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MPEG artificats in analog cable!? [Oct. 11th, 2005|08:17 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
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Why the hell do I see MPEG artifacts during commercials on analog cable?

Is the new way to distribute commercials to studios via crappy MPEG files?

Lame. Not that I care about commercial quality much, but I hate this "digital" world being used to lower costs more than increasing quality. Kinda depressing.
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[User Picture]From: toast0
2005-10-12 05:13 am (UTC)
I get fun compression artifacts over my shitty antenna. (they took away the free cable, and most of the stuff i would schedule to record was broadcast, so I get it off the internet instead... sometimes they say it's 'high definition')

at least the internet makes sure it doesn't look like complete ass most of the time
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