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Old 2009-08-06 , 11:40
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Hi there people,

I have an SD PVR at the moment and just purchased a FHD LCD TV. From what i have heard so far from the public and on the forum, the HD PVR has alot of software issues and that the SD PVR at this stage is in demand because it is not made anymore.

The problem i have at the moment is that the picture quality is not that grand on the LCD TV because of the SD PVR.

So the question is... Do i keep the SD PVR? Get a HD PVR?

Some info will be appreciated..

Thanks..
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Old 2009-08-06 , 12:38
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So the question is... Do i keep the SD PVR? Get a HD PVR?
Keep the SD PVR and add HD PVR to it with Xtraview. Then you can watch 3 and record 3 at the same time. All on the same subscription.
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Old 2009-08-06 , 14:32
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Hi there people,

I have an SD PVR at the moment and just purchased a FHD LCD TV. From what i have heard so far from the public and on the forum, the HD PVR has alot of software issues and that the SD PVR at this stage is in demand because it is not made anymore.

The problem i have at the moment is that the picture quality is not that grand on the LCD TV because of the SD PVR.

So the question is... Do i keep the SD PVR? Get a HD PVR?

Some info will be appreciated..

Thanks..
keep the SD and get the HD to view the HD channel, BUT find out why the quality is not as you expected because you will remain unhappy with the quality on all the channels if you do not. i.e. the HD decoder will NOT solve a quality issue it will only allow you to view the one HD channlel HD quality, all the other still remain SD
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Old 2009-08-07 , 08:41
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Some channels are clear and some are not, dont know why???
The HD PVR is very expensive, considering i only need a decoder and to pay R3999 is asking too much at this stage.

I thought that the HD PVR will make a difference in terms of all the other SD channels but i guess not...
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Old 2009-08-07 , 18:45
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Some channels are clear and some are not, dont know why???
The HD PVR is very expensive, considering i only need a decoder and to pay R3999 is asking too much at this stage.

I thought that the HD PVR will make a difference in terms of all the other SD channels but i guess not...
What are you using to watch the channels. Is it Via RF cable or is via Video(RCA's)?
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Old 2009-08-09 , 10:54
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@VtecPower*,

Watching SD content on a HD-PVR on a LCD screen at time are awfull in picture quality.
Most of the time they look to be out of focus.
Colour is also not one of the best. If I see this I switch most of the time to another channel.
I think MNET must start to re-think their approach to broadcasting.
We sit in two worlds CRT-TV and LCD-TV.
Geoff D will have better answers to this.

Regards

Jochen
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Old 2009-08-09 , 17:58
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I have a warfdale, 42" LCD, from hifi corp, picture is great . no lag

My neighbour has a Sansui 42" LCD, picture is blocky and ****.

PS both our signal strength is bout same. so i guess sometimes it can be the TV
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Old 2009-08-09 , 21:07
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I have a warfdale, 42" LCD, from hifi corp, picture is great . no lag

My neighbour has a Sansui 42" LCD, picture is blocky and ****.

PS both our signal strength is bout same. so i guess sometimes it can be the TV
Comparisons of sort can be very misleading - only way would be to swop TVs for a few days and then report bcak on the results!
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