[mythtv-users] DTV: It Has Begun
nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 10:32:39 UTC 2008
On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 9:17 PM, Jon Bishop
<jon.the.wise.gdrive at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sep 8, 2008, at 7:26 PM, David Brodbeck wrote:
>> Aside from cost issues, digital portable TVs represent an interesting
>> marketing problem. The public has been conditioned to think that
>> digital TV means HDTV. But supporting 1080i on a 10" diagonal display
>> would make no sense whatsoever.
> This has been something that has bothered me. When they mandated a
> digital signal, why didn't that mandate the specifications of that
> signal? DTV could be 720i/p or 1080i/p and there is a big difference.
digital is not equivalent to HD. 576i is what I get off the satellite here.
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