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is mpeg 4 compatible with my box

Stachel
04-10-2005, 04:45 PM
First of what is mpeg 4?

I hear D* is switching to it. Will it be compatible with my brand new HR10-250 HD Tivo box?

OUT
Mike

ljp416jmp
04-10-2005, 06:16 PM
mpeg4=new compression algorithm
compatibility with your box=No
Point in time when D* ONLY broadcasts mpeg4 (vs. simultaneously broadcasting mpeg2 (your box) and mpeg4 = Who knows

calicogang
04-11-2005, 02:22 AM
To view MPEG4, you will need a new box. MPEG4 can show MPEG2. MPEG2 can not show 4.

Stachel
04-11-2005, 05:30 PM
Hope they will upgrade my box for free. It was expensive.OUT

Mike

borromini
04-11-2005, 06:34 PM
So far all indications are that existing customers will have their STBs replaced for free. The roll-out is suppose to occur in the 12 largest markets as a first phase.