Actually it looks great but the use of the glasses really cramps the whole concept of 3D programing. A number of other problems do occur......the size of the screen.........angle of watching.......etc The worst is after an hour or so you become a bit sick to the stomach. A great novelty but really not worth the added expense unless you planned to buy a new set anyways. Prices have dropped due to lack of demand and programing.
I was unable to see the channel in my guide on my 9200 receiver, which is the receiver I have hooked up to my 3D TV. Phoned Bell 4 times and finally they said that the 9200 can not support 3D. Can anyone verify that their 9200 receiver is missing channel 1933?
Looks like the 6131/41 series will also support 3D
"The barker channel will be broadcast nationally on channel 1933.
Channel 1933 will be available to all subscribers with an MPEG-4 HD set top box (STB): HD 6131/41, HD PVR 9241/42 and all future MPEG-4 HD STBs."
Maybe block is a poor choice if words but the fact is this channel can't be received by the older MPEG 2 receivers. This is the first I've heard of a channel that can't be received by these receivers, hence my question whether this station is MPEG 4?
It's been supposed that when Bell begins to change over to MPEG 4 that they will first use it for only their new channels and maybe this is an example.
That sounds reasonable Pinza. The thing is I originally thought that a whole satellite had to go MPEG 4, not just a transponder, so this got me thinking that Bell could be partially moving to 4 sooner than we might think. If so some new channels may be on the horizon for those with the newer boxes.
It is a nice thought but can you imagine the outcry if Bell launch say 4 new HD Channels in MPEG4 and all the owners/Renters of 6100 & 9200 Models cannot get them without an Upgrade..... It would be Bell Hell Version 2.
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