4K Events Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'DISH Network Support Forum' started by Bobby, Oct 5, 2017.

  1. comfortably_numb

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    I downloaded the NASA 4K channel on Roku last night. Picture looks AMAZING. And it's free :) Anybody who enjoys 4K quality should check it out :D
     
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    Bobby Topic Starter Publican Supporting Founder

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    We did have the Big 10 Basketball Tournament and some MLB last year in the 6 month period so I suppose there could be a repeat of that. We can only wait and see. The main crux of my above post was to look to the Women's World Cup as a probable....
     
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    Bobby Topic Starter Publican Supporting Founder

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    But it will still be a 1080i presentation. Other networks have done exactly the same thing for the Super Bowl.
     
  5. tigerfan33

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    The point of this announcement by CBS is useless.
    Why announce what kind of cameras you are using without putting providers in here to take advantage of the 4k.
    Dumbing down 4k to 1080i is not even close the same.
     
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    They can use that to digitally zoom in on a knee being down or not, a fumble, etc.

    Gimmicky, practically useless.
     
  7. Bobby

    Bobby Topic Starter Publican Supporting Founder

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    It actually works quite well for slomo shots. They are very tight.
     
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    College basketball games Friday and Saturday night.
     
  9. whatchel1

    whatchel1 SatelliteGuys Master

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    I sure wish Dish would put up a full time 4k channel that isn't sports. A full time entertainment channel like Directv has.
     
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    That channel sucks. It is just re runs of crap
     
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    Not a big time basketball fan but glad to see something after a long drought.
     
  12. crodrules

    crodrules The Happy Pessimist

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    4K Fish Tank, here we come! :bigok
     
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    Each to his own. I like some of it. But the main point is to have Dish have their own 4k channel, they don't have to program it like Directv's channel.
     
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    I have 2 fish tanks, so maybe a fish tank channel would be fun too.
     
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    Saturday and Monday college basketball in 4K.
     
  16. Bobby

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    and Tuesday!
     
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    I cannot see a difference in PQ between the 4k broadcast and the up convert that my LG OLED does. Am I doing something wrong?
     
  19. Bobby

    Bobby Topic Starter Publican Supporting Founder

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    Not really, some of these TVs do a great job of up conversion. That said, I was not impressed with the last two college basketball games that were on 540-01.
     
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    Sorry, basketball to me is a waste of bandwidth. Fox does lots of major league baseball. Have they had baseball in 4K in the past?
     
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