> 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.

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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
>
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