[mythtv-users] Best card for HDTV?
stanb at panix.com
Fri Mar 12 18:59:47 EST 2004
On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 10:21:58PM -0500, Mike Ladwig wrote:
> Hi all.
> I've been lurking for about a year, and am close to jumping in. I'm thinking
> of a Pundit with a Hauppauge PVR to do the encoding.
> My choice is between the 250 and onboard video or the 350 card to use it's
> highly thought of tv out. My television is a sony hdtv that can accept all
> the various progressive standards.
> My understanding is that the 350 tvout is mostly advantageous for connecting
> to televisions that only take interlaced inputs. Am I correct in thinking
> that my tv (since it can accept progressive inputs) won't benefit from the
> 350 special capability? And also that the Pundit onboard video will produce
> good video quality from the motherboard svideo out?
> If not, I'd like to stay away from the 350 as it seems to be a very unstable
> For this project to be successful, I must achieve a very high WAF!
I am about to decide that I'm going to just use the output of
my Radeon card rather than my 350's out. Mostly it's quality of the X
based stuff (menus et all) just isn't very good on a TV.
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neither liberty nor safety."
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