i channel, the signal is output as 1080i. That is precisely the issue with the elimination of Native mode. When tuned to a 720p channel, we would normally want it output as 720p, not up-scaled to 1080i. Why? Because we think that the up-scaler in the DTV box is not as good as the up-scaler in our premium displays.
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  5. jimmie57

    jimmie57 Hall Of Fame

    Jun 26, 2010
    Texas City, TX

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