Can you get HDTV over the air broadcast on a HDTV with standard basic cable?
Yes to both. Both require that you have a High Definition Television with its own built-in HD tuner, or an HD capable TV (like an LCD monitor) with an external HD tuner attached. (Don't confuse this with the February 2009 Digital transition. That transition is not related to High Definition.) Second you either need an HD antenna or a basic/standard cable hook-up (no cable equipment required) that broadcasts an unscrambled HD signal (TimeWarner Cable does this, I can't speak definitively for other cable companies). Once your choice is set up, send your HD tv/tuner through a digital/ or hd search, not analogue (it can take a while so be patient) and the tuner will find channels like 70.4 and 80.2, etc. Empirically the picture on these channels will look substantially better compared to your other analogue or digital channels, however, they will not be shown at "full capacity", i.e. in the 1080 realm. In the case of TimeWarner Cable if you subscribe to their Digital service you get free uncompressed, 1080i HD service. No other Cable nor Satellite service provides Free High Definition. By leasing TimeWarner's HD equipment instead of the Digital equipment (same price) all you need is an HD capable TV (monitor), TimeWarner provides the Tuner and the remote as well as a plethora of cutting edge technology to enhance the whole experience. If you would like more information about HD or other industry leading technologies and services, call your Local TimeWarner Cable office to request an in-home visit from a Direct Sales Representative who will provide you with the most thorough answers to your questions and as well the absolute best possible rates and discounts - apples to apples - in the market. jk,082812
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Answer \nHDTV refers to High Definition Television the new entrant and future of cable television. According to the promoters of HDTV and people who have had a chance to w…itness it, HDTV is definitely the talk of the television industry. While watching sports on HDTV you can not only see the action in all its glory, but can actually see every blade of grass on the sports field. Once you see HDTV, you will not wish to see regular cable television again.\n\nHDTV is a kind of a digital television broadcasting system. Digital signal refers to the ones and zeros that a computer reads, and gives much better sound and picture quality than normal cable television.\n\nRegular cable television uses cables to send signals to your television, which usually displays the signals in 525 tiny lines across the television screen. With HDTV Cable TV, the signals are digital and can thus give displays in 720 or 1080 lines, which translates into a much superior picture quality. The aspect ratio in HDTV is 16:9 and is more than the regular 4:3 ratio. This gives better resolution in HDTV than in regular cable television and sometimes as much as ten times more.\n\nHDTV compresses digital data which allows up to 6 times more information to be sent in the same range of radio waves as of one analog cable channel. So any broadcaster can send multiple data waves through the limited airwaves they are allowed to use. This is known as multicasting and is not available with regular cable television.\n\nHDTV can be obtained by getting a digital converter for the analog television. Although this will not give you the full experience of HDTV Cable TV, it will still be much better than the normal cable transmission. Newer television sets will be made with integrated receivers to avail of HDTV, but a separate set top box will be needed to get the programs.\n\nHDTV Cable TV uses a superior technology and is thus better than digital cable television. The cable television industry is now promoting HDTV Cable TV as more services also translate into better profits. It is estimated that by the end of 2006, almost all cable television subscribers will be using HDTV Cable TV.
Answer . HDTV stands for High Definition Television.\n. \nHDTV is a digital television broadcasting standard. Since it is digital, the signals are composed of ones and zer…oes -- the language of computers -- instead of waves.\n. \nHDTV digital signals can contain more information that the old systems. The data can be compressed to allow up to six times more information in the same range of radio waves. Therefore, a broadcaster can send multiple data streams through the limited airwaves they are allowed to use. This is known as multicasting. \n. \nThe old TV standard was for 625 lines (not 525 lines across), with the television screen having a 4:3 "aspect ratio" (that is, the dimensions of the TV screen would be IN A RATIO of 4 to 3). Aspect ratio has very little to do with the broadcast standard - widescreen TV's are not necessarily HDTV (Mine's standard 625 PAL). HDTV can give display of 720 or 1080 lines, and the aspect ratio is 16:9.\n. \nYou can access HDTV with a digital converter on an old television. But this will not give you its full benefits. Newer models of TVs are being built with integrated receivers for HDTV.
Can you get HDTV over the air broadcast on a HDTV monitor with a standard TV antenna or do you need a converter?
Answer . Yes, you can use the old antenna. However, some new antennas are specially designed to better capture digital TV signals. And the direction, angle, distance, and t…ype of digital signals in your area could influence your choice of antenna.. HDTV is a picture format, not a signal format. Most likely a TV with an HDTV picture format already has a digital tuner (ATSC) rather than only an analog tuner (NTSC). However, if it is just a monitor, then you may have to attach a tuner to it, or attach a tuner to your computer, and the computer to the monitor. Actually, there is no such thing as an "HDTV" tuner. There are analog and digital tuners. All HDTV is digital, but not all digital is going to be HDTV. In Feb 2009 the U.S. Government has mandated that all broadcasters will cease transmitting in analog format and begin transmitting their signals over the air in digital format only. This signal requires an ATSC type tuner (digital) to demodulate the digital signal and display it on your television screen. All TVs manufactured for use in the U.S. from 1 Jan 2006 must have an ATSC tuner. Older TVs with the older style NTSC tuner (analog) will require a converter box to demodulate the digital signals. More information about the upcoming changes to TV transmissions can be found here: www.dtv.gov .
