Re: Is it "Worth it?"
- --- In HDTV-in-SFbay@yahoogroups.com, Jan Mountjoy <echolane@...> wrote:
> So I heaved a big sigh and connected the OTAJan, couldn't you use an actual TiVo box, from TiVo itself, for this
> signal to the DISH DVR and now the OTA signals pass through the DISH
> DVR and I can record OTA programs to the DVR as well as use DISH's
> very good program guide to see what's being broadcast on OTA. MUCH
> better logistically.
effect? :-/ :-)
Dish uses TiVo for the DVR effect, right? Of course, then you would
not get the premium channels like Showtime etc. Or maybe there's
another factor in your situation that I'm not aware of/didn't read
Well you ask if they were publicly available. In a blunt answer no. These formats are production quality and can easily be manipulated or altered. They are also mostly copyrighted.
You could go buy a HD cameras and server and make your own but then you were a bit muffed by $795.
From: HDTV-in-SFbay@yahoogroups.com [mailto: HDTV-in-SFbay@yahoogroups.com ] On Behalf Of Kevin Diggs
Sent: Saturday, March 15, 2008 2:20 AM
Subject: Re: [HDTV-in-SFbay] Re: Is it "Worth it?"(Corrected)
Uh ... Uhmm ... Like ya know ... I was talkin' bout the standards and
not a gizmo to implement them ...
Swank, Richard (NBC Universal, KNTV) wrote:
>- San Francisco
> SMPTE 292M is our HD SDI standard. ~1.5 gigabits HD capable of
> transport on coax cable.
> SMPTE 259M is our SD SDI standard ~270 megabits capable of transport on
> coax cable.
> Checkout a google search HDMI to HD-SDI. There are converter boxes
> available for around $795 that would allow you to have these streams.
> Of course the stream you would get are a decoded Mpeg 2 or 4 compressed
> version. Maybe a Blue-ray DVD HDMI output might not have been
> compressed as much and be closer to the original stream.
> Richard Swank
> Rf Systems Engineer
> KNTV, KNTV-DT
> San Jose - Oakland
>*On Behalf Of *Kevin Diggs
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> *From:* HDTV-in-SFbay@ yahoogroups. com
> [mailto:HDTV-in-SFbay@ yahoogroups. com]
> *Sent:* Thursday, March 13, 2008 3:05 AM
> *To:* HDTV-in-SFbay@ yahoogroups. com
> *Subject:* Re: [HDTV-in-SFbay] Re: Is it "Worth it?"(Corrected)
> What are these and are they publicly available?