So, I got Comcast HD today...

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  1. Danno

    Danno Bronx Poodle OT Supporter

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    :ugh:

    My reception for normal TV went to shit, and the shows that broadcast in HD don't look all that much better.

    Remind me again what the big deal is about HDTV?

    I can't justify the extra money for worse reception on normal stations, and only a slight improvement on HD stations.

    :wtc:
     
  2. Achance007

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    don't you need some sort of HD decoder box :dunno:
     
  3. Danno

    Danno Bronx Poodle OT Supporter

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    Comes with the new comcast box.
     
  4. Banana Mike

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    I'm guessing he got the Comcast HDTV Cable Box..
     
  5. Left

    Left Lakers Fan For Life!

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    You didn't do something right if your not :wackit: to the NFL games in HDTV.

    P.S. - FOX doesn't count. They don't broadcast in HD yet.
     
  6. Danno

    Danno Bronx Poodle OT Supporter

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    63" Toshiba.

    I'm not impressed one bit. I don't see how it can't be hooked up right...it's all color coordinated. :ugh:
     
  7. NeoPokle

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    just got my ota hdtv set up yesterday to watch the pats game and it was great. i had it set up on my dad's older (1999) hdtv and the shows didn't look half as good. so I guess the tv does make a difference as y2phunk implied.

    good luck getting it all working :x: once you do you'll love it.
     
  8. stonedworm

    stonedworm mofo in a supra

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    My cable went to shit.. turns out the cable was all fubard.. just run some new wire from the cable inlet to the house to the cable box.
     
  9. Danno

    Danno Bronx Poodle OT Supporter

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    All that was fixed last summer when I switched from Satellite to Comcast Digital. They had to run new wire from the box to the house because of how shitty the reception was.

    I don't think it would go bad in under a year would it?
     
  10. Buck-O

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    Are you sure your hooked up properly fromt eh digital cable box to the TV?
    With Component cables etc.?

    Ive heard alot of people with Comcast digital cable still use the cable line pass through to the TV becuase the cable signal through the component cables looks like shit.
     
  11. Supreme Allah

    Supreme Allah The terrorists won.

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    you'd be surprised

    sometimes when they lay new wire they neglect to replace the connections

    i was a cable tech for 3 years, we would sometimes be replacing wire at peoples houses 4-5 times in a row before a repeat tech got out there and figured out where the real problem was (corroded receptors)
     
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    Vagabond Nope. OT Supporter

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    Is it designed for HDTV?
     
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    Vagabond Nope. OT Supporter

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    This happend to me, twice. Whenever it rains still my cable modem will die.
     
  14. Danno

    Danno Bronx Poodle OT Supporter

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    It's HDTV ready...
     

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