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I appreciate the update. Looking forward to the corrected versions. Do you know if Season 4 is suffering similar issues? I was hesitant buying it after the first 3 seasons.Sorry I missed your earlier query! It is still being worked on. We identified some issues with the way the content was encoded and have found improvements for those. There's still an issue being investigated, however. Long story short, the video is a slightly odd size (presumably a non-square pixel thing). That's what's causing the player to show it as HD even though it is actually SD. I'm not sure if that's going to require another transcoding change or if it will be addressed in kOS.
I purchased and watched the first few minutes of SG-1 Season 4. So far it looks very good.I am told that Season 4 is natively HD, so I would not expect the same issues.
Is there any plans to add other SG shows to the store? Atlantis and/or SG-U?Yes, HD versions of the later seasons are in the plans. They're being done on a time-available basis so it may take awhile to cover the remaining seasons, but they should continue to arrive over time.
I own the Season 1 only. I didn’t buy the complete series. The initial release Season 1 has lossless soundtrack whereas the complete series has lossy Dolby Digital 5.1. From what I read, they also messed up the 5.1 mixing on the complete series. Maybe there will be a German or UK release for Season 2 with better merits.Particularly irksome since Season 1 came out on BD, but Season 2 is only available in HD as part of the complete series...
I noticed the LD-S9 in your signature. I have a few LD players. Love the format. There is only one SG-1 release on LD which has the pilot episode. It looks and sounds very good.Same here on all three seasons. I tried some other SD downloads and all is 480i60 except these Stargate SG-1 seasons.
It was a great format indeed. That one I missed. But newer saw the series until now when I bought in K. 5 episodes I believe I've seen so far.I noticed the LD-S9 in your signature. I have a few LD players. Love the format. There is only one SG-1 release on LD which has the pilot episode. It looks and sounds very good.
There was also this for 25k yen, approx. $200 in 1995 dollars.
People say Kaleidescape is expensive. No format will dethrone Hi-Vision Laserdiscs in premium pricing. $8k for the player, $2k for the Muse decoder, and $200-$300 for each disc back in 1992. Hey, that gets you Stargate in HD, two decades earlier than any home…only if you lived in Japan as this was a Japan only format