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Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 20-12-2010, 18:44
Replies: 10
Views: 3,869
Posted By Deacon1972
As far as I know the HD movies downloaded via the...

As far as I know the HD movies downloaded via the Playstation store only have stereo sound.
Forum: TV Shows: US 17-12-2010, 11:35
Replies: 55
Views: 8,648
Posted By Deacon1972
Saw S1/S2 on Bravo, seeing that this channel is...

Saw S1/S2 on Bravo, seeing that this channel is closing and Five USA haven't shown S2 yet, who on earth is going to get the rights to show S3?

Looks like it'll be the BD release when that comes...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 17-12-2010, 11:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,869
Posted By Deacon1972
Found this on another forum.......... Press the...

Found this on another forum..........

Press the >> button on the machine for at least 3 seconds to reset it. Afterwards, you will need to change all your settings as they will have gone back to...
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 17-12-2010, 10:00
Replies: 10
Views: 2,935
Posted By Deacon1972
5.1 is available over HDMI on V+ boxes - it is...

5.1 is available over HDMI on V+ boxes - it is the Sky HD box that only outputs PCM over HDMI.

As far as I can remember with the override switched on 5.1 is output via HDMI and optical when...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 14-12-2010, 14:23
Replies: 23
Views: 1,844
Posted By Deacon1972
Not that strange - one model springs to mind...

Not that strange - one model springs to mind straight away, the Onkyo 506, this had HDMI but no audio pass through, but it did have 6 channel multichannel analogue inputs.

I think there were also...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 14-12-2010, 11:00
Replies: 23
Views: 1,844
Posted By Deacon1972
HD audio is also carried via multichannel...

HD audio is also carried via multichannel analogue inputs.

So technically you could have an amp without HDMI that could deliver HD audio.

As you say, it can be very confusing to some people.
Forum: Sky 14-12-2010, 10:29
Replies: 137
Views: 21,497
Posted By Deacon1972
post bug....

post bug....
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 14-12-2010, 10:21
Replies: 23
Views: 1,844
Posted By Deacon1972
I have a Denon AVR3806 and is only HDMI V1.1...

I have a Denon AVR3806 and is only HDMI V1.1 compliant, this delivers 7.1 HD audio, though only via multichannel LPCM.

I don't think it was the version of HDMI which determined whether the amp...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 14-12-2010, 09:55
Replies: 23
Views: 1,844
Posted By Deacon1972
The Yamaha RXV367, Cambridge 540r/640r and Sony...

The Yamaha RXV367, Cambridge 540r/640r and Sony STRDH500 only pass video via...
Forum: Sky 14-12-2010, 09:21
Replies: 137
Views: 21,497
Posted By Deacon1972
I suppose they'll remove the HD channels from non...

I suppose they'll remove the HD channels from non HD boxes at the same time they remove all the channels you don't subscribe too. ;)

As for it being a cheap marketing ploy, it may well be, but it...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 07-12-2010, 10:49
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By Deacon1972
If you can go to a dedicated home cinema dealer,...

If you can go to a dedicated home cinema dealer, most have dedicated viewing rooms, these rooms will be much closer to the home environment which give a better interpretation of what the TV is...
Forum: Sky 06-12-2010, 10:30
Replies: 16
Views: 2,639
Posted By Deacon1972
This is not the first time Sky have done this -...

This is not the first time Sky have done this - Thornes Sleepyhead and Scaredy Cat were all available via Anytime. A shame it doesn't happen more often.

Just shows how good the basic Anytime service...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 30-11-2010, 17:33
Replies: 5
Views: 1,357
Posted By Deacon1972
The Onkyo HTX22 comes with 3x HDMI inputs and 1x...

The
Onkyo HTX22 comes with 3x HDMI inputs and 1x HDMI output.

Connections should be as follows..........

PS3 HDMI -> Onkyo HDMI input
Xbox HDMI -> Onkyo HDMI input
Onkyo HDMI output -> TV...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 29-11-2010, 15:56
Replies: 112
Views: 6,876
Posted By Deacon1972
The confusion is on your part - Prologic is a...

The confusion is on your part - Prologic is a matrix format DD5.1 is not.

Prologic - 4 channels are crammed into a stereo soundtrack, the way it's done is..........

Stream A (left channel)

Stream...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 28-11-2010, 16:14
Replies: 112
Views: 6,876
Posted By Deacon1972
Dolby Digital is the name of the bitstream - it...

Dolby Digital is the name of the bitstream - it can carry anything from 1 - 6 channels.

5.1 is one guise of what Dolby Digital can deliver. 5 discrete full bandwidth channels plus a LFE...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 28-11-2010, 11:51
Replies: 112
Views: 6,876
Posted By Deacon1972
^ First reference to PL should read Dolby Stereo...

^

First reference to PL should read Dolby Stereo - a 4 channel stereo used for cinema.

DPL is the consumer version of Dolby Stereo used in the cinema in the 70's and 80's.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 28-11-2010, 09:39
Replies: 112
Views: 6,876
Posted By Deacon1972
Prologic was originally developed for the...

Prologic was originally developed for the analogue cinema in 1976.

Prologic wasn't available for the home until 1987.

Dolby surround was available for the home in 1982, but this system only...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-11-2010, 09:02
Replies: 112
Views: 6,876
Posted By Deacon1972
Majority of the programming on Sky 1HD/Sky Movies...

Majority of the programming on Sky 1HD/Sky Movies HD are in 5.1. Quite a bit of 5.1 on the other HD channels too.

Action movies tend to come over better than TV shows, but there have been some good...
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 25-11-2010, 14:40
Replies: 30
Views: 3,402
Posted By Deacon1972
We cancelled V+ (xltv) a few months back when we...

We cancelled V+ (xltv) a few months back when we got Sky multiroom, even though we had enough hard drive space to record our programmes we still didn't have enough tuners, so we thought about...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 25-11-2010, 08:35
Replies: 112
Views: 6,876
Posted By Deacon1972
The range for human hearing is around 20Hz ->...

The range for human hearing is around 20Hz -> 20Khz. It tends to be the higher frequencies that are affected the older you get, not the low frequencies.

20Hz and below is subsonic range. ;)
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 24-11-2010, 19:21
Replies: 112
Views: 6,876
Posted By Deacon1972
My amp also indicates Dolby Digital regardless of...

My amp also indicates Dolby Digital regardless of how many channels are being received, but it does have LED indicators on the left/right hand side of the display that show what the amp is receiving...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 24-11-2010, 17:35
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By Deacon1972
Pretty sure this is the same model TV my son has,...

Pretty sure this is the same model TV my son has, they have had it a few years now, TV has been problem free.

I have an LG TV and a couple of times it's become unresponsive, the only way to bring it...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 24-11-2010, 16:51
Replies: 112
Views: 6,876
Posted By Deacon1972
No assumption - it was nigh on obvious they were...

No assumption - it was nigh on obvious they were referring to DD5.1. The clue was in the question, they wanted to know the difference(s) between analogue/Digital surround.



Sky use the DD symbol -...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 24-11-2010, 11:25
Replies: 112
Views: 6,876
Posted By Deacon1972
Dolby Digital supports anything from 1.0 ->...

Dolby Digital supports anything from 1.0 -> 5.1.

To say Dolby Digital is only 2 channel is technically incorrect as it can refer to many different audio mixes.

Seeing the OP mentioned surround...
Forum: Sky 23-11-2010, 18:32
Replies: 2
Views: 1,118
Posted By Deacon1972
Topic on the HD retail channel started...

Topic on the HD retail channel started here.......

http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1392311
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