[mythtv-users] FW:HD TV's Slow Addoption

Sean Goodpasture goofygrin at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 13:32:51 UTC 2007

Then there are people like me, that were early adopters (1998 got my first
"hd capable" set) and wouldn't touch another SD tv...

Having an HD with built in QAM sure is nice though :-)  Of course, it
requires a much larger drive for storing recordings!

On 6/27/07, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> >
> > Somebody's gotta bite the bullet.  If networks don't provide HD content,
> > consumers are not going to pay the extra for an HD set to receive SD.
> > Consumers should not be the ones expected to take the gamble on the
> > other side coming to the party.  That is usually the job of the producer
> > in a producer-consumer relationship seeing as the producer is usually
> > the one making the money out of their relationships.
> I've heard all this before, just replace "HD" with "color".
> I notice that it's pretty rare to see a B+W set these days though.
> The biggest problem is a lack of understanding on the part of just about
> everyone of the difference between "digital" and "Hi-Def".
> If you ever need a laugh, just go down to your local Circuit City and
> listen to some 18-year-old minimum wager "explain" things to a potential
> customer.
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