Re: Bad SD picture contest
- From: "Jim" <jwhite18816NOSPAM@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 13:22:38 GMT
The Bucs may not be very good anymore, but their pre-season telecasts are!
HD all the way.
"Mack McKinnon" <McKinnonRemoveThis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
> Yes. Same game, separate productions, broadcast at the same time on the
> Fox & CBS Austin affiliates. Not Fox or CBS productions, but I did not
> catch who the producers were.
> On the CBS affiliate, the SD image was darker, murkier & particularly bad
> in the long shots. The game on KTBC/Fox was brighter and the resolution
> was a little better.
> But I have no interest anymore in watching football in SD, unless I have a
> special interest in the teams. The primary football shot is 22 men, which
> looks like about 3 pixels per man in SD on a 60-inch screen.
> "hopdevil" <hopdevil30@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> The same game is on 2 different stations in the same market??
>> A) How's that make any sense?
>> B) Were these local affiliate productions (KTBC / KEYE)?
>> "Mack McKinnon" <McKinnonRemoveThis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
>> message news:ov7Qe.199848$0f.108455@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> As I write this, I am watching Cowboys vs. Texans onTV. Because it is
>>> NFC vs. AFC, it is on our local Fox station and the CBS station. Both
>>> in (ugh!) SD. But I can compare lousy pictures.
>>> The difference is dramatic. The CBS version is so bad that on our 60"
>>> HDTV, in the long shots you can barely tell which team is which. The FOX
>>> picture, still awful, is much brighter & sharper. In the close-ups,
>>> almost tolerable.
>>> Best demo of the big difference in SD quality due to different sources I
>>> have seen.
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