Answer . air cable is a f connecter and is set for standard off air channels 2 -6 7-13 and UHF channels . cable tv uses almost the same 2-6 A-I 7-13 23- what ever is the… highest your cable or TV will receive.
If both have HDMI connectors use them. If not use the component connectors. These would be colored Red, Blue and green.
Yes. They will not look "bad" by any means, but it won't look fantastc either. It mostly depends on your service provider. Time warner is the worst picture quality out there. …then comes comcast. Then the top of the line stuff, for cable anyway, is Verizon Fios.
A composite cable is one that has three video (Red, Green, Blue) cables and 2 audio (Red, White) cables.
You would need a box with a digital tuner built into it. Samsung used to make one that was sold at Best Buy a few years ago that retailed for $180. They no longer make it sinc…e all TV's now have that digital tuner built in. If you can get your hands on one of those tuners you will need an HDMI cable and possibly a stronger antenna. Other than that there isn't a way to do it.
HDTV represents the regular picture and television channels thatsomeone is used to seeing, but they are in high definition. Thismeans that there will be a clearer picture.
Use the component input.
\nS-video is a two wire interface that supports standard definition video only. Although HD equipment may have an S-video connector as an input or an output, the connection w…ill only handle SD. Often, HD receivers or Bluray players will have a composite or S-video output to allow a standard definition output to be used on older equipment.\n. \nDomestic HD is almost always connected via HDMI and is the only common standard for HD in the home. No other interface is normally available for the simple reason that HDMI can be protected to prevent high definition copies of material being made. If a copy of a program is to be made, about the only method is to use one of the standard definition outputs such as S-video.
One might say that HDTV is 720P and 1080i , and then Full HDTV is 1080P. And then one might get in to , i = interlaced scanning , and P = progressive scanning. And then one m…ight know that i- interlaced scan lines do not quite match up and what this does is , have you ever noticed that stripes in the picture striped ties and striped shirts have a rainbow effect , and if the tv camera is moved up and down or down and up , the picture has a wavy effect , that's i-interlaced scanning. Progressive scanning will have little or none of this. So any way , one might call it a marketing thing. Humans like the WOW! factor. Like --> WOW!!!!! it's FULL HDTV , the eyes light up , the nostrils flare open , the chest puffs out , and then the person relaxes with a satisfied feeling. So here is the truth as I see it , The Digital Pictures of 480i and 480P
Generally, a 120Hz display will not blur images of any content. However, all incoming video signals are 60 Hz, whether from cable, terrestrial or disc. The 120Hz display is ge…nerated by taking the 60Hz signal and adding a new image between each of the incoming frames or fields. The process takes a great deal of computing power to work out what the intermediate image would be like if it had been captured by the camera. The process is known as temporal interpolation and has been around for 30 years or more. Even though the technology has been with us for 3 decades, it is still not an exact science and there can be occasions when the incoming signal can fool the processor. When it happens, there may be a visible judder in the image or small details in the picture may be lost completely. In almost all models of television, the 120Hz feature can be turned off if the content is not helped by the frame doubling circuitry. As a final note, 60 and 120Hz are the frequencies used in North America. Europe uses 50Hz so a frame doubling model in Europe will be advertised as a 100Hz display.
Yes you do. If you don't have a HDTV or the correct cables, it will not look as sharp. You are paying more for the clearer picture. So if that isn't something you are looking …for I would suggest another company.
The history of television has been plagued by differing standards across the globe. The move to HDTV had provided an opportunity to rationalize some of the variations but stil…l there are differences between North America and Europe. Both North America and Europe are using the same resolutions of 1080i, 1080p and 720p. All are considered to be HD resolutions. However, in Europe a 50Hz field rate is used whereas North America use 59.94 Hz (Commonly referred to as 60Hz). The difference in frame rates is based on the mains frequencies of Europe and North America, from a time when lining up television frequencies with mains frequencies was beneficial. The need to have TV frequencies the same as mains has long since passed but the wealth of archived material, the production and broadcast infra-structure and existing television receivers made it impossible for any country to ditch their existing frame rates. The result - instead of reducing the number of standards across the world, HD has merely added an extra twenty five or so new ones. The good news is that modern televisions are normally able to handle the different standards with ease. It is therefore a great disappointment that content producers have chosen to add region coding to DVDs, Bluray discs and many games to prevent content bought in one country being used in another. This restriction has nothing to do with television standards and is a purely commercial one.
An HDMI cable is used to connect two high definition devices together. They offer a better sound and picture quality than one would have without the cable. They are usually u…sed to connect and HDTV to a home theater system.