[opendtv] Re: 5th generation Test

  • From: Doug McDonald <mcdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 11:52:33 -0600

John Shutt wrote:

> If the performance isn't solely in the equalization chip, then how do those 
> European standard STBs perform so well at such a low price point?  Couldn't 
> be the modulation scheme, could it?

Uh, NO, since, as you recall, a COFDM box did abysmally badly
compared to an ATSC box in the MSTV tests, since the COFDM box
had a bad front end.

The Euro STBs DON'T perform all that well RF-wise.

You are getting to be just like Bob Miller and Dermot Nolan.

Doug McDonald
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