Confusion may be another reason for more monitors appearing. But at Costco today the display number increased to 24 from 22 and 5 of those now had HD tuners an increased from 3. Maybe something I said to the manager. Still no stand alone receivers. Bob Miller Mark Schubin wrote: >Being at an airport at the moment, I haven't got time to look through >everything. Feel free to go to the guide pages yourself to see. > >Here's one from this week's (coming) memo: >Maxent MX-50X3 > >Based on the web reviews, it's post-100% mandate, it has an NTSC tuner, >and it lacks DTT reception. To me, that puts it in violation of the >mandate. Do you have a different view? > >FYI, I am not the only person to note this. Check out this Gary Arlen >piece in September: >http://www.tvtechnology.com/features/tuning_in/f_gary_arlen-09.21.05.shtml > >TTFN, >Mark > > >John Golitsis wrote: > > > >>The question is, of those 64 models you note, how many are non- >>current? It's not uncommon for a manufacturer to "carry over" a >>model from a previous model year. I don't believe models like this >>would be in violation of the mandate, but I don't recall the exact >>wording. >> >>On 23-Jan-06, at 12:41 PM, Mark Schubin wrote: >> >> >> >> >> >>>From the October 29 Monday Memo: >>> >>>- Later in this memo, there is a more thorough report on the Consumer >>>Electronics Association (CEA) Fall HDTV Guide figures, but I >>>thought it >>>worth noting a few here. According to their charts (some updated in >>>September and others in October), there are now 312 TV models with >>>integrated DTT reception capability for sale in the U.S., but there >>>almost as many -- 308 models -- that have dropped analog tuners rather >>>than add DTT. Furthermore, there are another 64 models 36-inch or >>>larger >>>that have NTSC tuners but no DTT-reception capability, clearly >>>violating >>>the "tuner" mandate. I did not do any calculations on 25-inch to 35- >>>inch >>>models, only 50% of which are currently under the mandate. >>> >>>The URLs to the various CEA charts are in that memo. >>>http://www.digitaltelevision.com/mondaymemo/mlist/ >>> >>> >>> >>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- You can UNSUBSCRIBE from the OpenDTV list in two ways: - Using the UNSUBSCRIBE command in your user configuration settings at FreeLists.org - By sending a message to: opendtv-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word unsubscribe in the subject line.