Tag Archives: ATSC

More TiVo Tidbits From The Cable Show

While most of the TiVo news out of The Cable Show revolves around the TiVo Stream and IP STB, and the Pace XG1, I did talk to TiVo about a variety of issues. So this is a bit of a … Continue reading

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ATSC 3.0 And UHDTV At The NAB Show

Consumer Electronics Daily is reporting on some news out of the NAB Show, and I find the talk about ATSC 3.0 and UHDTV the most interesting. We heard about the start of work on ATSC 3.0 last September, but now … Continue reading

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More Info On the Channel Master TV DVR, Now Even Less Appealing

The other day I posted about the Channel Master TV CM-7400 ATSC & clear QAM DVR, and given its features and $400 price tag I concluded that a $600 TiVo Premiere with lifetime was the better deal. Well, now we … Continue reading

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The Channel Master TV CM-7400, an OTA DVR Alternative to TiVo?

Channel Master is probably best known for the CM-7000PAL OTA DVR, which was better known as the Dish Network DTVPal DVR when it launched back in 2008 to coincide with the digital broadcast transition. It is still out there, still … Continue reading

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Today’s Broadcast ATSC is About to Become Obsolete

The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has begun work on ATSC 3.0, which will eventually supplant today’s ATSC 2.0 standard – and it won’t be backwards compatible. That may mean another transition someday like the one from analog (NTSC) to … Continue reading

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