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by wellthatsnotgood
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Future Product Discussion
Topic: ATSC 3.0 TV is Starting to Roll Out This Year in 40 Markets
Replies: 9
Views: 833

Re: ATSC 3.0 TV is Starting to Roll Out This Year in 40 Markets

No, the current hardware is designed entirely around ATSC 1.0. With that said, the gov't requires that places that roll out 3.0 continue to support the current standard for many years to come. They only require the primary channel to be available on ATSC 1.0. We've already seen channel losses in Sa...
by wellthatsnotgood
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Future Product Discussion
Topic: Can ATSC 3.0 be upgraded in firmware?
Replies: 2
Views: 326

Re: Can ATSC 3.0 be upgraded in firmware?

No, it's not possible. ATSC 3.0 uses a different modulation (OFDM vs 8VSB for 1.0). It will require a completely different chip to decode (well unless there's something using a software defined radio for ATSC 1.0, but I haven't heard of any commercial products using that).
by wellthatsnotgood
Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Future Product Discussion
Topic: Sinclair Planning to Rollout ATSC 3.0 this year
Replies: 42
Views: 2936

Re: Sinclair Planning to Rollout ATSC 3.0 this year

Do you know if ATSC 3 will have a further range at the same frequencies? No, it will not. Is it a change in the wave length that will allow it to reach places current ATSC 1 doesn't? Yes. It will handle multipath much better than ATSC 1.0, so it will be better anywhere without direct line of sight ...
by wellthatsnotgood
Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Future Product Discussion
Topic: Sinclair Planning to Rollout ATSC 3.0 this year
Replies: 42
Views: 2936

Re: Sinclair Planning to Rollout ATSC 3.0 this year

Just FYI... DRM was possible on ATSC 1.0. In fact, it was more than possible; it happened. The company that tried? Yeah, they're out of business now... So, I'm not saying it won't happen with ATSC 3.0. But unless it's a co-ordinated and planned effort by all the major networks to be implemented acro...
by wellthatsnotgood
Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Future Product Discussion
Topic: Sinclair Planning to Rollout ATSC 3.0 this year
Replies: 42
Views: 2936

Re: Sinclair Planning to Rollout ATSC 3.0 this year

But that is only AFTER SD makes an ATSC 3.0 tuner. Are there currently any? The only place I'm aware of that consumers can get ATSC 3.0 tuners at the moment is in South Korea. TV manufacturers pretty much ignored ATSC 3.0 at CES this year. There won't be adapters? Adapters for what? You mean like t...
by wellthatsnotgood
Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Future Product Discussion
Topic: Sinclair Planning to Rollout ATSC 3.0 this year
Replies: 42
Views: 2936

Re: Sinclair Planning to Rollout ATSC 3.0 this year

Sinclair can roll to their heart's content. I'm not replacing a couple thousand $$$ worth of TVs and stuff for ATSC 3. Well, that's one good thing about being in the HDHomeRun ecosystem... You can keep using all the same TVs and your current HDHomeRun ATSC 1.0 tuner(s) and just add a HDHomeRun ATSC...
by wellthatsnotgood
Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: HDHomeRun Software Setup & Troubleshooting (Live & DVR)
Topic: Some of us are actually happy
Replies: 20
Views: 2113

Re: Some of us are actually happy

I still use WMC on my old HTPC running Windows 7. It still gets guide data for free (If it does stop getting guide data before I can move on, I will probably switch to that 3rd party plugin to get the data from schedules direct for the yearly fee). Would I love for SD to support DRM recording so I c...
by wellthatsnotgood
Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Development Support
Topic: DRM Windows 10 app C# embed
Replies: 27
Views: 2698

Re: DRM Windows 10 app C# embed

So i take it thats where we are leaving this discussion at? I'm guessing SD does not want to provide any support for using their app in this way. As long as you need DRM support, probably the only thing you can do would be to have your app launch WMC or the HDHomeRun app and let that app take over ...

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