anyone have digital cable?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by jkoXP, Sep 25, 2002.

  1. jkoXP

    jkoXP Guest

    what is the difference between digital cable and reg cable?

    it all goes over the same line (coax) so how is the picture any better?
     
  2. Nick M

    Nick M Moderator

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    You mean DVI? If you're talking about computer monitor connections... I have my LCD monitor on digital connection. Without it, games are worse, and I see flicker...
     
  3. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    yea i ahve digital cable and it si better, i am in canada so i dont know if it is teh same where u are but here is it wort the chage, not only the function to find what is on when u want but the picture is better and the sound is better and also the box that i have for digital cable has a cat 5 adn a fire wire plug onto it so i can stream and copy onto my computer
     
  4. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Got Sky Digital :p
     
  5. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    Have Digital Satalight...
     
  6. Jewelzz

    Jewelzz OSNN Godlike Veteran

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    I have a digital camera :p
     
  7. NuclearSmegma

    NuclearSmegma This Space for Rent

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    It's the shape of the waveform. Digital takes the analog sinewave and turns it into bits. The bits are clearer and can be compressed to allow for more channels than analog. The "on" and "off" state of digital makes for better reproduction at your TV set.

    Help any?
     
  8. jkoXP

    jkoXP Guest

    i called adelphia, the lower channels i already have stay analog.. which is stupid... im not going to get it now...
     
  9. NuclearSmegma

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    I've only ever seen digital add 1 or 2 of decent tv channels (expanded analog covers the good channels); access to inDemand movies, and a bunch of music. For a lot less I can rent a movie and listen to my mp3s.

    Though I can't get the Naked Woman Network on standard cable. I wonder if digital offers it?
     
  10. Nick M

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    Ooh you're talking about tv... i dont have that lol
     
  11. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    I had NTL digital cable and it was crap. Got it took out a few months ago as most of the time we just had a black screen as it would just go off on its own...Had about 6 engineers come to look at it over about 6 months. All u got was "we'll put this adapter here and that will fix it" Then it would go again and another engineer would come and say "I'll take this adapter off here cause thats whats causing the problem" So in the end OUT IT WENT and it's staying out:mad:
     
  12. [CpK]Bastid

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    damm digital takin away too many analog ppv stations........
     
  13. koko

    koko Got Root?

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    i have digital cable.
     
  14. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    Digital Satalite here

    I love it crisp clear picture and sounds is cd quality can add and remove channels as much as you want at no extra charge meaning I can drop 2 and add 2 as many times as I like and it dont matter takes a simple phone call and a few minutes later the channel is open, great for those channels that only have stuff you want once in a while lol

    :D
     
  15. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    I have a digital watch.....oh, never mind, no its not :)
     
  16. pothitos

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    digital cable for me and mine's not on a coax cable its fibre optic