HDTV news

June 1, 2004

Cable customers in Canada have a new option available for recording HDTV. Rogers digital cable now offers the Scientific-Atlanta Explorer 8000HD PVR. Features include recording of up to 20 hours of HDTV programming or 90 hours of standard definition programming. You’ll likely be hearing more about this projector from Hitachi, the PJTX100 which is a […]

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HDTV Facts vs. Fiction

May 28, 2004

The notion that digital television or extended definition television (EDTV) equals HDTV is getting annoying. Let’s clear up some myths. First of all let’s define HDTV. The only HDTV formats are 720p, 1080i, and 1080p with a minimum of 1280 horizontal pixels at 60 fps. Note: true 1080p performance is beyond the typical HDTV display […]

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HDTV to the masses

May 21, 2004

Sanyo recently rolled out two new CRT Direct View HDTV televisions which are priced below $1000, one a 32” 4:3 and the other a 30” 16:9 widescreen. The widescreen version would seemingly make a great start to a entry level home theater or as a bedroom HDTV. The 4:3 set list for $747 (16:9 price […]

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Remember DVHS?

May 19, 2004

The JVC D-VHS VCR is what, a year or so old now? I don’t think I’m going out on a limb by saying no one ever really believed this would be a viable, commercial medium for HDTV. Although, I’m sure there are some ardent fans of the format out there. It does offer at least […]

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HDTV Me

May 8, 2004

I just wanted to point out an excellent HDTV buying guide over at Extreme Tech. A glossary of high definition terms and a overview of HDTV technologies are among the topics discussed. Also pvrblog’s post about DirecTV’s HDTV TiVo including links reviews and some initial details. Buying a digital capable television is an exercise in […]

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