Sky HD Website up & running

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  1. mikewhite

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    The new Sky HD Website is now available.

    http://hd.sky.com/

    Loads of info but no prices though.


    Mike
     
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    i too just opened it at the off chance and it was up and running. bit vague on when its available ie sometime in 2006 !

    still it sort of clears up some questions about what formats they support.
     
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    hmmmm have they nicked this direct from Fox? when was the last time you saw RGsB in europe.....add H/V and 720p and 1080i are supported............... but thats about the only hole i can pick in it it does say look for a CRT with the "Hd ready" logo which will be fun for lots of people in currys over the next few weeks........
     
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    Moutwatering stuff,

    cant help but feel sorry for owners of non compliant screens though!

    I hope this official conformation sparks off a whole new bunch of HD ready screens to ponder.

    2006 until i buy now :)
     
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    i'm going to be looking at the panny 8 panels in September and maybe sell one of the others
     
  7. MickTheMac

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    Possibly not that bright, but could someone explain why they mention 1080i/25 when all the Panny 7 HD threads I've been desperately trying to translate were referring to 1080i @ 50Hz. Is this the same thing but halved due to interlacing?
     
  8. gizlaroc

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    Yeah it is.

    I think that it is looking brighter for people without hdcp compatible sets, it just shows that they don't want to leave anyone out.
     
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    why would they? god forbid that sky would loose any possible customers :rolleyes:
     
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    Am I just being cynical is does it sound like Sky will make us pay for HD packages aswell as the new HD box.

    I was hoping that that if you already subscribe to the premium packages then it will just be a matter of buying a new box but depending on how you read the vague information it hints at HD channle packages.

    Cheers,

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    No doubt, when they finally do release the HD digi boxes it will be at a rip off price for the first 6-12 months like they always do!
     
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    I doubt Hd channels will be free, after all sky want as much of your money as possible.

    You might though, get 10 minute previews at around 12:00am (don't ask me where i get this information)! :D

    Dr.
     
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    I thought that Sky had already said that there would be a £10 surcharge for HD?
     
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    Yeah, I heard that there will be a £10 montly free for HD stuff and whatever any new boxes etc costs as well
     
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    So probably

    £400 for HD Box plus £10 per month.

    I guess the advantage to them charging is that they will have to transmit a reasonable amount in HD from the outset (I would hope).

    Cheers,

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