[opendtv] Re: 5th gen receivers

  • From: Bob Miller <bob@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2005 18:06:00 -0500

I agree and I said that very specifically to ATI. They respond that 
their customers have access to LG 5th gen and have tested against ATI's 
new chip and say that it is better and cheaper.

But a test at Mark's is the only proof I will accept so we wait for a 

Bob Miller

Tom Barry wrote:

>Well, I've never seen almost any ATSC chip press releases that did not 
>mention that the multipath problem was now solved, whether from 
>Zenith/LG, ATI/Nxtwave, or anyone.
>I think except for maybe the Oren chip in the Hipix cards most PCHD 
>cards have been Nxtwave from the very beginning.  So I guess that means 
>they have dominated low end of the market for awhile.  And it does sound 
>like each generation has been marginally better.  However I think the 
>last PR I saw from ATI said something like meeting the FCC standards for 
>receivability and multi-path, which I took to mean not really very good.
>I've never seen anything to make me think any of them are 
>"Shubin-proof". It would be interesting to find out.
>- Tom

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