[mythtv-users] Converting VGA (1024x768@60Hz) to component
wmunson at rochester.rr.com
Wed Nov 9 22:42:18 EST 2005
> I have an InFocus X1 projector, which in addition to handling
> HDTV & TV formats also does VGA, up to 1024x768. Now when
> switching from an ordinary video source (connected via
> S-Video) via the home theatre amp to the computer, one has to
> switch both the amp & the projector over to the new source.
> I'm currently considering the various home theatre amps that
> upconvert all video sources to component video. I'm thinking
> of connecting the PC's video via the amp in this case, and
> wondered if anyone had experiences with VGA->component cable
> convertors (I've not been able to track down a local vendor
> with a component-out Nvidia card). Any ideas?
If your tv supports the RGB-HV format of component video you can drive the
tv directly from your vga port. I use this format with my system and it
works quite well. If you do a little searching around you can find the plans
If not you will need an adaptor. No experience there, sorry.
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