> I'll bet a lot of HDTV programming will be unrecordable because of that.
Too late, HDTV is already recordable on the RCA-DSS dishs which have the HD-PDR on it, or, just use one of my minimal setups, it'll record HDTV,NTSC,& PC RGB up to 1940x1440. _____________ Brian Guralnick [EMAIL PROTECTED] ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bagotronix Tech Support" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2003 2:06 PM Subject: Re: [PEDA] OT: audio WAS parallel > > Only the 24 bit converter can handle RGB. Remember, 24 bit RGB means 16 > > million valid colors. 24 bit component (YUV) means only 3 million valid > > colors, that's why head end broadcast quality use 30 bit color component, > > which gives them around 170 million valid colors. > > Head end? What does that make my TV? The ass end? Seems like it, given > the poor quality of TV programming these days... > > Did you mean "high end"? > > I have yet to join the HDTV revolution. Still using my circa 1989 Hitachi > 27 inch color TV. And it still looks good. It's got S-video and composite > inputs, no YUV or RGB or YBaCuO whatever. I don't really care if broadcast > HDTV ever gets off the ground, because broadcast TV programming is so > uninteresting to me. Cable HDTV sounds like a joke to me. Digital cable > (SDTV) is available in my town, but everyone I know of that has tried it has > gone back to analog cable. The reasons: digital cable costs more, the > extra channels aren't that great, and you need one cable box for every VCR > and TV in the house. Now, if the cable company wants to move to HDTV cable > and keep the price the same or lower, I'll go along with that. But I'm not > looking for a way to spend more money on TV. Sure, the analog cable signal > quality is abysmal sometimes, but I just won't pay more than I already do. > So, the cable company can forget it if they think HDTV is a way to get me to > spend more money on them. HDTV would be good for playing back DVDs I buy or > rent, but until my current TV set dies, I won't be buying a new one. And of > course, the prospect of DRM looms over HDTV. I almost never watch a show > when it's on, I tape it and watch it later and skip over the commercials. > I'll bet a lot of HDTV programming will be unrecordable because of that. > That's not TV on my terms, folks, so it's not going to fly with me. > > Best regards, > Ivan Baggett > Bagotronix Inc. > website: www.bagotronix.com > > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Brian Guralnick" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2003 1:58 PM > Subject: Re: [PEDA] OT: audio WAS parallel > > > > > * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/leave.html * * Contact the list manager: * mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * Forum Guidelines Rules: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/forumrules.html * * Browse or Search previous postings: * http://www.mail-archive.com/[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *