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  1. rockhard

    Where is USB External Storage for the 942/ViP622?

    Looks like DISH is adding USB 2.0 external HDD support for their PVR's :) EchoStar Rolls External Hard Drives for DVRs - The Satellite Dish - Blog on Multichannel News
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    Epson Home Cinema 1080P < $3k MSRP

    Sorry about links try this - http://www.projectorcentral.com/epson_cinema_1080.htm
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    Epson Home Cinema 1080P < $3k MSRP

    Epson America Unveils Industry's First 1080p Resolution Front Projector to Break $3,000 Price Mark http://epson.mediaroom.com/index.ph...leases&item=126 http://www.widescreenreview.com/new...il.php?id=13028 This will cause a storm in the industry as prices will crash sharply in order...
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    Format war a good thing & Chinese HD-DVD version

    SHD7000 Chinese/Canadian HD DVD player $100 Courtesy of Engaget - Meet the Venture SHD7000 HD DVD player Posted Mar 25th 2007 11:08AM by Matt Burns Filed under: Industry, HD DVD, Players Boy it sure took long enough, but finally, a company other then Toshiba is producing an HD DVD...
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    Format war a good thing & Chinese HD-DVD version

    If The Indian market for HD-DVD titles equals the population of the mighty US market then we will see Disney releasing their movies in HD-DVD oversees and that will start the hugh and cry here as people will just import them :)
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    Format war a good thing & Chinese HD-DVD version

    It increases the economies of scale for manufacturing allowing cheaper HD-DVD players to be made as the Chinese players are based on the HD-DVD platform . Add to this the Bollywood adoption of HD-DVD and their 200 miilion plus middle class market will be purchasing HD-DVD players ....can you...
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    Format war a good thing & Chinese HD-DVD version

    Unless we import a $199 chinese player and crack that encryption and download AVC HD movies untill the cows come home lol ...
  8. rockhard

    Format war a good thing & Chinese HD-DVD version

    Yes so how simple and fast it will be to rechip these cheap $199 players to output 1080P HD-DVD . My money is on Toshiba / MS to have the first low cost players on the market by Q4 2007 :)
  9. rockhard

    What do members want from CEDIA?

    Things we need info on - 1. SED from Toshiba or Cannon 2. EPSON 810 with HQV onboard 3. Sony PEARL with what for scaling ? 4. Panasonic AE1000 5. Lumagen Radiance scaler with GENNUM chip 6. Denon receivers 7. HK receivers 8. Yamaha receivers 9. Dish Network HD...
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    Mits 1080p Lcd Hc-5000

    It has been announced with complete surprise the GENNUM ( Cdn ) chip on board ( HQV version later ) at MSRP $3500...that means retail $3K that is the same price as other scaler boxes WOW let the stampede begin ... The Lumagen RadianceXG - http://www.lumagen.com/testindex.php?module=news
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    Mits 1080p Lcd Hc-5000

    It is with HQV processing found in the latest LUMAGEN RADIANCE scaler ...
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    Mits 1080p Lcd Hc-5000

    1080i doubled as progressive is way better than Interlaced especially in movies and sports... 1080P from HD-DVD q1 2007 will be the Holy Grail especially if your display and or scaler takes the 1080P/24 to 48 or 72 and next gen flat panels will have 120 for gamers :)
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    Mits 1080p Lcd Hc-5000

    Well I have yet to see DLP compete in the LCD price range perhaps the latest salvo launched by MITS with there HC-5000 will cause prices to fall in the DLP camp which would be good for all of us.... I for one can see bulbless light engines using LED / LASER eliminating the need for the...
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    Mits 1080p Lcd Hc-5000

    Why ? what technology do you prefer not rainbow DLP or low CR LCOS .... CRT 9" Marquee LC is still king of CR and resolve but alas it is too dim for me unless you run a pygmy hi-power screen in a dungeon basement :)
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    Mits 1080p Lcd Hc-5000

    Why 720P ? 1080p is here and the MITS MSRP @ $3500 means www.eastporters.com will be around $2800 Cdn :) taxes ans shipping included IMHO...
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    Mits 1080p Lcd Hc-5000

    The price preformance bar has been raised again with this lastest entry from Mitsubishi HC-5000 debuting at CEDIA . This is causing quite a stir as it uses the newest D6 superfine INORGANIC panel . http://global.mitsubishielectric.co...00/index_b.html Looks like I will be flipping...
  17. rockhard

    Using Direct dish for canadian satellites?

    I am using a rather large pie plate from my DTV days with a dual LNB pointed at 82 for max rain fade headroom . I then use a smaller DTV pie plate with dual LNB pointed at 91 . The 4 lines ( 2 going to a ASPEN SD 2X4 and 2 lines in to my SW44 4X4 powered multi swich combined with my 2 HD...
  18. rockhard

    SC HD going MPEG4

    Expressvu should consider the best codec from MS VC-1 which is Joe Kane approved and is responsible for HD-DVD putting egg on the Betaray face of Sony and MPEG2. Given that MPEG4 has issues and has resulted in DTV delaying it's launch ( although merger talks with DISH is in the mix ) then it...
  19. rockhard

    2006 TV Hockey schedules

    What I need is a schedule that shows all HDTV games on all the networks ... Hockey is one sport made for HD and on a 110" pic it is exciting...
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    Who will win? HD DVD or Blu-ray?

    HD-DVD and Betaray already obselete Microsoft wants to dominate the MEDIA CENTER world with VISTA systems networked with HDD RAID or SATA ARRAY with PVR function combined with broadband pipeline for dowloading HD-VOD movies .... This approach is backed by Mark Cuban of HDnet fame and Rupert...
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