[mythtv-users] HDTV on svideo with nvidia?
mythtv at salfter.dyndns.org
Mon Mar 21 20:06:39 UTC 2005
On Sun, Mar 20, 2005 at 10:35:50AM -0800, Ian wrote:
> FYI, I have 1024x768 running out of the S-Video port and it looks
> great. You can certainly break outside of the standard TV resolutions -
> just don't mess with the aspect ratio.
You're not actually getting any more data on screen. Your video card is
scaling whatever video mode you throw at it down to 480 lines, interlaced.
That is all that S-video supports. (Horizontal resolution is more than
likely getting squished down to either 640 or 720.)
> I tried setting the TVStandard option to HD720p or HD540p and it still
> complained that my modelines were "not a valid TV mode".
For composite and S-video, they aren't. They're outside the NTSC spec. HD
requires component, RGB (VGA), or DVI/HDMI to connect between the source and
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