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Re: 4k or not to 4k
« Reply #15 on: November 02, 2017, 03:28:45 PM »
Just joined the 4K club...  cloud9:
A cautious  :thumbsup:  What you going to use as 4k signal?

Please don't do what my brother did.  Bought an HD TV and for years fed it with a SCART lead  ::).  Then bought a 4K TV but still drives it through an HD only box  ::).

Are you suggesting that BM isn't technically savvy enough to avoid making mistakes like that?  whistle:
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Re: 4k or not to 4k
« Reply #16 on: November 02, 2017, 03:34:10 PM »
Just joined the 4K club...  cloud9:
A cautious  :thumbsup:  What you going to use as 4k signal?

Please don't do what my brother did.  Bought an HD TV and for years fed it with a SCART lead  ::).  Then bought a 4K TV but still drives it through an HD only box  ::).

Are you suggesting that BM isn't technically savvy enough to avoid making mistakes like that?  whistle:
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I only have one 4k source (the wonderful for iPhones Apple TV) and I sure ain't rushing out to buy another TV just for that
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Re: 4k or not to 4k
« Reply #17 on: November 02, 2017, 03:38:59 PM »
Don't have an Iphone so Apple TV isn't that big a thing for me but looking on the Three website earlier I've found that they have what seems to be a free media app as long as I have a data service. I'm upgrading at the end of the month so if it works out then free Netflix here I come.  cloud9:
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Re: 4k or not to 4k
« Reply #18 on: November 02, 2017, 03:51:32 PM »
Just joined the 4K club...  cloud9:
A cautious  :thumbsup:  What you going to use as 4k signal?

Please don't do what my brother did.  Bought an HD TV and for years fed it with a SCART lead  ::).  Then bought a 4K TV but still drives it through an HD only box  ::).

Well, it will upscale SD and HD signals... both work well... in fact, the upscaling from a SD DVD is excellent.

Plus I have an 4K Android box so I can stream stuff...

And I have downloaded a couple of UHD movies...

And the tellybox has YouTube and Netflix and stuff built in....

...and no SCART sockets...  ;)
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Re: 4k or not to 4k
« Reply #19 on: November 02, 2017, 03:58:17 PM »
Just joined the 4K club...  cloud9:
A cautious  :thumbsup:  What you going to use as 4k signal?

Please don't do what my brother did.  Bought an HD TV and for years fed it with a SCART lead  ::).  Then bought a 4K TV but still drives it through an HD only box  ::).

Well, it will upscale SD and HD signals... both work well... in fact, the upscaling from a SD DVD is excellent.

Plus I have an 4K Android box so I can stream stuff...

And I have downloaded a couple of UHD movies...

And the tellybox has YouTube and Netflix and stuff built in....

...and no SCART sockets...  ;)
Sorted then  :thumbsup:

Mine has an adapter thing that takes a SCART which I still need for the aged TiVo
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Re: 4k or not to 4k
« Reply #20 on: November 02, 2017, 04:55:20 PM »
Just watching some 4K demos on YouTube - sensational!  eeek:
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Re: 4k or not to 4k
« Reply #21 on: November 02, 2017, 05:21:48 PM »
OMG - I'm gonna have square 16:9 eyes in a week...  lol:

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Re: 4k or not to 4k
« Reply #22 on: November 02, 2017, 05:28:25 PM »
OMG - I'm gonna have square 16:9 eyes in a week...  lol:

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Re: 4k or not to 4k
« Reply #23 on: November 02, 2017, 05:47:11 PM »
OMG - I'm gonna have square 16:9 eyes in a week...  lol:

Any room on that sofa Steve...?
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Re: 4k or not to 4k
« Reply #24 on: November 02, 2017, 06:58:30 PM »
OMG - I'm gonna have square 16:9 eyes in a week...  lol:

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Re: 4k or not to 4k
« Reply #25 on: November 02, 2017, 06:59:00 PM »
OMG - I'm gonna have square 16:9 eyes in a week...  lol:

Any room on that sofa Steve...?
Would have to kick off either a cat or fifteen remote controls

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Re: 4k or not to 4k
« Reply #26 on: November 02, 2017, 08:36:30 PM »
OMG - I'm gonna have square 16:9 eyes in a week...  lol:

Any room on that sofa Steve...?
Would have to kick off either a cat or fifteen remote controls

Cat!  :thumbsup:
rubschin:  you tell them
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Re: 4k or not to 4k
« Reply #27 on: November 02, 2017, 10:29:44 PM »
OMG - I'm gonna have square 16:9 eyes in a week...  lol:

Any room on that sofa Steve...?

Your replacement bucket is ready...



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You know, I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought, wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe