[mythtv-users] RGB HDTV input
Jarod C. Wilson
jcw at wilsonet.com
Tue Feb 24 13:00:04 EST 2004
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On Tuesday 24 February 2004 08:57, Jason Kraftcheck wrote:
> Michael J. Sherman wrote:
> > I use 1280x720p just fine on my Sony. What TV are you using? Are you
> > sure it won't accept 720p?
> Mitsubishi. I don't recall the model. The manual says 1080i only.
> > You'll also probably need a converter box to go from VGA to RGB. The
> > most popular is the Audio Authority 9A60.
> I don't think I need a converter box in this case (or at least I'm
> hoping I don't.) And anyway the one you suggest converts VGA to
> Component (Y-Pb-Pr), not RGB.
> The RGB input on my TV is a set of 5 RCA/phono jacks: red, green, blue,
> h-sync, and v-sync. These correspond to the pin pairs 1/6, 2/7, 3/8,
> 13/10, and 14/10 respectively of a 15-pin D-Sub VGA connector. So I
> shouldn't need a converter, assuming I can get the video card to output
Correct, you simply need a breakout cable, which is going to be significantly
cheaper than a YPbPr transcoder.
Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
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