[mythtv-users] New system w poor quality picture

Jens.Peder.Terjesen at devoteam.com Jens.Peder.Terjesen at devoteam.com
Thu Jun 11 10:57:45 UTC 2009

-----Paul Gardiner wrote: -----

>Nick Rout wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 7:36 PM, Paul Gardiner
>>> Jim Morton wrote:
>>>> nowhere near as clean and clear as direct from antenna to TV.
>This is OTA
>>>> only from an HD digital antenna.
>>> Excuse my ignorance: what's "an HD digital antenna"? Are there TVs
>>> there that will take a direct connection to a satellite dish?
>> who said anything about satellite?
>Ok, what about the first part of the question?: What's "an HD digital
>antenna?"  I'm in the UK. All we have that you can pick up with an
>aerial is Freeview which is SD only. For HD it's either satellite or
>cable. I'm just interested to know how things work elsewhere.
>Maybe you read my question as sarcasm? It wasn't intended that way.

There is no technical problem with HD via DVB-T other than bandwith.

New Zealand uses H.264 coding and have some HD channels on DVB-T I think.
Using H.264 of course means that the HD channels needs less bandwith than
if using mpeg2.
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