[mythtv-users] Gigabyte video card

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 12:46:26 EST 2005


On Thursday 01 December 2005 00:02, Matt Mossholder wrote:
>     I've run into this one before... the problem with your FX5200 may be
> that the TV expects HDCP to be supported by the video card. My Panasonic
> is that way... I just get black screens on a FX5200 while DVI out of the
> cablebox works fine.
>
>      If so, you need to go pick up a 6000 series or 7000 series NVIDIA
> card, which have HDCP support in the chipset.
>
>
>         --Matt
>
> On Tue, 2005-11-29 at 14:09 -0500, Steve Adeff wrote:
> > On Monday 28 November 2005 23:53, Len Reed wrote:
> > > Steve Adeff wrote:
> > > > card should work fine. Looks similar to NVIDIA's reference design.
> > > > 1080i over DVI to an HDTV is hit or miss though.
> > >
> > > Hit or miss due to weird mismatch between card and HDTV, or do you just
> > > mean that some HDTVs don't support 1080i into DVI/HMDI but only into
> > > component video?
> >
> > weird mismatch. My DCT6200 outputs 1080i to my TV's HDMI port perfectly,
> > but I can't for the life of me get my FX5200 with interlaced output
> > support to work. Go figure, cheap HDTV...
> >
> > > I'm about to buy a Sony KDS-R60XBR1.  The spec sheet says it supports
> > > 1080i on component and on HDMI.  Is there any reason to think that an
> > > nVIDIA 6200 PCI-E card over a DVI-to-HDMI cable won't produce excellent
> > > results?  I'm talking about way too much money for anything short of
> > > excellent.
> >
> > With a Sony I'd think it would work, but do a search to see if anyone
> > else has any experience with it.
> >
> > Steve

Matt,  I did get a picture but it was all screwed up like the TV couldn't lock 
on to the signal. This may be an HDCP thing. I'll have to see if I know 
anyone with an AGP 6000 or 7000 series NVIDIA card that I can check with.

thanks for the info!

-- 
Steve


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