[mythtv-users] Colors & Contrast on Digital Outputs

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Aug 5 13:23:51 EDT 2004


John Goerzen wrote:

>I recently have been exploring different ways of viewing my MythTV
>programs.  I've looked at S-Video out (great color, reasonable
>sharpness), viewing on a VGA device (exceptional clarity, but only
>reasonable color), and using DVI to get the picture to my HDTV.
>
>Strange thing is, when using DVI to go to the exact same device as
>S-Video did, the colors are not as nice.  I can make them be OK by
>adjusting the controls on the TV, but then when the next program on the
>channel comes on, or I switch channels, I'd have to go re-adjust all
>over again.  With the S-Video cable, I didn't have this problem.  And
>I'm not sure why it's occuring.  On one program, things might appear
>washed out and lifeless, while on the next, there's so much color that
>everyone looks like they've got the worst sunburn I've ever seen.  I've
>observed the same sort of behavior on a PC screen, though it's probably
>not as noticable there due to being a much smaller display.
>
>I love the clarity of the DVI output but I'm not so sure about the color
>rendering...
>  
>
 From yesterday:
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/78998#78998

Mike



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