Archive for August, 2008

Hooking Up A VCR To A HD Receiver

Friday, August 29th, 2008

You got that new HDTV and upgraded to the HD DVR or receiver and now it is time to hook everything up, right? The connection for the receiver or DVR to the HDTV is quite simple with a HDMI cable for sure, but what about the old trusty VCR or DVD recorder? Not [...]

Networks Take SD Too Far!

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

To the point of being irritating! I decided to watch Dateline NBC before the Hall Of Fame game and what did I see? This:

Now is it just me or is it reasonable if the program is shot in 16:9 it should be shown in 16:9 not letterboxed and pillarboxed!

What Will The SD Channels Look Like After The Transition?

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

A while back I posted about the possibility that what SD cable and satellite viewers would be watching may change after the transition. In review here is the situation as I see it repeated:
With the analog cut off date fast approaching, I began a search for what the solution may be for cable and [...]

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