[mythtv-users] Anyone have access to PowerStrip?
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sat Feb 18 19:18:03 UTC 2006
On 2/16/06, yan seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> Unfortunately, I don't.... But apparently it has a category of
> predefined timings labelled "EIA/CEA 861B".
> I'm trying to get my Sharp Aquos 37" LCD to sync properly. Sharp tech
> support is properly unhelpful:
> Them: "We don't support PC connections."
> Me: "But your manual tells me how to use a DVI to HDMI cable to connect
> my PC to your monitor."
> Them: "Yes, but you're on your own. We don't support that."
> I uttered a few words about deceptive business practices and they
> promised to get back to me. I'm not holding my breath. On the bright
> side, at least I didn't get the ubiquitous "What OS do you use? Linux?
> Oh, we don't support that...." :-)
> I've been through the HDMI spec and I can't get hold of the CEA-861B spec...
> Anyway, per the HDMI spec a 60HZ HDMI sink *shall support* 640x480p,
> 720x480p, and if it supports HDTV capability, *shall support* 1280x720p
> or 1920x1080i all at 59.94/60 Hz.
> So I guess that leaves little wiggle room for HDTV makers.... *Shall*
> is instructive, the manufacturers must support those modes. Per the
> HDMI spec, the Sharp *shall support* 1280x720p.... The HDMI spec also
> states that the detailed timing information is found in EIA/CEA-861B.
> It seems to me that we should be able to put together some HDMI
> modelines that work for any/all HDTV sets.... Anyone have that EIA/CEA
> spec handy?
has standard modelines that in theory should work, but not always:
you don't need Powerstrip, why pay for what linux gives you for free?
and check your Xorg or XFree log for the EDID information from your monitor.
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