Was just wondering if the HD extra bolt on and the BT sports HD channels via Youview was broadcast in 1080i
I also take it the Freeviewv HD channels are in 1080.
Someone told me the other day that some programes may only be showen in 720p.
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I think all BT's channels are 1080i but I think BBC use 1080/50i and also 1080/25p, but that said the YouView box does upscale everything to 1080p anyway if you have it set to output 1080p (I know upscaling is no answer to full broadcast resolution but it does a reasonable job).
Also resolution is not the total be all and end all, the type of encoding used also plays a big part in the quality even at the same resolutions...
Yes I got my Youview boxes set to 1080p. I use the G4 box for my BT TV channels and HD extra bolt on and the older Youview box I use just as a Freeview recorder and for the main free catch up TV players.
Thanks guys for the replies and info.
Do you have both boxes connected to the internet at the same time?
I have my new G4 box, plus my old original Youview box. I dont want to send the old box back just yet as it has recordings I want to watch, but I think that unless I connect it to the home hub I cannot watch recordings...
OK Thanks, I'm only interested in my old box for watching old recordings, not accessing online content, so thats fine. I guess at some point BT will send me treatening letters askign for the Youview box back 🙂 Though I do still have my BT vision box in the garage that I last used over two and half years ago...