Monthly Archives: September 2004

That which has not been, and will still not be for a while

As usual, I’ve been neglecting this Blog. I plead a high workload. In the past seven days I have submitted 16,500 words to my various editors. I shall be adding nothing here for three more weeks. Sorry. But let us … Continue reading

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PAL-60 is good?

Aaron writes: I’m an avid reader on consumer electronics especially DVD-related standards and to say that your feature on PAL-Progressive Scan and Analog to digital DVD-conversion and their fallacies was an eye-opener would be to put it modestly. Fantastically well-written … Continue reading

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Forthcoming: Twin Tuner High Definition PVR from Strong

Yesterday I had a long chat with Trevor Young of Strong Technologies, which currently sells the SRT-5390 digital TV receiver/Personal Video Recorder. He says that the company has a number of new products forthcoming, including a high definition TV receiver … Continue reading

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Aspect ratio limitations on DVD+R/RW

Gregory writes: I wonder if you could answer a question that arose from your column “All-write recorder”, a review of the Philips DVDR77 DVD recorder, from The Canberra Times 16/8/2004.You wrote that “… DVD+R and +RW discs, at least when … Continue reading

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