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Offline Delgado

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High Definition TV
« on: July 09, 2011, 06:58 »
Has anyone noticed that when viewing ITV High Definition Programmes that the sound is not always in sync? This is more noticeable on outside broadcasts, or is it a problem with my TV Set?


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Re: High Definition TV
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2011, 08:32 »
I noticed it a couple of times when I first had mine but not recently.  It will be Sky, not your set.  In the early days of Sky TV it was normal for sound to be out of sync.
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Re: High Definition TV
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2011, 08:39 »
I can't receive HD yet, so can't help, sorry.  :bawl:
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Re: High Definition TV
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2011, 11:16 »
I can't comment on ITV because there never seems to be anything on that channel which we wish to watch.  However, we get problems with BBC1 HD programmes breaking up.  I suspect the broadcasting infrastructure can't cope with this new technology.
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Re: High Definition TV
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2011, 12:15 »
This area has traditionally always been the last to get broadcasting goodies, and Freeview HD won't arrive here until March 2012, so two days ago I bought myself a Humax Foxsat HD set top satellite box to experience Freesat HD in all its glory.  There is an option to correct synch problems in the setup menu, but I haven't needed to use it.

From my experience so far, I'd have to say HD is a bit of a disappointment really.  There's currently only four HD channels - and they don't always transmit in HD.  I suppose I could improve the situation by giving 30 quid a month to that loathsome pariah Murdoch, but hey...

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Re: High Definition TV
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2011, 14:02 »
Same here, Rod.  2012 for Freeview HD, what there is of it.  I certainly wouldn't pay extra for it, because I hardly watch TV these days anyway.
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Re: High Definition TV
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2011, 15:18 »
Down here at the arse-end of civilisation we still don't have Channel 5 on terrestrial telly.   

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Re: High Definition TV
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2011, 16:39 »
I actually enjoyed watching a programme on C5 the other night.

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Re: High Definition TV
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2011, 16:56 »
Down here at the arse-end of civilisation we still don't have Channel 5 on terrestrial telly.   

You're not missing anything.

I actually enjoyed watching a programme on C5 the other night.

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Re: High Definition TV
« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2011, 17:39 »
I recently subscribed to Sky HD because they were giving away 100 of M&S vouchers.  Frankly, it makes lots of things worse - particularly close-ups of presenters faces.  Every zit and blackhead is visible and slightly stomach-churning. 
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Re: High Definition TV
« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2011, 18:23 »
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Re: High Definition TV
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2011, 09:29 »
I noticed it a couple of times when I first had mine but not recently.  It will be Sky, not your set.  In the early days of Sky TV it was normal for sound to be out of sync.

I guess your right. I havent got Sky, but Ive got Freesat via Humax Box, but I realise that the signal is coming from one of Sky satellites.
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Re: High Definition TV
« Reply #12 on: July 10, 2011, 09:31 »
This area has traditionally always been the last to get broadcasting goodies, and Freeview HD won't arrive here until March 2012, so two days ago I bought myself a Humax Foxsat HD set top satellite box to experience Freesat HD in all its glory.  There is an option to correct synch problems in the setup menu, but I haven't needed to use it.

From my experience so far, I'd have to say HD is a bit of a disappointment really.  There's currently only four HD channels - and they don't always transmit in HD.  I suppose I could improve the situation by giving 30 quid a month to that loathsome pariah Murdoch, but hey...

Ive got that Humax Box, but does it alter the Sync for all time or is it automatic correction where necessary?
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Re: High Definition TV
« Reply #13 on: July 10, 2011, 11:26 »
Well, according to the spanish waiter, it will stay set like that until you change it again.  viz: "Lip-Sync is applied to all channels when once adjusted."

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Re: High Definition TV
« Reply #14 on: July 10, 2011, 12:29 »
I see you ignored your mother's advice not to pull faces in the wind, Rod.  :)x
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