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how do I know if my boxes are mpeg 2 or mpeg 4?

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I have two older RCA boxes that I assume could not be mpeg 4 but I have two "newer" boxes that I don't know what they are .. one is a Phillips and one a Hughs box respectively..

I do have an older or the first generation of oval dish.. is this mpeg 2 only or not?

thanks for not ripping me on the answers..

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There are no non DirecTV branded Mpeg4 boxes.
If you have an oval dish you may be able to get an HD channel or 2 if you had an HD box, but that will change very soon. There will be no HD without a slimline dish and an Mpeg4 box, H2x or HR2x.
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